Internet Basics Questions Quiz Part II

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Immerse yourself in the ever-expanding digital universe with our "Internet Basics Questions Quiz Part II." This quiz is a continuation of essential inquiries into the foundations of the internet, covering diverse topics such as web protocols, online communication, and cybersecurity basics. Whether you're a tech-savvy individual or someone seeking to bolster your digital literacy, this quiz offers an engaging exploration of internet essentials. Test your knowledge of browsing, data security, and emerging technologies, ensuring you stay adept in the fast-paced online landscape. Step into the next level of internet understanding with this informative and dynamic quiz.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Use the plus (+) and minus (-) signs in ____ of words to force their inclusion and/or exclusion in searches.                                    

    • A.

      Top

    • B.

      Back

    • C.

      Front

    • D.

      Left

    Correct Answer
    C. Front
    Explanation
    The plus (+) and minus (-) signs are used in front of words to force their inclusion and/or exclusion in searches.

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  • 2. 

    Use double quotation marks (" ") around phrases to ensure they are searched ____ as is.

    • A.

      Exactly

    • B.

      Partly

    • C.

      Closly

    • D.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    A. Exactly
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "exactly". The phrase "use double quotation marks around phrases to ensure they are searched" indicates that the answer should be the word that means the phrases will be searched in the exact form they are written. The word "exactly" fits this description, as it means without any variation or deviation.

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  • 3. 

    File type search… Which one is correct?

    • A.

      File file_name; search

    • B.

      Filetype:pdf

    • C.

      Filetype:doc

    • D.

      B and C

    Correct Answer
    D. B and C
    Explanation
    The correct answer is B and C because both "filetype:pdf" and "filetype:doc" are valid ways to search for specific file types. "filetype:pdf" will search for files with the extension ".pdf" and "filetype:doc" will search for files with the extension ".doc". Therefore, both options B and C are correct.

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  • 4. 

    Searching for a topic on a specific Site... Which one is correct?

    • A.

      Admissions site:www.laguardia

    • B.

      Admissions :www.laguardia.edu

    • C.

      Admissions site:www.laguardia.edu

    • D.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    C. Admissions site:www.laguardia.edu
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "admissions site:www.laguardia.edu". This is the correct format for searching for a specific topic on a specific site. The "site:" operator is used to specify the website that you want to search on, and in this case, it is "www.laguardia.edu". The term "admissions" is the topic that you are searching for within that specific site. The other options either have incorrect syntax or do not specify the correct website.

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  • 5. 

    Can Google do math functions?

    • A.

      Yes

    • B.

      No

    Correct Answer
    A. Yes
    Explanation
    Google can indeed perform math functions. It has a built-in calculator feature that allows users to input mathematical expressions and get the result instantly. Additionally, Google can handle complex calculations, including trigonometry, logarithms, and more. This feature makes it convenient for users to quickly solve math problems without the need for a separate calculator application or manual calculations.

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  • 6. 

    Using wild cards... Which search is correct based on what we covered today?

    • A.

      "Workshops" *

    • B.

      "Workshops" *.edu

    • C.

      *edu

    • D.

      A+B

    Correct Answer
    B. "Workshops" *.edu
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Workshops" *.edu. This search query includes the term "Workshops" and uses the wildcard operator (*) to match any word that comes after it. Additionally, it specifies the domain extension ".edu" to only retrieve results from educational institutions. This search is appropriate when looking for workshops specifically from educational websites.

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  • 7. 

    Can Google search for currency?

    • A.

      Yes

    • B.

      No

    Correct Answer
    A. Yes
    Explanation
    Google can search for currency because it has a built-in currency converter feature. Users can simply type in the amount and the currency they want to convert, and Google will provide the converted amount in the desired currency. This feature allows users to quickly and easily find the current exchange rates and convert currencies without needing to visit a separate website or use a dedicated currency converter tool.

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  • 8. 

    Looking at Google Page Titles search... Which search is correct?

    • A.

      “Pearl Harbor”

    • B.

      “Pearl Harbor” intitle:

    • C.

      Intitle: “Pearl Harbor”

    • D.

      Intitle: “Pearl Harbor” intitle:

    Correct Answer
    C. Intitle: “Pearl Harbor”
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "intitle: 'Pearl Harbor'". This search query will only display results where the page title includes the exact phrase "Pearl Harbor". The other search queries either include additional unnecessary terms or do not specify the exact phrase in the page title.

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  • 9. 

    These usually destructive computer programs hide inside of innocent looking programs.

    • A.

      Computer programs

    • B.

      Fly

    • C.

      Viruses/worms

    • D.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    C. Viruses/worms
    Explanation
    Viruses and worms are destructive computer programs that can hide inside innocent-looking programs. They are designed to infect and damage computer systems, often spreading from one computer to another. These malicious programs can cause a range of issues, including data corruption, system crashes, and unauthorized access to sensitive information. It is important to have proper antivirus software and regularly update it to protect against these threats.

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  • 10. 

    _____ is the process of improving the volume or quality of traffic to a web site or a web page.

    • A.

      SEM

    • B.

      SEO

    • C.

      SSS

    • D.

      B+C

    Correct Answer
    B. SEO
    Explanation
    SEO stands for Search Engine Optimization, which is the process of improving the volume and quality of traffic to a website or web page. This is achieved by optimizing the website's content, structure, and other factors to make it more visible and relevant to search engines. SEO involves various techniques such as keyword research, on-page optimization, link building, and technical optimization to increase organic rankings in search engine results pages (SERPs). The goal of SEO is to attract more targeted traffic from search engines, ultimately improving the website's visibility, credibility, and potential for conversions.

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  • 11. 

    ____ is a form of Internet marketing that seeks to promote websites by increasing their visibility in search engine result pages.

    • A.

      SSS

    • B.

      SEO

    • C.

      SEM

    • D.

      A+B

    Correct Answer
    C. SEM
    Explanation
    SEM stands for Search Engine Marketing, which is a form of Internet marketing that aims to increase the visibility of websites in search engine result pages. This is achieved through paid advertising, such as pay-per-click campaigns, where advertisers bid on keywords relevant to their target audience. SEM also includes search engine optimization (SEO) techniques to improve organic search rankings. Overall, SEM encompasses various strategies and tactics to drive more traffic to websites and enhance their online presence.

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  • 12. 

    The leading search engines, such as Google and Yahoo!, use ______ to find pages for their algorithmic search results.

    • A.

      Crawlers

    • B.

      NET

    • C.

      SSS

    • D.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    A. Crawlers
    Explanation
    Search engines like Google and Yahoo! use crawlers to find pages for their algorithmic search results. Crawlers, also known as spiders or bots, are automated programs that systematically browse the internet, following links from one page to another. They gather information about web pages and index them, allowing search engines to retrieve relevant pages when users perform searches. Crawlers play a crucial role in the search engine's ability to discover and organize web content, making them an essential component of the search engine's algorithmic search results.

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  • 13. 

    The Web is the totality of the many web pages which reside on computers (called "_____") all over the world. 

    • A.

      Modems

    • B.

      Servers

    • C.

      Cables

    • D.

      Places

    Correct Answer
    B. Servers
    Explanation
    The web is made up of numerous web pages that are stored on servers located all over the world. Servers are powerful computers that store and deliver web pages to users when requested. They play a crucial role in the functioning of the internet by hosting websites and providing access to their content. Without servers, web pages would not be accessible to users, and the web as we know it would not exist.

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