Internet IQ Test

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10 Questions - Developed by: Ms. Tanner - Developed on: - 6.583 taken - User Rating: 3.1 of 5.0 - 10 Votes

This 20-question quiz is designed to see how much you know about safe on-line practices. (You are welcome to re-read the Web Wise site to refresh your memory!)

  • 1
    What should you do when contacting, meeting up with, or dating someone you met on-line?
    Meet in a public place, tell friends where you are going and with whom, and leave if the situation looks risky
    Block any user who is pushy or disrespectful, and report him/her if possible
    All of these
    Do not provide any personal details or financial information in your profile or in person
    Check your posted pictures for identifying information, such as logos or landmarks
  • 2
    On Facebook and other social networking sites, you should...
    Assume your information is being kept private
    Accept every friend request you receive
    Check settings carefully to safeguard your privacy
  • 3
    What should you do when sharing photos?
    Tag every friend in the photo to avoid hurting anyone's feelings
    Use and reuse photos from Google Images when needed
    Crop out or blur identifiable information on publicly shared pictures
  • 4
    The webcam on many computers can be "hijacked," or hacked, and turned on remotely.
    What's a webcam?
  • 5
    Eighteen- to 29-year-olds are at more risk for identity theft because...
    They are less likely to check their statements and credit reports
    They are more attractive
    Student information is easier for criminals to access
  • 6
    Victims of identity theft...
    All of these
    Are more susceptible to future attacks
    May suffer damage to their reputation and employment options
    Spend an average of 600 hours trying to repair their credit
  • 7
    Copyright infringement can be...
    Downloading a ring tone for free from a torrent site
    All of these
    Ripping a DVD or BluRay and uploading it for your friends
    Presenting someone's words in a paper as if they're your own
  • 8
    Cyberbullies often threaten and harass their victims using...
    Social networking sites
    All of these
    Instant messages
    Photo shopped pictures on-line
  • 9
    If you feel threatened or unsafe due to messages you've received on-line, you should...
    Report it to your Internet service provider or the hosting website
    Respond to the threats to prove you're not afraid
    Erase the messages as soon as possible
    Ignore the threats until they go away
  • 10
    "Sponsored ads" on Google or other websites...
    Are safe because they are sponsored by Google
    Are not targeted at you based on your browsing history
    Are more likely to deliver malware to your computer

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