Plagiarism Quiz (PDF)

ANGEL Plagiarism Quiz Bank: Basic

Instructions

This bank generates a quiz of 31 questions. To import these questions into an ANGEL quiz:

  1. Create a blank quiz under the Lessons tab.
  2. Click on Add Question then scroll to Import Questions.
  3. Copy the text below the Import Text Below line and paste into the Import Questions text box in ANGEL.
  4. Click Save. The questions will be imported into the quiz.

The text includes an instructional Section Header followed by 31 true-false questions. Some questions are similar variants of each other. See the randomized quiz bank if you wish to create a randomized ten-question quiz with the same bank.

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Q: Answer the following true-false questions about cyberplagiarism. You can look at <a href=”http://tlt.psu.edu/plagiarism/tutorial”>A Plagiarism Tutorial for Students</a> to find the answers.
TYPE: SH

Q: Using something I find on the Internet/Web for a class assignment is always okay.
ANSWER: False
POINTS: 1
TYPE: TF

Q: It is getting easier for someone to search on the Internet/Web to find not only the source for a entire paper or article, but even to find sentences or paraphrased sentences.
ANSWER: True
POINTS: 1
TYPE: TF

Q: Using information from the Internet/Web without properly documenting the source is not only cheating, it is illegal and is the same as stealing.
ANSWER: True
POINTS: 1
TYPE: TF

Q: It is next to impossible for someone to prove that information I used in a class assignment came from somewhere on the Internet/Web.
ANSWER: False
POINTS: 1
TYPE: TF

Q: It is actually getting very easy for someone else to do an electronic search to find the sources of information I used from the Internet/Web?
ANSWER: True
POINTS: 1
TYPE: TF

Q: It is very easy to find papers on the Internet/Web and use them as my own.
ANSWER: True
POINTS: 1
TYPE: TF

Q: Using a substantial amount of a work from the Internet/Web without permission is a violation of copyright law.
ANSWER: True
POINTS: 1
TYPE: TF

Q: If I use information from the Internet/Web without citing the reference in class assignments, I will be penalized.
ANSWER: True
POINTS: 1
TYPE: TF

Q: If I download a graphic without the author’s permission, it is a violation of copyright even if I cite the source.
ANSWER: True
POINTS: 1
FEEDBACK: You should must obtain written permission before using someone else’s graphic or other material or see if it is available for educational use.
TYPE: TF

Q: I do not have to cite the source of numerical data or graphs because it is common knowledge.
ANSWER: False
POINTS: 1
FEEDBACK: Any results that are the result of another’s research must be cited. “Common knowledge” applies to commonly known facts such as the year Penn State was founded or the name of the president
TYPE: TF

Q: It is impossible for someone else to find the source of something that I have taken from the Internet/Web and used as my own work.
ANSWER: False
POINTS: 1
TYPE: TF

Q: Penn State has information on the Internet/Web that can help me understand how to avoid plagiarism.
ANSWER: True
POINTS: 1
TYPE: TF

Q: Information on the Internet/Web is free for me to use any way I want.
ANSWER: False
POINTS: 1
TYPE: TF

Q: If I find a newspaper article on the Internet/Web, I can use it in my work without reference because it is in an electronic form.
ANSWER: False
POINTS: 1
TYPE: TF

Q: Any information that is available in electronic form is free for me to use in any way I desire.
ANSWER: False
POINTS: 1
TYPE: TF

Q: Copyright laws do not apply to information found on the Internet/Web.
ANSWER: False
POINTS: 1
TYPE: TF

Q: Using information from the Internet/Web in my class work without referencing the source of the information is not cheating.
ANSWER: False
POINTS: 1
TYPE: TF

Q: There are Internet/Web sites that my instructor can use to search for sources of information I used in a class assignment.
ANSWER: True
POINTS: 1
TYPE: TF

Q: Using information from the Internet/Web without properly citing the source of the information is cheating.
ANSWER: True
POINTS: 1
TYPE: TF

Q: Plagiarism is using the ideas and words of someone else as my own work without citing the original work.
ANSWER: True
POINTS: 1
TYPE: TF

Q: Copying anything from the Internet/Web and using it as my own work is considered plagiarism.
ANSWER: True
POINTS: 1
TYPE: TF

Q: Many students commit plagiarism because they are too busy or do not think their work is good enough to do well.
ANSWER: True
POINTS: 1
FEEDBACK: Nevertheless you can still be penalized no matter why you did it. If you have a problem, contact your instructor before the assignment is due.
TYPE: TF

Q: If someone said something in a lecture or on TV, I don’t have to cite it because it is not written.
ANSWER: False
POINTS: 1
FEEDBACK: It must still be cited. If it was broadcast, cite program, speaker and date. If it was spoken, you can cite it as a ‘personal communication.’
TYPE: TF

Q: Taking small bits of information from the Internet/Web and using it as my own work or to complete an assignment is plagiarism.
ANSWER: True
POINTS: 1
TYPE: TF

Q: Giving an incorrect reference for information I use is plagiarism.
ANSWER: True
POINTS: 1
TYPE: TF

Q: If I buy a paper from an Internet/Web site that sells such things, my chance of being caught for plagiarism is small.
ANSWER: False
POINTS: 1
TYPE: TF

Q: If I use a substantial amount of information from the Internet/Web without the author’s permission for commercial purposes, I have violated copyright law and can be sued.
ANSWER: True
POINTS: 1
TYPE: TF

Q: If I download something from the Internet/Web and change only a few words and phrase, I can use that information as my own for class assignments.
ANSWER: False
POINTS: 1
TYPE: TF

Q: I can quote passages from papers I find on the Internet/Web for my class assignments if I properly document where I found the information.
ANSWER: True
POINTS: 1
TYPE: TF

Q: If I am found guilty of Academic Dishonesty, it could be placed on my permanent transcript
ANSWER: True
POINTS: 1
FEEDBACK: This would be indicated as a XF grade on your permanent transcript.
TYPE: TF

Q: Plagiarism is okay if I am not caught because it only affects me and not others.
ANSWER: False
POINTS: 1
TYPE: TF


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