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SUBJECT
Character and Values

GRADE
7-12

AGE
12-18

Are These Teens Cheating?

The quiz below asks questions about cheating and teenagers. Read the "Breaking the Rules," the feature article on pages 8-10 in the April/May 2010 issue of Choices. Then, answer the questions.

1
Jeff and Ted are each taking a test in class. Whispering, Jeff asks Ted for the answer to a question. Ted gives Jeff the answer. Who is cheating?
  1. only Jeff
  2. only Ted
  3. Jeff and Ted
  4. neither Jeff nor Ted
2
Debbie and Sara are doing their homework together at Debbie's house. Sara leaves the room to get something to drink. While she is gone, Debbie copies some of Sara's work. When Sara returns, Debbie doesn't say what she did. Who is cheating?
  1. only Debbie
  2. only Sara
  3. Debbie and Sara
  4. neither Debbie nor Sara
3
Frank is playing soccer. In soccer, players are not allowed to touch the ball with their hands unless they are playing goalie. Frank is not playing goalie. A kicked ball hits Frank's hand while he isn't looking at the ball. Is Frank cheating?
  1. yes
  2. no
4
Jennifer and Gayle are playing a board game that Gayle has never played before. Jennifer has played the game many times. Before they start playing, Jennifer purposely doesn't tell Gayle all of the game's rules. Is Jennifer cheating?
  1. yes
  2. no
5
Charlie is writing a report for school. While doing research online, he finds information he needs from a web site. In his report, he cites the web site, but does not cite the original source of the information. Has Charlie cheated?
  1. yes
  2. no
6
Emily is rushing to finish a report for school. Her older brother wrote about that topic two years earlier. He offers to let her read his report. She accepts and copies down one of the paragraphs from his report word-for-word. Has Emily cheated?
  1. yes
  2. no
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