Ultimate Netiquette Quiz! Trivia Questions

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  • 1. 
    What is netiquette?
    • A. 

      A type of women's clothing

    • B. 

      Internet etiquette

    • C. 

      A made-up word placed in the dictionary last year

    • D. 

      I have no idea

  • 2. 
    Jamal is an Internet expert. He reads a question from a newcomer in an online discussion group. For him, the answer is quite easy, but the "newbie" is having trouble. Which is the best thing for Jamal's post?
    • A. 

      "Go to some other discussion group for newbies like you!"

    • B. 

      "I know the answer and can help you out."

    • C. 

      "Do you know about Google? You can search for the answer by yourself. "

    • D. 

      " Hey newbie! Can't you read a book? Don't ask such a dumb question!"

  • 3. 
    Erika got an email from her friend. It was very funny and didn't contain anything personal. Erika wants to send a funny story to her other friends. Which is the most appropriate way?
    • A. 

      She can forward the email to others without asking her friend

    • B. 

      She can copy and paste the email to her blog without her friend's permission

    • C. 

      She can share the email with others if her friend gives her permission first

    • D. 

      She cannot do this at all

  • 4. 
    Alexi wants to post a comment to an online message board. She really wants to emphasize her opinion. Which is the worst way to do this?
    • A. 

      Use ALL UPPER CASE LETTERS.

    • B. 

      Use*(asterisks)*, like *this is my suggestion.*

    • C. 

      Use _(underscore), like this_is_my_suggestion.

    • D. 

      Use =(equal sign), like =this is my suggestion.=

  • 5. 
    Emotion icons, or "Emoticons" can be a fun and interesting way to show your facial expressions in Cyberspace. :-) and :) mean you are smiling or happy. :-( and :( means you are sad. What does :-D?
    • A. 

      Shouting

    • B. 

      Yelling

    • C. 

      Laughing

    • D. 

      Wow! or Uh oh!

  • 6. 
    Carlo got an email from his Internet provider. It says, "If you don't forward this email in 20 people within 24 hours, your account will be terminated." What should he NOT do?
    • A. 

      He should delete the email.

    • B. 

      He should forward the email to 20 people as it says

    • C. 

      He should reply to the sender and ask for details

    • D. 

      He should ignore the email.

  • 7. 
    Dana wants to ask a question about her new digital camera on a discussion board. Which is the best way to phrases her question?
    • A. 

      Hello, I'm Dana. I really love taking pictures! I just bought a digital camera yesterday. I'm so excited! I took my picture, but now I can't download them to my computer. I don't understand why. I thought it would be easy. Can you help me?

    • B. 

      Hello, I'd like to ask a question about downloading pictures from my digital camera. I read the manual carefully and followed the instruction, but I keep getting an error message when I plug the camera into my computer. Any suggestions?

    • C. 

      I can't download the pictures from my digital camera. Any suggestions?

    • D. 

      Hey, I have a problem with downloading pictures from this stupid new digital camera. Are any of you smart enough to help me?

  • 8. 
    Alan is really upset about his classmate, K.T. He is so mad that he wants to post mean comments about K.T. anonymously in an online message group. Should he do this?
    • A. 

      He should not do this. It is very rude and is cyber bullying.

    • B. 

      He can do this anonymously because no one will know who wrote the message.

    • C. 

      He can do this, he has freedom of speech so he can say whatever he wants to.

    • D. 

      He can do this if he gives his real name instead of posting anonymously.

  • 9. 
    Using acronyms in instant messages is a very easy and fast way to communicate in Cyberspace. LOL stands for Laugh Out Loud, and ASAP is As Soon As Possible. What does BRB stand for?
    • A. 

      Buy Right Bags.

    • B. 

      Big Red Ball.

    • C. 

      Be Right Back.

    • D. 

      Bring Real Bananas.

  • 10. 
    What is the "Golden Rule" of Netiquette
    • A. 

      Don't post it if you don't want the world to see it.

    • B. 

      Everything on the internet can be anonymous

    • C. 

      Do unto others online as you would have done to you

    • D. 

      The "cloud" is forever

  • 11. 
    Include a subject line...
    • A. 

      Only when you are writing an official memo.

    • B. 

      Only in personal memos.

    • C. 

      If the person you are sending it to requires one.

    • D. 

      In all e-mail messages.

  • 12. 
     The appropriate content for email messages includes  
    • A. 

      Anything you wouldn't mind having subpoenaed as part of a court proceeding.

    • B. 

      Anything you wouldn't mind seeing on the evening news.

    • C. 

      Anything you wouldn't mind your grandmother seeing.

    • D. 

      All of the above.

  • 13. 
    The phrase "lurk before you leap" means
    • A. 

      Send your post to the moderator via email before posting it to a discussion group.

    • B. 

      Make sure there isn't a host moderating the chat before you scroll the chat screen.

    • C. 

      Post test messages to several USENET newsgroups before posting a real message.

    • D. 

      Familiarize yourself with a discussion group before actively participating

  • 14. 
    A flame is
    • A. 

      A post or email message that expresses a strong opinion or criticism.

    • B. 

      An expert programmer.

    • C. 

      A person who consistently breaks the rules of Netiquette.

    • D. 

      An online chain letter.

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