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Social And Ethical - 5 - Quiz

On the Social and Ethical portion of the TLA, you will need to know about: Identifying ethical and unethical uses of technology tools Awareness of the social and ethical concepts associated with network and telecommunications use Understanding the basics of online safety This quiz might help you prepare for the TLA you'll be taking in May.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Plagiarism is:

    • A.

      Using pictures or photographs copied from the Internet without citing the source

    • B.

      Copying entire paragraphs from an online article and pasting them into a research paper

    • C.

      Using parts of someone else's writing without inserting quotes around the copied portions.

    • D.

      All of the above

    Correct Answer
    D. All of the above
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "All of the above." Plagiarism refers to using someone else's work or ideas without giving proper credit. This includes using pictures or photographs without citing the source, copying entire paragraphs from online articles without proper citation, and using parts of someone else's writing without using quotation marks. All of these actions constitute plagiarism because they involve using someone else's work without acknowledging the original source.

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  • 2. 

    Computer piracy is:

    • A.

      The reproduction, distribution and use of software without permission.

    • B.

      The downloading of software through the Internet that you've paid for.

    • C.

      Burning a copy of a piece of software you've purchased from Best Buy.

    • D.

      The software you get when you go to a bad site.

    Correct Answer
    A. The reproduction, distribution and use of software without permission.
    Explanation
    Computer piracy refers to the unauthorized reproduction, distribution, and use of software. It involves illegally copying and sharing software without obtaining the necessary permissions from the copyright holder. This can include activities such as downloading software from unauthorized sources, sharing software with others without proper licensing, and using software without purchasing a legitimate copy. Computer piracy is considered illegal and unethical as it infringes on the intellectual property rights of software developers and publishers.

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  • 3. 

    Which of the following best defines Netiquette?

    • A.

      Conduct while online that is appropriate and courteous to other Internet users

    • B.

      The set of informal rules of behavior that have evolved in Cyberspace, including thre Internet and online services.

    • C.

      A pun on "etiquette" refers to acceptable behavior on a network

    • D.

      All of the above

    Correct Answer
    D. All of the above
    Explanation
    Netiquette refers to the conduct while online that is appropriate and courteous to other Internet users. It also encompasses the set of informal rules of behavior that have evolved in Cyberspace, including the Internet and online services. Additionally, the term "Netiquette" is a pun on "etiquette" and refers to acceptable behavior on a network. Therefore, the correct answer is "All of the above" as all the given options accurately define Netiquette.

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  • 4. 

    I want to use a cool sound recording from a website and burn it to a CD. What should I do?

    • A.

      Download the file and use it.

    • B.

      Download the file, use it, and cite the source.

    • C.

      Write the author for permission to use the file, and only use it with permission.

    • D.

      Find the same audio file on another site, and then use that one.

    Correct Answer
    C. Write the author for permission to use the file, and only use it with permission.
    Explanation
    When ever you are going to use a sound file you find on the Internet, you should write the author for permission to use that file before burning it to a CD or publishing it to another location.

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  • 5. 

    What is an AUP?

    • A.

      The address of a website

    • B.

      The connection that allows peripherals to be connected to a computer

    • C.

      A set of rules that tells how the computer is supposed to be used

    • D.

      Rules we follow to post a web page

    Correct Answer
    C. A set of rules that tells how the computer is supposed to be used
    Explanation
    AUP stands for Acceptable Use Policy. Each of your parents signed one which allows you to use the computers at school. It tells you what is right and wrong when using the computer.

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  • 6. 

    Tina learned how to copy computer programs. A friend asked her to copy a program for his home use. Her most ethical response would be which of the following?

    • A.

      "I can't copy it because that is against copyright laws."

    • B.

      "I'll copy it for you, but you can't copy it for anyone else!"

    • C.

      "I don't know how to copy disks."

    • D.

      "I'll copy it if you promise not to tell anyone."

    Correct Answer
    A. "I can't copy it because that is against copyright laws."
    Explanation
    It is only OK to copy computer programs that you've purchased for your home computer, if you want to keep a backup copy of that program in a safe place. Otherwise, it is illegal and is called software piracy.

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  • 7. 

    You see someone's Gaggle password when he types it. What should you do?

    • A.

      Login to Gaggle as him and send messages.

    • B.

      Share the password with your friends.

    • C.

      Tell him to change his password.

    • D.

      Change the password for him, and then let him know.

    Correct Answer
    C. Tell him to change his password.
    Explanation
    If you see someone's Gaggle password when they type it, the appropriate action to take is to tell them to change their password. This is the responsible course of action as it ensures the person's account remains secure. Sharing the password with friends or logging in as the person and sending messages would be a violation of their privacy and could potentially lead to unauthorized access to their account. Changing the password for them without their knowledge would also be inappropriate as it infringes on their autonomy and control over their own account.

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  • 8. 

    It's OK to talk to someone in an email in all capital letters.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    Typing in all capital letter is considered yelling in an email.

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  • 9. 

    It is __________________ ok to meet someone in person that you've only met online before.

    Correct Answer
    never
    not
    Explanation
    it is NEVER ok to meet someone in person that you've only met online.

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  • 10. 

    I found a nice picture online that I want to use on my blog. What should I do?

    • A.

      Find the picture on another site, and copy it to your own page.

    • B.

      Just use a part of the picture. It would be illegal to use the whole thing.

    • C.

      Use the picture, but credit the owner of the image by citing the source.

    • D.

      Find a similar picture that is not copyright protected and use that picture.

    Correct Answer
    D. Find a similar picture that is not copyright protected and use that picture.
    Explanation
    If you're going to use a picture for part of a school project, you should always try to find pictures that are copyright free. If that's not possible, then write the creator of the picture and ask permission to use the picture. If you're publishing the picture on your blog, be SURE to find a picture that you either took yourself, or is copyright free. It's illegal to use someone else's pictures as your own.

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