What is yourInternet use IQ? Take this quiz and find out if you're a certifiable "Safe Surfing Kid" or you need to study up before becoming a savvy Internet user ...
1. I can send someone I've met online my real name and address if:
a) I've talked to them for several months online b) They sent me their name and address c) They sent me their class photo with a picture of them d) They have the same hobbies, like the same music and are my age e) None of the above
2. Which one of the following is NOT considered personal information?
a) Telling someone online your real first name and only last initial. b) Telling someone online the school you go to. c) Telling someone online your favorite color. d) Telling someone online your mom or dad's real name, but not yours. e) Telling someone your date of birth, but not your name.
3.You can send someone a picture of yourself over the Internet when: a) It is for a school assignment only. b) You black out your eyes. c) You have a friend with you in the room. d) Your parent(s) approve and are with you in the room. e) You are applying for a modeling job.
4.If someone insults you or says something that disturbs you, you should: a) Ignore them. b) Tell your friends online so they can avoid the person too. c) Tell them not to talk to you again. d) Leave the chat room immediately and tell a parent or teacher. e) Put them on your friends list.
5.If you get an e-mail with an attachment on it, you can download it when: a) You think you know the person who sent it. b) It's not a program, only a picture. c) You have run a virus scan on it, and it says it is clean. d) A parent or teacher is with you and says it is okay. e) The file promises to get you all the free music downloads you want
6.You can give out an online password only when: a) You go and change the password right after. b) You have already met the person in real life. c) The other person promises not to tell anyone else. d) An online service representative asks you in an e-mail or instant message to tell it to them. e) None of the above.