9kazen Quiz - Web Search Strategies

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9kazen Quiz - Web Search Strategies

This quiz is a measurement of your knowledge from the video entitled "Web Search Strategies" by Common Craft and our classroom discussion.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Web search engines can help turn oceans of information into small pools of information that make finding information easier.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    Search engines go out and try to account for every word on every webpage and then organize it for easy reference.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    When you type in a word for search, the search engine goes out and tries to account for every page where the word appears and then displays them in your search results.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    To get better results from your web search, try and put quotation marks around your words so that the search will limit the results to the exact phrase you are searching.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Common web search engines are Yahoo, Google, Ask, Bing,and AltaVista.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    In using Ask.com, you can type in a question and receive results that will answer your question most of the time.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    The Boolean search formula uses "and", "or," and "not."
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Every piece of information obtained on Wikipedia is correct and true.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    When using web search engines, you can get most results in an instant and most of it will be relative to your original search.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    If you use the word "and" in a search, the results will give you the first word you searched in addtion to the second word, so your results will have both words in them.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    In searching the web, if you use two words to search and separate them by using the word "not", the search results will give you the first word and NOT the second word you put in the search bar.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    In searching the web, if you use two words to search and separate them by using the word "or", the search results will give you the first word OR the second word, or both.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False