Plagiarism Quiz For Middle School Students

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A simple quiz on plagiarism for middle school students.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    You do not have to cite the source of information that is considered "common knowledge".
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    What is it called when you steal the words or ideas from another person without giving credit to the author?
  • 3. 
    Quoting directly from a source is acceptable if you __________. 
    • A. 

      Tell your friend.

    • B. 

      Put the words in quotation marks and cite the source of information.

    • C. 

      Use cut and paste.

  • 4. 
    When you put the words of others into your own words you are doing what?
  • 5. 
    Citing a source within the text of your paper is called a/an ___________.
    • A. 

      Works cited

    • B. 

      Parenthetical citation

    • C. 

      End note citation

  • 6. 
    To prevent plagiarism, you should copy directly from online sources or other students.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    A web page's address is called a _________.
    • A. 

      Link

    • B. 

      Citation

    • C. 

      URL

  • 8. 
    The following is a proper example of an MLA parenthetical citation:In talking about her priorities, Hilary Clinton believes, "We must stop thinking of the individual and start thinking about what is best for society" (Riddolls 11).
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    An easy way to cite sources and ensure proper format is to use ___________.
    • A. 

      Easy Bib

    • B. 

      Noodle Doodle

    • C. 

      Son of Knight Machine

  • 10. 
    When you're not sure if you should cite a source, don't do anything and assume that you have not plagiarized.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False