Internet: Password Security Test! Trivia Quiz

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A lot of things take place on the internet, and it is very important to ensure that we have protected ourselves from theft and any other harm that may arise due to a security breach. Just how safe do you think your password is from hackers? Is it something someone can guess? Take this quiz on internet password security and learn how to secure your information.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Jenny wants her password to be secure. Which one of these would be the most secure?
    • A. 

      Seahorse

    • B. 

      C-Hor4se

    • C. 

      Chor4se

    • D. 

      C-horse

    • E. 

      Jenny

  • 2. 
    Jenny is signing up for an e-mail account. There is a "challenge-response" which asks her to enter the numbers into the box. A challenge response is used to:
    • A. 

      Test the computer's screen resolution

    • B. 

      Prevent automated sign-up scripts

    • C. 

      Stop people from guessing Jenny's password

    • D. 

      Test how good Jenny's eye sight is

    • E. 

      Stop Jenny getting bored

  • 3. 
    Jenny is asked to choose a secret question, and provide an answer to it. She chooses "What is your favorite color". Why has she been asked to do this?
    • A. 

      So that the user interface can be customised to her taste

    • B. 

      To make sure that she really is a girl

    • C. 

      As an additional security layer, so that she can access her account if she forgets her password

    • D. 

      To help her remember her password

    • E. 

      To stop people guessing her password

  • 4. 
    Jenny also has a social networking site which she uses to share photographs with her friends. How can she control who can view her photographs (you can choose more than one answer)
    • A. 

      Only tell her friends what her username is

    • B. 

      Use privacy settings

    • C. 

      Set access rights

  • 5. 
    Jenny is now using the Internet to buy some books. She is about to enter her credit card details. How can she check that the website is taking her security seriously? (you can choose more than one answer)
    • A. 

      A locked padlock will appear next to the browser address bar

    • B. 

      The website address will start with https

    • C. 

      The website will end in .com

    • D. 

      The website will have a red banner at the top

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