It Awareness Quiz

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Awareness Quizzes & Trivia

This is a follow-up to the IT lessons that have been featured this week on Genie. Complete the quiz to be entered into a drawing for a £10 Marks and Spencer voucher.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of these passwords is the most secure?
    • A. 

      Password

    • B. 

      Arsenal

    • C. 

      F002Ball

  • 2. 
    For how long is it OK to leave your PC unlocked and unattended?
    • A. 

      Doesn't matter, I don't have any sensitive information on my PC and don't have access to any important business systems either

    • B. 

      About an hour

    • C. 

      Never, I always lock it even if I'm away for just a few minutes

  • 3. 
    • A. 

      The 'from' address looks suspicious

    • B. 

      It asks you to do something you wouldn't otherwise do, such as respond with your username, full password and credit card details

    • C. 

      You weren't expecting an email from the company that sent it

  • 4. 
    How do you lock your PC?
    • A. 

      Hold down the Ctrl and Alt keys and then press the Delete key, then click the "Lock Computer" button

    • B. 

      Use a key that fits in the computer under my desk

    • C. 

      Switch off the screen and leave the computer running

  • 5. 
    • A. 

      The website address

    • B. 

      It looks less professional than you expect

    • C. 

      It's impossible for most people to spot a well-designed fake website

  • 6. 
    When I see someone I don't recognise working at a desk nearby, I usually...
    • A. 

      Ignore them, they're probably an external consultant carrying out an important task and I don't want to disturb them

    • B. 

      Say "hello" and introduce myself, find out who they are and what they're doing. You never know...

    • C. 

      Say "hello" and ask them if there's anything they need from me by the way of additional information, documents, etc.

  • 7. 
    What is spyware?
    • A. 

      It makes downloading images from emails safe

    • B. 

      A virus-like software that sends your private data to crooks

    • C. 

      Hidden web cameras or close circuit TV cameras

  • 8. 
    When I see someone I don't recognise following me through the main doors without a Group ID / door swipe, I usually...
    • A. 

      Smile and hold the door for them, especially if they are struggling with heavy bags

    • B. 

      Say "hello" and politely ask them if they're a visitor - I can then direct them to reception where they can be properly assisted

    • C. 

      Quickly shut the door behind me before they get a chance to sneak in!

  • 9. 
    What does a firewall do?
    • A. 

      It removes viruses from your computer

    • B. 

      It makes sure that any peripherals (hardware, printers, etc.) that you plug into your computer do not damage it

    • C. 

      It prevents outsiders from connecting to your computer over the internet

  • 10. 
    • A. 

      When they've called me to tell me about some changes they're making - they're always changing things!

    • B. 

      Usually by email - it's quicker than making phone calls and we can reply when it's most convenient for us

    • C. 

      They would never need to ask for that information - they've already got it and if necessary can change it to something else

  • 11. 
    Who is responsible for making sure your computer is safe online?
    • A. 

      My internet service provider

    • B. 

      The people who made it

    • C. 

      Me