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  • 1. 

    What are the four main Computing Laws?

    • A.

      Copying Act Stealing Act Making Act Protecting Act

    • B.

      Data Protection Act Computer Misuse Act Copyright Design and Patents Act Health and Safety at Work Act

    • C.

      National Security Crime Taxation Health

    • D.

      Mouse Keyboard Monitor Tower

    • E.

      All of the above

    Correct Answer
    B. Data Protection Act Computer Misuse Act Copyright Design and Patents Act Health and Safety at Work Act
    Explanation
    The four main Computing Laws mentioned in the answer are the Data Protection Act, Computer Misuse Act, Copyright Design and Patents Act, and Health and Safety at Work Act. These laws are important in the field of computing as they address various aspects such as protecting personal data, preventing unauthorized access and misuse of computer systems, safeguarding intellectual property rights, and ensuring a safe working environment for individuals working with computers.

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  • 2. 

    Which one of these is NOT one of the three Computer Misuse Act principles?

    • A.

      Unauthorised copying of other material

    • B.

      Unauthorised access to computer material

    • C.

      Unauthorised access with intent to commit or facilitate a crime

    • D.

      Unauthorised modification of computer material.

    • E.

      Trick question - They are all principles

    Correct Answer
    A. Unauthorised copying of other material
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Unauthorised copying of other material" because it is not one of the three principles stated in the Computer Misuse Act. The three principles are unauthorised access to computer material, unauthorised access with intent to commit or facilitate a crime, and unauthorised modification of computer material.

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  • 3. 

    Which years were the four Computing Laws Introduced?

    • A.

      2001 1995 1989 1988

    • B.

      1987 1999 1939 1945

    • C.

      1980 1984 1973 1998

    • D.

      1988 1990 1988 1974

    • E.

      1926 9999 2445 1234

    Correct Answer
    D. 1988 1990 1988 1974
    Explanation
    The four Computing Laws were introduced in the years 1988, 1990, 1988, and 1974.

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  • 4. 

    How many principles are there in the Data Protection Act?

    • A.

      4

    • B.

      3

    • C.

      8

    • D.

      14

    • E.

      27

    Correct Answer
    C. 8
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 8 because the Data Protection Act consists of eight principles that govern the processing of personal data. These principles include fair and lawful processing, purpose limitation, data minimization, accuracy, storage limitation, integrity and confidentiality, accountability, and transparency. Each principle outlines specific obligations and requirements for organizations that handle personal data to ensure the protection and privacy of individuals' information.

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  • 5. 

    What are the two main purposes of the  Copyright Design and Patents Act?

    • A.

      Protects online banking Stops people using unauthorised credits cards in ATMs

    • B.

      Makes sure the correct beings are rewarded for their work. Gives protection to whoever holds the copyright patent if someone tries to steal their work.

    • C.

      Stops people from claiming others work as their own. Stops people from claiming benefits when they don't need them.

    • D.

      Protects artistic doodles from being ruined. Helps fraudsters gain access to anyone's computer

    • E.

      Gives people patents for others work. Prevents people stealing software.

    Correct Answer
    B. Makes sure the correct beings are rewarded for their work. Gives protection to whoever holds the copyright patent if someone tries to steal their work.
    Explanation
    The Copyright Design and Patents Act serves two main purposes. Firstly, it ensures that the rightful creators are rewarded for their work, protecting their intellectual property rights and preventing others from profiting from their creations without permission. Secondly, it provides legal protection to the holders of copyright patents, safeguarding their work from theft or unauthorized use by others.

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  • 6. 

    If someone accessed your computer without permission and planted a virus, what law would they be breaking?

    • A.

      Anti-Virus Patent (1982)

    • B.

      None. Viruses are impossible to plant - Therefore, there is no law against it.

    • C.

      Anti-Virus Association Act (1982)

    • D.

      Computer Misuse Act

    • E.

      Data Protection Act

    Correct Answer
    D. Computer Misuse Act
    Explanation
    If someone accessed your computer without permission and planted a virus, they would be breaking the Computer Misuse Act. This act is a law that criminalizes unauthorized access to computer systems, as well as the creation, distribution, and use of malware or viruses. By planting a virus on someone's computer without permission, the person is engaging in unauthorized access and potentially causing harm to the computer system or its data. Therefore, their actions would be in violation of the Computer Misuse Act.

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  • 7. 

    Under the Health And Safety Act, If an employee suffers an injury due to neglegence of the employer, what can the employee do?

    • A.

      Nothing. Their claim is invalid.

    • B.

      Claim for compensation - Whatever the employee thinks reasonable.

    • C.

      Ask for holidays and promotions whenever they want.

    • D.

      Claim for compensation - 10 Pounds.

    • E.

      Nothing. It is their own fault.

    Correct Answer
    B. Claim for compensation - Whatever the employee thinks reasonable.
    Explanation
    Under the Health And Safety Act, if an employee suffers an injury due to negligence of the employer, they have the right to claim for compensation. The amount of compensation can vary and is determined by what the employee thinks is reasonable based on the extent of the injury and the impact it has on their life. This allows the employee to seek fair compensation for the harm caused by the employer's negligence.

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  • 8. 

    What injuries can someone suffer if correct Health And Safety Laws are NOT followed?

    • A.

      Eye strain Back pain Repetitive strain injury Stress

    • B.

      Decapitation Eye Strain Back Pain

    • C.

      Deafness Blindness Headaches Stress

    • D.

      Anxiety Loss Of Limbs Nostril Disection Fear Of Potatoes

    • E.

      Stress Back Pain Yee Niarts Repetitive strain injury

    Correct Answer
    A. Eye strain Back pain Repetitive strain injury Stress
    Explanation
    If correct Health And Safety Laws are not followed, someone can suffer from various injuries such as eye strain, back pain, repetitive strain injury, and stress. Failure to follow safety regulations can lead to improper ergonomics, lack of proper equipment, and increased risk of accidents or overexertion, resulting in these injuries. Eye strain can occur due to poor lighting or excessive screen time, while back pain and repetitive strain injury can result from improper lifting techniques or prolonged periods of sitting or repetitive motions. Stress can also be a consequence of unsafe working conditions or excessive workload.

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  • 9. 

    Are there any exemptions to the Data Protection Act?

    • A.

      No.

    • B.

      Yes - National Security - Crime - Taxation - Heath, Education and Social Work - Heath, Education and Social

    • C.

      Yes - National Security - Taxation - Health + Safety - Education

    • D.

      Maybe - Depending on the situation your in. Also, depending on where you live it can vary.

    • E.

      No. Why would there be? There is no need for any.

    Correct Answer
    B. Yes - National Security - Crime - Taxation - Heath, Education and Social Work - Heath, Education and Social
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Yes - National Security - Crime - Taxation - Heath, Education and Social Work - Heath, Education and Social". The Data Protection Act does have exemptions in certain circumstances, such as for national security, crime prevention and detection, taxation, and health, education, and social work purposes. These exemptions allow organizations to process personal data without fully complying with the principles of the Act, but they must still ensure that the processing is necessary and proportionate to the purpose.

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  • 10. 

    To see data displayed about yourself, how much do you have to pay?

    • A.

      Nothing - It's Free

    • B.

      20 Pounds

    • C.

      15 Pounds

    • D.

      10 Pounds

    • E.

      5595 Pounds

    Correct Answer
    D. 10 Pounds
    Explanation
    To see data displayed about yourself, you have to pay 10 Pounds.

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