The Academic Integrity Quiz: Trivia

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The Academic Integrity Quiz: Trivia

Welcome to the Academic Integrity Quiz: trivia. There are many ways that students try to take the easy way out when it comes to assignments, papers, or projects. Some students are successful, but others, when caught, face the consequences for their actions. Do you think you take the easy way out of your academics or use the correct channels and deserve your grades? Take the quiz and see if you need to work more on being honest or are a model student.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    On the first day of classes, you are happy to discover the assigned essay is on a topic you wrote a paper on the last term. You print off a new copy and hand it in on the due date with a new cover page. This is okay because it is your own work.
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 2. 
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 3. 
    You are permitted to leave the exam room to go to the washroom. Your cell phone rings and you answer it. When you go to hand in your completed exam, the invigilator asks you to wait until the remaining students leave to speak to you. Could you be charged with cheating?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 4. 
    You are frustrated about not getting the results you should during a lab experiment You notice others at your lab table are finished and cleaning up their materials. You decide to change your lab results to the expected outcome and begin to clean up your lab area. This is OK because you know what the answers are supposed to be.
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 5. 
    You are to include seven references in your essay assignment. You run out of time and add two articles to your bibliography that you did not use to write your paper. Is this considered dishonest?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 6. 
    Your roommate asks to review the paper you wrote last year because she is taking the same course this term. She says she wants it only as a guideline to help her get started. You see her finished paper a few days later and notice she copied large sections from your paper. You are a bit surprised but really have nothing to worry about.
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 7. 
    You cannot locate the internet site where you found a quote for your term paper. You think you know where you might have taken it from and include the citation in your paper. Is this a smart decision?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 8. 
    Your friend agrees to edit your paper. She re-writes sections of your paper and you think her changes to your paper are excellent. She was able to write what you were unable to clearly explain. You hand in your paper confident of a high grade. Is this considered academic dishonesty?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 9. 
    You reach for a Kleenex in your sweater pocket while writing your midterm exam and discover the study notes you were reviewing on the way to school. Could you be charged with bringing in unauthorized materials into an exam?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 10. 
    You are stumped on an assignment while working in a computer lab on campus. You notice two of your classmates discussing the same assignment behind you. You join them and work through the assignment together while one student types in the information on his computer. You each copy and paste the assignment onto your own disks and print off copies of the assignment to hand into the instructor. Students are supposed to form study groups and help each other learn so this type of collaboration is fine.
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 11. 
    You are stumped on an assignment while working in a computer lab on campus. You notice two of your classmates discussing the same assignment behind you. You join them and work through the assignment together while one student types in notes on his computer. He prints off copies of the notes and you each return to your stations and write separate papers to hand in to the instructor. Is this a violation of the academic integrity policy?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 12. 
    You find an article online that has outlined all of the same points you intend to use in your paper. You write the paper using those points but do not quote the article, and therefore, do not cite the article. Is this academic dishonesty?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 13. 
    You give your paper to your friend to read, and she gives you verbal suggestions. You take notes on what she has said and later make changes to your paper. Is this academic dishonesty?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 14. 
    You find an article online that expresses an opinion that you have also expressed in your paper but goes into more depth. You use that information to deepen your own discussion, but do not quote the article. You do, however, cite the article. Is this academic dishonesty?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 15. 
    You are ill and see your family doctor. She provides you with a medical certificate because you, unfortunately, missed your last final exam. When you look at the documentation on the way to your faculty office, you notice your doctor wrote on the wrong dates. You find a similar color pen and make the changes. Could you be charged with document falsification?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 16. 
    You use a quote in your paper and mention who it is attributed to, but you do not cite it. Is this academic dishonesty?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 17. 
    You have been struggling to find a counterargument for your paper, so you search online for inspiration and find it. You finish your paper easily and turn it in without mention of that search. Is this academic dishonesty?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 18. 
    The final exam in your class is a take-home exam. The professor's instructions state that you may only consult the following resources: textbooks and class notes. You and your roommate, who is not in the class, discussed one of the questions, but you wrote your own answer. Is this a problem?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 19. 
    You are enrolled in a large lecture class. Due to the size of the class, the grading of the exams is split between the professor and two teaching assistants. As the professor's hands back the first test, he encourages everyone to look over their exams carefully and resubmit any test that may have been graded unfairly. Looking at your test, ou notices that you inadvertently left out a sentence in one of your answers, which changed the meaning of what you were trying to say. You write in that sentence and resubmit the test for re-grading. Is this considered academic dishonesty?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 20. 
    Your professor has required that you attend a performance and review it for a grade. Unfortunately, the same night you are supposed to go the performance, your car breaks down and you are unable to find alternate transportation. Your classmate offers to send you a Facebook message giving you the details of the performance so you can still write the review. You each write your own papers without discussing them further. Is this okay?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No