Password Security Quiz With Answers

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Password Security Quiz With Answers

Take this wonderful Password security quiz. How can you make a strong password? How long would it take for a person to crack or hack a 10 character password? How many times can I use a super-strong password? Think you know the answers? This quiz is not just a simple test of your knowledge, but it will also give you some extra information. Try to answer all these questions and also comment after the quiz.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following is the most commonly used (and therefore the weakest) password?
    • A. 

      123456

    • B. 

      Asdf

    • C. 

      Iloveyou

    • D. 

      Monkey

  • 2. 
    Ideally, what characters should you use in a password to make it strong?
    • A. 

      Letters and Numbers only.

    • B. 

      Mixed Case (Upper and Lower) Characters

    • C. 

      Special Characters

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 3. 
    How long should a strong password be?
    • A. 

      8 Characters

    • B. 

      15 Characters

    • C. 

      As long as possible

    • D. 

      It doesn’t matter

  • 4. 
    Strong passwords can be difficult to remember. What can you do to avoid forgetting them?
    • A. 

      Use mnemonics (acronyms or phrases that are easy for you to remember)

    • B. 

      Develop a password strategy

    • C. 

      Use password management software with encryption.

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 5. 
    I have a really strong password, so I should be able to use it for years. True or False?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    When it’s time to change your password, what’s the best way to choose a new one?
    • A. 

      Add a number or special character to the end of your old password.

    • B. 

      Pick something easy to remember, such as a football team or your birthday.

    • C. 

      Choose something quick and easy to type in so nobody can see it.

    • D. 

      Choose something you can remember, but modify it with a complex pattern that only you know.

  • 7. 
    'Remember me' functions in Web browsers or other applications are unsafe and should be avoided. True or False?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    'Password Reminder' functions in applications are unsafe and should be avoided. True or False?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    How long would it take an attacker to crack a 10 character password?
    • A. 

      Less than an hour

    • B. 

      Less than a week

    • C. 

      Less than a month

    • D. 

      It depends!

  • 10. 
    Now that you are an expert, choose the strongest password from this list:
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