Boolean Search Operators Quiz! Trivia

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Boolean Search Operators Quiz! Trivia

What we have here is a Boolean search operator quiz trivia. The operators AND, NOT and OR and keywords are used together by a user when they undertake a Boolean search. When you use this search you will get results that have the two keywords. Do you know how to use the search to get the desired results? This quiz will help you check if you are using it or might need a refresher.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which operator would increase your search results?
    • A. 

      AND

    • B. 

      OR

    • C. 

      NOT

  • 2. 
    Boolean search operators can only be used in Google and LinkedIn?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    The operator AND...
    • A. 

      Expands your search

    • B. 

      Restricts or limits your search

    • C. 

      Quantifies your search

    • D. 

      Redirects your search

  • 4. 
    What is the purpose of the NOT operator?
    • A. 

      To expand a search

    • B. 

      To exclude a term or phrase from a search

    • C. 

      To create a broader search

    • D. 

      To include only phrases that are searched in search results

  • 5. 
    It is not necessary to use quotations when searching for a phrase or job title on LinkedIn?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    If I wanted to search for Indian restaurants in Seattle which search string would give me the best results?
    • A. 

      Indian Restaurants OR Seattle

    • B. 

      "Indian Restaurants" AND Seattle

    • C. 

      Indian AND Restaurants AND Seattle

    • D. 

      "Indian rRestaurants Seattle"

  • 7. 
    When searching on Google, you can use the NOT operator?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    If your search results have to many unrelated topics with the same name what operator would most likely produce a better search?
    • A. 

      AND

    • B. 

      NOT

    • C. 

      OR

  • 9. 
    Using NOT in front of parentheses will exclude everything inside the parentheses? ex. NOT(apples OR Oranges)
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Why is using Boolean Search Strings so important?
    • A. 

      Enables you to find desired data faster

    • B. 

      Makes you a more proficient researcher

    • C. 

      Enables you to answer most of your own questions

    • D. 

      All of the above

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