Lets See How Well You Know The Internet.

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Internet Quizzes & Trivia

Internet surfing and searching has become the most popular things to do in today's world. We have inclined more towards internet than ever and reside to using it as a solution to every problem. This quiz will test your knowledge about internet searching and surfing. This pretest is to determine what you know about internet searching. You will not be graded on the results. Answer to the best of your ability.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Key your first and last name and your class period.
  • 2. 
    Which of the following is NOT an example of an extension in a URL?
    • A. 

      .gov

    • B. 

      .edu

    • C. 

      .npr

    • D. 

      .com

  • 3. 
    You can do a better search on the Web by
    • A. 

      Using several different search engines

    • B. 

      Sticking to your topic and resisting distractions

    • C. 

      Become familiar with and use reliable Web resources such as National Geographic and the Library of Congress

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 4. 
    Which of the following is the best indicator that a Web site is reliable?
    • A. 

      The author of the site tells you the information is reliable.

    • B. 

      The author of the site provides contact information and his or her credentials.

    • C. 

      The author links to his or her favorite Web sites.

    • D. 

      The author states in bold letters that the site was proofread by a librarian.

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

      Shakespeare sonnets

    • B. 

      Shakespeare and sonnets

    • C. 

      "Shakespeare" with "SONNETS

    • D. 

      Shakespeare (sonnets)

  • 6. 
    Which of the following statements about search engines and directories is true?
    • A. 

      A search engine does not discriminate between good and bad sites.

    • B. 

      A search engine displays all Web pages that contain your keywords and may list thousands of unordered results.

    • C. 

      A directory is someone's attempt to categorize the best sites available for a given subject or topic.

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 7. 
    Critically evaluating content on the Web is important because
    • A. 

      Web authors ar always less professional.

    • B. 

      Web authors are always biased.

    • C. 

      Anyone can publish on the Web. There's no guarantee that what you're reading is objective and has gone though standard fact-checking and editorial reviews.

    • D. 

      Printed information is always more accurate than information found on the Web.

  • 8. 
    Yahoo! on the Web is a
    • A. 

      Shout of joy.

    • B. 

      Listing of search engines.

    • C. 

      Content directory.

    • D. 

      Subject directory.

  • 9. 
    Which of the following is not a search tool.
    • A. 

      Meta search engines.

    • B. 

      Subject directories.

    • C. 

      Surfing.

    • D. 

      Keyword strategies.

  • 10. 
    Which of the following is a TRUE statement?
    • A. 

      You are free to copy information you find on the Web and include it in your research report.

    • B. 

      You do not have to cite the Web sources you use in your research report.

    • C. 

      You should never consult Web sources when you are doing a research report.

    • D. 

      Just like print sources, Web sources must be cited in your research report. You are not free to plagiarize information you find on the Web.

  • 11. 
    Which of the follwing is a search engine?
    • A. 

      Macromedia Flash

    • B. 

      Google

    • C. 

      Netscape

    • D. 

      Librarian's Index to the Internet

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