Evaluating Web Pages Post-quiz

10 Questions | Total Attempts: 32

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This quiz gauges learners' level of understanding after completing the Evaluating Web Pages module.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following clues in a web address may indicate it is someone’s personal web page?
    • A. 

      The term 'personal'

    • B. 

      An underscore '__'

    • C. 

      The term 'webmaster'

    • D. 

      A tilde '~'

  • 2. 
    Which of the following web sites would you least likely use for a report on the Holocaust?
    • A. 

      One that has not been updated in two years

    • B. 

      One that contains advertisers

    • C. 

      One that lacks a contact or address

    • D. 

      One that does not have a .gov domain

  • 3. 
    The statement, “XYZ accepts no funding from outside organizations” reflects _____________.
    • A. 

      Relevancy

    • B. 

      Authenticity

    • C. 

      Authority

    • D. 

      Objectivity

  • 4. 
    Which of the following statements is FALSE?
    • A. 

      Anyone can register a .org domain.

    • B. 

      A web site that has a .org or .gov domain is credible.

    • C. 

      Just about anyone can publish information on the Internet.

    • D. 

      The invisible web is not accessible using search engines.

  • 5. 
    Which of the following would compel you to cite a particular author?
    • A. 

      The author has his/her own .org web site.

    • B. 

      The author appears in the top five of a Google search.

    • C. 

      The author is cited in Wikipedia.

    • D. 

      The author is cited by his/her peers.

  • 6. 
    True or False? All reputable web sites should be updated regularly in order to remain trustworthy.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    While Sally Slocum was culling the Internet for information on medical breakthroughs, she evaluated a web site and decided not to use it as a source. Which of the following reasons most likely affected her decision?
    • A. 

      The web site was not endorsed by the American Medical Association.

    • B. 

      A link to another source did not work.

    • C. 

      The information was not dated.

    • D. 

      The author resided outside the United States.

  • 8. 
    Which of the following phrases refers to objectivity?
    • A. 

      A balanced point of view

    • B. 

      Usefulness of information

    • C. 

      Validation of information

    • D. 

      The origin of facts

  • 9. 
    True or False?A web page that mirrors today's date reflects that information has been updated.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Michael Dominick rejected information he found on a web site because it was not relevant. Which of the following reasons most likely affected his decision?
    • A. 

      The author lacked credentials.

    • B. 

      The author was trying to sell something.

    • C. 

      Data collection methods were not sound.

    • D. 

      The information was not applicable to his topic.