Digital Citizenship Final Exam

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Digital Citizenship Quizzes & Trivia

With the increased use of the internet and technology, so have the rate of cybercrime escalated. Below, we gauge our knowledge on cyber bullying issues. How good are you and how much are you doing to protect yourself. Find out.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Cyberbullying generally doesn't involve physical violence. What does physical mean  in this case?
    • A. 

      Severe

    • B. 

      Body-related

    • C. 

      Having to do with emotions

    • D. 

      Mild

  • 2. 
    • A. 

      Party at Tim's house tonight. 8 pm!

    • B. 

      I disagree, I like math.

    • C. 

      Don't tell Rita about Tim's party

    • D. 

      Wear the red sweaer - it looks best.

  • 3. 
    Which of the following is a factual statement about cyberbullying?
    • A. 

      Cyberbullying is the biggest problem young people face

    • B. 

      Cyberbullying should be outlawed

    • C. 

      Cyberbullies are mean people

    • D. 

      Cyberbullying can make people feel bad

  • 4. 
    Over a few days, you receive a series of insulting IMs from someone at school.  Which sequence of actions is the best response?
    • A. 

      Save the IMs; send an email to the IM host; confront the bully in school;meet with a school counselor;

    • B. 

      Tell a parent or otheer adult; delete all IMs from the bully; complain to the IM host

    • C. 

      Ignore/delete the first IM: save/print any further IMs; tell a parent or other adult you trust.

    • D. 

      Ignore all the IMs.

  • 5. 
    What can you infer from the fact that people are more likely to say mean things online then in person?
    • A. 

      The internet doesn't have the same rules of behavior as real life

    • B. 

      Using chat rooms and message boards makes some people angry

    • C. 

      The internet is much more dangerous than real life

    • D. 

      Being anonymous can make some people forget their manners

  • 6. 
    Why should you never send emails, texts, or IMs when you are angry or upset
    • A. 

      You may not have the best judgement when your emotions are running high

    • B. 

      The person you're communicating with won't respect you if you're not calm

    • C. 

      It isn't easy for people to tell your emotional state online

    • D. 

      Nobody really cares about how you feel

  • 7. 
    What's the best way to prove that you've been a victim of cyberbullying?
    • A. 

      Talking about it with an adult that you trust

    • B. 

      Telling a good friend about what has been happening

    • C. 

      Saving screenshots of instances of instances where you've been harasssed

    • D. 

      Replying to harassing texts and emails

  • 8. 
    Why is ignoring a mean email usually the first best response?
    • A. 

      In most cases, cyberbullies stop after one email message

    • B. 

      It frustrates cyberbullies' desire for an emotional response

    • C. 

      If you respond, your could get in trouble for cyberbullying too.

    • D. 

      Emails from cyberbullies often contain viruses

  • 9. 
    What do cyberbullies have in common with regular bullies?
    • A. 

      They both tend to be bigger than their peers

    • B. 

      Both types usually don't have a lot of friends

    • C. 

      They're usually the most popular kids in school

    • D. 

      They both end up hurting people

  • 10. 
    On its own, which of the following is most likely an example of plagiarism ?
    • A. 

      Consulting an online resource when you write a research paper

    • B. 

      Putting a quote from a magazine article in an essay

    • C. 

      Forgetting to include a bibliography at the end of your paper

    • D. 

      Paraphrasing the author of a published book

  • 11. 
    How might you classify copying and pasting a paragraph from a website into a school assignment? Choose the best answer,
    • A. 

      Borrowing

    • B. 

      Giving

    • C. 

      Paraphrasing

    • D. 

      Stealing

  • 12. 
    It's often said that plagiarizing is like cheating yourself. Why is this?
    • A. 

      You'll probably get kicked out of school if you plagiarize

    • B. 

      Plagiarism is always caught and always results in bad grades

    • C. 

      "Plagiarism" is basically another word for "cheating"

    • D. 

      You loose the opportunity to practice critical thinking and writing skills

  • 13. 
    Why is paraphrasing a good way to avoid plagiarizing a source?
    • A. 

      It doesn't give any credit to an original source

    • B. 

      It shows your readers you have a firm grasp of the subject

    • C. 

      It suggests that you personally know a source that you quote

    • D. 

      It shows your teacher that you're able to use correct grammar

  • 14. 
    What's the best way to quote online resources without plagiarizing?
    • A. 

      Paraphrasing every paragraph that you read

    • B. 

      Using only print versions of online documents

    • C. 

      Explaining to your teacher that you did your research on the Internet

    • D. 

      Citing all your online resources with proper attribution

  • 15. 
    Keeping your personal information a secret online is a wise policy. In the preceding sentence, what does "policy" mean?
    • A. 

      Method

    • B. 

      Type of software

    • C. 

      Trick or Trap

    • D. 

      General plan

  • 16. 
    If you're confronted by a difficult situation online, and you don't know exactly how to handle it, what should you do?
    • A. 

      Ask an online friend for help

    • B. 

      Turn off the computer

    • C. 

      Make an educated guess

    • D. 

      Tell an adult you trust

  • 17. 
    You receive the following text from a number you don't recognize      Meet me near the library water fountain What's the best response ?
    • A. 

      Send a text back asking who it is

    • B. 

      Spy on the water fountain and see who shows up

    • C. 

      Don't respond and tell your parents

    • D. 

      Send a text back saying "no"

  • 18. 
    Why do you need to be more cautious with friends you meet online than with  the friends you meet at school? 
    • A. 

      Most people on the internet aren't as trustworthy as people in the real world

    • B. 

      Friendships that begin online aren't real

    • C. 

      Online, it's more difficult to tell if a person is who he says he is

    • D. 

      Websites have very strict rules aboout online friends.

  • 19. 
    Which word best describes how you should proceed with a new online friend?
    • A. 

      Erratically

    • B. 

      Cautiously

    • C. 

      Deceitfully

    • D. 

      Candidly

  • 20. 
    What kind of personal information is it okay to reveal online?
    • A. 

      Your phone number

    • B. 

      The name of your school

    • C. 

      Your home address

    • D. 

      Your favorite actor

  • 21. 
    If you're friendly to people you meet online, chances are that your behavior will be reciprocated. In other words:
    • A. 

      If you're friendly, your internet service might be suspended

    • B. 

      If you're friendly, crooks online will take advantage of you

    • C. 

      If your nice to people, they'll probably be nice to you as well

    • D. 

      Making an effort to be nice online is usually a waste of time

  • 22. 
    When is it  okay to submit your personal information to a website?
    • A. 

      When one of your friends tells you that the site is safe

    • B. 

      When your parents say it's okay

    • C. 

      When you receive an email requesting personal information

    • D. 

      When all of your friends hae already done it

  • 23. 
    Olive is a 12-year-old girl living in Orlando, Florida. Which of the following screen names is the safest for her?
    • A. 

      OliveBet55

    • B. 

      Florida_Gurl

    • C. 

      AstroCat

    • D. 

      TweenChick98

  • 24. 
    Which would make the best password?
    • A. 

      1492

    • B. 

      Hello

    • C. 

      Moby

    • D. 

      C4liforn14

  • 25. 
    Which of the following would be a creative work protected by copyright?
    • A. 

      A list of all the U.S. zip codes

    • B. 

      A portrait of your family

    • C. 

      An idea for a new gadget

    • D. 

      The name of your pet dog

  • 26. 
    If you own the copyright to a poster with a giraffe design on it, which of the following actions can you take?
    • A. 

      Make as many copies of the poster as you want

    • B. 

      Sue anybody who makes a poster with a giraffe on it

    • C. 

      Glue your poster to the backs of all the seats on a school bus

    • D. 

      Copyright the idea of a giraffe poster

  • 27. 
    If you use a copyrighted work without permission, it's called copyright infringement. What's another word for "infringement?"
    • A. 

      Consent

    • B. 

      Agreement

    • C. 

      Duplication

    • D. 

      Breach

  • 28. 
    To demonstrate the concept of gravity, a science teacher shows her class a two-minute clip from a popular movie. The use of this work is most likely an example of:
    • A. 

      Copyright infringement

    • B. 

      Fair use

    • C. 

      Tangible expression

    • D. 

      A registered trademark

  • 29. 
    When something enters the public domain, it becomes like:
    • A. 

      A free-for-all giveaway

    • B. 

      A pay-as-you-go service

    • C. 

      An expensive contract

    • D. 

      A legal case

  • 30. 
    Why is it a good idea to get the author's permission to use a creative work, even if you think it may be fair use?  
    • A. 

      Fair use law changes significantly every year

    • B. 

      Fair use law isn't written down

    • C. 

      Fair use law affects kids more than adults

    • D. 

      Fair use law is open to interpretation

  • 31. 
    If you find a great website as a source for your English project, which of the following is true?
    • A. 

      You can copy and paste the text, but not the images, into your report

    • B. 

      You can't use any of the information on the site without permission

    • C. 

      You can use information on the site as long as you cite it properly

    • D. 

      You don't have to cite your source if you only use short quotations

  • 32. 
    How is a search engine similar to the engine in a car?
    • A. 

      It's powered by gasoline

    • B. 

      It allows the internet to run smoothly

    • C. 

      It allows you to navigate an online highway

    • D. 

      It is powered by electricity

  • 33. 
    How does the search  term "Fred Rogers" compare with the search term Fred Rogers, without the quotes?
    • A. 

      "Fred Rogers" would return more hits

    • B. 

      Fred Rogers (without quotes) would return more hits

    • C. 

      They would return an equal number of hits

    • D. 

      Neither would return any hits without a plus sign between the words

  • 34. 
    If you want to narrow down the results of an internet search, what's your best course of action?
    • A. 

      Add more relevant words to your search

    • B. 

      Remove the quotes from around the term you are searching for

    • C. 

      Try using a more powerful search engine

    • D. 

      Log off the Internet and go to the library

  • 35. 
    If you wanted to learn aabout George W. Bush's term as governor of Texas--but not his term as U.S. Prsident--what would be the best phrase to search under?
    • A. 

      "George W. Bush" + Texas + President

    • B. 

      "George W. Bush" Texas Not President

    • C. 

      "George W. Bush" + Texas - President

    • D. 

      "George W. Bush" -Texas - President

  • 36. 
    If you want to conduct the best internet search possible, what should you do before you begon?
    • A. 

      Spend a lot of time on the internet.

    • B. 

      Look up the history of search engines

    • C. 

      Ask your friends about their favorite websites

    • D. 

      Learn a bit about the topic you're searching for

  • 37. 
    "Internet Math" uses which two basic math operations?
    • A. 

      Addition and multiplication

    • B. 

      Addition and subtraction

    • C. 

      Subtraction and division

    • D. 

      Multiplication and division