Plagiarism--t/F

15 Questions | Total Attempts: 341

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Plagiarism Quizzes & Trivia

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Plagiarism is ok if I am not caught because it only affects me and not others.  
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    Plagiarism is using the ideas and words of someone else as my own work without citing the original work.   
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Copying anything from the Internet/Web and using it as my own work is considered plagiarism.   
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Many students commit plagiarism because they are too busy or do not think their work is good enough to do well.   
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    If I download something from the Internet/Web and change only a few words and phrase, I can use that information as my own for class assignments.   
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Giving an incorrect reference for information I use is plagiarism.   
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    There are Internet/Web sites that my instructor can use to search for sources of the information I used in a class assignment.   
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    If I use information from the Internet/Web without citing the reference in class assignments, I will be penalized.   
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Information on the Internet/Web is free for me to use any way I want.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    If I find a newspaper article on the Internet/Web, I can use it in my work without reference because it is in an electronic form.   
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    If I buy a paper from an Internet/Web site that sells such things, my chance of being caught for plagiarism is small.   
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    Using information from the Internet/Web without properly documenting the source is not only cheating, it is illegal and is the same as stealing.   
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    If someone said something in a lecture or on TV, I don’t have to cite it because it is not written.   
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    I do not have to cite the source of numerical data or graphs because it is common knowledge.   
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    It is getting easier for someone to search on the Internet/Web to find not only the source for a entire paper or article, but even to find sentences or paraphrased sentences
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False