Safe Internet Day: A Quick Test of How Well You know the Net!

Have you ever end up getting into an online scam? May be that’s when you wished to have more knowledge or awareness on such issues!

Considering the ever proliferating malicious attacks online, UK Safer Internet Center has started an initiative to highlight the positive use of technology, which further spreads the message to help creating a better and safer online community. Talking about Safer Internet Day, the day is being celebrated from over a decade now in the month of February and with an exclusive theme each year. This year, the initiative is looped up with “Be the change: Unite for a better internet” as its theme.

While the initiative is celebrated across the globe, only 50% of users’ worldwide have their hands on internet. Amongst them, most are expected to not to have a basic know-how on internet. With that been said, we have framed a small questionnaire for you to take on and test your knowledge on internet. Here you go:

  1. What is the internet?
  • Hamburger Stand
  • Hair Piece
  • World Wide Web
  • Computers that are all linked together in a network
  • All of the above
  1. How many websites are there worldwide at the end of 2011?
  • 5 million
  • 55 million
  • 555 million
  • Above 555 million
  1. What’s the most wicked activity on internet today?
  • Dark Web
  • Ransomware attacks
  • All of the above
  1. What do you need to open a web page?
  • E-mail
  • Spam
  • Web browser
  • None of the above
  1. Which of the following is considered personal information?
  • Your full name
  • Your address
  • Your birthdate
  • All of the above
  1. Cyber bullying may be punishable by law.
  • True
  • False
  1. A link on a web site will take you to another page on that site or another web site.
  • True
  • False
  1. Google searches the entire web.
  • True
  • False
  1. Spam is-
  • Unsolicited e-mail
  • A virus
  • A picture
  • A browser
  1. ISP stands for:
  • Internet Service Provider
  • A piece of computer equipment that allows you to communicate with another computer
  • A precise definition of how computers interact with one another
  • Spiders
  1. What is a domain suffix?
  • Top-level domain, eg. ‘.com’, ‘.in’
  • This term refers to unique multiple e-mails
  • Uniform Resource Locators
  • None of the above
  1. What is a Browser?
  • An HTLM system
  • A Server
  • A software program that enables you to view www document
  • Hierarchical scheme for indication logical and sometimes geographical venue of a web-page from the network
  • All
  1. What does URL mean?
  • Universal Resource Locator also known as the address
  • An http
  • World wide web
  • Air well
  1. A domain name ending with “org” is
  • A site which has very high traffic
  • A commercial website
  • A network site
  • An organization
  1. AOL stands for
  • Audio Over LAN
  • America Online
  • Arranged Outer Line
  • America Over LAN

Pro Tips:

Whether you could get through the test or not, we have some basic tips that are essential for a safer online life.

  • Never use a website that doesn’t have in its URL. These aren’t authentic websites and might land you up in trouble.
  • Ensure that your software is up-to-date.
  • DO NOT share your personal information extravagantly.
  • Be suspicious of unusual emails.
  • Never share your passwords with anyone. Apparently, you should also change them regularly.

These were some of our tips for you. You can follow with Safer Internet Day organization to get more updates on the day and how should you protect yourself and people in your community from the online menaces.

Check how many you got right here!

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