Playing IT Safe: Internet Safety

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Internet Pre-Quiz and Safety


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Your ISP (Internet Service Provider) is:
    • A. 

      Who you pay each month to provide your Internet Service.

    • B. 

      The owner of myspace.com

    • C. 

      Yahoo or Google

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 2. 
    If a person threatens you with violence while on-line or in any other situation, you should:
    • A. 

      Get their email address

    • B. 

      Call your teacher

    • C. 

      Call the local police department

    • D. 

      Ignore their threats

  • 3. 
    Just as in real life, bullies will go on a campaign to try and ruin a person's
  • 4. 
    A program that performs keyword searches for information on the internet is called a
  • 5. 
    All that is required to get a MySpace.com page is:
    • A. 

      Have access to a computer and the Internet

    • B. 

      Have an email account and be at least 14 years old

    • C. 

      Have an email account and be at least 18 years old

    • D. 

      You must first be added to another person's friends list

  • 6. 
    A way to avoid on-line abuse is:
    • A. 

      Only use the Internet at home

    • B. 

      Use an instant messenger service

    • C. 

      Chat only with friends or people you know

    • D. 

      Periodically change your email address

  • 7. 
    A MySpace "profile:"
    • A. 

      Displays only your personal pictures

    • B. 

      Shows comments made by your friends

    • C. 

      Tells everyone your email address

    • D. 

      Lists your name, town, interests, etc.

  • 8. 
    Rules or manners for interacting courteously with others online
  • 9. 
    When you send an on-line letter or message, you _________
  • 10. 
    Abusers who scare or threaten others on-line are called:
    • A. 

      Victim's advocates

    • B. 

      Predator

    • C. 

      Cyberbullies

    • D. 

      Cyber scammer

  • 11. 
    Spreading "rumors" on-line are hurtful because:
    • A. 

      Your parents may see them

    • B. 

      They cause computers to run slower than normal

    • C. 

      People may actually believe them

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 12. 
    Using an on-line name like "sexygurl:"
    • A. 

      Invites abuse

    • B. 

      Will gain you many friends

    • C. 

      Is a way to hide your real identity

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 13. 
    A free service that lets you keep in touch with people through the exchange of quick, frequent answers to one simple question: What are you doing?
  • 14. 
    How can you tell which websites someone who used the computer before you has been looking at?
    • A. 

      Check the history in the browser

    • B. 

      Ask them

    • C. 

      Contact the Internet Service Provider (ISP)

  • 15. 
    What would you do if you got an email from someone offering you a quick way to earn money?
    • A. 

      Reply quickly with your full details

    • B. 

      Ignore it and delete it

    • C. 

      Tell your folks or teacher

  • 16. 
    There is someone in a chatroom saying she is fourteen. Would you automatically believe she’s a young girl?
    • A. 

      Yes, because you trust her

    • B. 

      No

    • C. 

      Yes, because someone will have checked

  • 17. 
    Which information would you give to a website asking for your details?
    • A. 

      First name only

    • B. 

      Nothing that could be used to trace you

    • C. 

      Everything it asks for

  • 18. 
    If your family was worried about you using the Internet, what would you do?
    • A. 

      Take no notice, they’re too old to understand

    • B. 

      Talk to them about what you do

    • C. 

      Access it when they’re not about

  • 19. 
    You’ve been chatting online to someone for a while, and they suggest a meeting. What would you do?
    • A. 

      Immediately fix the date and time

    • B. 

      Tell your family and friends

    • C. 

      Have a telephone conversation first, take someone with you, and arrange to meet in a public place

  • 20. 
    Which of these could spell trouble?
    • A. 

      Sending a message to a newsgroup

    • B. 

      Buying something online

    • C. 

      Irritating another user online

    • D. 

      Sharing gossip about someone

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