Year 10 Digital Citizenship Test

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Year 10 Digital Citizenship Test

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    1. During school hours the correct cell phone ringer setting is:
    • A. 

      A. low

    • B. 

      B. vibrate

    • C. 

      C. specialized ring tone

    • D. 

      D. high

  • 2. 
    Handheld computers and smartphones should be used in class for:
    • A. 

      A. exchanging ideas from class discussion

    • B. 

      B. helping friends get the answers

    • C. 

      C. playing games

    • D. 

      D. sending notes during a teacher’s lecture

  • 3. 
    3. E-mail messages should be:
    • A. 

      A. long and full of details

    • B. 

      B. sent to as many recipients as you can

    • C. 

      C. short and to the point

    • D. 

      D. sent without a subject line

  • 4. 
    4. Instant Messaging (IM) is a good tool for:  
    • A. 

      A.sharing what happened in class with friends

    • B. 

      B. discussing class topics

    • C. 

      C. talking to friends when bored in class

    • D. 

      D. inviting people outside the school into the discussion

  • 5. 
    5. The most appropriate use of technology in schools is to:
    • A. 

      A. do research only

    • B. 

      B. find resources to help learn the class topics

    • C. 

      C. write class papers only

    • D. 

      D. play games during class

  • 6. 
    6. Online learning is:
    • A. 

      A. difficult and not worth the time

    • B. 

      B. not well understood by students

    • C. 

      C. like trying to take a class without a teacher

    • D. 

      D. being tested in many school districts

  • 7. 
    7. Assistive technologies for people with disabilities are:
    • A. 

      A. necessary for some users to access information

    • B. 

      B. seen as just an additional expense

    • C. 

      C. expensive relative to regular technology

    • D. 

      D. needed for a few students

  • 8. 
    8. The differences between those with access to digital technology and those without is:
    • A. 

      A. not a big deal because all technology is a luxury

    • B. 

      B. something that can never be fixed

    • C. 

      C. a concern that needs to be addressed by the school/district

    • D. 

      D. not a priority for school/districts

  • 9. 
    • A. 

      A. avoided because some students may not have access to technology at home

    • B. 

      B. integrated into the classroom

    • C. 

      C. approached cautiously for fear of offending someone

    • D. 

      D. assigned for out-of-class work only

  • 10. 
    10. Purchasing goods and services online is:
    • A. 

      A. a waste of time because goods sold on the Internet are a scam

    • B. 

      B. something that everyone has learned at home

    • C. 

      C. not a skill to be overlooked by schools

    • D. 

      D. not needed by students in schools

  • 11. 
    Searching for information about products online before buying is:
    • A. 

      A. should not be ignored when looking for the best price

    • B. 

      B. too time consuming

    • C. 

      C. a lot of work and not very informative

    • D. 

      D. not helpful, because it is difficult to find products online

  • 12. 
    12. Information on the Internet is:
    • A. 

      A. available for anyone to use as they want

    • B. 

      B. copyrighted and should be treated as someone else’s property

    • C. 

      C. easy to copy and paste into your own document

    • D. 

      D. unreliable and should be held suspect

  • 13. 
    Sharing music or copyrighted material online:
    • A. 

      A. doesn’t hurt anyone because musicians and actors make enough money

    • B. 

      B. is caused by greedy companies

    • C. 

      C. is illegal and should not be done

    • D. 

      D. keeps the musician or actor popular

  • 14. 
    14. If someone puts copyrighted material on the Internet and another person wants to use it, that person should:
    • A. 

      A. use it, if it is for educational use

    • B. 

      B. take it, and use it as they want

    • C. 

      C. not use the information because it is too much trouble

    • D. 

      D. ask permission from the author or at least cite the source

  • 15. 
    15. In schools, students should:
    • A. 

      A. have the ability to do whatever they want online

    • B. 

      B. follow the Acceptable Use Policies of the school/district

    • C. 

      C. look at other student’s e-mail if they have the password

    • D. 

      D. come up with rules with their friends for using technology

  • 16. 
    16. Physical injuries related to technology use:
    • A. 

      A. is not a big deal and is not a major concern

    • B. 

      B. will not happen for many years, so should not be a priority

    • C. 

      C. can have dramatic and painful effects on your body

    • D. 

      D. is not a concern for schools

  • 17. 
    17. Furniture and chairs for technology should be:
    • A. 

      A. the right height and size for using that technology

    • B. 

      B. any size because it doesn’t matter to students

    • C. 

      C. bigger than the students to allow them to stretch

    • D. 

      D. soft and flexible so the students can be comfortable

  • 18. 
    18. When dealing with strangers, online users should:
    • A. 

      A. give personal information freely

    • B. 

      B. be cautious about giving information

    • C. 

      C. provide passwords and credit information if asked

    • D. 

      D. not tell anyone about people they meet online

  • 19. 
    19. To protect a computer from virus, a user should:
    • A. 

      A. never open an e-mail message

    • B. 

      B. unplug your computer from the Internet

    • C. 

      C. keep up-to-date on virus protection

    • D. 

      D. trust your service provider to protect your computer

  • 20. 
    Virus protection and firewalls are:
    • A. 

      A. foolproof and never need to be checked

    • B. 

      B. a waste of time and money because virus attacks only happen to big businesses

    • C. 

      C. effective but not necessary

    • D. 

      D. a good investment, but they need to be monitored and updated regularly