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Social And Ethical - 8 - Quiz

On the Social and Ethical portion of the TLA, you will need to know about: Identifying ethical and unethical behaviors with respect to the use and transmission of electronic files, software and other online data. Awareness of major social issues and ongoing effects and controversies regarding prominent technology advances.
This quiz might help you prepare for the TLA you'll be taking in May.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Plagiarism is:

    • A.

      Using pictures or photographs copied from the Internet without citing the source

    • B.

      Copying entire paragraphs from an online article and pasting them into a research paper

    • C.

      Using parts of someone else's writing without inserting quotes around the copied portions.

    • D.

      All of the above

    Correct Answer
    D. All of the above
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "All of the above." Plagiarism refers to the act of using someone else's work or ideas without giving proper credit. This can include using pictures or photographs without citing the source, copying entire paragraphs from online articles without proper attribution, and using parts of someone else's writing without using quotation marks. All of these actions constitute plagiarism and are considered unethical and dishonest in academic and professional settings.

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  • 2. 

    Computer piracy is:

    • A.

      The reproduction, distribution and use of software without permission.

    • B.

      The downloading of software through the Internet that you've paid for.

    • C.

      Burning a copy of a piece of software you've purchased from Best Buy.

    • D.

      The software you get when you go to a bad site.

    Correct Answer
    A. The reproduction, distribution and use of software without permission.
    Explanation
    Computer piracy refers to the unauthorized reproduction, distribution, and use of software. It involves illegally copying and sharing software without obtaining the necessary permissions from the copyright holder. This can include activities such as downloading and sharing pirated software through the internet or making unauthorized copies of software purchased from a retail store. Computer piracy is a violation of intellectual property rights and is considered illegal.

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  • 3. 

    Which of the following best defines Netiquette?

    • A.

      Conduct while online that is appropriate and courteous to other Internet users

    • B.

      The set of informal rules of behavior that have evolved in Cyberspace, including thre Internet and online services.

    • C.

      A pun on

    • D.

      All of the above

    Correct Answer
    D. All of the above
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "All of the above." Netiquette refers to the conduct while online that is appropriate and courteous to other Internet users. It also encompasses the set of informal rules of behavior that have evolved in Cyberspace, including the Internet and online services. The answer options provided in the question are all valid definitions of Netiquette.

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  • 4. 

    I want to use a cool sound recording from a website and burn it to a CD. What should I do?

    • A.

      Download the file and use it.

    • B.

      Download the file, use it, and cite the source.

    • C.

      Write the author for permission to use the file, and only use it with permission.

    • D.

      Find the same audio file on another site, and then use that one.

    Correct Answer
    C. Write the author for permission to use the file, and only use it with permission.
  • 5. 

    What is attribution?

    • A.

      When you use something from the Internet and give credit to the creator.

    • B.

      Downloading or copying content and saying it's your own.

    • C.

      Using less than 10% of the content you found,

    • D.

      Linking to the content without the owners knowledge.

    Correct Answer
    A. When you use something from the Internet and give credit to the creator.
    Explanation
    Attribution refers to the act of using something from the Internet and acknowledging or giving credit to the original creator. This means that when utilizing content or ideas found online, it is important to properly attribute and acknowledge the source, recognizing the contribution of the creator. This ensures that the original author or creator is acknowledged and their work is respected.

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  • 6. 

    Is it OK to use a photograph I find that is part of Public Domain?

    • A.

      Yes

    • B.

      No

    Correct Answer
    A. Yes
    Explanation
    Public Domain means there is no copyright and you're free to use the picture.

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  • 7. 

    I've just copied a movie from my iTunes account and gave it to my friend on a DVD.  Is this OK?

    • A.

      Yes. I paid for the movie on iTunes. It's mine.

    • B.

      No. I can get in trouble for distributing copyrighted material like movies and music.

    • C.

      Yes. As long as my friend does not give it to anyone else, I'm OK.

    Correct Answer
    B. No. I can get in trouble for distributing copyrighted material like movies and music.
    Explanation
    Even though you've paid for electronic content like a movie or a song, it is still copyrighted, which means I can't give it to anyone else. They need to buy their own copy.

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  • 8. 

    I'm doing a video montage and want to use part of the movie, Cinderella. I also want to put a music track underneath and decide to use Katy Perry's song E.T. This is OK if.....

    • A.

      I use 15 seconds of video and all of her song.

    • B.

      I use up to 3 minutes of the video and only 30 seconds of the song.

    • C.

      I can use all of it....I bought it so I can use it.

    • D.

      There is no copyright on video and music

    Correct Answer
    B. I use up to 3 minutes of the video and only 30 seconds of the song.
    Explanation
    You can only use up to 3 minutes of video and up to 30 seconds of a song in any project you do. More than that and it's considered a copyright violation.

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  • 9. 

    My possible punishment for copyright violation is:

    • A.

      A big fine.

    • B.

      Jail time

    • C.

      Both A and B

    • D.

      None. People don't get prosecuted for copyright violation.

    Correct Answer
    C. Both A and B
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Both A and B" because copyright violation is a serious offense that can result in both a big fine and jail time. When someone is found guilty of copyright infringement, they may be ordered to pay a substantial monetary penalty as compensation for the damages caused. Additionally, depending on the severity of the violation, the offender may also face imprisonment as a punishment for their actions. Therefore, both options A (a big fine) and B (jail time) are possible punishments for copyright violation.

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  • 10. 

    If I find a site that does NOT have the copyright symbol, I can use the content on that site without worrying about copyright violation.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    Almost everything on the Internet is copyrighted.

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