Data Protection Act Quiz

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How much do you understand the Data Protection Act? Can you pass this Data Protection Act quiz that we have brought for you? In the digital world, when everything is saved on computers and hard drives instead of papers, the need for such an act is of utmost priority. These questions will test as well as expand your knowledge of the data protection act and how it helps us. Wish you all the best, and enjoy your time playing it!


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 protect people's personal information.

    • B. 

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

    • C. 

      To help everyone find information.

    • D. 

      To spread people's information with ease.

  • 3. 
    How many principles 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.

    • D. 

      It was made to speed up the computers.

  • 5. 
    To protect data
    • A. 

      The computers need to be password enabled.

    • B. 

      Authentic users should have access only.

    • C. 

      Do not give permissions easily to third-party applications.

    • D. 

      All of these

  • 6. 
    Finish the first principle of the data protection act is that the data must be kept...
    • A. 

      Safe

    • B. 

      Unsafe

    • C. 

      Open

    • D. 

      Mixed

  • 7. 
    What is an information commissioner?
    • A. 

      The person who has the power to enforce the Act.

    • B. 

      The person or Company that collects and keeps data about people.

    • C. 

      The person who has data about them is stored outside their direct control.

    • D. 

      None of these

  • 8. 
    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 and file the data.

    • D. 

      None of these

  • 9. 
    Who are data users?
    • A. 

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

    • B. 

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

    • C. 

      Data users use the data in databases.

    • D. 

      All of these

  • 10. 
    Are there any exceptions to the Data Protection Act?
    • A. 

      Police can use data to solve crimes.

    • B. 

      Secret agents have full access to all data.

    • C. 

      Domestic usage, e.g., Birthdays, address books.

    • D. 

      All of these

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