8th Grade Cyberbullying Quiz

20 Questions
8th Grade Quizzes & Trivia

Quiz given at the end of unit on Cyberbullying. Adapted from several other online quizzes.

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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