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Physical Authentication Methods - Quiz

Authentication methods used in Security

Each question is worth one point. Select the best answer or answers for each question.
1. The process based on some physical, genetic, or otherwise human characteristic that cannot be duplicated is also known as
Please select the best answer.
  A. Biometric authentication
  B. Physical authentication
  C. Password authentication
  D. Fingerprint authentication

2. In the computer industry, the "what you have" method is best exemplified by the use of
Please select all the correct answers.
  A. Retinal eye scans
  B. Smart cards
  C. Digital certificates
  D. Passwords

3. If you give your password to someone else, the computer will grant this other person access because
Please select all the correct answers.
  A. The computer system is not secure
  B. What you know is no longer secret
  C. The authentication is based on knowing the password
  D. Authentication has not been achieved

4. The method by which a user’s standard password is changed by adding the time the connection is made between its server and a user, and then sent for authentication, is called
Please select the best answer.
  A. Password authentication
  B. “What you know” authentication
  C. Password hijacking
  D. One-time password