UMUC Wrtg101 Academic Integrity Quiz 2016 (Latest)


Academic integrity is defined as:

Question options:

a) the honest and responsible pursuit of scholarship

b) using quotation marks around sources

c) respecting instructors

d) remembering to use credible sources

Question 2 1 / 1 point

Plagiarism occurs when you

Question options:

a) present another person’s ideas as his or her own

b) present another person’s ideas only intentionally as your own

c) present another person’s ideas only unintentionally as your own

d) present another person’s ideas, intentionally or unintentionally, as your own

Question 3 1 / 1 point

Which of the following is not plagiarism?

Question options:

a) Quoting from a source without citing the source

b) Using ideas from a source without citing the source

c) Offering information from one’s personal experience

d) Using information from a website that most readers know about, such as CNN, without citing the source

Question 4 1 / 1 point

Patchwriting is

Question options:

a) writing in a patch, such as a potato patch

b) using words and phrases from the source text and patching them together in new sentences.

c) fixing up your writing, or patching it up

d) always against school policy

Question 5 1 / 1 point

Not providing quotation marks around a direct quotation is

Question options:

a) bad writing, but not plagiarism. One should never use quotation marks.

b) acceptable as long as you put the source in parentheses after the sentence.

c) plagiarism because it leads to the false assumption that the words are your own.

d) the best way to cite a source because you are sure to get the author’s exact meaning.

Question 6 1 / 1 point

Imagine you encounter a piece of text that is 30 words long from page 110 of an article. You would like to use this text in your paper. What should you do?

Question options:

a) Put the text word-for-word in your paper without using quotation marks. Then include the source in your list of references at the end of the paper.

b) Quote the text word-for-word in your paper. If you do this and do not use quotation marks, you can avoid including it in your list of references at the end of the paper.

c) Quote the text word-for-word in your paper using quotation marks and the page number. If you do this, you don’t include the source in your list of references at the end of the paper.

d) Put the text word-for-word in your paper, but make sure to put quotations around the text and cite the source. Note that it came from page 110. Then include the source in your list of references at the end of the paper.

Question 7 1 / 1 point

A rubric

Question options:

a) is an argument that is supported by research and strong evidence

b) describes the criteria that must be met for an assignment to be successful

c) begins with the ability to identify when additional information is needed

d) is a game in cube form that children and adults play

Question 8 1 / 1 point

A database is

Question options:

a) a collection of logically stored information

b) anything stored in the cloud

c) a collection of baseball facts

d) a mathematical principle

Question 9 1 / 1 point

A trade journal

Question options:

a) is good for exchanging with other people

b) provides specialized news on an industry

c) is the same as a popular journal

d) is the best journal to turn to when you are changing your topic because you are “trading” topics

Question 10 1 / 1 point

A popular journal is

Question options:

a) one that has high public opinion

b) written for a specialized audience

c) written for a general audience

d) the best source for a paper because it is popular among the audience of readers

Question 11 1 / 1 point

When paraphrasing a passage for your paper, you should

Question options:

a) use most of the words from a passage

b) keep the sentence structure of the article from which you are using the idea

c) use the author’s phrasing, as this practice will ensure that you maintain the author’s idea.

d) use your own phrasing

Question 12 1 / 1 point

When quoting a passage for your paper, you should

Question options:

a) use quotation marks (“…”)

b) not use quotation marks. Using quotation marks distracts the reader.

c) always use block quotations. This practice will set apart the quote for the reader of your paper.

d) use single quotation marks (e.g., ‘…’). Double quotation marks are not used in academic writing.

Question 13 1 / 1 point

What is the best strategy for integrating source material into a research paper?

Question options:

a) Use only direct quotes from the sources. This strategy ensures that you are presenting source material accurately.

b) Summarize any information. Avoid directly quoting sources or paraphrasing sources.

c) Mix paraphrases with summaries. Avoid quoting sources directly.

d) Balance the use of summaries, paraphrases and quotes so that the sources integrate with your style and argument.

Question 14 1 / 1 point

Quotes, summaries, and paraphrases should be used

Question options:

a) to support a student’s thinking and writing.

b) instead of a student’s thinking and writing.

c) only when the student has no opinion on the topic.

d) all of the above

Question 15 1 / 1 point

What is not an example of a signal phrase?

Question options:

a) Smith (2014) argues….

b) According to Elm and Barry (2009)...

c) “The mark of an educated person is the ability to learn from others” (Cini, 2015).

d) In his seminal study in 2011, Jones illustrates….




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