Author Quiz: Roles And Responsibilities!

9 Questions | Total Attempts: 41

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Author Quizzes & Trivia

An author is the producer of any written work like a book or play. They may also be viewed as a writer. In a nutshell, an author is a person who originates or gives life to anything and whose authorship defines responsibility. Take this quiz to test your knowledge about the role and responsibilities of an author.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    In order to be an author, you should contribute to the conception of the design or the analysis, or the interpretation of the data.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    The first author is:
    • A. 

      The supervisor 

    • B. 

      Perform the bulk of the experimental work 

    • C. 

      The senior 

    • D. 

      The head of the department 

  • 3. 
    The Korean stem cell scandal is an example of misconduct.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    The senior author is:
    • A. 

      The supervisor on the work 

    • B. 

      The last person on the authorship list 

    • C. 

      Take the responsibility for the scientific accuracy 

    • D. 

      All of the above 

  • 5. 
    The corresponding author should be the first author always.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    The co-author is two authors who contributed equally to the manuscript.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Restricted access allows readers to access the abstract and introduction of the paper. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Impact factors mean no. of citations to no. Of publications per year.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    A step-by-step explanation of what the authors did in detail.
    • A. 

      Methods 

    • B. 

      Introduction 

    • C. 

      Abstract 

    • D. 

      Proposal 

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