Features Of Yahoo Search Engine! Trivia Quiz

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The web service provider became one of the leading pioneers of the early Internet era in the 1990s. In 2017, Verizon Communications acquired most of Yahoo's Internet business for a whopping sum of $4.48 billion. This deal with Verizon media excludes its stake in the Alibaba Group were transferred to Yahoo's successor company Altaba. This short quiz will test your knowledge on what you know about the features of Yahoo! search engine.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    What is the function of Yahoo SafeSearch?

    • A.

      To avoid access to password

    • B.

      To avoid explicit content 

    • C.

      For privacy

    • D.

      For security reason

    Correct Answer
    B. To avoid explicit content 
    Explanation
    The function of Yahoo SafeSearch is to avoid access to explicit content. It is designed to filter out adult content from search results, providing a safer browsing experience, especially for children and users who prefer not to see explicit material.

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  • 2. 

    When did Yahoo introduce search-scan?

    • A.

      March 15 2010

    • B.

      May 7 2007

    • C.

      May 11 2007

    • D.

      March 17 2009

    Correct Answer
    C. May 11 2007
    Explanation
    Yahoo introduced search-scan on May 11, 2007.

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  • 3. 

    What is the colour of Yahoo search homepage?

    • A.

      Blue and white

    • B.

      Blue and Green

    • C.

      White and Brown

    • D.

      Blue and Yellow

    Correct Answer
    A. Blue and white
    Explanation
    The colour of Yahoo search homepage is blue and white. This is evident from the fact that when you visit the Yahoo search homepage, the background colour is predominantly blue and the text and other elements on the page are in white. The combination of blue and white is a common design choice for many websites, including Yahoo, as it is visually appealing and easy to read.

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  • 4. 

    Which among the following is a limitation of Yahoo search?

    • A.

      Does not have language translation 

    • B.

      It search result is not extensive enough

    • C.

      It is fast

    • D.

      It is informative

    Correct Answer
    A. Does not have language translation 
    Explanation
    The limitation of Yahoo search is that it does not have language translation. This means that users cannot translate search results or web pages into different languages directly within the Yahoo search engine.

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  • 5. 

    One of the important features of Yahoo search is?

    • A.

      Have search feature

    • B.

      Have the clips for current news 

    • C.

      It is slow

    • D.

      It is uninformative

    Correct Answer
    B. Have the clips for current news 
    Explanation
    Yahoo search has the feature of providing clips for current news. This means that when users search for a particular news topic, Yahoo search will not only display the search results but also provide relevant video clips related to the news. This feature enhances the search experience by offering users a multimedia approach to accessing current news information.

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  • 6. 

    Which of the following is not a feature on the Yahoo homepage?

    • A.

      Settings

    • B.

      Privacy

    • C.

      FAQ 

    • D.

      Help

    Correct Answer
    C. FAQ 
    Explanation
    The Yahoo homepage features Settings, Privacy, and Help, but it does not have a FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions) section. This section is typically found on websites to provide answers to common queries and provide additional information about the platform or service.

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  • 7. 

    What is the importance of a search history tool?

    • A.

      To see your search result

    • B.

      Too see your search inquiry

    • C.

      Too see what are currently searching

    • D.

      To see what you have search in the past 

    Correct Answer
    D. To see what you have search in the past 
    Explanation
    The importance of a search history tool is to allow users to view and access their past search queries. This can be helpful for various reasons, such as retrieving information that was previously searched for, revisiting websites or articles that were previously visited, and tracking one's search behavior and interests over time. It can also assist in saving time and effort by avoiding repetitive searches for the same information.

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  • 8. 

    What of the following are criteria for Yahoo safe-search?

    • A.

      You must have a gmail

    • B.

      You must log in

    • C.

      You must be on bling

    • D.

      You must have a Yahoo mail

    Correct Answer
    B. You must log in
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "You must log in." This means that in order to enable Yahoo safe-search, it is necessary to log in to your Yahoo account. Without logging in, the safe-search feature cannot be activated. The other criteria mentioned in the options, such as having a Gmail account, being on Bling, or having a Yahoo mail account, are not relevant to enabling Yahoo safe-search.

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  • 9. 

    Yahoo! products were launched when?

    • A.

      August 1996 

    • B.

      August 1990

    • C.

      August 1995

    • D.

      August 2000

    Correct Answer
    A. August 1996 
    Explanation
    Yahoo! products were launched in August 1996.

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  • 10. 

    Which of the following does not belong to the group?

    • A.

      Mobile Search

    • B.

      Video Search

    • C.

      Image Search

    • D.

      Item Search

    Correct Answer
    D. Item Search
    Explanation
    The given options are all types of search, except for "Item Search". Mobile search, video search, and image search are all common forms of search that users perform on various platforms. However, "Item Search" is not a commonly used term or category of search. It is possible that "Item Search" refers to a specific type of search that is not widely recognized or used.

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