Internet Searching - Database - 5

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Internet Searching - Database - 5 - Quiz

On the Tech Literacy Assessment you'll need to know the following things about databases and searching online. Using web library search engines Searching using single and multiple keyword searches Taking this quiz will help you prepare for this test.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which one of the following is NOT an example of a valid domain as part of a URL?
    • A. 

      .gov

    • B. 

      .npr

    • C. 

      .edu

    • D. 

      .com

  • 2. 
    You can find what you're looking for quickly by
    • A. 

      Using several different search engines.

    • B. 

      Using reliable databases, such as the library databases at school

    • C. 

      Using search words such as AND, BUT and NOT

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 3. 
    Which of the choices below is the best indicator that a web site is reliable?
    • A. 

      You found it on Google.

    • B. 

      The author tells you the information is correct and true.

    • C. 

      The author of the site provides contact information and their credentials.

    • D. 

      There are links to other websites you know.

  • 4. 
    What does this URL tell you about the source of the web page? http://ratu.uscs.edu
    • A. 

      The page was posted by an English teacher.

    • B. 

      It is most likely part a school's web page.

    • C. 

      It is a scholarly article from a teaching magazine.

    • D. 

      It came from a library database.

  • 5. 
    Which of the following is an example of a Boolean search?
    • A. 

      Shakespeare sonnets

    • B. 

      Shakespeare and sonnets

    • C. 

      Sonnets by Shakespeare

  • 6. 
    Which is the best search strategy for finding Ernest Hemingway's place of birth?
    • A. 

      Hemingway writer birthplace

    • B. 

      Hemmingway and birthplace

    • C. 

      Where was Hemingway born?

    • D. 

      Www.hemingway.com

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