Email, Research, And Internet Safety

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Email, Research, And Internet Safety

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  • 1. 
    Where are advertisements usually located on the search results page of a search engine?
    • A. 

      At the right of the page

    • B. 

      At the top and on the left of the page

    • C. 

      At the top of the page

    • D. 

      At the top and on the right of the page

  • 2. 
    Putting quotation marks on a phrase in a search engine will
    • A. 

      Tell the search engine to search for each word individually

    • B. 

      Tell the search engine to only search for that phrase and not the words individually

    • C. 

      Give you much better search results

    • D. 

      Tell the search engine to search for famous quotes containing those words

  • 3. 
    If two words commonly go together (surf board) and you only want to search for one of those words but not the other you can tell the search engine to exclude results for the word you don't want.  How do you do this?
    • A. 

      Put a hyphen before the word you don't want with no space after the hyphen

    • B. 

      Put the word you don't want in parenthesis

    • C. 

      Put NOT in all caps before the word you don't want

    • D. 

      Both A and C

  • 4. 
    What is LAN?
    • A. 

      Large Area Network of two or more computers in a large geographic area

    • B. 

      Local Area Network of two or more computers in a small geographic are (same building)

    • C. 

      Land Area Network of two or more computers connected by phone lines or broadband

    • D. 

      Legal Area Network of two or more computers in the same country

  • 5. 
    What is WAN?
    • A. 

      Wide Area Network of satellite connected computers

    • B. 

      Wide Area Network of servers

    • C. 

      Wide Area Network of two or more computers over a wide geographic area

    • D. 

      Wide Area Network of two or more LANs

  • 6. 
    The internet...
    • A. 

      Is the largest WAN

    • B. 

      Is not the same thing as the World Wide Web

    • C. 

      Is a physical network of computers all over the world

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 7. 
    Which of the following is not a smart thing to do with your passwords? 
    • A. 

      Avoid using words that can be found in the dictionary

    • B. 

      Use a password manager that encrypts them

    • C. 

      Combine letters, numbers and capitalization

    • D. 

      Use the same password for all your accounts so you can easily remember it

  • 8. 
    What is scareware?
    • A. 

      Email and advertisement links designed to scare you into clicking on them

    • B. 

      Malicious links in emails or advertisements disguised as security warnings which actually lead to malware

    • C. 

      A kind of virus which is disguised as security warnings in emails

    • D. 

      Both A and B

  • 9. 
    When it comes to social media, potentially embarrassing photos...
    • A. 

      Should not be posted as they may affect your job and college applications in the future

    • B. 

      Are fun and harmless

    • C. 

      Don't really matter if posted because I can always delete them

    • D. 

      Both B and C

  • 10. 
    When it comes to social media, posting personal information such as birthdays and addresses...
    • A. 

      Are lame because they won't get many likes

    • B. 

      Are useful for connecting with old friends

    • C. 

      Are harmless because i only show it to friends

    • D. 

      Help criminals track me and hack into my accounts

  • 11. 
    In email CC...
    • A. 

      Stands for copy current and sends a copy of the current email to those recipients listed

    • B. 

      Stands for carbon copy and saves a copy of the email you send on your hard drive

    • C. 

      Stands for carbon copy and sends a copy of your email to those recipients

    • D. 

      Stands for copy current and saves a copy of the email you send on your hard drive

  • 12. 
    In email BCC...
    • A. 

      Stands for blind carbon copy and hides your email address from the recipient

    • B. 

      Stands for blind carbon copy and hides the email address which are sent a copy

    • C. 

      Stands for blind current copy and hides the email addresses which are sent a copy

    • D. 

      Both A and B

  • 13. 
    CC and BCC are useful for
    • A. 

      Saving copies of your emails on your hard drive

    • B. 

      Keeping a recipient in the loop while letting them know they don't need to respond

    • C. 

      Sending an email to a large number of recipients

    • D. 

      Keeping your emails private

  • 14. 
    An easy way to send an email to a large number of recipients is
    • A. 

      To keep a contact group for those recipients

    • B. 

      To copy and paste their email addresses from an excel file

    • C. 

      To type faster

    • D. 

      To select their emails from your list of contacts

  • 15. 
    Which of the following is NOT good email etiquette?
    • A. 

      Use greetings and closings

    • B. 

      Write just as you would talking with a friend in person

    • C. 

      Avoid using sarcasm and other emotions which are difficult to convey through text

    • D. 

      Check your spelling and grammar

  • 16. 
    To attach a file to an email...
    • A. 

      Go to 'file', then 'upload' and choose the file to upload

    • B. 

      Click on the icon that looks like a sheet of paper and choose the file to upload

    • C. 

      Click and drag a file onto the address bar in the email

    • D. 

      Click the icon that looks like a paper clip and choose the file to upload

  • 17. 
    What is phishing?
    • A. 

      When hackers try to "phish" for your personal information by browsing your social media pages

    • B. 

      Emails and social media messages from hackers trying to get your personal information

    • C. 

      An online fishing game

    • D. 

      An email that pretends to be a trusted source but is actually looking for information that can be used to defraud you

  • 18. 
    Which of the following is NOT a useful tip for avoiding cyber-bullying/harassment?
    • A. 

      Don't respond or get involved in a heated exchange online don't respond/don't get involved in a heated exchange online

    • B. 

      Block the harasser

    • C. 

      Always speak up and tell people exactly how you feel

    • D. 

      Report to the website

  • 19. 
    Which one of the following is NOT a helpful tip for using mobile devices?
    • A. 

      Don't display sensitive or offensive material while in a public place

    • B. 

      Never use a cell phone while driving

    • C. 

      Be aware not to speak loudly around others while on the phone

    • D. 

      Text only while stopped at a stop light

  • 20. 
    Treat the internet just as you would a public place if you were there in person.  Don't display personal, sensitive or financial information.  Be very cautious talking to strangers or avoid it altogether.  Don't do embarrassing things or display them.  Once it goes online you can't get it back!  
    • A. 

      Yes Mr. Romney, you're right as always.

    • B. 

      Whatev Mr. R

    • C. 

      What?

    • D. 

      That's only advice for little kids. I know what I'm doing.

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