Plagiarism

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Plagiarism Quizzes & Trivia

Basics of avoiding plagiarism


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The Latin meaning of plagiarism is 
  • 2. 
    If you plagiarize inadvertently, the consequence is only a warning. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    When you consult a source, you must cite it correctly. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    A large number of quotations, cited properly, is the key to a good paper.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    About ________% of your paper should come from an outside source.
  • 6. 
    Mixing several references together and arranging paraphrases and quotations to make up most of the paper is called ______
  • 7. 
    This is used to indicte a break or omission of words in a direct quote.  
    • A. 

      Bracket

    • B. 

      Parenthesi

    • C. 

      Ellipsis

    • D. 

      Block quotation

  • 8. 
    A paraphrase is shorter than the original passage.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    A summary is shorter than the original passage.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Autosummary is a feature of Word that can be used to obtain a summary for use in a paper.  Of course, a proper citation must be included.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False