Copyright In The Classroom Quiz! Trivia

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Copyright In The Classroom Quiz! Trivia

What do you know about copyright in the classroom? Fair use allows limited copyrighted works without the permission of the owner for specific purposes. This use includes teaching and research. The fair use exception is resolutely broad and flexible. It permits teachers and students to be able to utilize these resources at their disposal. Take this quiz and learn more about copyright in the classroom.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Under Fair Use, it is permissible for a student to copy a picture from the Sea World website for use in a classroom multimedia project. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    A high school science class studying ocean ecosystems must gather material for multimedia projects. The teacher downloads pictures and information on marine life from various commercial and non-commercial sites to store in a folder for students to access. This is Fair Use. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    A person must place a copyright notice on work to make it copyrighted.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    It is a copyright violation to scan images or consumable worksheets out of a book or magazine and use them on your teacher website.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    When crediting an online source, you should obtain:
    • A. 

      Author and title

    • B. 

      Web address

    • C. 

      Place and date of publication

    • D. 

      All of these

  • 6. 
    A journalism class produces a student video yearbook that they sell at school to raise money for video equipment. They use well-known popular music clips for the video. The songs are fully listed in the credits. This is allowable under Fair Use.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    A teacher has more students and computers than software. He uses a CD burner to make several copies of a copyright interactive CD-ROM so each student can use an individual copy in class. This is fair use.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    A student wants to play a 30-second clip of ethnic music to represent her family's country of origin.  Her teacher has a CD with a 5-minute song that meets her needs.  It is fair use for the student to copy and use the music in her project.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Students working on a classroom video project can use six minutes of a half-hour news documentary.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    A number of students take digital pictures of local streets and businesses for web projects. These are permissible to post online.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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