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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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Questions: 8  |  Attempts: 6807   |  Last updated: Mar 22, 2022
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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.
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Questions: 10  |  Attempts: 4515   |  Last updated: Mar 21, 2022
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    If I reword the original text into my own words, I don’t need to cite the author.
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A simple quiz on plagiarism for middle school students.

Questions: 10  |  Attempts: 8855   |  Last updated: Mar 22, 2022
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    You do not have to cite the source of information that is considered "common knowledge".
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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: 3533   |  Last updated: Mar 22, 2022
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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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Can You Pass This Plagiarism Test? When you are in the publishing business, originality is everything, and copying the works of others can lead to legal action or lead your future works to be frowned upon. Do you think you have...

Questions: 5  |  Attempts: 1424   |  Last updated: Mar 21, 2022
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    Original Source Material Student Version Given that skill learning is often enhanced during sleep, one would expect to see concomitant increases in synaptic strength. However, in many studies, sleep actually decreases synaptic strength. This led to the idea that sleep is a time for reducing the number of synaptic connections to enhance the information storage capacity of the brain.  Reference Euston, D. R. & Steenland, H. W. (2014).  Memories—getting wired during sleep. Science, 344(6188), 1087-1088. This supports the idea that sleep is a time for reducing the number of synaptic connections to enhance the information storage capacity of the brain.   Reference Euston, D. R. & Steenland, H. W. (2014).  Memories—getting wired during sleep. Science, 344(6188), 1087-1088.
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