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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Copyright status is only granted to well-known authors and filmmakers.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    Copyright is granted to anyone who records an original creative work in a fixed, tangible form.

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  • 2. 

    The Motion Picture Association of America has anti-piracy sniffing dogs.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    According to the MPAA, they've trained two black Labradors named "Lucky" and "Flo" to sniff out DVD piracy.

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  • 3. 

    The sole purpose of copyright is to make authors money and protect them from getting their works stolen.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    Copyright was established to encourage the growth of science, education and the arts.

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  • 4. 

    What types of works are protected by copyright?

    • A.

      Literary works

    • B.

      Music and lyrics

    • C.

      Architectural works

    • D.

      All of the above

    Correct Answer
    D. All of the above
    Explanation
    Copyright protects various types of works, including literary works such as novels, poems, and plays. It also protects music and lyrics, ensuring that composers and songwriters have exclusive rights to their creations. Additionally, architectural works are protected, safeguarding the original designs and structures created by architects. Therefore, all of the options mentioned in the question are correct, as they represent different forms of creative works that are eligible for copyright protection.

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  • 5. 

    Ideas in your head are not automatically copyrighted.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Only tangible forms of expressions (e.g. a book, play, drawing, film. or photo) are copyrightable

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