Cyberspace And Online Security

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  • 1. 

    As I travel through "Cyberspace," information I should never give out to someone I meet online is:

    • A.

      The names of my favorite books and movies.

    • B.

      My real name, address, telephone number, the school I attend, or my photograph.

    • C.

      The name of my pet.

    Correct Answer
    B. My real name, address, telephone number, the school I attend, or my photograph.
    Explanation
    Private vs Personal Info

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  • 2. 

    Before you enter your private and personal information online, you should find out:

    • A.

      How the company collecting your information will protect it

    • B.

      Why the company needs it

    • C.

      With whom it might be shared

    • D.

      All of the above

    Correct Answer
    D. All of the above
    Explanation
    Online Security (Private Info Protection)

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  • 3. 

    I have a digital picture of myself and someone I met online wants to see it. It is OK to send it to that person?

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    Online Security (Private Info Protection)

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  • 4. 

    I met someone in a chat room who wants to get together. They live nearby. I should arrange a meeting?

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    Online Security (Personal Safety)

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  • 5. 

    I'm in the middle of a chat session and someone says something really mean. Should I:

    • A.

      Say something mean back?

    • B.

      Ask to apologize?

    • C.

      Don't respond. Tell an adult if it bothers me?

    Correct Answer
    C. Don't respond. Tell an adult if it bothers me?
    Explanation
    Netiquette

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  • 6. 

    I'm online and I get a message from my Internet service provider asking for my password. They say they need it to fix my account. I should give it to them.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    Online Security (Private Info Protection)

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  • 7. 

    If someone I meet online asks me to keep a secret from my parents I should:

    • A.

      Keep the secret because they are my "cyberfriend"

    • B.

      Tell all of my friends, because it's hard for me to keep a secret

    • C.

      Tell my parents, because no one should ever ask me to keep secrets from my parents

    Correct Answer
    C. Tell my parents, because no one should ever ask me to keep secrets from my parents
    Explanation
    Online Security (Harassment)

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  • 8. 

    If someone sends me an inappropriate message/material, I should:

    • A.

      Never reply to these messages and tell my parents.

    • B.

      Keep it a secret

    • C.

      Reply to the message and ask the sender to stop sending me messages

    Correct Answer
    A. Never reply to these messages and tell my parents.
    Explanation
    Online Security (Harassment)

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  • 9. 

    My parents and I have established rules as to what I can do on the Internet when I'm home, but I'm at a friend's house. Should I go by my parents' rules or do whatever my friend does?

    • A.

      Go by your parents' rules.

    • B.

      Do whatever your friend does

    Correct Answer
    A. Go by your parents' rules.
    Explanation
    Online Security (Rules/Private Info Protection)

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  • 10. 

    If you talk to someone new on the Internet it's okay to

    • A.

      Talk about things you have in common

    • B.

      Invite them over your house to hang out

    • C.

      Give them your phone number and e-mail address so that they can call or email you

    • D.

      Let them send you computer files

    Correct Answer
    A. Talk about things you have in common
    Explanation
    Online Security (Private Info Protection/Safety)

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  • 11. 

    What information is safe to share on the Internet?

    • A.

      First name, age, city you live, hobbies

    • B.

      First name, last name, phone number, e-mail address.

    • C.

      First name, home address, name of your school.

    Correct Answer
    A. First name, age, city you live, hobbies
    Explanation
    Private vs Personal Info

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  • 12. 

    What might it mean if your computer slows down, displays repeated error messages, serves up a lot of pop-up ads, and appears to send e-mail messages you didn't write?

    • A.

      The rubber band powering your computer broke.

    • B.

      Someone has been typing on your keyboard when you're not looking.

    • C.

      Your warranty is up.

    • D.

      You've got spyware

    Correct Answer
    D. You've got spyware
    Explanation
    Online Security

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  • 13. 

    When writing on a blog, you should share your secrets?

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    Private vs Personal Info

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  • 14. 

    While surfing the Internet, a pop-up add takes you to a site offering a free game for your computer. What's your best course of action?

    • A.

      Do a little research to decide whether it's safe to download the game.

    • B.

      Download it now, and decide later whether to use it or give it to a friend.

    • C.

      Go ahead and download it - you can always uninstall it later if there's a problem.

    Correct Answer
    A. Do a little research to decide whether it's safe to download the game.
    Explanation
    Online Security

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  • 15. 

    Your bank sends you an e-mail asking for your personal info - your account number, password and Social Security number. You should:

    • A.

      Click the link in the e-mail to check the company's website before providing the information. If the site looks legit, it's OK to share info.

    • B.

      E-mail your information to the company right away.

    • C.

      Delete the e-mail and call the company's customer service line using the phone number on your billing statement.

    • D.

      Reply to the e-mail and ask for details before you give away your valuable personal information.

    Correct Answer
    C. Delete the e-mail and call the company's customer service line using the phone number on your billing statement.
    Explanation
    Online Security (Private Info Protection)

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  • 16. 

    If someone is on my E-mail "buddy list," "friend list," or "contact list" and I only know that person online, he or she is

    • A.

      My friend and someone I can trust.

    • B.

      The person he or she claims to be.

    • C.

      Someone I should be careful about, because I don't know him or her well.

    Correct Answer
    C. Someone I should be careful about, because I don't know him or her well.
    Explanation
    Online Security (Private Info Protection)

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  • 17. 

    In what way has cyberspace changed our daily lives?

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