Copyrights, Intellectual Property, Fair Use

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Copyright Quizzes & Trivia

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    I can legally burn back-up DVDs for my own home collection.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    I can legally share my Hollywood DVD collection with my friends by either uploading them to the internet or burning copies, as long as I don’t sell them for profit.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    I can legally upload scenes from my favorite Hollywood movies to youtube.com.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    If I rent a DVD I can copy it for later or repeat viewing.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Even if I pay a subscription fee to an online movie distribution site, I am still not protected from being accused of copyright infringement.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    I can copy and share movies that are in the “public domain”.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    I can legally burn copies of my DVDs so that when I watch them I don’t have to watch the “unskippable” ads at the beginning of each one.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    If it doesn't have a copyright notice, then it isn't copyrighted and I can use it. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    • A. 

      A legal protection that guarantees that only the original creator of the work has the right to use it.

    • B. 

      A legal protection against copying and using original work.

    • C. 

      The legal protection that says that only the original writer or artist can derive profit from the original work.

    • D. 

      A legal intellectual property protection that is in place for a certain amount of time.

  • 10. 
    What is fair use? Check all that apply. 
    • A. 

      It is the ability to use pictures and text. This only applies to those in an educational setting.

    • B. 

      It is the ability to use and borrow work to help create new work. The final form must not be too similar to the original.

    • C. 

      It means that the user pays a fair price for the work used.

    • D. 

      It is US law that allows limited use of copyrighted material without permission but only under certain circumstances.

  • 11. 
    What is public domain?
    • A. 

      Work belonging to the public as a whole.

    • B. 

      Work that people know about.

    • C. 

      Work that is in public.

    • D. 

      All works.

  • 12. 
    How long before an item loses its copyright?
    • A. 

      50 years

    • B. 

      25 years

    • C. 

      100 years

    • D. 

      75 years

  • 13. 
    What is fair use?
    • A. 

      Its fair to use the copyrighted work.

    • B. 

      It can be used for educational purposes.

    • C. 

      There is nothing else available to use, thus it's only fair to use the copyrighted work.

    • D. 

      All of the above.

  • 14. 
    To qualify for copyright protection what must the work be?
    • A. 

      Anything

    • B. 

      Original, creative to a minimal degree, and in a fixed or tangible form of expression.

    • C. 

      Something that is deemed useful by the public.

    • D. 

      All of the above.

  • 15. 
    Is using copyrighted material without the creator's consent considered stealing?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 16. 
    Media such as music and video have very strict copyright laws, what is the percentage of use of a particular item?
    • A. 

      100%

    • B. 

      50%

    • C. 

      25%

    • D. 

      10%

    • E. 

      None of the above.

  • 17. 
    Movies are copyrighted.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    You can use 1 minute of a 2 minute song for your project.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    Fair Use means that you may use part of copyrighted material for your class project.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False