8th Grade: Web Browser Basics! Trivia Questions Quiz

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Are you in 8th grade and have just been introduced to the internet and how to use it? This is a simple quiz that covers our first lesson on browsing the Internet, basic troubleshooting, and Google Drive. How about you check it out and see if you should hit the books one more time before you sit for an assessment exam.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
     Which one of the following refers to the Top Level domain name in the URL http://www.ecdl.org?
    • A. 

      .org

    • B. 

      //www.

    • C. 

      Ecdl

  • 2. 
    Which one of the following describes software that is created and distributed for malicious purposes?
    • A. 

      Freeware.

    • B. 

      Vaporware.

    • C. 

      Malware

  • 3. 
    Which one of the following statements is true?
    • A. 

      E-mail cannot transmit images as attachments

    • B. 

      E-mail is a low cost way to send and receive messages.

    • C. 

      E-mail cannot be infected by computer viruses.

  • 4. 
    Which one of the following allows voice communication across the Internet?
    • A. 

      VoIP

    • B. 

      SMS

    • C. 

      VPN

  • 5. 
    What is a Search Engine?
    • A. 

      A program that searches for an Internet connection

    • B. 

      A program that searches the Internet by key words

    • C. 

      A program that searches the processing unit.

  • 6. 
    What is a protected Web site?
    • A. 

      A Web site that requires a user name and password to protect against access of unauthorized persons.

    • B. 

      A Web site with copyright protection

    • C. 

      A Web site that provides anti-virus protection

  • 7. 
    Which one of the following is an example of online (virtual) communities?
    • A. 

      News feed

    • B. 

      Podcasts

    • C. 

      Chat Rooms

  • 8. 
    What is a digital certificate?
    • A. 

      A verification that a Web site is free from viruses

    • B. 

      A verification that authenticates a Web site.

    • C. 

      A version number indicating when a Web page was published

  • 9. 
    Which one of the following is the most likely to infect your computer with a virus while you are browsing the Internet?
    • A. 

      Downloading files from a web site

    • B. 

      Refreshing web pages.

    • C. 

      Disabling cookies

    • D. 

      Installing a firewall

  • 10. 
    Which one of the following is a commonly used web browser?
    • A. 

      Windows Internet Explorer

    • B. 

      Mozilla Firefox

    • C. 

      Google

    • D. 

      Yahoo

  • 11. 
    What is a digital signature?
    • A. 

      An electronic signature used as ID in secure sites

    • B. 

      An electronic encryption signature

    • C. 

      An electronic signature that is used to validate the identity of the source of a message

  • 12. 
    Which one of the following is a scheme where criminals send unsolicited e-mail or pop-up messages to get personal and financial information from unsuspecting victims?  
    • A. 

      Browsing.

    • B. 

      Phishing

    • C. 

      Encoding

    • D. 

      Blogging

  • 13. 
    What does the https indicate in a URL address?
    • A. 

      Encrypted transaction of data

    • B. 

      Quick transation of data

    • C. 

      File Transfer Protocol

  • 14. 
    What would cause a problem when sending an email.
    • A. 

      Attaching a large file

    • B. 

      Attaching an executable file

    • C. 

      Sending with out a subject

  • 15. 
    What is a Spam?
    • A. 

      An email server that is overloaded.

    • B. 

      Unsolicited email which are sent to a large number of recipients

    • C. 

      E-mail message that are infected with viruses

  • 16. 
    During communication over the internet, there is an expression for how users should formulate and express themselves correctly. What is this called?
    • A. 

      Internet slang

    • B. 

      Netiquette

    • C. 

      Interlinked

  • 17. 
    What is a Cookie?
    • A. 

      A cookie is a small identifer file placed on the hard disk

    • B. 

      A biscuit you can eat

    • C. 

      Web Browser

  • 18. 
    A Google Docs account can be created:
    • A. 

      By using any active email address.

    • B. 

      By using a gmail account only.

    • C. 

      You do not use an email account to create a Google docs account.

  • 19. 
    Google Docs allows you to create the following documents: 
    • A. 

      Documents

    • B. 

      Spreadsheets

    • C. 

      Presentation

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 20. 
    Your edits and additions are saved almost instantly.  There is no need to hit ‘save’ multiple times, since Google Doc does it for you, automatically.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
    With Google presentations, you can easily create, share, and edit online presentations. Some things you can do with Google presentations include:
    • A. 

      Import presentations in .ppt and .pps file types and export your online ones.

    • B. 

      Insert images and videos, and format your slides as you want.

    • C. 

      Allow simultaneous real-time viewing of presentations, online, from remote locations

    • D. 

      Publish and embed your presentations in a website for the world to view.

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 22. 
    Google Docs does not allow you to publish a document or presentation to the public Internet. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 23. 
    Google docs are
    • A. 

      Accessible to everyone on the internet

    • B. 

      Only accessible to others that you explicitly share them with.

    • C. 

      Cannot be shared at all.

  • 24. 
    When sharing documents there are two options, depending on how much access you would like others to have.  These are 
    • A. 

      Viewers or collaborators

    • B. 

      Friends and family

    • C. 

      Course creators and course sharing.

  • 25. 
    Do you download the newest and latest players of your web browser, adobe flash, or Java Player?
    • A. 

      Of course! It would be the death of me if I didn't! Soon enough, I'll make a world record of keeping up to date with my computer!

    • B. 

      Yea, I'd say I do. I'm not obsessed, but if some website like Youtube or Additinggames needs it, I'll agree and download.

    • C. 

      Umm.... I only at the end of each year, really. That's when those kinds of things are at their best.

    • D. 

      I just stick with the current program that I have. If some sort of website that I like needs it, than I'll find something else.

    • E. 

      Sorry, I don't really own a computer besides this junky old thing. I shuts down every 10 minutes. Oh! Here it goes again!

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