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How well do you know the Creative Commons licences?


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Creative Commons has nothing to do with copyright.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    Creative Commons builds on copyright by enabling creators to choose a licence that indicates the conditions under which others can use their work.

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  • 2. 

    Which one of the four Creative Commons core conditions is always included in a CC licence?

    • A.

      Share Alike (SA)

    • B.

      No Derivatives (ND)

    • C.

      Attribution (BY)

    • D.

      NonCommercial (NC)

    Correct Answer
    C. Attribution (BY)
    Explanation
    You must always acknowledge the creator of a work.

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  • 3. 

    Which CC condition means that you may distribute, display or perform the work only if it is NOT adapted or modified?

    • A.

      Share Alike (SA)

    • B.

      NonCommercial (NC)

    • C.

      Attribution (BY)

    • D.

      No Derivatives (ND)

    Correct Answer
    D. No Derivatives (ND)
    Explanation
    The No Derivatives condition permits others to distribute, display and perform only exact copies of the work. They may not adapt or change the work in any way. The creator must be attributed.

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  • 4. 

    Creative Commons licences mean

    • A.

      All rights reserved

    • B.

      Some rights reserved

    Correct Answer
    B. Some rights reserved
    Explanation
    Creative Commons licences enable a creator to choose which rights they want to reserve. Copyright means "all rights reserved".

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  • 5. 

    Which licence permits you to copy, adapt, and redistribute content under the condition that it is made available under the SAME licence?

    • A.

      CC BY-ND

    • B.

      CC BY-SA

    • C.

      CC BY-NC

    • D.

      CC BY

    Correct Answer
    B. CC BY-SA
    Explanation
    The CC BY-SA (Attribution-Share Alike) licence allows the user to copy, adapt, modify and redistribute content as long as the same licence is applied to the modified content. The creator must be attributed.

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  • 6. 

    Which is the most restrictive CC licence?

    • A.

      CC BY-NC-ND

    • B.

      CC BY-ND

    • C.

      CC BY-NC-SA

    • D.

      CC BY-NC

    • E.

      CC BY-SA

    • F.

      CC BY

    Correct Answer
    A. CC BY-NC-ND
    Explanation
    The CC-BY-NC-ND (Attribution-NonCommercial-No Derivatives) licence is the most restrictive licence. It permits the work to be redistributed only if no modifications are made and it is not used commercially. The creator must be attributed.

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  • 7. 

    You can license ideas with a CC licence.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    Ideas cannot be copyrighted and therefore are not included in Creative Commons licences. Only tangible works are subject to copyright.

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