Basic Literacy in Cyber Security (Chapter-11): Set of 90 MCQs for Every Competitive Exam

Cracking Cyber Security Basics: MCQs for Competitive Exams (IBPS PO/Clerk, SSC, Railway, CGL, Banking). Prepare for competitive exams in India with this concise collection of multiple-choice questions (MCQs) focusing on basic cyber security literacy. Covering essential concepts like encryption, phishing, and online safety, these MCQs will bolster your understanding and boost your exam performance in the realm of cyber security.

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Cyber Security Basics MCQs Test-1

20 MCQs
20 Marks
10 Minutes

1 / 20

What does the acronym "LAN" stand for in computer networking?

2 / 20

What is a "protocol" in the context of computer networking?

3 / 20

What is the role of "data encryption" in cyber security?

4 / 20

Why is it important to use strong and unique passwords?

5 / 20

What is the role of antivirus software in cyber security?

6 / 20

What is the primary purpose of a "firewall" in cyber security?

7 / 20

What is the key focus of "two-factor authentication" (2FA) in cyber security?

8 / 20

Which networking component is used to connect a local network to the internet?

9 / 20

Which device is commonly used to connect computers in a local area network (LAN)?

10 / 20

What does the term "malware" stand for?

11 / 20

What is the main purpose of a router in a computer network?

12 / 20

What is the purpose of a computer server?

13 / 20

What does the term "phishing" refer to in cyber security?

14 / 20

What is the purpose of a "gateway" in computer networking?

15 / 20

What is the primary goal of cyber security?

16 / 20

What is a computer network?

17 / 20

What is the purpose of a "switch" in a computer network?

18 / 20

What does "IP address" stand for?

19 / 20

Why is it important to keep software and operating systems up to date?

20 / 20

How can you protect yourself from social engineering attacks?

Topics/Syllabus covered in this Chapter’s Mock Test Series

Basic Literacy in Cyber Security: Introduction to Computer and Computer Network, Introduction to Cyber Security and Threats, General Computer Security Concepts, How to use Internet Safely, Wireless Security, Filtering Services; + NIELIT’s Certificate course in Basic Literacy in Cyber Security.

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