Legal Or Illegal? : Test Your Copyright Knowledge! Trivia Quiz

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Legal Or Illegal? : Test Your Copyright Knowledge! Trivia Quiz

Laws are made to restrict illegal work or activity done in any form. There are certain legal rights when it comes to copyright. A copyright is the original creative work of a creator if copied or misused; then legal action is filed against the accused. This quiz has been designed to test your knowledge about the various legal rights and rules. Read the questions carefully and select the best answer. Let's take the quiz. All the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Is it legal to copy a program onto a CD or DVD to give or sell to someone else?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 2. 
    How about giving away or selling a program that you no longer use?
    • A. 

      Yes, only if you remove all traces of the program from your computer(s)

    • B. 

      Yes, even if a copy of the program remains on your computer(s)

    • C. 

      No

  • 3. 
    Can you sell or give away an older version of a program after you've upgraded it to a newer version?
    • A. 

      Yes, only if you have purchased a new, entire software package

    • B. 

      Yes, even if you purchased the upgrade which just adds onto your existing program

    • C. 

      No

  • 4. 
    Can you give your friend a copy of a program that you have purchased but is no longer for sale because the company that produced it is no longer in business?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 5. 
    It is ok to pre-load a program onto the hard drive of a computer that you are giving away or selling.
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 6. 
    It is ok to distribute a program over the Internet.
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 7. 
    It is ok to give away or lend a book to someone else.
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 8. 
    It is ok to go to the bookstore and browse through a book without purchasing it.
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 9. 
    It is ok to obtain a digital copy of the latest Harry Potter book that has been posted on the Web.
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 10. 
    It is ok to make personal copies of CDs.
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 11. 
    It is ok to lend an audio CD to someone else.
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 12. 
    It is ok to record a program or movie on tv to watch it later.
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 13. 
    It is ok to make personal copies of DVDs.
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 14. 
    It is ok to play a DVD on a Windows computer system.
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 15. 
    It is ok to watch a DVD on a computer system running the Linux operating system.
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 16. 
    It is ok to download music from the Web without paying for it.
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 17. 
    It is ok to pass a magazine around to 12 friends so they can read an article.
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 18. 
    It is ok for me (the instructor) to put a copy of an article on reserve in the library and make them assigned reading for the class.
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 19. 
    It is ok for me to photocopy an article to hand out in class.
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

    • C. 

      Maybe

  • 20. 
    It is ok for me to post the article online for the students to read requiring them to log in.
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

    • C. 

      Maybe

  • 21. 
    It is ok for me to post the article online for the students to read, without requiring them to log in.
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

    • C. 

      Maybe

  • 22. 
    When you post your own work to your Web site, it automatically is copyrighted.
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No