Patch Ys Internet Usage Test Middle School/Teen

12 Questions | Total Attempts: 50

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Internet Quizzes & Trivia

Before having access to YS internet access, you must successfully pass this test.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    When you are creating a homepage, you always:
    • A. 

      Post a picture of yourself along with other really cool graphics

    • B. 

      Tell a little about yourself including what region of the country you live in, and your favorite bands, while posting only pictures of your dog/cat or any other non-identifying photographs.

    • C. 

      Give your home telephone number, address, favorite band, but NEVER post a picture.

  • 2. 
    When creating a username for an email account, you should follow this simple rule:
    • A. 

      Choose a name that does not identify your age or gender, like bkipperOO

    • B. 

      Pick a cute username that shows off the "fun" side of your personality, like babe15 or mischief_boy.

    • C. 

      Select a screen name that you, and your friends, will easily remember, like using your own first name but not including your age,

  • 3. 
    When you come across child pornography on the Internet, you:
    • A. 

      Tell the YTL Program Lead or other staff immediately!

    • B. 

      Say "Big Deal", then change web sites

    • C. 

      Pass it on to your friends; you know child pornography is illegal to create, but OK to look at

  • 4. 
    You are very careful online and never give anyone your name, telephone number or home address. You:
    • A. 

      Are never going to attract problems, you are a virtual internet star!

    • B. 

      Are soon going to turn away from the internet altogether, because it's just not worth the possible danger of meeting a psychopath. The internet is even scarier than the monster that still lurks underneath your bed.

    • C. 

      Understand that you may have unintentionally given clues over several sites as to your offline identity but realize that if you continue to be careful you can still have a great internet experience.

  • 5. 
    When is it OK to meet a cyber 'friend' offline?
    • A. 

      After you have been talking every day for a couple of months, and your offline friends already think you are dating

    • B. 

      It may be safe but only after you have discussed it with your parents/guardian, and they do what they feel is necessary to make sure you be safe.

    • C. 

      Why not? after all, life is an adventure and there are no guarantees that people you meet offline are good people.

  • 6. 
    What should you do when you recieve an email that reads "URGENT: your account needs to be updated?"
    • A. 

      I give information they ask for so i don't lose my account

    • B. 

      I check with my friend to see if its a real organization

    • C. 

      I laugh! since when do i have an account with anyone! i then show the email to the YTL program lead without opening it.

  • 7. 
    What is the best way to use the internet when doing your homework?
    • A. 

      I believe the internet is the best source of information on research topics

    • B. 

      I copy exactly what it says, because if it is written it must be true

    • C. 

      I understand that anyone can post information on the internet, so i have to be particularly cautious about believing and using the information i find online.

  • 8. 
    Should you always tell who the author or musician is when you copy a part of someone else's material, whether it is words or music?
    • A. 

      Yes. giving credit to the creator of a written or audio piece when used for research is fair use of information and being a good consumer of someone else's work

    • B. 

      I always cite or give credit to authors if i use their work, but not when i download music

    • C. 

      No. it is illegal to copy someone else's work.

  • 9. 
    What kinds of things can you do on the youth technology lab system?
    • A. 

      Download file-sharing software, MP3s and videos

    • B. 

      Disable security settings, uninstall software or use hacker-related software

    • C. 

      Edit digital photography, make my own video clips, and create webpages.

  • 10. 
    Because youth technology lab systems are U.S. government property, i realize that:
    • A. 

      I agree to be watched and give consent to monitoring, for lawful purposes

    • B. 

      I know that i am responsible for any wrongdoing while i'm logged on, including being subject to criminal prosecution

    • C. 

      I understand that practically anyone can post information on the internet, so i have to be cautious about believing what i find online

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 11. 
    My friends and i like to try out new technology and like to use different operating systems than what's used at the YTL. while in the lab i should:
    • A. 

      Bring my favorited operating system in on CD and adjust the system to my preferences

    • B. 

      Connect my YSB drive to the system and copy or install files that i want to use

    • C. 

      Realize that because the YTL is a government system with certain limitation, i must first talk to the YTL program leadd before i add or delete hardware or software from the system

    • D. 

      Connect my device or phone to the system to listen to music or look at pictures/videos that i may have on that device

  • 12. 
    Chat and instant messenger programs are cool and i like to talk to my friends using these programs. while in the YTL i should:
    • A. 

      Tell my friends which chat room to go to so we can chat

    • B. 

      Remember, onkly the Army Knowledge Online (AKO) chat and instant messenger is allowed in the YTL and using other programs could get me into trouble

    • C. 

      Send my friends and Instant Message (IM) every time i read my email to let them knwo im online

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