Computer Applications I Quiz Obj. 1.01

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Computer Applications I Quiz Obj. 1.01 - Quiz

This quiz was designed to test students' knowledge of Internet tools and methods.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    John used a meta-search engine and a search engine to search for information about identity theft.  When he compared the results of the two searches, the meta-search engine returned:
    • A. 

      Fewer but more relevant results.

    • B. 

      Fewer less relevant results.

    • C. 

      More, but less relevant results.

    • D. 

      More duplicate results.

  • 2. 
    Which search tool will provide the highest volume of results for a travel agent who is searching online airline reservations?
    • A. 

      Meta-search engine

    • B. 

      Subject directory

    • C. 

      Individual search engine

    • D. 

      Research database

  • 3. 
    Which search tool should Joe use to find educational research related specifically to North Carolina birds?
    • A. 

      Individual search engine

    • B. 

      Web crawler

    • C. 

      Subject directory

    • D. 

      Meta-search engine

  • 4. 
    What is the effect of adding more related words to a search string?
    • A. 

      Fewer less relevant results

    • B. 

      More duplicate results

    • C. 

      More, but less relevant results

    • D. 

      Fewer, but more relevant results

  • 5. 
    Joan is researching museums in Paris.  She searched with the keywords Paris, museums, art, France, and locations and was not pleased with the number of results.  If she redefines her search string to search for Paris and museums and compares the results to her first search, the results of the second search will be:
    • A. 

      Narrowed.

    • B. 

      Compiled.

    • C. 

      Expanded.

    • D. 

      Omitted.

  • 6. 
    When AND is used in a search, such as in the search string heart disease AND smoking, the results are:
    • A. 

      Compiled.

    • B. 

      Expanded.

    • C. 

      Narrowed.

    • D. 

      Omitted.

  • 7. 
    Which search method will provide Jack with a way to request a ride from his home to the airport in Spanish?
    • A. 

      Math equivalents

    • B. 

      Phonebook

    • C. 

      Spelling

    • D. 

      Different language support

  • 8. 
    Which search method will provide Joey with the information he needs to calculate a tip for the cab driver who transported him to the airport?
    • A. 

      Different language support

    • B. 

      Math equivalents

    • C. 

      Phonebook

    • D. 

      Spelling

  • 9. 
    Uses computer programs called “spiders"
    • A. 

      Individual Search Engines

    • B. 

      Meta Search Engines

    • C. 

      Subject Directories

    • D. 

      Internet Methods

  • 10. 
    Returns a large amount of results, including duplicates:
    • A. 

      Individual Search Engines

    • B. 

      Meta Search Engines

    • C. 

      Subject Directories

    • D. 

      Internet Methods

  • 11. 
    Sends requests for information to several search engines simultaneously and compiles the results
    • A. 

      Individual Search Engines

    • B. 

      Meta Search Engines

    • C. 

      Subject Directories

    • D. 

      Internet Methods

  • 12. 
    Searchable databases that are developed and maintained by human selection of sites to search broad subject categories and their descriptions. 
    • A. 

      Individual Search Engines

    • B. 

      Meta Search Engines

    • C. 

      Subject Directories

    • D. 

      Internet Methods

  • 13. 
    Used in research and often linked to library systems
    • A. 

      Individual Search Engines

    • B. 

      Meta Search Engines

    • C. 

      Subject Directories

    • D. 

      Internet Methods

  • 14. 
    There are two types of Internet search tool categories and they are search engines and subject directories.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    There are four different types of Internet search methods.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    Keying a main idea, phrase, or concept (search string) in the search box, with or without quotation marks.
    • A. 

      Keyword

    • B. 

      Field

    • C. 

      Boolean logic

    • D. 

      Miscellaneous

  • 17. 
    Search conducted for a specific title, domain, URL, or host
    • A. 

      Keyword

    • B. 

      Field

    • C. 

      Boolean logic

    • D. 

      Miscellaneous

  • 18. 
    Uses operators with keywords to narrow search parameters
    • A. 

      Keyword

    • B. 

      Field

    • C. 

      Boolean logic

    • D. 

      Miscellaneous

  • 19. 
    Different language support
    • A. 

      Keyword

    • B. 

      Field

    • C. 

      Boolean logic

    • D. 

      Miscellaneous

  • 20. 
    There are four different miscellaneous methods.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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