Grade 2 Computer Science- Password Security Quiz

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Grade 2 Computer Science- Password Security Quiz

It's not an unknown fact that passwords are the wall between people and tragedy in the digital world. A weak password or not-at-all can lead you to big damages such as data or financial theft, hacking of computer systems, etc. So, one must know how to create a strong and reliable password. How much do you know about it? Well, take this quiz and find out.


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. 

      Apple

  • 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. 
    Should you use personal information in your password?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      I don't know

    • C. 

      No

  • 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. 
    True or False? It is okay to use the same password across multiple platforms.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Should you give anyone your password?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

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