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During the June Holidays, we also conducted an online survey. Here is a copy of the survey.

1. Do you think that cryptography is important in our daily lives?

Yes

No

 

2. How often do you think codes are applied in our daily lives?

All the time

Most of the time

Sometimes

Almost none of the time

None at all

 

3. Which of the following do you think cryptography is applied to?

WebPages

ISBN

Bar codes

HTML

Credit cards
Email

Programming

 

4. Have you used cryptography to encode your messages before?

Yes. Please specify what for.______________________________________________

No

 

5. What type of cryptography methods do you know? You may tick more than one box.

Julius Caesar Substitution

Playfair

Transposition

Double transposition

HTML code

Programming language

Morse code

Binary code

RSA algorithm

PGP algorithm

Enigma

Others (please specify): _______________________________________________

 

6. If you know about cryptography, how and from where/who did you know about?

________________________________________________________________________

 

7. What do you think our lives will be if cryptography did not exist?

______________________________________________________________________

 

8. On a scale of 1 to 10, with 1 being nothing and 10 being very much , how much do you think you know about cryptography ?

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

9

10

 

 

9. Who do you think codes and cryptography affect the most?

Students

Teenagers

Working adults

Senior Citizens

 

10. Do you think cryptography is essential to your occupation?

Yes, why?

__________________________________________________________________

No, why?

__________________________________________________________________

11. On a scale of 1 to 10, with 1 being the least and 10 the most, how much do you think you know about the following codes?

A. Caesar Substitution Cipher

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

9

10

B. Enigma

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

9

10

C. Playfair

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

9

10

D. Quantum

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

9

10

E. Transposition

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

9

10

 

In which of the following fields of occupations do you think codes and cryptography affect the most?

1. Education

2. Computers

3. Military

4. Others, please state: _____________

 

 

What is the first thing that comes into your mind when the word coding is mentioned?

1. Secret messages

2. Warfare

3. Computer coding

4. Others, please state: _____________