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  • Question 1
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Which law ensures that organisations look after your personal data?

    answer choices

    Data Privacy Act

    Data Protection Act

    Data Protection Law

    Data Privacy Law

  • Question 2
    30 seconds
    Q.

    How many principles are in the Data Protection Act?

    answer choices

    4

    8

    9

    10

  • Question 3
    30 seconds
    Q.

    If someone hacks into your email, which law have they broken?

    answer choices

    The Data Protection Act

    The Copyright, Designs and Patents Act

    Freedom of information Act

    Computer Misuse Act

  • Question 4
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Which law are you breaking if you download a pirated movie?

    answer choices

    The Data Protection Act

    The Copyright, Designs and Patents Act

    Freedom of information Act

    Computer Misuse Act

  • Question 5
    30 seconds
    Q.

    When was the Computer Misuse Act legislated?

    answer choices

    1998

    2000

    1990

    2018

  • Question 6
    30 seconds
    Q.

    When was The Copyright, Designs and Patents Act legislated?

    answer choices

    1988

    2000

    1990

    2018

  • Question 7
    30 seconds
    Q.

    When was the Data Protection Act legislated?

    answer choices

    1998

    2000

    1990

    2018

  • Question 8
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Which of the following is NOT covered by The Computer Misuse Act?

    answer choices

    Hacking

    Planting of Viruses

    Data Theft

    Data Destruction

    Copying a movie DVD

  • Question 9
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Which law covers the copying or use of other people’s work?

    answer choices

    The Data Protection Act

    The Computer Misuse Act

    The Copyright Design and Patents Act

    The Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act

  • Question 10
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Which law makes it an offence to access or modify computer material without permission?

    answer choices

    The Data Protection Act

    The Computer Misuse Act

    The Copyright Design and Patents Act

    The Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act

  • Question 11
    30 seconds
    Q.

    A newspaper is trying to find out who a movie star had an affair with - can they use the Freedom of Information act?

    answer choices

    Yes

    No

  • Question 12
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Are you allowed to use an image categorized as Creative Commons, on a personal website or blog?

    answer choices

    Yes

    No

  • Question 13
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Can you file a Freedom of Information request to find out how much an MP has claimed for expenses?

    answer choices

    Yes

    No

  • Question 14
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Once you've purchased a license for some software, are you allowed to distribute it as you wish?

    answer choices

    Yes

    No

  • Question 15
    30 seconds
    Q.

    A student hacks into his University computer system - he only accesses his own data, does no damage, but changes his assessment grades. Can he be prosecuted under the Computer Misuse Act?

    answer choices

    Yes

    No

  • Question 16
    30 seconds
    Q.

    A person decides to leave an online streaming service. They still receive emails from them 6 months later. Under the Data Protection Act, the person can ask the company to remove them from their database

    answer choices

    TRUE

    FALSE

  • Question 17
    30 seconds
    Q.

    What does a Creative Commons licence allow you to do?

    answer choices

    Specify special conditions about how any original information you create may be used by others

    Take legal action against people who obtain copies of your information without asking you first

    Prevents anyone using your personal details for any purposes other than they have previously stated

  • Question 18
    30 seconds
    Q.

    How can a company stop rivals from stealing their ideas and producing similar products?

    answer choices

    They can prosecute people who purchase the product.

    They can pay their rivals not to release the product.

    They can patent their ideas for the product.

    Nothing. They must simply produce it first.

  • Question 19
    30 seconds
    Q.

    A student boots his computer up and notices that some of his files are missing and believes a hacker may have taken them. Which offence of the Computer Misuse Act has been breached?

    answer choices

    Unauthorised access to computer material

    Unauthorised access with intent to commit or facilitate a crime

    Unauthorised modification of computer material.

    Making, supplying or obtaining anything which can be used in computer misuse offences.

  • Question 20
    60 seconds
    Q.

    What does 'Proprietary Software' mean in relation to the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act?

    answer choices

    The software's source codes are not available.

    The software's functionality can not be extended further by the end user.

    The software can not be distributed to other users without permission.

    All of the above

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