Practice Questions

Technology What is the danger of going online without a firewall? Answer: Exposing your computer to a virus or spyware

Health & Safety While you are driving down a road, the car tends to drift to one side. To keep the car straight, you must keep the steering wheel firmly in position. What is a possible cause of this problem? Answer: All of the cars tires do not have the same air pressure; the wheels are ...
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Environment Originally, most of the energy we consumed originated from what natural source? Answer: The Sun

Consumer Rights & Responsibilities If a business sees a fraud alert on your credit report, what must they do in response to the alert? Answer: They must verify your identity before issuing credit

Technology A system designed to prevent unauthorized access to a private computer network is known as what? Answer: A firewall

Personal Finance Some banks and credit unions rent boxes int heir vault, which consumers can store their valuables outside of their homes. What are these boxes called? Answer: Safe deposit boxes

Health & Safety To prevent illness, before eating any fresh fruit or vegetables, you should always do what? Answer: Wash it well, peel the skin

Environment If the water of a community water system is temporarily unsafe to drink, the public health advisory may be issued, urging consumers to treat water on the stove top before drinking it. What are these advisories called? Answer: Boil Water (Advisories)

Consumer Rights & Responsibilities An amendment of the Truth in Lending Act, this federal act generally applies only to open-end credit. Identify this law that gives consumer the right to address billing errors in credit card and charge accounts. Answer: FCBA Fair Credit Billing Act

Technology A pop-up ad says it has detected malware on your computer and asks you to click on the ad to purchase anti-spyware software. What should you do? Answer: Don’t do it; it’s probably a scam