Avoiding Plagiarism Questions Trivia Quiz

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  • 1. 
    If I am accused of plagiarism, I could face the following:
    • A. 

      A failing grade for the assignment

    • B. 

      A failing grade for the course

    • C. 

      Explusion from the University

    • D. 

      The destruction of my professional reputation

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 2. 
    I have very little time to write a paper for my class. I wrote an essay about a similar topic last year. I can use part of it for my new assignment.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    I want to use a photograph taken by someone else in my project. If I use a graphics program to change the photograph I do not need to seek permission from the original creator.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    It is ok to quote someone directly in my paper as long as I:
    • A. 

      Put quotation marks around the quote and add the in-text notation

    • B. 

      Have not quoted them in other papers I have written

    • C. 

      Put a full citation for the original in my references list

    • D. 

      Both a and c

  • 5. 
    When I paraphrase (rewrite about the same length but in my own words) what someone else has written I don’t have to write an in-text citation or include the citation in my list of references.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Who or what resources are available to you as a student at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas for help in avoiding plagiarism?
    • A. 

      The University Libraries

    • B. 

      The UNLV Writing Center

    • C. 

      Your professors

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 7. 
    I can locate information about how to get permission or if I can use images, sound clips, or video clips in the copyright or permission statements.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    It is important to properly cite the resources in your project because:
    • A. 

      The citation points helps the reader locate the resources quickly.

    • B. 

      Not citing your work could result in the author being accused of plagiarism.

    • C. 

      Both A & B

  • 9. 
    What is the correct style format to use for papers?
    • A. 

      MLA

    • B. 

      MLA or APA

    • C. 

      Chicago

    • D. 

      Each class uses a different style depending on the method selected by the professor.

  • 10. 
    It is easier to copy and paste the ideas of other people into Microsoft Word. Professors do not have any tools to find out that I have plagiarized.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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