Basic Netiquette Rules Quiz

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Are you ready for this basic netiquette rules quiz? Netiquette is made from the two words net and etiquette. Netiquette thus means the rules of conduct for respectful, ethical, and appropriate communication on the internet. Netiquette is often referred to or understood as etiquette for the internet. These are not legally binding rules, but these are the recommended rules of etiquette. Let's find out how much you know about it with the quiz below.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Knowing Netiquette will help you to:
    • A. 

      Get along better with your friends.

    • B. 

      Avoid offensive online behavior.

    • C. 

      Navigate the Internet

    • D. 

      Do better on exams

  • 2. 
    All e-mails should be answered:
    • A. 

      As quickly as possible

    • B. 

      After waiting several days

    • C. 

      When the opportunity arises

    • D. 

      After an appropriate interval

  • 3. 
    It is OK to forward or post an e-mail message that  you have received if:
    • A. 

      It does not contain any copyrighted material.

    • B. 

      The author of the message has given you permission to forward or post it.

    • C. 

      The message is typed in all capitals.

    • D. 

      The author of the message has not marked it as confidential.

  • 4. 
    Chain letters sent via e-mail should be:
    • A. 

      Forwarded to as many people as possible if they contain information about computer viruses

    • B. 

      Discarded the way you do paper junk mail

    • C. 

      Forwarded to just your friends

    • D. 

      Checked for authenticity and then forwarded

  • 5. 
    The previous questions centered on e-mail. Other places where you communicate using the Internet that these guidelines might apply are:
    • A. 

      List Servs

    • B. 

      Newsgroups

    • C. 

      Bulletin boards

    • D. 

      Discussion forums

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 6. 
    Scrolling the screen (posting a multi-line message for the sole purpose of filling the screen) in a chatroom is OK when:
    • A. 

      No one has said anything for 60 seconds.

    • B. 

      You need to get your fellow chatter's attention.

    • C. 

      It is never OK to scroll the chat screen.

    • D. 

      You are bored by the "conversation," and you want to liven things up.

  • 7. 
    The chat abbreviation "brb" stands for:
    • A. 

      Better run, bye

    • B. 

      Been really busy

    • C. 

      Be right back

    • D. 

      Boring, really boring

  • 8. 
    Netiquette is shortened for:
    • A. 

      Network education terminology

    • B. 

      Internet inequities

    • C. 

      Internet etiquette

    • D. 

      Necessary teaching etiquette

  • 9. 
    The golden rule of Netiquette is:
    • A. 

      Remember the human

    • B. 

      Never flame a friend.

    • C. 

      Follow all the other rules of Netiquette.

    • D. 

      A smiley in every message

  • 10. 
    Netiquette is also written as _________.
    • A. 

      NTO

    • B. 

      NTI

    • C. 

      NTT

    • D. 

      None of these

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