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Plagiarism Quizzes & Trivia

For our brand new quiz we thought it would be appropriate to choose one of the actions that go against journalistic ethics and morality in general. Plagiarism is more or less theft and can have serious consequences for the person or persons committing it. But do you actually know enough about it? It is not a crime in its own name but that doesn’t make it any better.

Who was the Roman poet believed to have attributed the term “plagiarius” meaning literally “kidnapper” to people stealing his poems? What is the name given to the reuse of portions of one’s work without acknowledging the original work? No need to worry about plagiarism in this quiz, each questions being unique. Time to fight plagiarism.
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A simple quiz on plagiarism for middle school students.

Questions: 10  |  Attempts: 5461   |  Last updated: Apr 27, 2018
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    You do not have to cite the source of information that is considered "common knowledge".

This Plagiarism quiz will allow you to test your knowledge and learn about the concepts from each part of the tutorial which includes Ethics, Quoting, Paraphrasing, summarizing as well as media and images. Read the questions...

Questions: 10  |  Attempts: 3808   |  Last updated: Feb 12, 2019
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    If I am accused of plagiarism, I could face the following:


Questions: 10  |  Attempts: 1311   |  Last updated: Dec 4, 2013
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    If I reword the original text into my own words, I don’t need to cite the author.



Questions: 8  |  Attempts: 1034   |  Last updated: May 18, 2018
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    True or False: You change a few words in a passage and replace them with your own, and for that reason, you need not cite.

Acknowledging sources: avoiding plagiarism quiz. In the world today a lot of information is available online and when people do some research, they sometimes take exactly what people have written and make it theirs. This act is...

Questions: 15  |  Attempts: 1214   |  Last updated: Sep 2, 2020
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    While researching your paper, you come across an article that contains a persuasive paragraph arguing your point of view. You rewrite the paragraph in your own words. This is called: 
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Plagiarism Questions & Answers


What is about quoting not true?
Most of the time when you are writing an essay, you must use quotes to support your claim with evidence. When you do that, you write the sentence exactly as it is stated in the source even if there are misspellings or poor grammar. Then you place quo
What is about citing not true?
You have to cite everything you use, even if it’s common factual information like the dates of world war ii or the date of napoleon’s death.-a good explanation of common knowledge comes from the purdue university online writing lab (http:
Do you need to cite it as a source since Wikipedia articles can be written and changed by anyone and do not have an author listed?
Yes, you still have to cite the source even if you are getting from Wikipedia. There are still some people who think that Wikipedia has some of the best information that they can use. The reason why it is important to still cite the source is because