Netiquette Basic Exam: Quiz

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Netiquette is using proper manners at the dinner table.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    Netiquette refers to the proper etiquette or manners that should be followed while communicating online, such as using appropriate language, being respectful, and avoiding spamming or trolling. It has no relation to using proper manners at the dinner table. Therefore, the statement "Netiquette is using proper manners at the dinner table" is false.

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  • 2. 

    When posting to my groups, it is okay for me to speak my mind, regardless of other group member's feelings. 

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    In a group setting, it is important to consider the feelings and perspectives of other group members. Speaking one's mind without regard for others' feelings can lead to conflict and hinder effective communication within the group. Therefore, it is not okay for an individual to speak their mind regardless of other group members' feelings.

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  • 3. 

    Writing in all CAPS  is considered shouting over the Internet.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Writing in all capital letters is considered shouting over the Internet because it is commonly perceived as aggressive and rude. When text is written in all caps, it gives the impression that the person is raising their voice or yelling. This can create a negative tone and make it difficult for others to interpret the intended message. To avoid misunderstandings and maintain online etiquette, it is generally recommended to use proper capitalization and avoid excessive use of capital letters.

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  • 4. 

    Only the person to whom you are chatting with can see the information you type in a chat room.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The given statement is false. In a chat room, the information you type is visible not only to the person you are chatting with but also to other participants in the chat room. This means that anyone who is present in the chat room can see the information that is being typed and shared by all participants. Therefore, it is important to be mindful of the information you share in a chat room to maintain privacy and security.

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  • 5. 

    If you receive a text or email from someone you don't know delete it without opening it. 

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    It is advised to delete text or email from unknown senders without opening them as they may contain malicious content or scams. Opening such messages can put your personal information at risk and potentially compromise your device's security. Therefore, it is recommended to exercise caution and delete any communication from unfamiliar sources to protect yourself from potential threats.

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  • 6. 

    You should never give out on the Internet your name, your age, and your address.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    It is important to never give out personal information such as your name, age, and address on the internet to protect your privacy and ensure your safety. Sharing this information can make you vulnerable to identity theft, online scams, and other malicious activities. Therefore, it is always recommended to be cautious and avoid sharing personal details online.

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  • 7. 

     If you get an embarrassing picture from someone you know you should send it on to other friends.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    Sending an embarrassing picture of someone to other friends is not the appropriate or respectful thing to do. It can be hurtful and damaging to the person's reputation and privacy. It is important to respect others' feelings and privacy by not sharing embarrassing pictures without their consent.

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  • 8. 

    The internet is secure.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The statement "The internet is secure" is false. The internet is not completely secure as there are various vulnerabilities and risks associated with it. Cyber attacks, data breaches, and unauthorized access are common threats on the internet. Users need to take precautions such as using strong passwords, enabling two-factor authentication, and using secure connections to ensure their online safety. Additionally, organizations and governments implement various security measures to protect their networks and data from cyber threats. Therefore, it is important to be cautious and take necessary security measures while using the internet.

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  • 9. 

     To express emotions that may be hard to do in writing you can use an emoji. 

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    An emoji is a visual representation of an emotion that can be used to enhance written communication. Emotions can sometimes be difficult to convey accurately through text alone, as tone and body language are missing. However, emojis provide a way to add emotional context to messages, making them more expressive and easier to understand. Therefore, it is true that using emojis can help express emotions that may be challenging to convey in writing.

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