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  • 1. 

    What should you do when you feel something is wrong?

    • A.

      Tell your dog.

    • B.

      Tell your best friend.

    • C.

      Write about it in your diary or blog.

    • D.

      Tell any trusted adult

    Correct Answer
    D. Tell any trusted adult
    Explanation
    When you feel something is wrong, it is important to reach out to a trusted adult. This could be a parent, teacher, counselor, or any responsible adult who can provide guidance and support. Sharing your concerns with someone you trust can help you navigate the situation, seek advice, and potentially find a solution. Trusted adults can offer reassurance, validate your feelings, and provide the necessary help or resources to address the issue effectively.

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  • 2. 

    What percentage of kids 10-17 years old are posting personal information online?

    • A.

      43%

    • B.

      53%

    • C.

      25%

    • D.

      56%

    Correct Answer
    D. 56%
    Explanation
    According to the given answer, 56% of kids between the ages of 10-17 are posting personal information online. This suggests that a majority of children in this age group are sharing their personal information on the internet, which can have potential privacy and security risks. It is important for parents and guardians to educate and monitor children about the potential dangers of sharing personal information online.

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  • 3. 

    What percentage of 10-17 year olds are interacting with people they have not met in real life

    • A.

      33%

    • B.

      43%

    • C.

      53%

    • D.

      56%

    • E.

      50%

    Correct Answer
    C. 53%
    Explanation
    53% of 10-17 year olds are interacting with people they have not met in real life. This suggests that a significant portion of young people are engaging in online interactions with strangers. This could be due to the rise of social media platforms and online gaming, where it is common to connect with people who have not been met in person. It is important for parents and guardians to be aware of this trend and ensure that young people are practicing safe online behavior and are aware of the potential risks associated with interacting with strangers online.

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  • 4. 

    To be safe, delete anything and everything that may be considered bullying.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The statement suggests that deleting anything that may be considered bullying is a safe approach. However, this is not entirely true. While it is important to address and prevent bullying, simply deleting everything that may be considered bullying may not be the most effective solution. It is crucial to have open communication and dialogue to understand the context and intent behind certain statements or actions. Additionally, educating individuals about the impact of their behavior and promoting empathy can be more beneficial in addressing bullying.

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  • 5. 

    The basics of online safety is all about...

    • A.

      Being cautious

    • B.

      Respect

    • C.

      Being informed

    • D.

      Following the rules

    • E.

      All of these

    Correct Answer
    E. All of these
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "all of these" because the basics of online safety encompass multiple aspects. Being cautious involves being aware of potential risks and taking necessary precautions. Respect involves treating others online with kindness and empathy. Being informed means staying updated about the latest online threats and knowing how to protect oneself. Following the rules refers to adhering to guidelines and regulations set for online behavior. Therefore, all of these factors contribute to ensuring online safety.

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  • 6. 

    Spam

    • A.

      Was first sent by email in 1978 by a dentist

    • B.

      Means "spiced ham"

    • C.

      Was a meat for soldiers' lunchboxes

    • D.

      All of these

    Correct Answer
    D. All of these
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "all of these" because each statement is true. Spam was indeed first sent by email in 1978 by a dentist, it is also a term that refers to "spiced ham," and it was originally a meat product used in soldiers' lunchboxes.

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  • 7. 

    Some pictures should be edited before posting online.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    It is important to edit some pictures before posting them online to ensure their quality and enhance their visual appeal. Editing can involve adjusting brightness, contrast, colors, cropping, or removing any imperfections. This helps to present the best version of the picture and make it more engaging for viewers. Additionally, editing can also help protect privacy by blurring or removing sensitive information from the image. Therefore, the statement "Some pictures should be edited before posting online" is true.

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  • 8. 

    Predators like to ...

    • A.

      Get you to talk about things you'd normally not share

    • B.

      Make you believe you can only turn to them

    • C.

      Collect all the information you give them

    • D.

      All of the above.

    • E.

      A and B

    Correct Answer
    D. All of the above.
    Explanation
    Predators like to engage in manipulative tactics to exploit their victims. They aim to make you divulge personal information that you would typically keep private, thereby gaining power over you. Additionally, they strive to create a sense of dependency, making you believe that they are the only ones you can trust or rely on. Ultimately, predators collect all the information you provide them, using it to their advantage. Therefore, the correct answer is "All of the above."

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  • 9. 

    Percentage of youth who have been cyberbullied

    • A.

      33%

    • B.

      43%

    • C.

      53%

    • D.

      56%

    Correct Answer
    A. 33%
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 33% because it is the lowest percentage among the given options. This suggests that a smaller proportion of youth have experienced cyberbullying compared to the other options.

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  • 10. 

    Percentage of youth that are posting personal information online.

    • A.

      56%

    • B.

      50%

    • C.

      43%

    • D.

      39%

    Correct Answer
    A. 56%
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 56%. This suggests that a significant majority of young people are posting personal information online. This could be attributed to various factors such as the rise of social media platforms and the increasing reliance on technology for communication and self-expression. It is crucial for individuals to be mindful of the potential risks and consequences associated with sharing personal information online.

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  • 11. 

    Percentage of boys that did not report having had an uncomfortable experience on the internet

    • A.

      29%

    • B.

      33%

    • C.

      49%

    • D.

      39%

    Correct Answer
    D. 39%
    Explanation
    39% is the correct answer because it represents the percentage of boys who did not report having had an uncomfortable experience on the internet. This means that out of all the boys surveyed, 39% of them did not have any negative experiences online.

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  • 12. 

    People might continue in an online relationship, even if they feel it could be dangerous because

    • A.

      They are bored with nothing else to do.

    • B.

      It's just the internet

    • C.

      They feel the other person really cares about them

    • D.

      They can always stop the relationship later

    • E.

      B and C

    Correct Answer
    E. B and C
    Explanation
    People might continue in an online relationship, even if they feel it could be dangerous because they feel the other person really cares about them and they can always stop the relationship later. The option B suggests that individuals may believe that since it is just an online relationship, it may not have real-life consequences or dangers. The option C implies that the person may be emotionally invested in the relationship and believes that the other person genuinely cares for them, which can make them overlook potential dangers.

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  • 13. 

    Online victimization happens to

    • A.

      Boys and girls

    • B.

      Elderly people

    • C.

      Everyone of all ages

    Correct Answer
    C. Everyone of all ages
    Explanation
    Online victimization can happen to anyone, regardless of their age or gender. Both boys and girls, as well as elderly people, are vulnerable to various forms of online victimization such as cyberbullying, online harassment, identity theft, and scams. The internet is accessible to people of all ages, making it possible for anyone to become a victim of online crimes or exploitation. Therefore, the correct answer is that online victimization can happen to everyone, regardless of their age.

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  • 14. 

    It comes down to whom to protect your online reputation?

    • A.

      My parents

    • B.

      ME!

    • C.

      My teachers

    • D.

      The technology department

    Correct Answer
    B. ME!
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "ME!" because ultimately, individuals are responsible for managing their own online reputation. While parents, teachers, and the technology department may provide guidance and support, it is up to each person to make decisions about what they share online, how they interact with others, and how they present themselves. Taking ownership of one's online reputation is crucial in maintaining a positive and professional digital presence.

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  • 15. 

    Information is power refers to what?

    • A.

      If you give yours up, anyone can control you.

    • B.

      Getting good grades to get into that college or career.

    • C.

      What you know about the other people is enough to be safe.

    • D.

      All of the above.

    • E.

      A and B

    Correct Answer
    E. A and B
    Explanation
    The phrase "Information is power" means that having knowledge and information gives a person an advantage and control over others. Giving up your information allows others to manipulate and control you. Getting good grades and having knowledge about others can both contribute to gaining power and control, hence the correct answer is A and B.

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  • 16. 

    In our review, we said that with the benefits of the internet come what?

    • A.

      Fun and games

    • B.

      Academic and social challenges

    • C.

      Bad and scary things

    • D.

      Risks and responsibilities

    Correct Answer
    D. Risks and responsibilities
    Explanation
    With the benefits of the internet, there also come risks and responsibilities. The internet provides a vast amount of information and opportunities, but it also exposes users to potential dangers such as cyberbullying, online scams, and privacy breaches. Additionally, individuals have a responsibility to use the internet responsibly, to protect their personal information, and to be aware of the potential consequences of their online actions.

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  • 17. 

    In class, who are the three people that we said should be respected?

    • A.

      Parents, others on the internet, yourself

    • B.

      Brothers, sisters and relatives

    • C.

      Friends, teachers, and principals

    • D.

      Everyone, everywhere

    • E.

      All of these

    Correct Answer
    A. Parents, others on the internet, yourself
    Explanation
    The correct answer is parents, others on the internet, and yourself. This answer suggests that there are three specific groups of people that should be respected: parents, as they are usually the primary caregivers and authority figures in a child's life; others on the internet, as they can provide valuable information and insights but should also be approached with caution and respect; and yourself, as self-respect is important for personal growth and well-being.

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  • 18. 

    Grooming

    • A.

      Is a must for proper hygiene

    • B.

      Is used to isolate you from family and friends

    • C.

      Creates an emotional connection

    • D.

      B and c

    Correct Answer
    D. B and c
    Explanation
    Grooming is a tactic used by manipulative individuals to isolate their victims from their support system, such as family and friends. By doing so, they can exert control and manipulate the victim more easily. Additionally, grooming also involves creating an emotional connection with the victim, which further strengthens the manipulator's hold over them. Therefore, the correct answer is "b and c".

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  • 19. 

    Fake online identity is called

    • A.

      Batman and Robin

    • B.

      Masquerading

    • C.

      Sock puppetry

    • D.

      Clowning

    Correct Answer
    C. Sock puppetry
    Explanation
    Sock puppetry refers to the act of creating a fake online identity to deceive or manipulate others. This term is commonly used to describe individuals who use multiple accounts or personas to artificially boost their own reputation, spread misinformation, or harass others. It is a form of online deception where individuals hide behind the anonymity of their fake identities to engage in malicious activities. The term "sock puppetry" is often used in the context of online forums, social media platforms, and other online communities.

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  • 20. 

    Engaging in risky online behaviors could make you a target for

    • A.

      Predators

    • B.

      FBI and police

    • C.

      Cyber-bullies

    • D.

      A and C

    • E.

      All of the above

    Correct Answer
    D. A and C
    Explanation
    Engaging in risky online behaviors such as sharing personal information, interacting with strangers, or visiting suspicious websites can make you a target for predators who may try to exploit or harm you. Additionally, these behaviors can also make you a target for cyber-bullies who may harass or intimidate you online. Therefore, the correct answer is A and C, as engaging in risky online behaviors can make you a target for predators and cyber-bullies.

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  • 21. 

    "Time does not equal trust", refers to what?

    • A.

      Friends can't be trusted, online or in person, even after years.

    • B.

      Your family may love you, but they can't be trusted.

    • C.

      No matter how long you're communicating with someone online, you don't really know that person.

    • D.

      It takes more time to gain trust over the internet, so be patient, it will happen.

    Correct Answer
    C. No matter how long you're communicating with someone online, you don't really know that person.
    Explanation
    The phrase "Time does not equal trust" means that simply spending a long time communicating with someone online does not guarantee that you truly know that person or that they can be trusted. It implies that trust cannot be solely based on the duration of the online interaction, and that it takes more than just time to build trust over the internet.

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