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Academic Integrity

Submission Information and Quiz

INSTRUCTIONS TO STUDENTS:

Students who have been told by their instructor that they can use this tutorial to earn extra credit or as a required part of their course must submit the quiz electronically. Please make sure to fill out all of the required elements and the quiz will automatically be graded and sent to your instructor.

Please note: an asterisk * denotes a required element.

I. Submission Information:

 
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C. *On what campus are you taking this course?
  If you take courses at more than one campus or are a Distance Education student, choose the campus with which you are associated.
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II. Quiz:

1. Based on what you learned in this tutorial, which of the following would not be a violation of academic integrity?
  a. Turning in your friend's paper from last year with your name on it
  b. Copying a paragraph from a book and changing one or two words
  c. Buying a custom-written research paper online
  d. Using facts from a web page, but naming the website and author
 
2. If you read in a book that Washington, D.C. is the capital of the United States, do you need to provide a citation for that fact?
  a. Yes
  b. No
 

3. Here is an original passage from the book The Ruin of the Roman Empire: A New History, by James O'Donnell:

"The Roman Empire lived with very substantial odds against it at every period. It was much too big to manage, for one thing" (240).

Is this an acceptable paraphrase?

The Roman Empire faced difficult odds, mainly because it was much too big to manage (240).
  a. Yes
  b. No
 
4. If you accidentally copy some words from an article without naming the source, it could be considered plagiarism.
  a. True
  b. False
 
5. The normal maximum sanction for academic dishonesty, according to MC's Student Code of Conduct, is
  a. an "F" for the course in which the dishonesty occurred
  b. expulsion from the College
 
6. When you re-write someone else's words to shorten and emphasize the main points of the original text (using proper citation), you are
  a. Quoting
  b. Paraphrasing
  c. Plagiarizing
  d. Summarizing
 
7. The normal minimum sanction for academic dishonesty, according to Montgomery College's Student Code of Conduct, is
  a. An "F" on the assignment in which the dishonesty occurred
  b. An "F" for the course in which the dishonesty occurred
 
8. Plagiarism is defined by the Oxford English Dictionary as a form of
  a. Praise
  b. Theft
 
9. If you paraphrase or summarize from a book, you do not need to include the page number in your paper.
  a. True
  b. False
 

10. Here is an original passage from the book What Kids Buy and Why, by Dan Acuff and Robert Reiher:

"The preteen's need for acceptance is essentially the need to feel OK and approved by the important people in his life... This need is particularly strong during this formational period because of an expanded cognitive awareness and the social sensitivities that come with that awareness" (96).

Is this a good example of quoting?

As Acuff and Reiher explain, young teens seek approval "because of an expanded cognitive awareness and the social sensitivities that come with that awareness" (96).
  a. Yes
  b. No
 



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