What is your Privacy IQ? Take our quiz and find out!

Deborah Salmi, 27 January 2014

What is your Privacy IQ? Take our quiz and find out!

AVAST Software is proud to be a champion of Data Privacy Day, celebrated every year on January 28th. We encourage you to make protecting privacy and data a greater priority. Read on to find out if you are a Privacy Pro!

Find out if you are a Privacy Pro or if you need to learn more to protect your personal information online by taking the My Privacy IQ Quiz. Take the quiz here, by submitting your answers, as a comment to this blog post. The first 5 participants who will answer all questions correctly win avast! SecureLine VPN for Android or iOS or an avast! teddy bear. Alternatively you can enter a quiz at our Facebook here. Quiz ends on Monday, February 3rd



My Privacy IQ quiz


1) Do privacy policies guarantee that your information will be kept private?

A. Yes

B. No

2) Which of these are not recommended to share while using a public WiFi connection?

A. Your credit card

B. Your bank account information

C. Your social security number

D. All of the above


3) You really need to purchase a late birthday gift for your friend online but you are away on vacation. You have paid for a hotel public WiFi connection so your personal information will be secure. It’s ok to purchase a gift for your friend while using the hotel public WiFi.

A. True

B. False


4) What is the best way to use social networking sites?

A. Set the privacy and security settings to your personal comfort level for information sharing.

B. Avoid sharing compromising photos and information.

C. You don’t have to rely on default security settings every time

D. Option A and B


5) Once I set my privacy settings on a product or service, I don’t need to set them again.

A. True

B. False

6) All mobile apps that ask you to enable geolocation services require location data to function.

A. True

B. False

7) Which one of these passwords is the strongest?

A. eNcrYP0123tion$

B. encryptioniscoo


8) This should be your password for every site so it is easier to remember.

A. True

B. False


9) What is a cookie?

A. A small piece of data sent from a website and stored in a user's web browser

B. A snack created in 1922

C. An old joke that has turned into an Internet phenomenon


10) Answer this final question in the blog comments for a chance to win! How much do you value your online privacy?


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