Imd312_week 3_tutorial Exercise (Topic 2: Electronic Resources)

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  • 1. 

    One of the restrictions of Internet resources is Proliferation of “Junk”

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The statement "One of the restrictions of Internet resources is proliferation of 'Junk'" is true. This means that one of the limitations or drawbacks of using Internet resources is the abundance of low-quality or irrelevant information, commonly referred to as "junk." With the vast amount of information available on the internet, it can be challenging to filter out reliable and valuable sources from the noise of spam, fake news, misleading content, and irrelevant material. This can hinder the effectiveness and efficiency of online research and information gathering.

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  • 2. 

    One of the advantage of Internet resource is Limited free information.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The statement suggests that limited free information is an advantage of Internet resources. However, this is not true as one of the main advantages of the Internet is the vast amount of free information available. The Internet provides access to a wide range of resources, including articles, research papers, educational materials, and more, which can be accessed without any cost. Therefore, the correct answer is false.

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  • 3. 

    Proliferation of “Junk” is Information of value exist or available at a cost.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The statement suggests that the proliferation of "junk" information is a result of valuable information being available at a cost. However, the correct answer is false. The proliferation of "junk" information is not necessarily linked to the existence or availability of valuable information at a cost. It can be caused by various factors such as misinformation, lack of regulation, or the ease of spreading false information on the internet.

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  • 4. 

    One of the criteria of Internet evaluation is Verification of Information.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    Verification of Information is indeed one of the criteria of Internet evaluation. It is crucial to verify the accuracy and reliability of the information found on the internet before considering it to be true. This involves cross-checking the information with multiple credible sources, ensuring that the information is up-to-date and unbiased, and evaluating the credibility of the source itself. Therefore, the given answer "False" is incorrect as verification of information is indeed an important criterion in evaluating internet content.

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  • 5. 

    "The Internet is a valuable source of information, however caution must be taken to assure the information is correct" This statement refer to ACCURACY - one of the criteria of Internet evaluation.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The statement is emphasizing the importance of being cautious when using the internet as a source of information. It acknowledges that while the internet is a valuable resource, there is a need to ensure the accuracy of the information obtained. This aligns with the criterion of accuracy in evaluating internet sources, as it highlights the need to verify the correctness of the information found online. Therefore, the answer "True" is correct.

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  • 6. 

    How many dead links are on the page? Are the links current or updated regularly? Is the information on the page outdated? The above statement refers to which criteria of Internet evaluation?

    • A.

      Currency

    • B.

      Objectivity

    • C.

      Accuracy

    • D.

      Authority

    Correct Answer
    A. Currency
    Explanation
    The statement refers to the criteria of currency in internet evaluation. Currency refers to the timeliness and relevance of the information on a webpage. In this case, the question is asking about the number of dead links on the page, which indicates that the information may not be up to date or current.

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  • 7. 

    • What credentials are listed for the authors?
    • Where is the document published? Check URL domain.
    The above statement refers to which criteria of Internet evaluation?

    • A.

      Accuracy

    • B.

      Authority

    • C.

      Access /Workability

    • D.

      Content / Relevancy

    Correct Answer
    B. Authority
    Explanation
    The question is asking about the credentials listed for the authors and the domain of the URL where the document is published. This information is used to assess the authority of the source. Authority is an important criterion in evaluating internet sources, as it helps determine if the authors have the expertise and credibility to provide accurate and reliable information.

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  • 8. 

    Which one do you navigation menu; distinct, simple, consistent, familiar, interactive, ordered, accessible, clickable, easy to interpret visual, etc…like? This above statement refers to which criteria of evaluation?

    • A.

      Access /Workability

    • B.

      Style and Functionality

    • C.

      Design and layout

    • D.

      Navigability

    Correct Answer
    D. Navigability
    Explanation
    The statement refers to the criteria of evaluation for navigability. It mentions various characteristics of a navigation menu such as being distinct, simple, consistent, familiar, interactive, ordered, accessible, clickable, and easy to interpret visually. These characteristics are all related to the ease and effectiveness of navigating through a website or application. Therefore, the correct answer is navigability.

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  • 9. 

    A bibliographic database is a database of bibliographic records, an organized digital collection of references to published literature, including journal and newspaper articles, conference proceedings, reports, government and legal publications, patents, books, etc.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The given answer is true because a bibliographic database is indeed a database that contains bibliographic records. These records are organized and include references to various types of published literature such as journal articles, newspaper articles, conference proceedings, reports, government publications, legal publications, patents, and books. Therefore, the statement accurately describes the nature and purpose of a bibliographic database.

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  • 10. 

    Full text databases provide mostly   numeric   data such as statistics, financial data, census   information, economic indicators, etc.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    Full text databases do not provide mostly numeric data. Instead, they provide a collection of full-text documents, which can include articles, books, reports, and other textual information. These databases are designed to allow users to search and retrieve relevant information based on keywords or phrases within the text. Numeric data such as statistics, financial data, census information, and economic indicators are typically found in specialized databases specifically designed for numerical data analysis. Therefore, the statement that full text databases provide mostly numeric data is false.

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  • 11. 

    Canada Business Directory List and Singapore Business Database are the example of Image Database.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The given statement is false. Canada Business Directory List and Singapore Business Database are not examples of an Image Database. They are examples of business directories or databases that contain information about businesses in Canada and Singapore, respectively. An Image Database, on the other hand, would typically consist of a collection of images or visual data.

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  • 12. 

    Journal file – Harvard Business Review, PROQUEST is one of  the examples of which types of databases?

    • A.

      Full text databases

    • B.

      Numeric database

    • C.

      Image database

    • D.

      Directory / Address Databases

    Correct Answer
    A. Full text databases
    Explanation
    The given correct answer is "Full text databases". This is because the journal file mentioned, Harvard Business Review, is a source of written articles and publications. Full text databases contain complete texts of articles, reports, and other written materials, making them an appropriate category for this example. Numeric databases would primarily contain numerical data, image databases would primarily contain visual content, and directory/address databases would primarily contain contact information.

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