Quiz On Plagiarism In Academic Research

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  • 1. 
    What is Plagiarism?
    • A. 

      Using words or ideas of another author/researcher without citing the source

    • B. 

      Paraphrasing original content and not citing it

    • C. 

      Using your own previous works without proper acknowledgment

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 2. 
    Which of these tools does not aid in plagiarism detection?
    • A. 

      PlagScan

    • B. 

      IThenticate

    • C. 

      Turnitin

    • D. 

      Zotero

  • 3. 
    Which of these is not a form of plagiarism?
    • A. 

      Duplicate publication

    • B. 

      Patchwriting

    • C. 

      Fair Use

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 4. 
    Which of these situations would not result in plagiarism?
    • A. 

      A. Including a generally known fact without providing a reference

    • B. 

      B. Submitting your research for publication to multiple journals

    • C. 

      C. Adding quotation marks and providing a citation when using words from another author’s work

    • D. 

      D. Both A & C

  • 5. 
    Do you need to cite information if It was taken from websites like Nature News?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No