Online Sources & Copyright

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Online Sources & Copyright

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  • 1. 
    What is the main advantage of using online sources in addition to printed materials?
    • A. 

      Online sources have more trustworthy information than printed sources

    • B. 

      It's faster and often easier to access online sources

    • C. 

      Online sources are the easiest sources of information to cite in a bibliography

    • D. 

      The internet contains more information that books

  • 2. 
    Anyone can create a webpage or add content to message boards and other forums.  How does this affect the overall accuracy of online information?
    • A. 

      It makes online information quite accurate as a whole

    • B. 

      It has little or no effect on the overall accuracy of online information

    • C. 

      It fill academic and government websites with mistakes and inaccuracies

    • D. 

      It make it harder to verify the accuracy of online information

  • 3. 
    Which of the following is a telltale (obvious) sign of a untrustworthy online source? 
    • A. 

      Grammatical mistakes

    • B. 

      A plain-looking logo

    • C. 

      Links to other sources

    • D. 

      Lots of text with very few graphics

  • 4. 
    If the author of an article allows his emotions to affect his writing the article probably won't be unbiased.  What does '' unbiased" mean?
    • A. 

      Convincing

    • B. 

      Partial

    • C. 

      Fair

    • D. 

      Grammatically Correct

  • 5. 
    What is the importance of an author's email address when determining if an online source is trustworthy?
    • A. 

      It's a key piece of evidence showing that the author has mastered modern communication.

    • B. 

      It suggests that the author has enough confidence in her work to allow readers to contact her. about it

    • C. 

      It proves that the author actually exists.

    • D. 

      It suggests that the author wants to make new friends on the internet.

  • 6. 
    What do fact-checking and cross-checking have in common?
    • A. 

      Neither is necessary when you're writing a research paper.

    • B. 

      Neither requires the use of more than one source.

    • C. 

      Both us numerical statistics to prove the accuracy of a piece of information .

    • D. 

      Both can be used to determine the accuracy of a piece of information .

  • 7. 
    What is the main purpose of copyright?
    • A. 

      To protect the user of a creative work.

    • B. 

      To protect the creator of a creative work.

    • C. 

      To protect the copier of a creative work.

  • 8. 
    To demonstrate the concept of gravity, a science teacher shows her class a 2-minute clip from a popular movie.  The use of this work is an example of:
    • A. 

      Registered trademark

    • B. 

      Tangible expression

    • C. 

      Fair Use

  • 9. 
    Why is it a good idea to get the author's permission to use a creative work, even if you think it may be fair use?
    • A. 

      Fair use law is open to interpretation.

    • B. 

      Fair use law affects kids more than adults.

    • C. 

      Fair use law isn't written down.

  • 10. 
    If you find a great website as a source for your English project, which of the following is true?
    • A. 

      You can use information on the site as long as you cite it properly.

    • B. 

      You can copy and paste the text, but not the images, into your report.

    • C. 

      You can't use any of the information on the site without permission.

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