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04 - Copyright Design and Patents Act

 1. What is piracy in ICT terms?
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  Robbery and criminal violence at sea

  Illegal copying of recorded material

  Setting up an illegal FM transmission

  All of these options

 2. Fill in the blanks.
The United Kingdom legislation that makes unauthorised copying of 
software illegal is called__________________.

  The Copyright, Designs and Patents Act

  The Online Piracy Act

  The Software Piracy Act

  The Copyright Act

 3. In what year was the Copyright, Designs & Patents Act passed?

  1988

  2008

  2001

  1991

 4. What is the maximum prison sentence for breaching the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act?
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  6 months

  5 years

  10 years

  2 years

 5. What is the maximum fine for breaching the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act?

  £5,000

  Unlimited fine

  There is no fine

  £10,000

 6. Making a back-up copy of a music album that you have bought can be illegal.

  False

  True

 7. Fill in the blanks.
__________________is breaking copyright law.

  Reading spam mail

  Uploading your own documents for public access

  Downloading copyrighted music for other people to use for free

  Using free search engines

 8. What do you need to legally install software at home?
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  You don't need a licence for any software used at home

  A work site licence

  A passport

  A single user licence

 9. Copyright protects all original literary, dramatic, musical and artistic works and published editions of work.

  True

  False

 10. Copyright protects all sound recordings (including CDs and downloads) and films (including DVDs and downloads).

  False

  True

 11. A single user licence allows how many people to use the software?

  A fixed number of people

  All people in the office

  Unlimited number of people

  One person

 12. If a CD or DVD does not have a copyright sign, it is still subject to copyright law.

  False

  True

 13. If you buy software on a CD, you can copy it so everyone else can use it legally.

  False

  True

 14. A multi user licence allows how many people to use the software?
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  A fixed number of people

  Everybody in the office

  One person

  Unlimited number of people

 15. If you find music on the Internet, you can download it without paying.

  Only if you download a few songs, not the whole album

  Only if your parents agree

  Yes, it is always legal to download music online without paying

  It depends - unauthorised copying and downloading is illegal

 16. You have found a perfect essay on the Internet. It is fine for you to submit the essay and claim you have written it.

  True

  False

 17. A site licence allows how many people to use the software?

  A fixed number of people

  Everybody in the office

  Unlimited number of people

  One person

 18. When you buy a software package, do you own the software?
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  You own the software and you can now legally copy it

  No, you have a licence to use the software

  You own it but for a limited time, e.g. one year

  Yes, you own the software but cannot copy it

 19. Fill in the blanks.
Copyright protects authors of books, the makers of films, creators of 
software, computer games and__________________.

  their families

  composers of music

  local authorities

  their friends

 20. When you install software, you are often asked to type a series of letters and numbers. What is this commonly called?

  Password

  The licence agreement

  A user licence

  The licence key