Trivia On Fair Use And Copyright Law! Quiz

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What are fair use and copyright laws? Fair use is an essential aspect of American copyright law. The law allows the use of portions of copyrighted work without permission from the owner. Fair use is a response to copyright infringement, which makes unauthorized use of copyrighted material acceptable if it comes under the heading of fair use. This quiz will reveal your understanding of fair use and copyright law.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Copyright is attached to works of art or literature.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    What is the 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.

  • 3. 
    How long before an item loses its copyright?
    • A. 

      50 years

    • B. 

      25 years

    • C. 

      100 years

    • D. 

      75 years

  • 4. 
    Jokes, such as bits from comedians, as well as works of satire are copyrighted.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Teachers are allowed to copy copyrighted texts, like workbooks to use for their classroom assignment.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    When was copyright added to the constitution?
    • A. 

      1885

    • B. 

      1978

    • C. 

      1776

    • D. 

      1787

  • 7. 
    How high can copyright infringement judgments run?
    • A. 

      $100

    • B. 

      $1000

    • C. 

      >$100,000

    • D. 

      There is no money value.

  • 8. 
    When was the first copyright law enacted?
    • A. 

      1787

    • B. 

      1790

    • C. 

      1800

    • D. 

      2000

  • 9. 
    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.

  • 10. 
    Teachers are allowed to violate copyright due to spontaneity, meaning no other work was available in the time scale to produce assignments.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    Using copyrighted material deprives its authors of?
    • A. 

      Income

    • B. 

      Control over their works

    • C. 

      Gratitude that their work was used

    • D. 

      Both A and B

    • E. 

      Both B and C

  • 12. 
    Is using copyrighted material without the creator's consent considered stealing?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 13. 
    Does the copyright notice have to be included in call copies of copyrighted work?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 14. 
    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.

  • 15. 
    If prior approval of a author or creator of a copyrighted work cannot be reached, is it fine to violate the copyright due to time restrictions?
    • A. 

      Only if the item is an only choice.

    • B. 

      As long as the item is used for educational purposes.

    • C. 

      As long as it is spontaneous

    • D. 

      All of the above

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