# Got Media Smarts 2015- Digital Life 102

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Directions Complete this quiz on your own. The questions are difficult, so just make your best guess or estimate for each one. Then discuss which answers surprised you the most, and which answers were the closest to or farthest from your own experiences with digital media.

• 1.

### What percentage of teens ages 12 to 17 say they have been in a car with  the driver texting? (Pew Internet & Life, 2009)

• A.

10 percent

• B.

18 percent

• C.

28 percent

• D.

48 percent

D. 48 percent
Explanation
According to a study conducted by Pew Internet & Life in 2009, 48 percent of teens between the ages of 12 to 17 reported that they have been in a car with a driver who was texting. This suggests that nearly half of teenagers have experienced this dangerous behavior firsthand, highlighting the prevalence of distracted driving among young drivers.

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• 2.

### About how many teens that have cell phones sleep with them on or near  their beds? (Pew Internet and American Life, 2010)

• A.

One out of five

• B.

Two out of five

• C.

Three out of five

• D.

Four out of five

D. Four out of five
Explanation
Four out of five teens that have cell phones sleep with them on or near their beds. This statistic is based on a study conducted by Pew Internet and American Life in 2010. It indicates that a significant majority of teenagers keep their cell phones close to them while they sleep.

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• 3.

### One-third of kids ages 12 to 17 send more than _______ texts each day.  (Pew Internet and American Life, 2010)

• A.

25

• B.

50

• C.

75

• D.

100

D. 100
Explanation
According to a study conducted by Pew Internet and American Life in 2010, one-third of kids between the ages of 12 to 17 send more than 100 texts each day. This suggests that a significant portion of teenagers are highly active in texting, indicating the prevalence of mobile communication among this age group.

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• 4.

• A.

• B.

• C.

Wikipedia

• D.

Explanation
As of May 2013, the most visited website was Facebook. This can be inferred from the information provided in the given link, which states that Facebook was the most visited website during that time period.

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• 5.

### As of March 2010, approximately how many hours of video are uploaded  to YouTube each minute? (Mashable.com, 2010: http://mashable.com/2010/03/17/youtube-24-hours/)

• A.

12

• B.

16

• C.

20

• D.

24

D. 24
Explanation
According to the given source from Mashable.com in 2010, approximately 24 hours of video were uploaded to YouTube each minute as of March 2010.

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• 6.

### Four in ten students in grades 7 to 12 say they do which type of media  activity the most? (Kaiser, 2010)

• A.

Listening to music

• B.

Using the computer (separate from listening to music)

• C.

Watching TV

• D.

Texting

A. Listening to music
Explanation
According to the given information, four out of every ten students in grades 7 to 12 say that they engage in listening to music the most. This suggests that listening to music is the most popular media activity among these students, surpassing activities such as using the computer, watching TV, and texting.

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• 7.

### How many users did Facebook have as of April 2013? (http://expandedramblings.com/index.php/resource-how-many-people-use-the-top-social-media/)

• A.

250 Million

• B.

500 Million

• C.

750 Million

• D.

1 Billion

D. 1 Billion
Explanation
As of April 2013, Facebook had 1 billion users. This information is based on the provided resource, which states that Facebook had 1 billion monthly active users as of October 2012. Since the question does not specify a specific month in April 2013, it can be assumed that the number of users remained the same.

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• 8.

### What percentage of kids ages 11 to 18 say they sometimes feel like a  different person online than off? (Kidscape, 2011)

• A.

None

• B.

One-quarter

• C.

One-third

• D.

One-half

D. One-half
Explanation
According to Kidscape (2011), the correct answer is one-half. This means that 50% of kids ages 11 to 18 say they sometimes feel like a different person online than off. This suggests that a significant portion of young people experience a disconnect between their online and offline identities.

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• 9.

### What percentage of teens have made creations online (e.g., artwork,  photos, stories, videos)? (Pew Internet & American Life Project, 2007)

• A.

One-quarter

• B.

One-third

• C.

One-half

• D.

Two-thirds

D. Two-thirds
Explanation
According to the Pew Internet & American Life Project in 2007, two-thirds of teens have made creations online such as artwork, photos, stories, and videos. This means that a significant majority of teenagers were actively engaged in creating and sharing content on the internet during that time.

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• 10.

### What percentage of teens on social networks say they use privacy  settings to protect their information? (Common Sense Media, 2010)

• A.

One out of five

• B.

Two out of five

• C.

Three out of five

• D.

Four out of five

D. Four out of five
Explanation
Four out of five teens on social networks say they use privacy settings to protect their information. This means that a majority of teens are aware of the importance of safeguarding their personal information and take steps to control who can access it. This finding suggests that many teens are proactive in managing their online privacy and are conscious of the potential risks associated with sharing personal information on social media platforms.

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• 11.

### What percentage of teens ages 15 to 18 believe their friends share too  much information online? (Common Sense Media, 2010)

• A.

20 percent

• B.

40 percent

• C.

60 percent

• D.

80 percent

D. 80 percent
Explanation
According to Common Sense Media's study in 2010, a significant number of teens aged 15 to 18 believed that their friends share too much information online. The correct answer of 80 percent suggests that a majority of teens in this age group felt that their peers were oversharing personal information on the internet.

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• 12.

### What is included in your digital footprint?

• A.

All of the information about a person that can be found online

• B.

Software that measures the depth of one’s footsteps

• C.

The information about you in FBI files

• D.

A record of your online searches

A. All of the information about a person that can be found online
Explanation
The correct answer is "All of the information about a person that can be found online." A digital footprint refers to the trail of data and information that individuals leave behind while using the internet. It includes all the information that can be found online about a person, such as social media profiles, online posts, comments, photos, search history, and any other digital activities. This information can be accessed by others and can have an impact on one's reputation and privacy.

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• 13.

### What percentage of teens describe themselves as addicted to their cellphones?

• A.

11%

• B.

27%

• C.

41%

• D.

63%

C. 41%
Explanation
Also, 21% of students want their parents to be less addicted to the cell phones and other devices.

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• 14.

### True or False. More teens say that social media makes them feel betterabout themselves than worse?

• A.

True

• B.

False

A. True
Explanation
Most teens- 80%- actually say social media doesn't make much difference.
15% positive effect
4% negative effect and feel worse about themselves

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• 15.

### What does digital citizenship mean?

• A.

Any information about you on the internet.

• B.

An online membership.

• C.

Not giving credit to someone else's work.

• D.

Using digital media safely, responsibly, and respectfully.

D. Using digital media safely, responsibly, and respectfully.
Explanation
Digital citizenship refers to the responsible and ethical use of digital media. It encompasses understanding how to navigate the online world safely, protecting personal information, and being respectful towards others in online interactions. This involves being aware of online risks, such as cyberbullying and identity theft, and taking appropriate measures to ensure one's own safety and the safety of others. It also includes respecting intellectual property rights and giving credit to the original creators of digital content. Overall, digital citizenship promotes responsible and respectful behavior in the digital realm.

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• 16.

### Which is an example of digital media?

• A.

Computers

• B.

Social Network Sites

• C.

Video Games

• D.

All of the Above

D. All of the Above
Explanation
All of the options listed are examples of digital media. Computers are devices that enable the creation, storage, and access of digital media. Social network sites are online platforms where users can share and interact with digital content such as photos, videos, and messages. Video games are interactive digital media that can be played on computers and other gaming devices. Therefore, all three options fall under the category of digital media, making "All of the Above" the correct answer.

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