Coursera | Introduction to the Internet of Things and Embedded Systems

Module 1 Quiz

Module 1 Quiz >> Introduction to the Internet of Things and Embedded Systems

1. My watch displays the current weather downloaded from the Internet. My watch is an IoT device.

  • True
  • False

2. Which of the following could be an IoT device?

  • a lamp
  • a couch
  • a pen
  • all of the above

3. An IoT device can most easily be differentiated from a standard computer based on

  • computational performance
  • memory capacity
  • interface with the user and the world
  • weight/size

4.The following trend is NOT related to the growth in IoT technology:

  • Increase in computer monitor size over time.
  • Increase in computer performance over time.
  • Decrease in computer size over time.
  • Decrease in computer cost over time.

5. IoT devices are likely to be more vulnerable to cyberattacks than standard computers.

  • True
  • False

6. Which of these security approaches is feasible for most IoT devices?

  • Use of anti-virus software.
  • Use of an internal firewall.
  • Regular installation of product firmware updates.
  • Complete separation of the device from the Internet.

7. IoT devices gather private information about users. Which statement is most true about the security of that data?

  • Users can ensure security of collected data by encrypting it manually.
  • Users must rely on data-collecting agencies to securely store and transmit their data.
  • Users can sue data collecting agencies if their data is not held securely.
  • Most data gathered by IoT devices is safe because IoT devices are not a target of hackers.

8. Although people are aware of the dangers of cyberattacks, they often do not understand the risks to IoT devices.

  • True
  • False

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