Do You Know About Academic Integrity?

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Academic Integrity Quizzes & Trivia

Integrity is the act of having strong morals and being honest. If instilled in a person at an early age it is hard for them to lose it. Do you know about academic integrity? The test below is designed to measure how much integrity you have. Give it a go.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    On the first day of classes you are happy to discover the assigned essay is on a topic you wrote a paper on last term. You print off a new copy and hand it in on the due date with a new cover page. This is okay because it is your own work.
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 2. 
    You are placed in groups to work on a large project. The first time your group meets, you discuss the assignment and you each take a piece of the project to complete. After the compiled project is submitted, you are surprised to learn your group is asked to speak to the instructor about potential plagiarism in one of the sections. Can you be charged with plagiarism even if your section is properly referenced?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 3. 
    You are to include seven references in your essay assignment. You run out of time and add two articles to your bibliography that you did not use to write your paper. Is this considered dishonest?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 4. 
    Your roommate asks to review the paper you wrote last year because she is taking the same course this term. She says she wants it only as a guideline to help her get started. You see her finished paper a few days later and notice she copied large sections from your paper. You are a bit surprised but really have nothing to worry about.
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 5. 
    You cannot locate the internet site where you found a quote for your term paper. You think you know where you might have taken it from and include the citation in your paper. Is this a smart decision?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 6. 
    Your friend agrees to edit your paper. She re-writes sections of your paper and you think her changes to your paper are excellent. She was able to write what you were unable to clearly explain . You hand in your paper confident of a high grade. Is this considered academic dishonesty?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 7. 
    You are stumped on an assignment while working in a computer lab on campus. You notice two of your classmates discussing the same assignment behind you. You join them and work through the assignment together while one student types in the information on his computer. You each copy and paste the assignment onto your own flash drive and print off copies of the assignment to hand into the instructor. Students are supposed to form study groups and help each other learn so this type of collaboration is fine.
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 8. 
    You are stumped on an assignment while working in a computer lab on campus. You notice two of your classmates discussing the same assignment behind you. You join them and work through the assignment together while one student types in notes on his computer. He prints off copies of the notes and you each return to your stations and write separate papers to hand into the instructor. Is this a violation of the academic integrity policy?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 9. 
    You find an article online that has outlined all of the same points you intend to use in your paper. You write the paper using those points but do not quote the article, and therefore, do not cite the article. Is this academic dishonesty?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 10. 
    You give your paper to your friend to read, and she gives you verbal suggestions. You take notes on what she has said and later make changes to your paper. Is this academic dishonesty?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 11. 
    You find an article online that expresses an opinion that you have also expressed in your paper, but goes into more depth. You use that information to deepen your own discussion, but do not quote the article. You do, however, cite the article. Is this academic dishonesty?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 12. 
    You are ill and see your family doctor. She provides you with a medical certificate because you unfortunately missed your last final exam. When you look at the documentation on the way to your faculty office, you notice your doctor wrote in the wrong dates. You find a similar colour pen and make the changes. Could you be charged with document falsification?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 13. 
    You use a quote in your paper and mention who it is attributed to, but you do not cite it. Is this academic dishonesty?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 14. 
    You have been struggling to find a counterargument for your paper, so you search online for inspiration and find it. You finish your paper easily and turn it in without mention of that search. Is this academic dishonesy?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 15. 
    The final exam in your class is a take-home exam. The professor's instructions state that you may only consult the following resources: textbooks and class notes. You and your roommate, who is not in the class, discussed one of the questions, but you wrote your own answer. Is this a problem?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No