CIPP/US Practice Questions (Sample Questions) 2024

CIPP/US Practice Questions (Sample Questions)

Practice questions are indispensable for good exam preparation. Below you will find thirty IAPP style CIPP/US practice questions including two scenario questions. At the very bottom of the page you can download the questions in PDF.

The sample questions are part of our CIPP/US online training course. Our courses contain more than 300 of these practice questions. Our courses also include an up to date and detailed textbook outline and various training videos. This combination ensures optimum preparation for the exam and a high chance of excelling at your first try. More information can be found at or start immediately and register with the button below.

Use the following scenario to answer questions 11-15.

Select the BEST answer for each question. Some answers may be partly correct, but only one answer is the best.

Don lives in California with his wife and two children. Sarah is 12 years old and in the 7th grade at her school. Robert is 15 and a Sophomore at his school. Don is concerned about his children and their online activities as they use social media and talk with their friends.

Sarah has an Xbox One that she primarily uses to stream content from Netflix, Hulu, and YouTube, but she does play a few games on the system too. Robert has a PlayStation 4 and is an avid gamer. He loves cooperative multiplayer games with his friends. Sarah and Robert each received their gaming consoles as a gift from their parents last year. Upon first use, both had to setup user profiles and input some basic information.

Use the following scenario to answer questions 20-24.

Lawrence works in the billing office of TH Medical Clinic. Lawrence is 30 years old with a bachelor’s degree in finance. Lawrence received training during his orientation that included what PHI is collected, when it is collected, how it is stored, when it is destroyed, when it is updated, and an overview of HIPAA requirements as they related to his position.

Since he is in billing, Lawrence has the highest security classification in at the medical clinic since he sees PHI for the patient, payment information for the patient, insurance information, and billing codes related to each patient’s diagnosis and treatment at the clinic. Lawrence has been asked to be a trainer in the future for new employees who will need to understand HIPAA and various processes in the company related to the data. Therefore, Lawrence is reviewing his own materials to refresh his memory.

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  • The outline of the official textbook
  • 63 lessons
  • 3 full practice exams of 90 questions each
  • 100+ flashcards
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Our Certified Information Privacy Professional/United States (CIPP/US) boot camp is designed for privacy and compliance officers and other professionals in privacy and data protection roles with a focus on U.S. privacy laws and regulations. You will learn about cross-sector limits on the collection and use of data and about specific regulations for the medical, financial, education, telecommunications and marketing sectors.

The course also covers laws governing access to private information by law enforcement and national security agencies, issues related to workplace privacy and important state privacy laws. With the October 2018 retiring of the CIPP/G certification, the CIPP/US is the only IAPP privacy certification focused exclusively on U.S. privacy laws, regulations and frameworks.

What you’ll learn
Major topics:
  • The U.S. legal system: definitions, sources of law and the U.S. sectoral model for privacy enforcement
  • U.S. federal laws for the protection of personal data: FCRA and FACTA, HIPAA, GLBA and COPPA
  • U.S. federal regulation of marketing practices: TSR, DNC, CAN-SPAM, TCPA and JFPA
  • U.S. state data breach notification: California SB-1386 and select state laws
  • Regulation of privacy in the U.S. workplace: FCRA, EPP, ADA and ECPA plus best practices for privacy and background screening, employee testing, workplace monitoring, employee investigation and termination of employment

Over the years, we have noticed the student problem areas and have focused our training course in addressing these difficult parts. Whether it is your first try, the second attempt, or want to stay up-to-date with latest laws and regulations, this training course is designed for you.

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