How Much Do You Know LinkedIn? Quiz

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Do you use LinkedIn? How much do you know about LinkedIn? Here is a quiz for you. Being famous as the social network of professionals, LinkedIn has made a bridge between freshers and professionals to connect and form a network of opportunities. Well, if you are already a professional or a fresher and regularly use LinkedIn, I would like to challenge you to this trivia test. Let's see if you are using it to its fullest or just a visitor.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    If you possess a basic account, which of the following tools can you use to disclose a job opportunity?

    • A.

      Discussions

    • B.

      Jobs

    • C.

      Promotions

    • D.

      Poll

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. Discussions
    C. Promotions
    D. Poll
    Explanation
    With a basic account, you can use discussions to disclose a job opportunity by starting a conversation or thread about the job opening. This allows you to provide details and engage with other members who may be interested. Additionally, you can use promotions to share the job opportunity with a wider audience by creating a promotional post or advertisement. Lastly, you can use a poll to gather feedback or gauge interest in the job opportunity by creating a poll question related to the position.

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  • 2. 

    Which of the following can be controlled by privacy settings?

    • A.

      Invitation filtering – blocking invitations from the unknown.

    • B.

      Connections browsing – permitting or blocking your 1st level connections by your 1st level connections.

    • C.

      Receiving emails from those unknown to you.

    • D.

      Notifying your connections of the profile, recommendations, and status updates.

    • E.

      All of the above

    Correct Answer
    E. All of the above
    Explanation
    All of the options mentioned in the question can be controlled by privacy settings. Privacy settings allow users to filter and block invitations from unknown individuals, permit or block connections browsing by 1st level connections, control receiving emails from unknown individuals, and notify connections about profile, recommendations, and status updates.

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  • 3. 

    Members of LinkedIn who are LIONs:

    • A.

      Connect indiscriminately on LinkedIn

    • B.

      Process introductions for strangers readily.

    • C.

      Both A & B

    • D.

      Must have 500+ connections

    Correct Answer
    C. Both A & B
    Explanation
    LIONs on LinkedIn are members who connect indiscriminately and readily process introductions for strangers. They are also required to have 500+ connections. Therefore, the correct answer is both A and B, as both statements accurately describe the characteristics of LIONs on LinkedIn.

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  • 4. 

    A complete profile:

    • A.

      Facilitates inviting colleagues

    • B.

      Facilitates inviting classmates

    • C.

      Facilitates inviting associates

    • D.

      All of these

    Correct Answer
    D. All of these
    Explanation
    A complete profile facilitates inviting colleagues, classmates, and associates. This means that having a complete profile provides the necessary information and tools to easily invite and connect with colleagues, classmates, and associates.

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  • 5. 

    You can do the following with regard to a member’s profile – choose all that apply:

    • A.

      View it only if they are in your network.

    • B.

      View it if they are a member and permit it.

    • C.

      Forward a profile of a member to another member.

    • D.

      View any member's profile if you know their name, and they permit it.

    Correct Answer(s)
    B. View it if they are a member and permit it.
    C. Forward a profile of a member to another member.
    D. View any member's profile if you know their name, and they permit it.
    Explanation
    The explanation for the given correct answer is that you can view a member's profile if they are a member and permit it, you can forward a profile of a member to another member, and you can view any member's profile if you know their name and they permit it. These options allow users to access and share profiles based on the permission settings of the individual members.

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  • 6. 

    "Introductions:"

    • A.

      When completed always result in "connections."

    • B.

      Require action by "connections" can be made in reaching "contacts."

    • C.

      Can only occur when you know a "contact's" email address.

    • D.

      All of the above

    Correct Answer
    B. Require action by "connections" can be made in reaching "contacts."
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Require action by 'connections' can be made in reaching 'contacts'." This answer is supported by the statement that introductions require action by connections to reach contacts. In other words, in order to make introductions, you need the assistance or involvement of your existing connections to connect you with new contacts. This implies that introductions are not solely dependent on knowing a contact's email address, as stated in the third statement. Therefore, the correct answer is that introductions require action by connections to reach contacts.

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  • 7. 

    Requesting an introduction requires – (select all that apply)

    • A.

      Writing one message

    • B.

      Writing two messages

    • C.

      It depends on the degrees of separation.

    • D.

      Approval of other members

    Correct Answer(s)
    B. Writing two messages
    D. Approval of other members
    Explanation
    To request an introduction, one needs to write two messages. This is because the process typically involves sending a message to the person who can make the introduction, explaining the request, and then another message to the person being introduced, providing some context and asking for their permission to proceed. Additionally, approval from other members may also be required, as they might need to verify the credibility of the request and ensure it aligns with the community's guidelines or protocols.

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  • 8. 

    Searches can be limited by:

    • A.

      Current company

    • B.

      Location

    • C.

      Profile language

    • D.

      State

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. Current company
    B. Location
    C. Profile language
    Explanation
    Searches can be limited by current company, location, profile language, and state. This means that when conducting a search, the results can be filtered based on the user's current company, the location they are interested in, the language used in their profile, and the state they are in. By limiting the search using these criteria, the user can find more targeted and relevant results that match their specific requirements.

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  • 9. 

    Privacy controls permit your connections:

    • A.

      Be hidden from viewing.

    • B.

      Be hidden from viewing but searchable.

    • C.

      Be protected from searching.

    • D.

      All of the above

    Correct Answer
    B. Be hidden from viewing but searchable.
    Explanation
    Privacy controls allow users to hide their connections from being viewed by others, but still make them searchable. This means that while the connections may not be visible to others, they can still be found through search functionality. This provides a balance between privacy and discoverability, allowing users to control who can see their connections while still being able to connect with others if desired.

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  • 10. 

    Search results of your LinkedIn network are increased by:

    • A.

      A complete profile

    • B.

      The number of connections

    • C.

      The number of contacts

    • D.

      All of the above

    Correct Answer
    D. All of the above
    Explanation
    Having a complete profile on LinkedIn is important because it provides more information about you and increases your visibility in search results. The more connections you have, the wider your network becomes, and the higher the chances of appearing in search results. Additionally, having a large number of contacts indicates that you are actively engaged on the platform, which can also positively impact your search rankings. Therefore, all of the given options contribute to increasing search results on LinkedIn.

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  • 11. 

    Which of these is not true?

    • A.

      You can delete a connection.

    • B.

      You can delete a contact.

    • C.

      You can withdraw an introduction.

    • D.

      You can withdraw an invitation.

    Correct Answer
    B. You can delete a contact.
    Explanation
    The statement "You can delete a contact" is not true because in most communication platforms and social media networks, users have the option to delete or remove contacts from their contact list or address book. Deleting a contact means removing their information and any associated communication history from the user's account. This action is commonly available to users for managing their contacts and connections.

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  • 12. 

    An easy way to grow one's LinkedIn network is to include which of the following in one's  profile?

    • A.

      All schools attended

    • B.

      All previous employers

    • C.

      All professional & community associations

    • D.

      All of the above.

    Correct Answer
    D. All of the above.
    Explanation
    Including all schools attended, all previous employers, and all professional and community associations in one's LinkedIn profile is an easy way to grow one's network. By including this information, individuals can connect with others who have similar educational backgrounds, work experiences, and professional interests. This increases the chances of making meaningful connections and expanding one's network on LinkedIn.

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