How Safe Are You On The Internet?

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How Safe Are You On The Internet? - Quiz

A short 10 question quiz on how to use the internet and electronic communication devices maturely and safely. Topics include cyberbullying, the grooming process, internet safety and online predators.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Online fights using electronic messages with angry and vulgar language is called what?

    • A.

      Impersonation

    • B.

      Exclusion

    • C.

      Flaming

    • D.

      Being friendly

    • E.

      Equal treatment

    Correct Answer
    C. Flaming
    Explanation
    Flaming refers to the act of engaging in online fights using angry and vulgar language through electronic messages. This behavior is characterized by hostile and aggressive communication, often aimed at provoking or insulting others. It is a form of online harassment and can lead to a toxic and hostile online environment.

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  • 2. 

    Which one should you never do in a cyberbullying situation?

    • A.

      Block harmful messages

    • B.

      Tell a responsable adult

    • C.

      Respond to the messages in an angry way

    • D.

      Stop "IMing" or Texting

    Correct Answer
    C. Respond to the messages in an angry way
    Explanation
    In a cyberbullying situation, responding to the messages in an angry way is not advisable. This is because reacting with anger can escalate the situation further and give the bully satisfaction. It may also lead to further harassment and retaliation. It is important to remain calm and composed, block harmful messages, and inform a responsible adult who can help address the issue effectively. Additionally, it is recommended to stop engaging with the bully by stopping "IMing" or texting them.

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  • 3. 

    The process of desensitization that predators use on children to prepare and trick them into accepting sexual abuse is called:

    • A.

      Grooming Process

    • B.

      Stroking Processs

    • C.

      Reassuring Process

    • D.

      Cyberbullying Process

    • E.

      Filling Process

    Correct Answer
    A. Grooming Process
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Grooming Process. Grooming is the term used to describe the manipulative tactics employed by predators to gain the trust and cooperation of their victims, particularly children, in order to sexually abuse them. This process involves gradually desensitizing the child to inappropriate behavior, building a relationship of trust and dependency, and ultimately tricking them into accepting and participating in the abuse. It is important to be aware of the signs of grooming in order to protect children from potential predators.

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  • 4. 

    Parents can help protect their kids from internet predators by:

    • A.

      Buying them a new laptop

    • B.

      Talking about internet safety with them

    • C.

      Giving them a new car

    • D.

      Making a pizza for dinner

    • E.

      Treating everyone in the family to a trip to an amusement park.

    Correct Answer
    B. Talking about internet safety with them
    Explanation
    Talking about internet safety with kids is an effective way for parents to protect them from internet predators. By discussing the potential dangers of the internet and teaching them about safe online practices, parents can empower their kids to make informed decisions and avoid risky situations. This open communication allows parents to establish trust and provide guidance, ensuring that their children are equipped to navigate the online world safely.

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  • 5. 

    Harry has been the victim of a large group of cyberbullies. He has been ignoring their messages but now they have set up a website mocking him. Harry should...

    • A.

      Go to the mall and buy an Mp3 player.

    • B.

      Turn off his computer.

    • C.

      Drop out of school.

    • D.

      Tell a responsible adult.

    • E.

      Find a good book to read.

    Correct Answer
    D. Tell a responsible adult.
    Explanation
    Harry should tell a responsible adult because cyberbullying can have serious emotional and psychological effects on the victim. By informing a trusted adult, they can provide support and guidance on how to handle the situation effectively. Ignoring the messages and turning off the computer may not solve the issue, while dropping out of school or finding a book to read are not appropriate solutions to address cyberbullying.

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  • 6. 

    Which screenname is the most dangerous for a child to have?

    • A.

      Preetylittlesweatheart1232

    • B.

      Carrie93_PA

    • C.

      Soccerstar19

    • D.

      Candygal

    Correct Answer
    B. Carrie93_PA
    Explanation
    The screenname "Carrie93_PA" is the most dangerous for a child to have because it includes personal information such as the name "Carrie" and the state abbreviation "PA," which could potentially make the child identifiable and expose them to potential predators or online harassment.

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  • 7. 

    _______ of 6-11 year olds have been cyberbullied.

    • A.

      17%

    • B.

      36%

    Correct Answer
    A. 17%
    Explanation
    36% of 12-17 year olds have been cyberbullied.

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