Consumer Online Privacy Quiz

7 Questions | Total Attempts: 1961

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Consumer Quizzes & Trivia

A quiz to test your knowledge of online privacy practices and protections.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Companies are required by law to display a privacy policy on their website. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    The personal information of adults and children receive identical protections on the Internet. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    If a company has a privacy policy on its website it cannot share my personal information with advertisers.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Internet "cookies" are: 
    • A. 

      The same as browser bookmarks

    • B. 

      Delicious

    • C. 

      Text packets stored on your computer by Web sites

    • D. 

      Illegal to use

  • 5. 
    If I select "clear cookies" or "empty cache" in my browser then advertisers cannot track me.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

    • C. 

      It depends

  • 6. 
    If I give a company my email address and they contact me via email, the email must contain: 
    • A. 

      A subject line that accurately reflects the content of the message.

    • B. 

      A valid physical postal address for the company

    • C. 

      A clear and conspicuous way to opt out of future emails.

    • D. 

      All of the above.

  • 7. 
    Which federal organization most actively enforces privacy laws that protect consumers?
    • A. 

      The Department of Justice

    • B. 

      The Federal Trade Commission

    • C. 

      The Federal Communications Commission

    • D. 

      The Federal Bureau of Investigation