Introduction To Copyright

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Copyright Laws for Grade 8


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

      You can find it at a public library.

    • B. 

      The Term of copyright in the work has run out.

    • C. 

      You can get it for free online.

    • D. 

      You can copy it without getting Permission from anyone.

  • 2. 
    Which of the following items can be copyrighted?
    • A. 

      A banner ad

    • B. 

      Computer software

    • C. 

      The title of a song

    • D. 

      Postings in a chatroom

    • E. 

      An original poem posted on an online message board

  • 3. 
    A kindergarten child's finger painting cannot be copyrighted because:
    • A. 

      It is not true; a kindergarten child's finger painting can be copyrighted.

    • B. 

      A child in kindergarten does not care whether his work is copyrighted.

    • C. 

      Anybody can finger paint.

    • D. 

      A child in kindergarten is just a little kid.

  • 4. 
    Which of the following factors does a court look at to determine whether there's been Infringement?
    • A. 

      Whether the copy is "substantially similar" to the original work

    • B. 

      Whether the person accused of infringing made any money from the copy made of the work

    • C. 

      Whether the copy is identical to the original work

    • D. 

      Whether there is evidence that the alleged copier actually did copy the work

  • 5. 
    Fair Use is which of the following?
    • A. 

      The right to download anything copyrightable from the internet

    • B. 

      The right for schools and teachers to use any copyrighted works without Permission

    • C. 

      A defense against copyright Infringement

    • D. 

      The right to copy entire copyrighted works without Permission so long as it's for solely personal use

  • 6. 
    True or False: Each state has its own copyright laws.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    True or False: As long as the operator of a fan web site for a TV show posts a big disclaimer saying that her site has not been approved by the TV show producers and that it is not being operated for commercial gain (meaning, she's not making any money on it), the fan can freely upload to her site any images, scripts, songs or clips from the show that she wants.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    True or False: You just saw the coolest video clip on the internet. You want to download it and cut it into your own video that you have been working on. You will not use the entire video clip, so it should not be a problem to use the music.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    True or False: If a Copyright Owner knows that someone is Infringing his copyright, he must take legal action against the infringer or risk losing his copyright.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    True or False: Expression of facts can be copyrighted.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    True or False: You just read a great story from A Collection of Short Stories of 2000 and you think it would make a great play. You may be able to write a play based on the story to be performed at your local community teen theater, but first you would need to get Permission to use the story from the Copyright Owner.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    True or False: If you buy the latest book by J.K. Rowling and knew that three of your friends would love it, you could make three copies of the book and sell them each a copy for less than you paid.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False