Plagiarism-not A Laughing Matter!

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Quiz on the various aspects of plagiarism.


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  • 1. 
    There are _____ different types of plagiarism.
    • A. 

      11

    • B. 

      12

    • C. 

      15

    • D. 

      8

  • 2. 
    When note taking, make sure to 
    • A. 

      Write each quote word for word.

    • B. 

      Summarize everything. Do not use any direct quotes.

    • C. 

      Summarize whenever possible, note what source the notes come from, and if use quotes, notate it in some way.

    • D. 

      Mark thoughts you have by notating they are your thoughts

  • 3. 
    What is the maximum percentage of quotations that should be used in a paper?
    • A. 

      15%

    • B. 

      10%

    • C. 

      20%

    • D. 

      5%

  • 4. 
    When quoting from a source, the quote is 
    • A. 

      Surrounded by quotation marks.

    • B. 

      Followed by parentheses filled with author and date.

    • C. 

      Surrounded by quotation marks and followed by parentheses with author and date.

    • D. 

      Followed by a footnote.

  • 5. 
    Common knowledge
    • A. 

      Should be properly cited with quotation marks.

    • B. 

      Should be surrounded by quotation marks but do not need to be cited.

    • C. 

      Followed by a footnote.

    • D. 

      Does not need to be cited.

  • 6. 
    Plagiarism
    • A. 

      Only occurs when citing from books.

    • B. 

      Can occur when citing from books and the internet.

    • C. 

      Can occur when citing from books, internet, and music.

    • D. 

      Can occur when citing from books, internet, and another’s ideas.

  • 7. 
    What is plagiarism?
    • A. 

      Plagiarism is stealing and lying.

    • B. 

      Plagiarism is borrowing someone else’s work.

    • C. 

      Plagiarism is citing sources in a research paper.

    • D. 

      Plagiarism is paraphrasing.

  • 8. 
    Which is NOT a way to prevent plagiarism?
    • A. 

      Recognize why plagiarism occurs.

    • B. 

      Realize plagiarism is a common problem.

    • C. 

      Know the different types of plagiarism.

    • D. 

      Utilize plagiarism prevention techniques every time you write a paper.

  • 9. 
    What is Troy University College of Education’s definition of plagiarism?
    • A. 

      Directly quoting a source with using appropriate APA or MLA style.

    • B. 

      Rephrasing another author’s words with appropriate citation.

    • C. 

      Submitting another author’s or student’s writing as one’s own.

    • D. 

      Two consecutive words that are not common professional language used from another source without quotation.

  • 10. 
    What is the punishment for plagiarizing for the first time in the College of Education?
    • A. 

      Student will be given a second chance, but will be on probation.

    • B. 

      Students will be expelled with no chance to request consideration by the Student Services Conduct Board.

    • C. 

      Nothing will happen. No one checks for plagiarism in the Education department.

    • D. 

      Students will be subject to disciplinary actions as outlined in the Oracle for Academic Misconduct and violation of the Honor Code.

  • 11. 
    While enrolled at Troy University, a student
    • A. 

      Relinquishes rights

    • B. 

      Escapes responsibilities of local, state and federal laws.

    • C. 

      Escapes responsibilities of local, state and federal regulations

    • D. 

      Neither relinquishes rights nor escapes responsibilities of local, state and federal laws

  • 12. 
    The maximum punishment for plagiarism is
    • A. 

      Suspension

    • B. 

      Probation

    • C. 

      Expulsion

    • D. 

      Warning

  • 13. 
    Who has the right to file a complaint against a student for plagiarism? 
    • A. 

      Any member of the University community

    • B. 

      Faculty and administration

    • C. 

      Students

    • D. 

      Teachers only

  • 14. 
    Students charged with a plagiarism violation
    • A. 

      Will be failed by the teacher and brought to the department head.

    • B. 

      Will be immediately punished by the teacher.

    • C. 

      Will receive a fair and reasonable hearing before a conduct board or administrative officer

    • D. 

      Will receive a fair and reasonable hearing before a jury of peers.

  • 15. 
    Notification to appear for meeting with a Student Conduct Officer will be through
    • A. 

      Mail

    • B. 

      Class notification through an instructor

    • C. 

      Email

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 16. 
    Failure to respond to a summons will
    • A. 

      Result in the hearing being held without the student's attendance and action based on facts presented.

    • B. 

      Result in a second summons, which if not taken advantage of will be seen as confession of guilt

    • C. 

      Result in the belief the student is guilty and penalty will be given.

    • D. 

      Result in student not being able to register for more classes.

  • 17. 
    Student withdrawal from the University or particular course
    • A. 

      Absolves the student from disciplinary responsibility

    • B. 

      Absolves the student from some of the disciplinary responsibility

    • C. 

      Absolves the student from disciplinary responsibility, but a mention will be made in student's file

    • D. 

      Does not absolve the student from disciplinary responsibility

  • 18. 
    An appeal can be made by any party within _________ days of the decision.
    • A. 

      8

    • B. 

      5

    • C. 

      2

    • D. 

      10

  • 19. 
    A bibliography is
    • A. 

      A list of all the possible sources you could have used in your work

    • B. 

      A list of some of the sources you have used in your work

    • C. 

      A list of all the sources you have used in your work.

    • D. 

      A list of all the sources you have used in your work with a brief description of content

  • 20. 
    Why should students cite sources?
    • A. 

      Gives credit to original authors.

    • B. 

      Makes your work look more important

    • C. 

      Proof you did research.

    • D. 

      Shows you are not plagiarizing.

  • 21. 
    A Psychological Record survey found that  _____ of college students have plagiarized written material.
    • A. 

      56%

    • B. 

      36%

    • C. 

      26%

    • D. 

      86%

  • 22. 
    Which is NOT a type of Sources Not Cited plagiarism?
    • A. 

      The Potluck Paper

    • B. 

      The Self-Stealer

    • C. 

      The Too-Perfect Paraphrase

    • D. 

      The Ghost Writer

  • 23. 
    What do you need to cite an image?
    • A. 

      Nothing, you do not cite images.

    • B. 

      Title of image and url.

    • C. 

      Title of image, label, and url.

    • D. 

      Label and url.

  • 24. 
    What website can assist with properly citing sources?
    • A. 

      Http://citesources.com

    • B. 

      Http://citationmachine.net/

    • C. 

      Http://avoidplagiarism.net

    • D. 

      Http://sonofcitation.com

  • 25. 
    Plagiarism is plagiarism whether it is done intentionally or not.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False