Read the following passage and then decide whether the quiz examples are plagiarized.

Assume that the citation given below is on a Works Cited page at the end of the paper:

 

"Obesity poses a major public health challenge. Each year, obesity contributes to an estimated 112,000 preventable deaths. Obese adults are at increased risk for many serious health conditions, including high blood pressure, high cholesterol, type 2 diabetes and its complications, coronary heart disease, stroke, gallbladder disease, osteoarthritis, sleep apnea, and respiratory problems, as well as endometrial, breast, prostate, and colon cancers" (Office of the Surgeon General 2)

MLA Works Cited Entry:

Office of the Surgeon General. The Surgeon General's Vision for a Healthy and Fit Nation. U.S.

Department of Health and Human Services, Office of the Surgeon General. U.S. Department of

Health and Human Services, January 2010. Web. 1 Nov. 2010.

 

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