Cyberspace And Online Security

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Cyber Quizzes & Trivia

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    In what way has cyberspace changed our daily lives?
  • 2. 
    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.

  • 3. 
    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

  • 4. 
    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

  • 5. 
    I met someone in a chat room who wants to get together. They live nearby. I should arrange a meeting?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    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?

  • 7. 
    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

  • 8. 
    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

  • 9. 
    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

  • 10. 
    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

  • 11. 
    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

  • 12. 
    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.

  • 13. 
    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

  • 14. 
    When writing on a blog, you should share your secrets?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    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.

  • 16. 
    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.

  • 17. 
    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.