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Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) on Information Security : Set 1

1.  A __________ is anything that can cause harm.

A)           vulnerability

B)           phish

C)           threat

D)           spoof

 

2.  In the right setting a thief will steal your information by simply watching what you type.

A)           snagging

B)           spying

C)           social engineering

D)           shoulder surfing

 

3.  A __________ is a small program embedded inside of a GIF image.

A)           web bug

B)           cookie

C)           spyware application

D)           spam

 

4.  A hacker contacts you my phone or email and attempts to acquire your password.

A)           spoofing

B)           phishing

C)           spamming

D)           bugging

 

5.  This power protection device includes a battery that provides a few minutes of power.

A)           surge suppressor

B)           line conditioner

C)           generator

D)           UPS

 

6.  The phrase __________ describes viruses, worms, Trojan horse attack applets, and attack scripts.

A)           malware

B)           spam

C)           phish

D)           virus

 

7.  A hacker that changes or forges information in an electronic resource, is engaging in __________.

A)           denial of service

B)           sniffing

C)           terrorism

D)           data diddling

 

8.  Hackers often gain entry to a network be pretending to be at a legitimate computer.

A)           spoofing

B)           forging

C)           IP spoofing

D)           ID theft

 

9.  The __________ of a threat measures its potential impact on a system.

A)           vulnerabilities

B)           countermeasures

C)           degree of harm

D)           susceptibility

 

10.  The power level drops below 120V.

A)           brownout

B)           spike

C)           blackout

D)           surge

 

ANSWERS:

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

9

10

C

D

A

B

D

A

D

C

C

B

 

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