Basic Internet Safety Quiz

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Basic Internet Safety Quiz

The Internet has opened up a whole new world of opportunity for people of all ages. You can shop, plan a holiday, send pictures and videos to family and friends, chat with others and even study online. But the Internet has slew of risks associated with it, if safety precautions are not implemented. See how well do you know about basic Internet safety.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
     What is cyberbullying?
    • A. 

      Bullying on the playground, bus stop or public place.

    • B. 

      Bullying through emails, IM, websites, cell phone, etc.

    • C. 

      Physically hurting some who cannot stand up for themselves.

    • D. 

      Being nice to someone.

  • 2. 
    What are Proper Rules for the Internet called?
    • A. 

      Proper Rules for the Internet

    • B. 

      Internet Politeness

    • C. 

      Netiquette

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 3. 
    What is "grooming"?
    • A. 

      When someone buys you personal care products.

    • B. 

      When your dog licks your face.

    • C. 

      When someone tries to become your friend online.

    • D. 

      When someone threatens you online.

  • 4. 
    Who can you trust online?
    • A. 

      Someone you've spent a lot of time with in a chatroom.

    • B. 

      Someone you know well offline.

    • C. 

      Someone interested in you life and activities.

    • D. 

      Someone who knows your other cyber friends.

  • 5. 
    Birthday, school name, full name, phone number are all examples of:
    • A. 

      Too much online personal information.

    • B. 

      Good profile data.

    • C. 

      Fun facts to share while chatting

    • D. 

      None of the above.

  • 6. 
    What is "flaming"?
    • A. 

      When your computer overheats.

    • B. 

      Sending mean, nasty, and insulting messages to others on line.

    • C. 

      Online fights using electronic messaging.

    • D. 

      Pretending to be someone else online.

  • 7. 
    Which is the best way to protect yourself when on MySpace or Facebook?
    • A. 

      Be careful what you post online.

    • B. 

      On post lies about yourself.

    • C. 

      Use the privacy settings.

    • D. 

      Don't post pictures.

  • 8. 
    Which of the following personal information is okay to put online?
    • A. 

      Your full name

    • B. 

      Your school

    • C. 

      Your favorite food

    • D. 

      Your birthdate

    • E. 

      None of the above.

  • 9. 
    True or False: It is okay to download or print a single copy of copyright material for your own use.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Which of the following would provide the strongest password?
    • A. 

      Your birthdate

    • B. 

      A mix of letters, numbers or symbols.

    • C. 

      Your pet's name

    • D. 

      Your screen name

  • 11. 
    Facebook, MySpace, Twitter are examples of:
    • A. 

      SPAM

    • B. 

      Social Networking

    • C. 

      Cyberbullying

    • D. 

      Online predator havens

  • 12. 
    All of the following are things to do about a cyberbully EXCEPT:
    • A. 

      Talk to a trusted adult.

    • B. 

      Respond the the bully and make threats.

    • C. 

      Save the bully's messages.

    • D. 

      Don't respond.

  • 13. 
    Which of the following probably gives the most accurate data about "atoms"?
    • A. 

      Www.information.com

    • B. 

      Www.wextoncollege.edu/science/atoms

    • C. 

      Www.wikipedia.com

    • D. 

      Www.rassamuniversity.edu/~thomas

  • 14. 
    What things should you look for on a website to determine if the data is appropriate or accurate?
    • A. 

      Contributor or author's name.

    • B. 

      Date when data was updated.

    • C. 

      Email address

    • D. 

      All of the above.

  • 15. 
    Your parents (or you) have received an email from their (your) bank saying there is a problem with their (your) account. Instructions say to click on the link in the email, enter their (your) username and password to solve the problem. This is an example of:
    • A. 

      Good banking relations

    • B. 

      SPAM

    • C. 

      Phishing

    • D. 

      Cyberbullying

  • 16. 
    If you or someone else posts something about you online, it will probably go away:
    • A. 

      When you delete it.

    • B. 

      When someone else deletes it.

    • C. 

      In 6 months

    • D. 

      In one year

    • E. 

      Never

  • 17. 
    What is SPAM?
    • A. 

      An advertisement.

    • B. 

      Unwanted email.

    • C. 

      An invitation to join the "Special People And Members" club.

    • D. 

      Cyberbullying

  • 18. 
    How should you stop communicating with someone online?Click all the apply.
    • A. 

      The person asks for personal information.

    • B. 

      The person asks to meet in person.

    • C. 

      The person asks you to keep secrets.

    • D. 

      The person asks you who your favorite musician is.

    • E. 

      The person sends you inappropriate pictures or messages.

  • 19. 
    What per cent of teenagers report they have been contacted by a potential predator?
    • A. 

      10

    • B. 

      20

    • C. 

      30

    • D. 

      40

    • E. 

      50

  • 20. 
    Who are the most likely targets of on line predators?
    • A. 

      Teenage boys

    • B. 

      Teenage girls

    • C. 

      Pre teen boys

    • D. 

      Pre teen girls