8th Grade Cyberbullying Quiz

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Bullying has taken on new skin, and it is now done mostly through the cover of the internet. It is so bad that people even fear to sign up to some sites. In the 8th-grade technology class, we got to discuss more cyberbullying. Take the quiz below and get to see just how much you got to understand.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    An example of “cyberbullying” is:
    • A. 

      Constantly instant messaging rude comments to a classmate to make them feel unwanted and not accepted at school.

    • B. 

      Spreading rumors about kids at school using e-mail.

    • C. 

      Uploading embarrassing pictures of friends at school without their permission.

    • D. 

      All of the above

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 2. 
    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)

  • 3. 
    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

  • 4. 
    Which of these are things you could do if you are cyberbullied?
    • A. 

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

    • B. 

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

    • C. 

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

    • D. 

      All of the above

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 5. 
    There is someone in a chatroom, saying she is thirteen. Would you automatically believe she’s a young girl?
    • A. 

      Yes, because you trust her

    • B. 

      Yes, because someone will have checked

    • C. 

      No

  • 6. 
    What do you think of when you hear the term "cyberbullying"?
    • A. 

      I don't - it doesn't affect me

    • B. 

      It's when someone is excluded from an online group on purpose

    • C. 

      It's when rude, angry or gossipy messages are sent on the text or online

    • D. 

      It's bullying that can be tracked because it leaves cyber footprints

    • E. 

      B, C, and D

  • 7. 
    Cyber threats involve only direct threats to harm someone else.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Because of First Amendment protections, schools do not have the legal ability to punish students for cyberbullying and cyber  threats that occur on campus or through school technology.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Recipients of an e-mail or IM from a cyberbully should not response and should immediately delete the message.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    I am completely safe when I’m surfing the Internet because:
    • A. 

      I’m at home with my parents

    • B. 

      I’m in a public place, like school, a library, or community center

    • C. 

      No one knows what I am doing except my parents and my teacher

    • D. 

      All of the above

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 11. 
    If a friend you met on the Internet but never in person starts sending you gifts, you should:
    • A. 

      Accept the gifts and send a Thank you.

    • B. 

      Keep the gifts and tell no one about the gifts.

    • C. 

      Send the Internet friend a special gift.

    • D. 

      Do not open the box and go immediately to an adult in charge. Explain what happened to the adult.

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 12. 
    What shouldn’t you do if you are being bullied online?
    • A. 

      Respond

    • B. 

      Tell a parent

    • C. 

      Call a friend

    • D. 

      Save the hurtful message or comments

  • 13. 
    When a person goes online and starts talking to you that you don't know, what shouldn't you do? (click all that apply)
    • A. 

      Tell him/her that you aren't interested in a new friend right now (your answer)

    • B. 

      Tell him/her your name.

    • C. 

      Tell him/her why you are talking to them

    • D. 

      Tell him/her when you will come back on line

  • 14. 
    _________ is intentional  bullying over e-mail, instant messages, gaming Web sites, texting, phone messages, or through other digital messaging.
  • 15. 
    Which of these answers below are NOT ways to avoid becoming a victim of cyberbullying?
    • A. 

      Don't post private information

    • B. 

      Use anti-virus software

    • C. 

      Filter inappropriate descriptions or images

    • D. 

      Witchcraft

    • E. 

      Limit internet time

  • 16. 
    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

  • 17. 
    What are the risks of putting your picture on the Internet?
    • A. 

      You could be traced by someone who might wish you harm

    • B. 

      There aren’t any

    • C. 

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

    • D. 

      A and C

    • E. 

      A, B, and C

  • 18. 
    True or False: Cyberbullying doesn't really hurt anyone. People who complain are just being crybabies and wimps.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    Cyberbullying is the same as bullying.
    • A. 

      True -- a bully is a bully

    • B. 

      False -- a cyberbully tries to hide who he/she is, while a bully is known

  • 20. 
    What can be done to a cyberbully?
    • A. 

      Nothing -- it is the bully's word against the targets' word

    • B. 

      Jail -- it is against the law

    • C. 

      Civil law suits -- it is against the law

    • D. 

      B and C

    • E. 

      None of the above

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