Digital Citizenship And Safety

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Digital Citizenship And Safety - Quiz

This online course is designed for you to learn how you can help create a safe and positive experience online.


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  • 1. 

     By the end of this lesson you will:
    • Understand what makes a password strong, and learn tips to help you create strong passwords that are easy to remember.
    • Learn what 2-factor authentication is, and how it protects online accounts.
    • Incorporate concepts, tools and settings that can help you protect your online accounts against hackers and other threats.
    Please watch the video below. You will be asked to answer a number of questions after the video has ended.

  • 2. 

    At the end of this lesson you will be able to:
    • Understand how locking your mobile device helps protect your personal information.
    • Avoid potentially harmful downloads.
    • Install system updates to help protect mobile devices.
    • Understand the difference between private and public WiFi networks, and how to use the latter safely.
    Please watch the video below. You will be asked to answer a number of questions after the video has ended.  

  • 3. 

    At the end of this lesson you will be able to:
    • Understand why privacy matters, and what information you are sharing online.
    • Identify and report inappropriate behavior.
    • Think about how to conduct yourself online, even in the face of difficult situations.
    Please watch the video below. You will be asked to answer a number of questions after the video has ended.

  • 4. 

    What guidelines can you follow to create a strong password?

    • A.

      Use complex and extremely long numeric series

    • B.

      Use a combination of letters, symbols and numbers, and make it 8-9 characters long

    • C.

      Use random letters and numbers

    • D.

      Use a difficult word from the dictionary

    Correct Answer
    B. Use a combination of letters, symbols and numbers, and make it 8-9 characters long
    Explanation
    Correct Answer: Use a combination of letters, symbols and numbers, and make it 8-9 characters long

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  • 5. 

    Now that you are a password expert, choose the strongest password from this list:

    • A.

      Football123

    • B.

      ImA@SF#11

    • C.

      Uhuo$

    • D.

      25041990

    Correct Answer
    B. ImA@SF#11
    Explanation
    Correct Answer: ImA@SF#11
    This has a mixture of numbers, letters and characters

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  • 6. 

    Strong passwords can be difficult to remember—what can you do to make them easier to remember? Check all that apply:

    • A.

      Create a passphrase

    • B.

      Write down your passwords on a piece of paper and store it in a safe place

    • C.

      Send yourself an email with your login information

    Correct Answer
    A. Create a passphrase
    Explanation
    Correct Answer: Create a passphrase. This helps you remember your password

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  • 7. 

    When choosing a new password, what’s the best advice you can follow?

    • A.

      Add a number or special character at the end of your old password

    • B.

      Pick something easy to remember such as your birthday or pet’s name

    • C.

      Choose the next consecutive number from your old password

    • D.

      Create a new and different passphrase that is easy for you to remember

    Correct Answer
    D. Create a new and different passphrase that is easy for you to remember
    Explanation
    Correct Answer: Create a new and different passphrase that is easy for you to remember. Never use old passwords.

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  • 8. 

    What is two-factor authentication? Check all that apply:

    • A.

      An extra layer of security for your account

    • B.

      A security method that requires two steps to log into your account

    • C.

      An encryption method

    • D.

      A service to store and share passwords safely

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. An extra layer of security for your account
    B. A security method that requires two steps to log into your account
    Explanation
    Correct Answers: An extra layer of security for your account & A security method that requires two steps to log into your account. This makes it difficult for someone to hack your account.

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  • 9. 

    Which of the following actions can help you protect your mobile device? Check all that apply:

    • A.

      Lock the screen with a strong PIN or pattern

    • B.

      Install system updates when available

    • C.

      Click on websites that tell you that your phone is infected

    • D.

      Never connect to a Wi-Fi network outside your home

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. Lock the screen with a strong PIN or pattern
    B. Install system updates when available
    Explanation
    Correct Answers: Lock the screen with a strong PIN or pattern and Install system updates when available

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  • 10. 

    How can you avoid unwanted or potentially dangerous downloads? Check all that apply:

    • A.

      Download from reputable sources, like the official app store on their phone

    • B.

      Check the size of the file that they want to download

    • C.

      Check the reviews and comments from other users before downloading an app

    • D.

      Do not click on ads or websites that claim that the phone is infected

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. Download from reputable sources, like the official app store on their phone
    C. Check the reviews and comments from other users before downloading an app
    D. Do not click on ads or websites that claim that the phone is infected
    Explanation
    Correct Answers: Do not click on ads or websites that claim that the phone is infected, Check the reviews and comments from other users before downloading an app and Download from reputable sources, like the official app store on their phone

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  • 11. 

     What should you not do when connected to a public WiFi network?

    • A.

      Entering username and password, for example to log into email or social network account

    • B.

      Online banking

    • C.

      Entering credit card details

    • D.

      All of the above

    Correct Answer
    D. All of the above
    Explanation
    Correct Answer: You should avoid doing all of the above on a public WIFI network.

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  • 12. 

    What’s the risk of entering or sending personal information when connected to a network they do not know or trust?

    • A.

      Nothing can go wrong

    • B.

      Personal information can be intercepted

    Correct Answer
    B. Personal information can be intercepted
    Explanation
    Correct Answer: Personal information can be intercepted

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  • 13. 

    When is it important for you to remember to log out of your account?

    • A.

      After using a public computer at the library

    • B.

      After borrowing someone else’s device, e.g., a friend’s tablet

    • C.

      After using a public WiFi network

    • D.

      All of the above

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. After using a public computer at the library
    B. After borrowing someone else’s device, e.g., a friend’s tablet
    Explanation
    Correct Answer: If you are not on your own device you should always log out of your account when finished.

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  • 14. 

    You may have come across social media posts like the one above. What sort of information could you possibly gather from it? Check all that apply:

    • A.

      The name of the person posting

    • B.

      How old the person posting is

    • C.

      Where the person was 3 days ago

    • D.

      Whether the person likes ice-cream

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. The name of the person posting
    C. Where the person was 3 days ago
    Explanation
    Correct Answer: The post could tell you the name of the poster and where they were when they posted.

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  • 15. 

     Looking through all the photos posted on an individual’s social media account in the last two years, it seems most photos set in a kitchen were tagged with the same address. However, posts in the last few days show tourist attractions in a different country. What can someone with bad intentions infer from this profile? Check all that apply:

    • A.

      How many siblings the person has

    • B.

      Where the person possibly lives

    • C.

      That the person is not home right now, and the apartment might be vacant

    • D.

      Where the person was born

    Correct Answer(s)
    B. Where the person possibly lives
    C. That the person is not home right now, and the apartment might be vacant
    Explanation
    Correct Answer: Depending on a posters location you may be able to see where they live and if they are home or not.

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  • 16. 

    You discover that some of your peers are making fun of a new student who joined class only last week. What can you do to be an upstander? Check all that apply:

    • A.

      Encourage other students to stand up against bullying, even if it is happening to others and not to themselves

    • B.

      Let the students involved know that what they’re doing is hurtful and isn’t cool

    • C.

      If necessary, let teachers and the parents of the new student know so that they can continue to monitor and support the student

    • D.

      Wait for a week or two to see if the situation gets better before taking any action

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. Encourage other students to stand up against bullying, even if it is happening to others and not to themselves
    B. Let the students involved know that what they’re doing is hurtful and isn’t cool
    C. If necessary, let teachers and the parents of the new student know so that they can continue to monitor and support the student
    Explanation
    Correct Answer: Young people always need an adult to help sort out bullying. If you don’t get help by telling a parent or teacher, it will just get worse.

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  • 17. 

    What practical steps can you take to protect your privacy while participating in online communities? Check all that apply:

    • A.

      Avoid online communities altogether.

    • B.

      Ensure that you know how to set your privacy settings to a level you are comfortable with.

    • C.

      Intentionally set permissions on your posts so that only people you choose can view your posts.

    • D.

      Do not share any private information with people, especially people you do not know.

    • E.

      Always talk to your parents or guardians about the online communities before you join them

    Correct Answer(s)
    B. Ensure that you know how to set your privacy settings to a level you are comfortable with.
    C. Intentionally set permissions on your posts so that only people you choose can view your posts.
    D. Do not share any private information with people, especially people you do not know.
    E. Always talk to your parents or guardians about the online communities before you join them
    Explanation
    Correct Answer: It's important that your parents / guardians know about the online communities you are part of. Never reveal private information to strangers online. Ensure your privacy settings are set at the highest level.

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