Quiz: Copyright In The Classroom! Trivia

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Quiz: Copyright In The Classroom! Trivia

Do you know anything about copyright in the classroom? Do you think you can pass this quiz? Fair use permits limited duplicating of copyrighted works without the owner's permission for specific purposes, including teaching and research. The fair use exception is actively broad and accommodating, which may make some people nervous about depending on it. Taking this quiz will help you see how much you know about copyright in the classroom.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What can happen if you violate copyright?
    • A. 

      Receive a cease and desist letter

    • B. 

      Receive a fine

    • C. 

      Lose your job

    • D. 

      Go to jail

  • 2. 
    Fair Use means you can use any copyrighted material you want without fear of violating copyright, as long as you use the material for educational purposes.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    If an image or video does not say it is copyrighted, you still have to assume it is copyrighted unless you have proof that it is not .
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    What are the basic rules for determining if your usage of a copyrighted material is Fair Use?
    • A. 

      Are you creating something new or just copying?

    • B. 

      Are you competing with the source you're copying from?

    • C. 

      Giving the author credit doesn't let you off the hook.

    • D. 

      The more you take, the less fair your use is likely to be.

    • E. 

      The quality of the material used is as important as the quantity---the more important the material is to the original work, the less likely it will be considered fair use.

  • 5. 
    How much of a single copyrighted motion media (video) are you legally allowed to use in a work?
    • A. 

      Up to 5% or 2 minutes, whichever is less, of a single copyrighted motion media work.

    • B. 

      Up to 10% or 3 minutes, whichever is less, of a single copyrighted motion media work.

    • C. 

      Up to 20% or 10 minutes, whichever is less, of a single copyrighted motion media work.

  • 6. 
    How much of a single copyrighted text material are you legally allowed to use?
    • A. 

      Up to 10% or 1000 words, whichever is less, of a single copyrighted work of text.

    • B. 

      Up to 20% or 2000 words, whichever is less, of a single copyrighted work of text.

    • C. 

      Up to 30% or 3000 words, whichever is less, of a single copyrighted work of text.

  • 7. 
    How much of music, lyrics, or a music video are you legally allowed to use?
    • A. 

      Up to 5%, but not more than 20 seconds of music and lyrics from a single musical work.

    • B. 

      Up to 10%, but not more than 30 seconds of music and lyrics from a single musical work.

    • C. 

      Up to 20%, but not more than 1 minute of music and lyrics from a single musical work.

  • 8. 
    How many illustrations or photographs are you legally allowed to use in your work?
    • A. 

      No more than 2 images by an artist or photographer.

    • B. 

      No more than 5 images by an artist or photographer.

    • C. 

      No more than 10 images by an artist or photographer.

  • 9. 
    You are legally allowed to show movies for entertainment or reward purposes to your students in school
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Works in the Public Domain are intellectual property, not owned or controlled by anyone, that you can use  however you want in your own work without violating copyright.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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