Boolean Operators

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  • 1. 
    Which search would return fewer results?
    • A. 

      Cancer or Diet

    • B. 

      Cancer and Diet

  • 2. 
    Which Boolean Operator do you use to search for synonyms of a word? (e.g. senior citizen, elderly, aged)
    • A. 

      AND

    • B. 

      OR

  • 3. 
    OR is used to narrow a search, and will look for ALL the search terms?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    If you are interested in finding sources that address violence in video games, which search string should you use?
    • A. 

      Violence AND video games

    • B. 

      Violence OR video games

  • 5. 
    If you are researching the relationship of obesity to diabetes in teenagers, what search combination better conveys the multiple ways that “teenagers” might be expressed in a database?
    • A. 

      Teenagers AND young adults AND youth

    • B. 

      Teenagers OR young adults OR youth

    • C. 

      Teenagers OR young adults AND youth

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