Basic Netiquette Rules: Quiz!

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Basic Netiquette Rules: Quiz!

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Netiquette is short for:
    • A. 

      Network education terminology

    • B. 

      Internet inequities

    • C. 

      Internet etiquette

    • D. 

      Necessary teaching etiquette

  • 2. 
    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

  • 3. 
    All e-mail should be answered:
    • A. 

      As quickly as possible

    • B. 

      After waiting several days

    • C. 

      When the opportunity arises

    • D. 

      After an appropriate interval

  • 4. 
    Typing an e-mail message in all capitals means:
    • A. 

      Nothing special

    • B. 

      You are shouting

    • C. 

      It's OK to forward this message to others

    • D. 

      This message is very important

  • 5. 
    It is OK to forward or post an e-mail message that  you have received if:
    • A. 

      It does not contain any copyright 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

  • 6. 
    Using "Smiley-faces" in a message is:
    • A. 

      Entirely acceptable

    • B. 

      Childish and should never be done

    • C. 

      Okay, but they should be used sparingly

  • 7. 
    A flame is:
    • A. 

      An expert programmer

    • B. 

      A person who consistently breaks the rules of Netiquette

    • C. 

      An online chain letter

    • D. 

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

  • 8. 
    Chain letters sent via e-mail should be:
    • A. 

      Forwaded 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

  • 9. 
    You should worry about grammar and punctuation:
    • A. 

      All of the time

    • B. 

      Whenever you have the time to pay attention to it

    • C. 

      Only when you are sending a message to your classmates or instructor

    • D. 

      Only when you are sending a message to your friends

  • 10. 
    Spamming means:
    • A. 

      Posting a message that contains graphic descriptions of something really gross

    • B. 

      Spilling the juice of meat-byproducts into your keyboard

    • C. 

      Posting or e-mailing unsolicited advertising messages to a wide audience

    • D. 

      Sending in lines of nonsensical garbage in chat conversation

  • 11. 
    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. 

      News groups

    • C. 

      Bulletin boards

    • D. 

      Discussion forums

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 12. 
    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

  • 13. 
    The chat abbreviation "brb" stands for:
    • A. 

      Better run, bye

    • B. 

      Been really busy

    • C. 

      Be right back

    • D. 

      Boring, really boring

  • 14. 
    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

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