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One main purpose of copyright laws is to give creators an incentive to create.
a) True b) False c) d)
One main purpose of copyright laws is to promote the progress of the arts, culture, and literature.
a) True b) False c) d)
How long is the term of copyright for work posted on a website?
a) It lasts for the life of the author plus 70 years b) It last for 10 years. c) It lasts for the life of the author. d) It lasts for as long as the copyright symbol appears.
Owning the rights to a work means you can...
a) Sell and distribute as many copies of the piece as you wish b) Only make 1 backup copy of the piece c) Never change/edit your piece d) Sample other artists' pieces whenever you want
If a Copyright Owner knows that someone is infringing his copyright, he must take legal action against the infringer or risk losing his copyright.
a) True b) False c) d)
Can computer software be copyrighted?
a) Yes b) No c) d)
Copyright laws are...
a) Federal Laws b) State Laws c) City Ordinances d) School Rules
What does it mean if a work is in the Public Domain?
a) The term of copyright has run out. b) It is really expensive. c) The public must pay to access it. d) It was privately shared among artists before, and now the public can view/listen to it.
For a work to be protected under copyright, it must:
a) Be fixed in a tangible form of expression b) Be created by a professional c) Be a digital piece like an mp3 d) Have a copyright symbol
How old do you have to be to produce a copyrighted piece?
a) You can be any age. b) You must at least 10. c) You have to be 18. d) You must be 16 or older.
A defense against copyright Infringement would be...
a) Fair Use b) I didn't know it was copyrighted. c) What the artists don't know won't hurt them. d) Artists make a ton of money, one download won't break their banks.
A work first published in the United States in 1922 is now in the...
a) Public Domain b) Private Domain c) Processed Domain d) Publishers Clearing House Domain
If you buy a piece of work that is copyrighted, do you also own the copyright to the piece, and can you sell copies of it?
a) No, buying a piece of work protected by copyright is not the same thing as owning its copyright. b) Yes, all day- every day. c) Yes, you can make multiple copies of it and sell it to profit. d) No, you can make multiple copies of it but have to give them away to all of your friends for free.
You wrote something. How would you copyright it?
a) It is already protected by the copyright law once you have written it down. b) You have to pay $500 per work. c) You aren't old enough to copyright anything. d) You must have a copyright symbol added next to your work.
Downloading music, games, and videos is always illegal.
a) True b) False c) d)
What factor determines whether a use of a copyright work is a Fair Use?
a) If the work is too cool for school b) The total cost of the work c) The amount of work used d) If the work is a piece of art
Is it legal for a person to make back-up copies of material if he/she has purchased the material and doesn't share it with anyone?
a) Yes b) No c) d)
Commonly known facts can be copyrighted.
a) True b) False c) d)
Does a pieces have to be identical to the original to qualify for copyright infringement?
a) No, it just has to be substantially similar. b) Yes, it must be the exact same. c) d)
Owning the copyright of a piece allows an individual to display/perform the work publicly.
a) True b) False c) d)
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