Are you a good digital citizen?

Do the quiz to find out if you're a good digital citizen and then do the exercises to practise and improve your reading skills. 

Instructions

Do the preparation exercise first. Then try the quiz and do the other exercises.

Reading

Are you a good digital citizen?

Try the quiz and check your result at the end.

1. Do you believe all the information you see on the internet?

A. No! I always check that information is true.

B. I don’t really think about the information being true or not.

C. I believe everything I see online.

2. Are you interested in modern technology?

A. Yes, I love learning and reading about all kinds of modern technology.

B. I’m interested in some modern technology but not everything.

C. I’m not at all interested in modern technology.

3. Are you nice to people online?

A. Yes, I always think carefully about what I am saying and doing online.

B. I think I am polite most of the time but I don’t always think before I write.

C. I don’t think much about what I say and do online.

4. Do you know how to stay safe online?

A. Yes, I am very careful about things like my privacy settings and passwords.

B. I think I am safe but I am not sure about things like privacy settings.

C. I don’t think there are any dangers online so this doesn’t worry me.

5. Do you think carefully before you share a photo?

A. Yes, I always ask myself ‘Would I be happy to see this photo?’ If the answer is ‘yes’, I share it.

B. I know that’s probably important but I don’t always stop to think.

C. I just share photos without thinking. I don’t really worry about what people think.

6. Are you confident that you always follow your country's laws online?

A. Yes. I never download illegal files or copy other people’s work.

B. I don’t know much about the law, but I know not to copy other people’s work.

C. Hmm ... I don't think laws are important when you go online.

Mostly As

Congratulations! You’re a good digital citizen. You know how to use technology in a safe and sensible way. You also know how to enjoy technology for study and play. Well done!

Mostly Bs

You aren’t a bad digital citizen but you could be better! Think carefully when you are online and ask questions if there are areas you don’t understand.

Mostly Cs

Oh dear. You need to work on being a good digital citizen. Learn as much as possible about how to behave online or you may find you get into trouble one day.

 

Discussion

Are you a good digital citizen?

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Comments

Submitted by hello12345678910 on Tue, 10/24/2023 - 07:26

I am always nice when i play computergames and i never download any viruses

Submitted by ondater_ on Mon, 08/21/2023 - 15:31

I have only 2 B's and others are A's

First B is about that I do not always care when sharing a photo
And Second B is about that I have some viruses on my PC, but don't worry, I'm using them for just for testing on a virtual machine

Submitted by Mateo Minervini on Tue, 04/11/2023 - 23:17

I believe that being a good digital citizen is very important in today's world. It means that you are aware of your online behavior and take responsibility for how you interact with others and use technology.
Answering honestly, I can identify areas where I can improve. I believe that being a good digital citizen is not only important for our own safety and well-being, but also for the safety and well-being of others in the online community

Submitted by ahgima099 on Fri, 03/24/2023 - 12:42

I am not completely good digital citizen but I don't share my privacy to others and I am polite to people on online.

Submitted by oreoko on Thu, 12/22/2022 - 12:02

Yes, I agree, I do not share my information, I prefer to keep it private

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Submitted by Muhammad Hamay… on Wed, 12/07/2022 - 17:13

I have got 5a and 1b. I am a good digital citizen . I never share my information on the internet. when I want to share my photo on the internet I make sure it is a perfect photo. I keep country rules in my mind when I am using the internet. every citizen should follow these rules

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Submitted by Javiera_Ophelia on Sun, 09/04/2022 - 03:27

Yes , I think ,but sometimes i download ilegal things for example books. Sometimes I watch films in ilegal websites because I don't have a lot of money for pay netflix or other film page

Submitted by Turtle08 on Mon, 08/29/2022 - 08:05

I think I'm a good digital citizen because I've got 5 As and 1 B, I think before sharing a photo and I try to be polite to people online.

Submitted by cherry00 on Fri, 07/22/2022 - 16:50

I think I'm a good digital citizen, I've got 4 A, 1 B and 1 C. I'm always polite to people online.

Submitted by Baldbanana on Mon, 06/27/2022 - 15:21

I have 3 As and 3 Bs, but I think I'm good digital citizen because I have different passwords and I always think about posting things online.

Submitted by Gorkem2006 on Thu, 06/09/2022 - 19:12

I think we should not pay attention to our style and share every private information while using social media.

Submitted by 01Aras on Tue, 06/07/2022 - 11:07

I agree, I prefer not to share my information and keep it private
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Submitted by FlowerQueen on Fri, 06/03/2022 - 12:53

I think I'm a good digital citizen because I'm always kind and polite to the people in the internet and I don't share too many informations about me to people I don't know.

Submitted by trungtnd on Fri, 01/28/2022 - 13:57

Yes, I think so. I do not share personal information and I am polite when interacting online.

Submitted by Maravillas_alicia on Sun, 02/28/2021 - 03:01

Yes, I agree, I do not share my information, I prefer to keep it private

Submitted by hohooibin on Mon, 02/08/2021 - 10:16

I think I still have space to improve to be a good digital citizen.I don't share my thing online ofthen.But I like to play sicail midea,such as, Face book and Instagram.I think people should becarefull while playing social midea.
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Submitted by Kostantinus on Wed, 01/13/2021 - 09:29

Yes, I think so. I don't share my private life's photos online. I keep it private.
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Submitted by rafaelyeshua on Sat, 12/19/2020 - 18:01

a little bit, actually i don't share often photos of myself, i share space's thingds :)

Submitted by picopeca on Mon, 11/30/2020 - 11:23

I believe I'm not a bad digital citizen, because I'm carfully sharing my thinks :)

Submitted by Ian_reynoso on Thu, 08/20/2020 - 17:29

I guess so
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Submitted by Sherry4869 on Sun, 05/17/2020 - 14:28

Of course, I am a good digital citizen.I've got mostly As in the quiz. I am very careful to use it. So, I can be safe and be a good global citizen. We must be careful. Hey especially for them, who have got mostly Cs. If you are one of them you should be careful.If you've got mostly As, Congratulations!!!!!! You are really nice!!!!!

Submitted by Makam on Fri, 01/31/2020 - 14:44

Well I have most B's in the test.

Submitted by Elife on Tue, 01/28/2020 - 22:07

I'm not a bad digital citizen, but I could be better.

Submitted by lkngan on Thu, 11/28/2019 - 09:43

Well, I think i'm a good digital citizen because most of my answers are A. I also want to advise you to be cautious with all the information you see on the network, do not believe them in blindly because the information is not verified.

Submitted by Sing on Mon, 11/18/2019 - 09:41

Well. I think I'm a good digital citizen. I don't swear others online, I think carefully before posting something. In fact, I seldom use social media.
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Submitted by Shashi on Wed, 07/31/2019 - 12:38

I think I'm digital citizen. I'm enjoy to technology for study and play. My answers As and Bs. I know a person who is to nervous and unsettled to use digital tools in a sensible way I use many social media such a Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Instagram. I'm always polite online. Being safe online is very important.

Submitted by MinhTan on Wed, 05/22/2019 - 15:16

I think I'm a good digital citizen because i know how to enjoy technology for study and play.
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Submitted by pink1208 on Thu, 05/16/2019 - 07:49

I think I'm not really a good digital citizen, but I'm also not a bag digital citizen. I usually think carefully about what I am saying and doing online. I also follow my country's online rules. However, I think I have a problem. I share my personal information on public websites. I also often post many photos and videos on Facebook or Instagram. I think I will limit that.
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Submitted by linhdan83 on Fri, 04/26/2019 - 05:08

For me, I don’t really think myself a good digital citizen. I often share photos and I do believe my close online friends. I guess I need to change that before it’s getting worse.

Submitted by Toan0312 on Thu, 04/25/2019 - 01:20

I think I'm a good digital citizen.
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Submitted by Haocbs on Fri, 04/12/2019 - 07:08

I never share personal information on public websites such as FB, Instagram because there are lots of hackers or robbers and they may use your personal infor for bad purposes.
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Submitted by Youjiro on Sun, 02/03/2019 - 11:59

I'm not good digital citizen.I don't use complicated password.I always input simple password.Only thing do on the internet is sharing my knowledge with other people.

Submitted by naturegirl on Thu, 10/18/2018 - 17:03

I think I’m a good digital citizen. My answers were As and Bs. But I know a person who is too nervous and unsettled to use digital tools in a sensible way. For example if she finds something new (a webpage, an app ) she doesn’t make an effort to learn it and she gets fed up. She isn’t very careful about privacy settings and passwords – she uses the same password to all her accounts. If something goes wrong she gets very angry and she gives it up. How can I help her? Any ideas? ( this is my mum )

Submitted by cat28 on Thu, 04/05/2018 - 06:06

I think I'm a good digital citizen.
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