Hum 311 -- Week 3 Mid-week Discussion Quiz

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Hum 311 -- Week 3 Mid-week Discussion Quiz

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Everything is available on the Internet?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    The problems with Google searches are:
    • A. 

      They don't always bring up substantial articles.

    • B. 

      They don't distinguish between good and bad articles.

    • C. 

      They fail to retrieve the best articles

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 3. 
    As long as I look at eight different websites, I will get the same information, so I'll be credible.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    When evaluating the facts of your argument you should ask all of the following except:
    • A. 

      Do you have good reason to believe that the information on the site is accurate?

    • B. 

      What is the author's point of view?

    • C. 

      What makes you think the "facts" you see are really facts?

    • D. 

      What does Wikipedia say in reference to the topic?

  • 5. 
    Truncating a URL can help you find:
    • A. 

      Where an article was originally published.

    • B. 

      Information about authorship

    • C. 

      Why the article was written.

    • D. 

      If the article is falid.

  • 6. 
    It is irrelevant to know if a website intends to inform, to persuade, or to sell you something as long as you get the information that you need?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    When you know what's happening, you consider:
    • A. 

      What is being said

    • B. 

      What is not being said

    • C. 

      Both A&B

    • D. 

      None of these

  • 8. 
    When people speak of "web pages," they mean:
    • A. 

      All internet pages

    • B. 

      Wikipedia entries

    • C. 

      Pages designed for the Internet

    • D. 

      Scholarly articles used for research

  • 9. 
    There were no great differences in the results of doing a search for "flirting" in Google and Google Scholar (found in the "Distinguish Web Pages" section).
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False