Avoiding Plagiarism Exercise 1
Answer the following True/False questions:
- Copying and pasting from the Internet can be done without citing the Internet page because everything on the Internet is common knowledge and can be used without citation.
- You don't have to use quotation marks when you quote an author as long as you cite the author's name at the end of the paragraph.
- When you summarize a block of text from another work, citing the source at the end of your paper is sufficient.
- If you quote your roommate in an interview, you don't have to cite him or her or use quotation marks.
- You don't have to cite famous proverbs because they're common knowledge.
- If you borrow someone's idea in a paper, you don't have to cite it.
- Using a few phrases from an article and mixing them in with your own words is not plagiarism.
- Song lyrics do not have to be cited.