Are you a Cyber Junkie?

Find out if your cyber skills are up to the task by taking our Cyber-Junkie test:

Yes No.....1. Do you have the ability to set up an entire computer system with peripherals?
Yes No.....2. Have you ever installed a modem or secondary/backup hard drive?
Yes No.....3. Have you used a digital camera?
Yes No.....4. Have you ever installed a network hub or wireless router? 
Yes No.....5. Can you identify basic internal and external computer components?
Yes No.....6. Do you define most basic computer and web-related terms? example: spam, spyware
Yes No.....7. Have you ever purchased, downloaded and installed software from the web?
Yes No.....8. Do you know how to safely install tangible software from a disc?
Yes No.....9. Do you know how to burn a CD?
Yes No.....10. Do you know how to change your mouse or trackball settings?
Yes No.....11. Do you maintain virus protection and firewall software?
Yes No.....12. Do you maintain an effective back up system?
Yes No.....13. Do you know of free resources for your software's downloadable updates?
Yes No.....14. Do you know how to clear your cache and delete your cookies?
Yes No.....15. Do you know how to add software links to your task/menu bar?
Yes No.....16. Do you maintain a password list without the use of spyware?
Yes No.....17. Do you know of free resources that offer advice for troubleshooting hardware and software?
Yes No.....18. Do you have a satisfactory surge protector?
Yes No.....19. Do you know how to launch programs automatically upon computer start-up?
Yes No.....20. Do you regularly maintain software readers and players such as Adobe Acrobat and Real Audio?
Yes No.....21. Do you know how to maintain your browser's web settings?
Yes No.....22. Do you know how to maintain your browser's internet options?
Yes No.....23. Do you know how to update your browser's tool bar?
Yes No.....24. Do you know how to maintain your browser's favorites list?
Yes No.....25. Do you have familiarity with multiple browsers (AOL, Internet Explorer, Netscape, etc.)
Yes No.....26. Do you know how to upload files via FTP?
Yes No.....27. Do you know how to save a web page to your computer?
Yes No.....28. Do you know how to capture images using SnagIt?
Yes No.....29. Do you know how to zip and unzip a file?
Yes No.....30. Do you know how to listen to and create Real Audio files?
Yes No.....31. Do you know how to view, save and retrieve a PDF document?
Yes No.....32. Do you know how to CC and BCC a recipient using e-mail?
Yes No.....33. Do you know how to maintain multiple identities/aliases?
Yes No.....34. Do you know how to merge e-mail into a single text file?
Yes No.....35. Do you know how to create a professional e-mail signature?
Yes No.....36. Do you know how to flag or filter your incoming e-mail, including setting junk preferences?
Yes No.....37. Do you know how to set up an auto-responder?
Yes No.....38. Do you know how to insert an image into an e-mail with attaching?
Yes No.....39. Do you know how to attach files (including zipped files) in an e-mail?
Yes No.....40. Do you know how to create new e-mail or contact folders in Outlook?
Yes No.....41. Do you know how to save e-mail addresses in Outlook without retyping them?
Yes No.....42. Do you know how to maintain a calendar in Outlook and set up recurring appointments?
Yes No.....43. Do you know how to back up your data in Outlook?
Yes No.....44. Do you know how to create an HTML e-zine from scratch?
Yes No.....45. Do you know how to create, build and maintain an e-mail subscriber list?
Yes No.....46. Do you know how to secure a domain name?
Yes No.....47. Do you know what is entailed in securing a hosting plan?
Yes No.....48. Do you know how a web server works?
Yes No.....49. Do you know what a DNS issue is?
Yes No.....50. Do you know how to submit URLs properly to several search engines?
Yes No.....51. Do you know how to create and maintain a basic web site?
Yes No.....52. Do you know how to create web pages using HTML in text files only?
Yes No.....53. Do you know how to create and maintain web pages using a popular program such as Front Page or Dreamweaver?
Yes No.....54. Do you know how to add simple JavaScript to a web site such as a rollover menu?
Yes No.....55. Do you know how to add multi-media or flash animation to a web site?
Yes No.....56. Do you know how to add a web gallery to a web site using Photoshop?
Yes No.....57. Do you know how to add MySQL, PHP, or ASP databases to a web site?
Yes No.....58. Do you know how to set up a shopping cart or affiliate program on a web site?
Yes No.....59. Do you know how to add a protected area to a web site?
Yes No.....60. Do you know how to create special effects or a collage in Photoshop?
Yes No.....61. Do you know how to create a PowerPoint presentation?
Yes No.....62. Do you know how to create and/or edit a PDF file?
Yes No.....63. Do you know how to create a logo, business card, brochure and newsletter?
Yes No.....64. Do you know how to use a character map?
Yes No.....65. Do you know how to edit GIF and JPG images?
Yes No.....66. Do you know how to change an image type?
Yes No.....67. Do you know how to scan photographs?
Yes No.....68. Do you know how to take, download and edit pictures with a digital camera?
Yes No.....69. Do you know how to use video conferencing services?
Yes No.....70. Do you know how to join, participate and share files in an online community?
Yes No.....71. Do you know how to participate in an online meeting?
Yes No.....72. Do you know how to request customer service via a company's online chat room?
Yes No.....73. Do you know how to create and use online journals or blogs?
Yes No.....74. Do you know how to use several types of instant messengers such as Yahoo!, ICQ and AOL?
Yes No.....75. Do you know how to operate a web cam?
Yes No.....76. Do you know how to set up and maintain a virtual office or intranet?
Yes No.....77. Do you know how to schedule tele-bridge conferences via a web site?
Yes No.....78. Do you know how to convert a traditional audio file for use on a web site?
Yes No.....79. Do you use online banking or bill paying?
Yes No.....80. Have you ever used an online grocery (or similar) service?
Yes No.....81. Have you ever used an online bookkeeping service such as Quickbooks Online?
Yes No.....82. Have you ever used an online backup service?
Yes No.....83. Have you ever used an online travel service?
Yes No.....84. Have you ever used an online bookmark/favorites service?
Yes No.....85. Have you ever used an online printing service?
Yes No.....86. Do you know how to use the Google search engine effectively?
Yes No.....87. Do you know how to submit free press releases online?
Yes No.....88. Do you know how to submit articles online?
Yes No.....89. Do you know how to submit a profile to a professional membership directory?
Yes No.....90. Are you currently a member of at least one online community?
Yes No.....91. Do you know the top web resources for conducting online research?
Yes No.....92. Do you know how to use the US Postal Service's web site to calculate postage or look up a zip code?
Yes No.....93. Do you use the White or Yellow Pages online?
Yes No.....94. Do you know how to do a reverse lookup on a telephone number?
Yes No.....95. Do you know how to use online services that compare prices on one item from several companies at once?
Yes No.....96. Have you ever taken a class online?
Yes No.....97. Do you know how to share a personal calendar online?
Yes No.....98. Do you know how to PING an IP address?
Yes No.....99. Do you know how to defragment your hard drive?
Yes No.....100. Are you willing to never stop learning cyber skills as a Cyber Junkie?

If you got at least 75% you are a true Cyber-Junkie.