Test Your Knowledge: Avoiding Plagiarism Quiz!

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Plagiarism Quizzes & Trivia

This Plagiarism quiz will allow you to test your knowledge and learn about the concepts from each part of the tutorial which includes Ethics, Quoting, Paraphrasing, summarizing as well as media and images. Read the questions carefully and answer. So, let's try out the quiz. All the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    If I am accused of plagiarism, I could face the following:
    • A. 

      A failing grade for the assignment

    • B. 

      A failing grade for the course

    • C. 

      Explusion from the University

    • D. 

      The destruction of my professional reputation

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 2. 
    I have very little time to write a paper for my class. I wrote an essay about a similar topic last year. I can use part of it for my new assignment.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    I want to use a photograph taken by someone else in my project. If I use a graphics program to change the photograph I do not need to seek permission from the original creator.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    It is ok to quote someone directly in my paper as long as I:
    • A. 

      Put quotation marks around the quote and add the in-text notation

    • B. 

      Have not quoted them in other papers I have written

    • C. 

      Put a full citation for the original in my references list

    • D. 

      Both a and c

  • 5. 
    When I paraphrase (rewrite about the same length but in my own words) what someone else has written I don’t have to write an in-text citation or include the citation it in my list of references.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Who or what resources are available to you as a student of the University of Nevada, Las Vegas for help in avoiding plagiarism?
    • A. 

      The University Libraries

    • B. 

      The UNLV Writing Center

    • C. 

      Your professors

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 7. 
    I can locate inforamtion about how to get permission or if I can use images, sound clips, or video clips in the copyright or permission statements
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    It is important to properly cite the resources in your project beacause:
    • A. 

      The citation points helps the reader locate the resources quickly.

    • B. 

      Not citing your work could result in the author being accused of plagiarism.

    • C. 

      Both A & B

  • 9. 
    What is the correct style format to use for papers?
    • A. 

      MLA

    • B. 

      MLA or APA

    • C. 

      Chicago

    • D. 

      Each class uses a different style depending on the method selected by the professor.

  • 10. 
    It is easier to copy and paste ideas of other people into Microsoft Word. Professors do not have any tools to find out that I have plagiarized.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False