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Given the popularity of the Android operating system, Google has put several security measures in place. This forestall security issues like theft and breach of privacy. Security measures on the Android platform are more advanced in the latest updates that earliest ones. Do you know this? Attempt this simple quiz if you do.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Where can the security features of Android devices be managed?

    • A.

      Gallery

    • B.

      Message List

    • C.

      Google Play

    • D.

      Settings 

    Correct Answer
    D. Settings 
    Explanation
    The security features of Android devices can be managed in the Settings. This is where users can access various security settings such as device encryption, screen lock options, app permissions, and security updates. It is important to manage these settings to ensure the safety and privacy of the device and its data.

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  • 2. 

    Which of these is not an  Android security app?

    • A.

      Avira Antivirus 

    • B.

      Avast Security Browser 

    • C.

      Trend Micro Mobile Security

    • D.

      Safari Browser

    Correct Answer
    D. Safari Browser
    Explanation
    Safari Browser is not an Android security app because it is a web browser developed by Apple and is primarily used on Apple devices such as iPhones and iPads. It is not available for Android devices. The other options, Avira Antivirus, Avast Security Browser, and Trend Micro Mobile Security, are all well-known Android security apps that provide protection against viruses, malware, and other security threats on Android devices.

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  • 3. 

    What is a program harmful to the Android system called?

    • A.

      Lock program

    • B.

      File 

    • C.

      Application 

    • D.

      Malware 

    Correct Answer
    D. Malware 
    Explanation
    A program that is harmful to the Android system is called malware. Malware refers to any software or program that is designed to cause damage, steal data, or disrupt the normal functioning of a device or system. It can include viruses, worms, Trojans, ransomware, spyware, and other malicious software. Malware can be downloaded unknowingly by the user through infected websites, emails, or app downloads, and once installed, it can compromise the security and privacy of the Android system.

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  • 4. 

    Which of these Android components is not affected by malware?

    • A.

      User interface 

    • B.

      Server 

    • C.

      Network

    • D.

      Client information

    Correct Answer
    A. User interface 
    Explanation
    The user interface is not affected by malware because malware typically targets the underlying operating system and applications, rather than the graphical user interface. The user interface is responsible for displaying information and receiving user input, but it does not have direct access to sensitive data or system resources. Therefore, it is less vulnerable to malware attacks compared to components like the server, network, and client information, which can be targeted by malware to gain unauthorized access or manipulate data.

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  • 5. 

    Which of these does not pose security threats to Android phones?

    • A.

      Trojan virus

    • B.

      Spyware 

    • C.

      Adware 

    • D.

      Toolkit 

    Correct Answer
    D. Toolkit 
    Explanation
    Toolkits are not inherently security threats to Android phones. Toolkits are software packages that provide developers with the necessary tools and resources to create and modify applications. While some malicious individuals may use toolkits to create harmful apps, the toolkits themselves are not security threats. On the other hand, Trojan viruses, spyware, and adware are all types of malicious software that can pose security threats to Android phones by stealing personal information, tracking user activities, or displaying intrusive advertisements.

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  • 6. 

    What causes unintentional harm to Android devices due to some deficiency?

    • A.

      Software bug

    • B.

      Worms 

    • C.

      Adware 

    • D.

      Scripts 

    Correct Answer
    A. Software bug
    Explanation
    A software bug refers to a flaw or error in the programming code of a software application. In the context of Android devices, a software bug can cause unintentional harm due to some deficiency. These bugs can lead to various issues such as crashes, performance issues, security vulnerabilities, and data loss. They may result in the device becoming unresponsive, malfunctioning, or even being completely unusable. Therefore, software bugs can be a significant cause of unintentional harm to Android devices.

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  • 7. 

    Which of these prevents malware from causing security breaches?

    • A.

      Firewall

    • B.

      Concealment

    • C.

      Rootkit 

    • D.

      Spyware 

    Correct Answer
    A. Firewall
    Explanation
    A firewall is a network security device that monitors and filters incoming and outgoing network traffic based on predetermined security rules. It acts as a barrier between a trusted internal network and an untrusted external network, such as the internet. By inspecting and controlling the traffic, a firewall can prevent unauthorized access to a network and protect it from malware and other security threats. Therefore, a firewall is the correct answer as it helps in preventing malware from causing security breaches.

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  • 8. 

    What are unwanted applications or files on an Android phone called?

    • A.

      Spyware 

    • B.

      Grayware 

    • C.

      Rootkit

    • D.

      Implants 

    Correct Answer
    B. Grayware 
    Explanation
    Grayware refers to unwanted applications or files on an Android phone. Unlike spyware, which is specifically designed to spy on the user's activities, grayware includes various types of potentially unwanted software such as adware, bloatware, and tracking cookies. Grayware may not be as malicious as malware, but it can still cause annoyance, slow down the device, and compromise user privacy.

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  • 9. 

    What Android update has the best security features as of 2018?

    • A.

      Android Oreo

    • B.

      KitKat

    • C.

      Jelly Bean

    • D.

      Lollipop

    Correct Answer
    A. Android Oreo
    Explanation
    Android Oreo has the best security features as of 2018. This version of Android introduced several new security enhancements, including Google Play Protect, which scans apps for malware, and improvements to the operating system's sandboxing and permission system. Oreo also introduced features like "Project Treble" that aimed to improve security by making it easier for device manufacturers to provide timely security updates. Overall, Android Oreo prioritized security and introduced significant improvements over previous versions.

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  • 10. 

    Which of these is not a kind of security breach on Android devices?

    • A.

      File binding

    • B.

      Phishing 

    • C.

      Malvertising 

    • D.

      Botnet

    Correct Answer
    D. Botnet
    Explanation
    A botnet is not a kind of security breach on Android devices. A botnet typically refers to a network of compromised computers or devices that are controlled by a malicious actor. While botnets can be used to carry out various types of cyberattacks, they are not themselves considered a security breach. On the other hand, file binding, phishing, and malvertising are all types of security breaches that can occur on Android devices. File binding involves binding malicious code to legitimate files, phishing refers to tricking users into revealing sensitive information, and malvertising involves delivering malware through online advertisements.

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