Copyright in the Classroom

Copyright is very important to both students and adults. Copyright can make or break many people in the academic world. Take this test to see if you need to brush up on your skills or if you can feel confident in your understanding.

Do you know your copyright laws? Do you know when a situation can be punishable by law? What materials can be copyrighted? Take this test to text your knowledge!

Created by: Danielle Murphy
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1. Lectures are covered by copyright law.
True
False
2. Employers do not own the copyright to their employees on the job work.
True
False
3. The following are all works that can be copyrighted: essays, drawings, photos, and music.
True
False
4. In order to copyright a work, the author must put a copyright notice on the item.
True
False
5. Works produced after 1989 do not require a copyright in order to be covered by the law.
True
False
6. A copyright can expire after a certain amount of time.
True
False
7. A work with two authors both own the copyright to the work.
True
False
8. Works produced on the job are considered to be owned by the employee.
True
False
9. Forwarding a hyperlink in an email infringes on the copyright law.
True
False
10. "Fair Use" is a term that describes the legal use of some copyrighted materials.
True
False
11. A copyrighted work can be used for educational purposes without breaking the laws of copyright.
True
False
12. A teacher can photocopy multiple chapters of a book without breaking copyright.
True
False
13. Teachers cannot make copies of workbooks.
True
False
14. Computer Programs are not copyrighted.
True
False
15. A teacher can use a videotaped tv program for 45 days only.
True
False
16. Works that have been Pirated can be used in the classroom for educational purposes.
True
False
17. Copyright allows authors rights to their works.
True
False
18. Violating a copyright may result in a fine.
True
False
19. If a copyright has been violated, courts can have materials destroyed.
True
False
20. If a teacher believes that their photocopying goes beyond fair use they should ask permission of the owner.
True
False
21. Videotaping does not constitute as fair use.
True
False
22. All file sharing is considered fair use.
True
False
23. Libraries can be held liable for their patrons not following copyright laws.
True
False
24. It is very important to educate students on copyright.
True
False
25. Teachers can make copies of "Consumable" material, such as answer sheets to standardized tests.
True
False
26. The law that allows authors and artist the right to their work is called copyright.
True
False
27. Fair Use protects the rights of authors.
True
False
28. The U.S. Constitution is protected by copyright.
True
False
29. The main purpose of copyright is to provide authors with money.
True
False
30. Common law changes over time.
True
False

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