Trivia Quiz: How Much Do You Know About Evaluating Websites?

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Trivia Quiz: How Much Do You Know About Evaluating Websites?

How Much Do You Know About Evaluating Websites? There are different ways that you can use to evaluate the quality of a website to check authority, accuracy, objectivity, currency, coverage, and appearance before you roll it out to be used. You have to ask if the website meets the needs, and the more yes you get, the better the system. Take the test and see what more you might learn.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    You are conducting research on the topic of zip lines and safety.  Which of the following sources might provide the best (unbiased and objective) information on the topic?
    • A. 

      A blogger’s account of his/her zip line vacation experience

    • B. 

      An advertisement from a zip line company

    • C. 

      A U.S. government report on industry regulations

    • D. 

      None of the above

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 2. 
    A research paper about usage trends for social media technologies requires support from only recently published articles:
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Bill Gates of Microsoft Corporation is a reliable expert about trends in word processing software development.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Your professor wants you to include video in your final presentation about practical solutions for ending poverty in the United States. Which of the following video sources is the least appropriate?
    • A. 

      An online interview with the director of the University of Wisconsin-Madison’s Institute for Research on Poverty

    • B. 

      A television news program’s investigative report of rural poverty in Colorado

    • C. 

      Recordings of your own personal interviews with friends and neighbors who struggle to make ends meet

    • D. 

      YouTube video that advocates dating only rich people so that they can pay for your needs

    • E. 

      A documentary film that explores how labor policies contribute to unemployment

  • 5. 
    You are writing a paper about the death penalty. To address the topic fairly, you will need to incorporate sources that both support and oppose the death penalty.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Did “Module 7: Evaluating Websites” provide helpful information for your research projects? (There is no wrong or right answer. This question will not be graded.)
    • A. 

      Helpful

    • B. 

      Not helpful

    • C. 

      Don't know yet

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