Evaluating Web Resources

6 Questions | Total Attempts: 38

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On Web resources


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Go to this website and take a look around: http://mcwhortle.com/index.htmUltimately, what is the true purpose of this site? (Hint: You may have to click around a bit to figure it out.)
    • A. 

      To educate citizens about a biological defense mechanism

    • B. 

      To sell a biological defense mechanism

    • C. 

      To scam people into believing they should invest in biological defense mechanisms

    • D. 

      To raise awareness about internet scams

  • 2. 
    Information found on a .gov site, or a government agency website, is most likely NOT a reliable resource to use.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    It's fairly easy for anyone can get a ".org" web address.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    The "domain name" in the web address, http://www.nl.edu/library, is:
    • A. 

      Http://

    • B. 

      Www

    • C. 

      Nl

    • D. 

      .edu

  • 5. 
      All websites are required by law to provide their authors' names and credentials.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Generally speaking, most instructors do not find it acceptable to cite a Wikipedia entry as a resource for a research paper.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False