Netiquette Rules Knowledge Test: Quiz!

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  • 1. 

    Why would you use a smiley?

    • A.

      To decorate a message.

    • B.

      To confuse the recipient.

    • C.

      To waste time.

    • D.

      To express emotion that might be hard to do in writing.

    Correct Answer
    D. To express emotion that might be hard to do in writing.
    Explanation
    A smiley is used to express emotion that might be hard to convey through writing. Emotions such as happiness, sarcasm, or playfulness can be easily conveyed using a smiley. It adds a visual element to the message, making it easier for the recipient to understand the intended emotion behind the text.

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  • 2. 

    WHAT IS WRONG WITH THIS SENTANCE.

    • A.

      Words are misspelled.

    • B.

      It looks like it's shouting.

    • C.

      It's not punctuated correctly.

    • D.

      All of the above.

    Correct Answer
    D. All of the above.
    Explanation
    The given sentence contains multiple errors. Firstly, there are misspelled words. Secondly, the sentence is written in all capital letters, giving the impression that it is shouting. Lastly, the sentence lacks proper punctuation. Therefore, the correct answer is "All of the above" as all the given options accurately identify the errors in the sentence.

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  • 3. 

    What is the purpose of using abbreviations?

    • A.

      They're funny.

    • B.

      To save keystrokes

    • C.

      They have no real purpose.

    • D.

      To appear illiterate.

    Correct Answer
    B. To save keystrokes
    Explanation
    The purpose of using abbreviations is to save keystrokes. Abbreviations allow for shorter and more efficient communication by condensing longer words or phrases into shorter forms. This can be particularly useful in written communication, such as texting or messaging, where brevity is often desired. By using abbreviations, individuals can convey their message more quickly and with fewer characters, saving time and effort in typing or writing.

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  • 4. 

    What should you avoid doing in chat rooms?

    • A.

      Posting your phone number.

    • B.

      Revealing financial information.

    • C.

      Posting your address.

    • D.

      All of the above.

    Correct Answer
    D. All of the above.
    Explanation
    In chat rooms, it is important to maintain privacy and protect personal information. Posting your phone number, revealing financial information, or posting your address can all lead to potential risks such as identity theft, harassment, or scams. Therefore, it is advisable to avoid doing any of these actions in chat rooms to ensure safety and security.

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  • 5. 

    Why should you be careful of what you post in online communications?

    • A.

      Your words or pictures may be saved and come back to haunt you.

    • B.

      You will be billed for it.

    • C.

      You might be wrong.

    • D.

      All of the above.

    Correct Answer
    A. Your words or pictures may be saved and come back to haunt you.
    Explanation
    When posting in online communications, it is important to be cautious because your words or pictures may be saved and resurface in the future to cause negative consequences. Once something is posted online, it can be difficult to completely erase it, and it may be accessed or shared by others without your knowledge or consent. This can potentially harm your personal or professional reputation, as well as affect your relationships or future opportunities. It is crucial to think before posting and consider the potential long-term impact of your online communications.

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  • 6. 

    Sending unwanted, off-topic comments is known as:

    Correct Answer
    spamming
    spaming
    spam
    Explanation
    Sending unwanted, off-topic comments is commonly referred to as spamming. The terms "spaming" and "spam" are alternative spellings or variations of the word "spamming". They all refer to the same act of sending unsolicited and irrelevant messages or comments.

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  • 7. 

    An ongoing heated argument by email is known as:

    Correct Answer
    flaming
    flamming
    Explanation
    An ongoing heated argument by email is known as flaming. This term refers to the act of sending aggressive or hostile messages in a digital communication platform. It involves the use of offensive language, personal attacks, and derogatory remarks to express one's anger or disagreement. Flamming is a common occurrence in online discussions and can escalate conflicts quickly.

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  • 8. 

    A document that might contain answers to your questions is called a:

    Correct Answer
    FAQ
    faq
    Explanation
    A document that might contain answers to your questions is called a FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions). It is a compilation of commonly asked questions and their corresponding answers, designed to provide quick and easy access to information. By referring to a FAQ, individuals can find solutions to their queries without the need for extensive research or contacting customer support. The term "faq" is often used as an abbreviation for Frequently Asked Questions.

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