Data Protection Act Quiz.

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Data Protection Quizzes & Trivia

Revison on the data protection act.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    When was the data protection act made?
    • A. 

      2009

    • B. 

      2000

    • C. 

      1969

    • D. 

      1998

  • 2. 
    What is its main purpose?
    • A. 

      To proctect peoples personal information.

    • B. 

      To help police, doctors, taxmen ect. to get information.

    • C. 

      To help everyone find information.

  • 3. 
    How many prinicbles are there?
    • A. 

      4

    • B. 

      6

    • C. 

      2

    • D. 

      8

  • 4. 
    What is the computer misuse act?
    • A. 

      It was made to help prevent computers from breaking.

    • B. 

      It was made to make computers easier to use.

    • C. 

      It was made to cope with problems from viruses and hackers.

  • 5. 
    What is an information commisiner?
    • A. 

      Person who has the power to enforce the Act.

    • B. 

      Person or Company that collects and keeps data about people.

    • C. 

      Person who has data about them stored outside their direct control.

  • 6. 
    Finish the first prinicble of the data protection act :Data mus be kept...
  • 7. 
    What are data subjects?
    • A. 

      The people who have data stored about themselves.

    • B. 

      The people who hold the data.

    • C. 

      The people who make, file the data.

  • 8. 
    Who are data users?
    • A. 

      Data users use data for their own advantage breaking the Law.

    • B. 

      Data users file, store the data e.g. Doctors and Bankers.

    • C. 

      Data users use the data in databases.

  • 9. 
    Are there any exceptions to the data protection act?
    • A. 

      Nope.

    • B. 

      Police can use data to solve crimes.

    • C. 

      Secret agents have full access to all data.

    • D. 

      Domestic usage e.g. Birthdays, address books