Copyright Quiz - 7th Grade

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When it comes to written work, there are a lot of people who can do anything to put their hands on it and claim it as theirs, and this is why writers try and secure their work from the vultures. Copyright is the legal right for the creator of original work, exclusive rights for its use and distribution. Test your understanding from our class work on what this freedom entails by taking this test!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    If a work is in the Public Domain, it means:
    • A. 

      You can find it at a public library.

    • B. 

      You can get it for free online.

    • C. 

      You can copy it without getting permission from anyone.

    • D. 

      Someone holds the copyright permission to it

  • 2. 
    Facts or Common Knowledge is information that is available from a number of sources, is in the public domain and it does not have to be cited.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Almost everything on the internet is copyrighted?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    For something to be copyrighted it must be:
    • A. 

      A perfect copy of something else

    • B. 

      Professionally published

    • C. 

      Original

    • D. 

      Be posted to the internet

  • 5. 
    You can gather pictures, music and information from other websites to create your own fan webpage for your favorite actor - because your just a kid and don't have to follow copyright laws.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Copyright last for how long - for a single author.
    • A. 

      Life of author + 40 years

    • B. 

      Life of author + 120 years

    • C. 

      Life of author + 200 years

    • D. 

      Life of the author + 70 years

  • 7. 
    You are creating a multimedia presentation for school and you want to only use 30 seconds of a song.  That is covered under Fair Use correct?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Factors in determining whether a use of a copyrighted work is a Fair Use include:
    • A. 

      Amount of the work used

    • B. 

      Effect on the commercial market for the work used.

    • C. 

      Purpose of the use.

    • D. 

      All of the above.

  • 9. 
    Rights of copyright include:
    • A. 

      The right to reproduce one's work.

    • B. 

      The right to display one's work.

    • C. 

      The right to distribute copies of one's work.

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 10. 
    If you buy the latest book by J.K. Rowling and the latest Drake CD - and knew that three of your friends would love it, you could make three copies and sell them each a copy for less than you paid.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    Why can you use copies of Motzart and Beetoven music without getting permission?
    • A. 

      Its in the Public Domain

    • B. 

      The copyright is held by Motzart's family

    • C. 

      The United States owns the rights

    • D. 

      You can't its copyrighted

  • 12. 
    If you use someone else's "stuff" - Fair Use, Public domain or not - you should always do what???
    • A. 

      Nothing, your a student

    • B. 

      Ask for permission

    • C. 

      Cite your sources - give credit to the creator

    • D. 

      All of the above

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