10975-A :Introduction to Programming Quiz Questions and Answers

Which of the following does authentication aim to accomplish?

Answer :
  • Determine who the user is

What is the process of identifying an individual?

Answer :
  • authentication

What is the process of giving individual access to a system or resource?

Answer :
  • authorization

What is the process of keeping track of a user’s activity?

Answer :
  • accounting

Which of the following is a secret numeric password used for authentication?

Answer :
  • PIN

What type of electronic document contains a public key?

Answer :
  • digital certificate

What type of authentication method identifies and recognizes people based on physical traits such as fingerprints?

Answer :
  • biometrics

When you grant access to print to a printer, what are you granting?

Answer :
  • permission

What is the process of converting data into a format that cannot be read by another user?

Answer :
  • encryption

Which of the following does authorization aim to accomplish?

Answer :
  • Restrict what operations/data the user can access