Internet Safety, Security And Effective Use

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Internet Safety Quizzes & Trivia

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following would NOT pose a security risk
    • A. 

      Word Documents

    • B. 

      Music Files

    • C. 

      Program Files

    • D. 

      Applications

  • 2. 
    Which of the following is an example of the type of soft/hardware your computer should have in order to protect itself from attack.
    • A. 

      Firefox

    • B. 

      Spyware

    • C. 

      OS Updates

  • 3. 
    What is a virus?
    • A. 

      A program that causes damage to your machine

    • B. 

      A program that slows your computer down

    • C. 

      A program that attempts to copy itself to yours and other machines

    • D. 

      A program that deletes programs

  • 4. 
    Which of these is an anti-virus program?
    • A. 

      AVE

    • B. 

      Kasparovsky

    • C. 

      Norton

    • D. 

      Treding Macro

  • 5. 
    What is a firewall designed to do?
    • A. 

      To stop people from accessing the internet

    • B. 

      To allow only emails through

    • C. 

      Stopping viruses

    • D. 

      Only allowing selected things in and out

  • 6. 
    What is spyware?
    • A. 

      A program that monitors all your actions

    • B. 

      A program the sends data back to a third party

    • C. 

      A program the installs other applications

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 7. 
    Name an operating system that's not Windows
    • A. 

      Linus

    • B. 

      Torvalds 5000

    • C. 

      Apple OS Y

    • D. 

      Linux

  • 8. 
    Which if the following is key to staying safe online
    • A. 

      Ensuring amazon is up to date

    • B. 

      Installing and maintining a good CC Application

    • C. 

      Running the operating system update regularly

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 9. 
    Which of the following is the best browser?
    • A. 

      Internet Explorer 9

    • B. 

      Safari

    • C. 

      Firefox

    • D. 

      Chrome

    • E. 

      Opera

    • F. 

      Errrrrm, there is no best browser?

  • 10. 
    What are the 3 Rs
    • A. 

      Risk Reasonableness and Responsibility

    • B. 

      Risk Rewards and Response

    • C. 

      Responsibility Risk and Reputation

  • 11. 
    What kind of details are easily discoverable by a webmaster?
    • A. 

      Your address

    • B. 

      Your name

    • C. 

      The area you live

    • D. 

      Your phone number

  • 12. 
    What type of internet technology does Opera Turbo use?
    • A. 

      Proxy server

    • B. 

      Poxy server

    • C. 

      ADSL

    • D. 

      Dial-up

  • 13. 
    What is the problem with using proxy servers?
    • A. 

      Your search results are forwarded on

    • B. 

      The proxy server gets access to your machine

    • C. 

      Only criminals use proxy servers

    • D. 

      Your IP address can be forwarded on

  • 14. 
    What is a noise search?
    • A. 

      When you look for pop music

    • B. 

      When you mix genuine and false search terms

    • C. 

      When you carry out a lot of searches at one time

    • D. 

      When you don't know what you are looking for

  • 15. 
    What is one of the problems with using web archives?
    • A. 

      They can produce unusual requests from the host website

    • B. 

      Its slower than looking at the actual website

    • C. 

      It is technically illegal to look at web archives

  • 16. 
    What are plug-ins?
    • A. 

      An air freshener that you put into an electrical outlet

    • B. 

      A form of anti-virus software

    • C. 

      A way of increasing your internet speed

    • D. 

      A series of additions to your web browser

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