Computer Safety Trivia Quiz: Test

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Computer Safety Trivia Quiz: Test

Are you well familiar with computer safety? Computers are designed to reduce the amount of time it takes to do a given job and, at the same time, input, process, and store data securely. Sometimes the data might get corrupted or information land in the wrong hands, and there are some measures put in place to ensure this doesn’t happen. How secure are you when using the computer, and how do you protect your data. This quiz will test that out.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Can anyone get a computer virus?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    The best way to get rid of a pop-up screen is to click the 'yes' button.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    It's a good idea to have an anti-virus program installed on your computer.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    How often should you run a virus scan on your computer?
    • A. 

      Once a month

    • B. 

      When the anti-virus program tells me to

    • C. 

      When I feel like something is strange

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 5. 
    Should you update your internet browser, computer, and anti-virus program regularly?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    I can't get a virus from a USB.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Any website listed in Google is safe.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    When someone you think you know emails you with an attachment, which of the following are safe to save/open?
    • A. 

      Photo/video

    • B. 

      Folder/application

    • C. 

      Website

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 9. 
    It's a good idea to share your passwords with friends incase you forget.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Staying logged in to your email or other account is a great way of saving time for when you come back later.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    Websites must have my permission to put online any personal information about me, like my phone number, address, or birthday.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    If I want to know something about a stranger that sends me a Facebook Instant Message, I can check their profile and trust that information.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    Installing a virus checker on my machine will keep my PC/computer safe.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    What do you do if someone is harassing you online?
    • A. 

      Tell someone close to you

    • B. 

      Tell law enforcement

    • C. 

      Contact the website's owner

    • D. 

      Tell them to leave you alone and print out the attempts to contact

    • E. 

      All of the above, where appropriate

  • 15. 
    I have a digital picture of myself and someone I met online wants to see it. Is it ok to send it to that person?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 16. 
    A web cookie is all of these except:
    • A. 

      Delicious snack

    • B. 

      Something that can keep track of where you go on the Internet

    • C. 

      Something that companies use to find out more about you

    • D. 

      Something you can turn off it you do not want it

  • 17. 
    When working at the computer for long periods of time you should glance away from the screen periodically to avoid eye strain.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    Sitting up straight at your computer is bad for your back.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    Always shut down your computer by pressing the power button on the computer case.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    Can a virus be your friend?
    • A. 

      Yes, a virus is nice

    • B. 

      No, a virus is the scourge of the earth!

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