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Which of the following refers to the act of creating and using an invented scenario to persuade a
target to perform an action?

A.
Pretexting

B.
Backgrounding

C.
Check making

D.
Bounce checking

E.
None of the choices.

Explanation:
Pretexting is the act of creating and using an invented scenario to persuade a target to release
information or perform an action and is usually done over the telephone. It is more than a simple
lie as it most often involves some prior research or set up and the use of pieces of known
information.

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