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 This quiz will blow your mind about cyber-safety! You will learn a lot about things you never knew about and can then test your friends about it.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

      Your friend accidentally comes across an inappropriate website on the school computers. What do you tell her to do?  

    • A.

      Shut down the computer and act normally

    • B.

      Scream out “There is a naked lady on your computer!” and laugh

    • C.

      Tell the teacher in charge that your friend accidentally came across an inappropriate website

    Correct Answer
    C. Tell the teacher in charge that your friend accidentally came across an inappropriate website
    Explanation
    It is best to tell the teacher in charge that you friend accidentally came across it. You should do this this so that there can be no misunderstandings if they go on your history and see that you and your friend had accessed inappropriate sites.

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  • 2. 

      What do you do with unwanted emails in your inbox?  

    • A.

      Delete them and block the sender

    • B.

      Open them and take a look at what it says just in case there is something that interests you

    • C.

      Reply to the sender that you are getting very annoyed with the emails and that you are going to report them if they don’t stop

    Correct Answer
    A. Delete them and block the sender
    Explanation
    Deleting unwanted emails (spam) and blocking the sender will result in you having not to bother with the spam anymore. If you reply to the spam, they will just confirm your email address as valid and continuously spam you. Also if you open up the email, it may contain viruses that could be automatically downloaded into your computer without you knowing.

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  • 3. 

      How do you get rid of viruses on your computer?  

    • A.

      Reset and re-format your computer

    • B.

      Get a vaccine

    • C.

      Download anti-virus software that can be trusted

    Correct Answer
    C. Download anti-virus software that can be trusted
    Explanation
    It is best to download anti-virus software that is legitimate and secure. By doing this, the software deletes the viruses and cleans your hard drive. There is also some software that can monitor your hard drive and alert you if there are any new viruses.

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  • 4. 

      Your friend forgot she had a test tomorrow so she wants to hack into the school computer and get the answers. What do you do?  

    • A.

      Ask her to teach you to hack into computers as well

    • B.

      Convince your friend to just study and not do anything illegal or dangerous

    • C.

      Ask her to send you a copy of the answers as well

    Correct Answer
    B. Convince your friend to just study and not do anything illegal or dangerous
    Explanation
    Hacking into a computer is illegal and can result in fines and/or prison time. The best way is to convince your friend to not hack or do anything else dangerous or illegal. If you can’t convince your friend to stop, then you should warn the school about it. Hacking is stealing personal information and can caused damage so don’t ever do it!

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  • 5. 

      There is a really cute-looking boy on Facebook who is acquainted with most your friends but not you personally. What do you do?  

    • A.

      Message him and ask him to be your friend when you know him better

    • B.

      Ask your friends if they can tell him to meet up with you and your friends at a public place so that you can confirm that he isn’t fake and get to know him better

    • C.

      Add him anyway. Everyone knows him so he can’t be a fake right?

    Correct Answer
    B. Ask your friends if they can tell him to meet up with you and your friends at a public place so that you can confirm that he isn’t fake and get to know him better
    Explanation
    It is best to meet him in reality so that you can confirm he wasn’t a fake. Your friends may know him but they may not have met him in real life so it is best to confirm it. If you add him or message him before you meet him, he may be a fake, dodgy person who may be targeting young teenagers.

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  • 6. 

      What is cyber-bullying?  

    • A.

      It is the use of technology to harass, threaten, embarrass or target another person

    • B.

      It is threatening someone by only using a cell phone

    • C.

      It is hurting someone emotionally and physically in reality

    Correct Answer
    A. It is the use of technology to harass, threaten, embarrass or target another person
    Explanation
    Cyber-bullying is the use of technology to harass, threaten, embarrass or target another person that you may or may not know. Bullying is hurting someone emotionally and physically but is done in reality-not using technology. Using a cell phone to threaten someone is only one way of cyber-bullying but there are many other ways.

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  • 7. 

    How could you get a worm on your computer?  

    • A.

      By buying a worm farm and breeding worms

    • B.

      By accidentally opening up an unwanted email attachment

    • C.

      By download a picture of a worm and save it on your screensaver

    Correct Answer
    B. By accidentally opening up an unwanted email attachment
    Explanation
    The answer was by accidentally opening up an unwanted email attachment. This is one way of getting a worm virus on your computer. Worms are very annoying viruses that keep multiplying to take up space on your hard drive thus making your computer very slow. That is why you should be careful of spam in your inbox and always watch out for any fake emails

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  • 8. 

    Give examples of some internet providers  

    • A.

      Telecom and Slingshot

    • B.

      Cadbury and Pascal

    • C.

      Noel Leeming and Dick Smith

    Correct Answer
    A. Telecom and Slingshot
    Explanation
    Telecom and Slingshot are internet providers which are companies that provide customers with access to the internet.

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  • 9. 

    Your service internet provider is requesting that you fill in a form that asks for your password because the company’s database was deleted and they may have to disconnect you from the internet if you don’t reply. What should you do?  

    • A.

      FILL IN THE FORM! You need the internet to survive!

    • B.

      Ignore it

    • C.

      Fill it out because your parents said that they needed the internet for a huge project coming up.

    Correct Answer
    B. Ignore it
    Explanation
    You should never give out your password to anyone. Most internet service providers would never do such a thing so it is most likely that it was someone pretending to be from the company just to get your password and personal details.

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  • 10. 

    Should you be on Facebook during class?

    • A.

      Yes why not?

    • B.

      No

    Correct Answer
    B. No
    Explanation
    If you go on Facebook, you are a rule-breaker and that may lead you to being a law-breaker. Do you know what a law-breaker’s future is? Jail! You should know that you should not be on Facebook during class because you are at school to learn not to play around and check your Facebook. You have the lunchtime and interval to go on Facebook on your or your friend’s phone so don’t go wasting your precious learning time on such a thing and don’t waste the teacher’s time by lecturing you as well!

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  • 11. 

      Cyber-bullying isn’t really bullying, it is just annoying someone for fun and it is just joking around.  

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    Cyber-bullying isn’t just annoying someone for fun and it is definitely not just joking around. Cyber-bullying ruins lives and some teenagers even commit suicide because of it. So never ever cyber-bully anyone!

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  • 12. 

    To be a cyber-citizen you need to get to register at www.cyber-citizen.com.  

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    To be a cyber-citizen all you need to do is use the internet. It doesn’t need a registration form at all! Are you a cyber-citizen?

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  • 13. 

    You are excessive online gamer if you make excuses not to go hang with your friends and look like you never have enough sleep.  

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    If you are making up excuses not to be with your friends and look like you are being deprived of sleep, then you are starting to become an excessive online gamer. This is bad for your social life and can cause bad influences on your health now and in the future.

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  • 14. 

    The name Trojan virus was derived from the Roman myth of the Trojan War. 

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    It wasn’t the Roman myth but actually the Greek myth of the Trojan War. The Greeks built a giant wooden horse which appeared to be present for their enemies, the Trojans who at that time winning over them in a war. The Trojans brought the horse inside city walls and while they were asleep, the Greek warriors snuck out of the horse and slaughtered everyone. In the same way the Trojan virus pretends to perform a specific action but is actually doing something else instead!

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  • 15. 

    This is the end of our quizzical journey.  

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    it’s the end. Goodbye!

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