My Privacy IQ Quiz

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The internet, albeit an incredible tool, can often be a scary place. Each post you make and each use of personal information online can come right back to haunt you. In this ‘My Privacy IQ Quiz’ we’ll see just how much you truly know about what goes on behind that smartphone screen of yours.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    TRUE or FALSE: Information about you can be collected, used and shared with third parties without your knowledge. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Which of these are not recommended to use while on a public-wifi connection?
    • A. 

      A. Your bank account information

    • B. 

      B. Your credit card

    • C. 

      C. Password protected websites

    • D. 

      D. All of the Above

  • 4. 
    4. What is the best way to use social networking sites?
    • A. 

      A. Before posting, consider how it might be perceived.

    • B. 

      B. Only use social media once a month.

    • C. 

      C. Only rely on “recommended” settings or default privacy settings.

    • D. 

      D. All of the above.

  • 5. 
    TRUE or FALSE: Once I set my privacy settings on a product or service I don’t need to set them again.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    TRUE or FALSE: There are options beyond using long and strong passwords to protect your accounts from unauthorized access.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    TRUE or FALSE: All new technology such as wearables and connected devices are guaranteed to protect personal information.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    • A. 

      A. You post a mean comment about Jack on Facebook.

    • B. 

      B. You tell all of your friends to defend you and post a comment on Jack’s wall.

    • C. 

      C. You do not respond to Jack on social media.

  • 10. 
    What should you do in the following situation – You receive an email from your bank requesting personal information and promising a $100 reward for being a loyal customer.
    • A. 

      A. Provide your personal information in order to receive the reward.

    • B. 

      B. Delete the email or mark as spam.

    • C. 

      C. Forward to your friends so they can get the reward too.