8th Grade Internet Safety And Cyberbullying Quiz

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The introduction of the internet has brought with it a lot of positives and negatives with one of the major vices being cyberbullying. Studies show that most teens believe that it is easier to bully someone and get away with it online. In the past week in the 8th grade, we covered some aspects of internet safety when it comes to cyberbullying. See how much you understand below.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is one lesson you learned from the movie Cyberbully?
  • 2. 
    If you are in a gaming room and someone that you do not know asks you about personal information (same age as you-or close), what do you do?
    • A. 

      Tell them just a little bit about yourself.

    • B. 

      Don't ever give out any personal information.

    • C. 

      Tell them everything they want to know.

    • D. 

      Don't trust what people say on the internet. They could be something different than they say.

    • E. 

      Both B and D

  • 3. 
    What do you do if someone keeps bothering you on-line?
    • A. 

      Tell your parents.

    • B. 

      Tell local law enforcement

    • C. 

      Tell your friends.

    • D. 

      Tell them to leave you alone, again, and print out the attempts to contact.

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 4. 
    A "boy/girl" contacts you through a chat board.  He/she is exactly your age, likes the same things as you, likes the same music you do. After a few weeks of chatting, he/she asks you to meet him/her.  What do you do?
    • A. 

      Shouldn't have started the chatting in the first place.

    • B. 

      Tell him/her yes, and set a date to meet at your house or his/hers.

    • C. 

      Don't trust anything anyone says on the internet. They could be lying about who they are.

    • D. 

      Keep chatting to learn more about them.

    • E. 

      Only A and C

  • 5. 
     Which of these is not a cyber bully?
    • A. 

      Someone who is nice to new people online

    • B. 

      Someone who feels better by making other feel worse

    • C. 

      Someone who uses the Internet to knock/put others down

    • D. 

      Someone who is happy when they provoke or torment others

    • E. 

      No Answer

  • 6. 
    Which of these are types of cyber bullying?
    • A. 

      Flaming: mail designed to make another person mad

    • B. 

      Harassment: repeatedly sending mean, nasty messages

    • C. 

      Trickery: Tricking someone into revealing secrets or embarrassing information about themselves

    • D. 

      All of the Above

    • E. 

      No Answer

  • 7. 
     Which of these is  something you should do if you are cyber bullied?  
    • A. 

      Tell a trusted adult about the bullying.

    • B. 

      Don't open or read messages by cyberbullies.

    • C. 

      Don't tell anyone and keep your feelings to yourself.

    • D. 

      Tell your Internet service provider.

    • E. 

      No Answer

  • 8. 
    Which of these are things you could do if you are cyber bullied?
    • A. 

      Inform the local police and tell your school if it is school related.

    • B. 

      Don't erase the messages. Put them in a folder unread.

    • C. 

      Never agree to meet with a bully, or with anyone, you meet online.

    • D. 

      All of the above

    • E. 

      No Answer

  • 9. 
    Which of these is  NOT a good way to keep from being bullied?  
    • A. 

      Get back at the bullies by doing the same things they did to you.

    • B. 

      Don't give out private information .

    • C. 

      Don't exchange pictures or give out email addresses to people you meet on the Internet.

    • D. 

      Don't send a message when you are angry.

    • E. 

      No Answer

  • 10. 
    Which of these is a good way to keep from being bullied?  
    • A. 

      Delete messages from people you don't know, or from those people who seem angry or mean.

    • B. 

      When something doesn't seem right, stay in the site, chat anyway and give out personal information.

    • C. 

      Post all your school pictures online along with your address, email, and phone number.

    • D. 

      Send messages when you are angry and haven't had time to think about the situation.

    • E. 

      No Answer

  • 11. 
    What is Netiquette?  
    • A. 

      Treat others as badly as they treat you.

    • B. 

      Be polite online and others will do the same.

    • C. 

      Call people names when they do something you don't like.

    • D. 

      Repeat messages over an over so others don't get a chance to talk.

    • E. 

      No Answer

  • 12. 
    Which of these is NOT an example of good netiquette?
    • A. 

      Don't use offensive language or nicknames.

    • B. 

      Be nice to newbie's (new people learning about the online world)

    • C. 

      Use ALL CAPS in a message to indicate shouting.

    • D. 

      Always avoid making personal attacks and calling names.

    • E. 

      No Answer

  • 13. 
    As I travel through "Cyberspace," information I should never give out to someone I meet online is
    • A. 

      The names of my favorite books and movies.

    • B. 

      My real name, address, telephone number, the school I attend, or my photograph.

    • C. 

      The name of my pet.

  • 14. 
    If someone sends me an inappropriate message/material, I should
    • A. 

      Never reply to these messages and tell my parents, so that they can notify our online service provider.

    • B. 

      Keep it a secret.

    • C. 

      Reply to the message and ask the sender to stop sending me messages.

  • 15. 
    If someone I meet online asks me to keep a secret from my parents I should
    • A. 

      keep the secret because they are my "cyber friend."

    • B. 

      Tell all of my friends, because it's hard for me to keep a secret.

    • C. 

      tell my parents, because no one should ever ask me to keep secrets from my parents.

  • 16. 
    If someone is on my E-mail "buddy list," "friend list," or "contact list" and I only know that person online, he or she is
    • A. 

      my friend and someone I can trust.

    • B. 

      the person he or she claims to be.

    • C. 

      someone I should be cautious about, because I don't know him or her well.

  • 17. 
    As I travel through cyberspace, I should never
    • A. 

      take a break and have a snack.

    • B. 

      use the Internet to help me with my homework.

    • C. 

      agree to meet someone in person who I have met online.

  • 18. 
    I just met someone in a chat room and they want my phone number.
    • A. 

      Give them your number.

    • B. 

      Never give out your phone number.

    • C. 

      Give them your name

    • D. 

      Never give out your name.

    • E. 

      Both B and D

  • 19. 
    If you visit a site which is rude or embarrassing, what do you do?    
    • A. 

      Share it with your friends

    • B. 

      Tell an adult you know and trust

    • C. 

      click on “Home” to leave that site

  • 20. 
    There is someone in a chatroom, saying she is fourteen. Would you automatically believe she’s a young girl?
    • A. 

      yes, because you trust her

    • B. 

      yes, because someone will have checked

    • C. 

      no

  • 21. 
    What is the best way to deal with abusive messages?
    • A. 

      reply and complain

    • B. 

      ignore them

    • C. 

      tell an adult you know and trust

    • D. 

      tell your Internet Service Provider (ISP)

  • 22. 
    What are the risks of putting your picture on the Internet?
    • A. 

      there aren’t any

    • B. 

      the picture could be edited in an embarrassing way and sent to others or published on the web

    • C. 

      you could be traced by someone who might wish you harm

  • 23. 
    You’ve been chatting online to someone for a while, and they suggest a meeting. What would you do?
    • A. 

      immediately fix the date and time

    • B. 

      tell your family and friends

    • C. 

      have a telephone conversation first, take a family member with you, and arrange to meet in a public place

  • 24. 
    A bystander is someone who
    • A. 

      Stands around

    • B. 

      Ignores the bullying

    • C. 

      Reports the bullying

    • D. 

      Is always willing to step in and help out

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