Reliability Of Websites Quiz

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Reliability Of Websites Quiz


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The reason why it is important to check the reliability of a website is because:
    • A. 

      There isn't always someone to evaluate and validate all sites posted on the web.

    • B. 

      Websites can be written by anyone on any subject whether the person is an expert in the subject or not.

    • C. 

      Not everything posted on the web is true or accurate.

    • D. 

      All of the above.

  • 2. 
    You can determine whether a website is reliable by looking at the author.  You may find that a site is reliable if the author:
    • A. 

      Is an expert in the subject.

    • B. 

      Has links to several unidentifiable sites or organizations.

    • C. 

      Has a short description of his/her background.

    • D. 

      Has many advertisements on his/her website.

  • 3. 
    A website can be considered unreliable if:
    • A. 

      It is linked to an educational institution.

    • B. 

      It is mostly subjective.

    • C. 

      It provides support for its argument.

    • D. 

      If it has a mission statement.

  • 4. 
    How often a website is updated can be an indication of whether a site is reliable.  The only time in which a website may not be updated but yet still reliable is if it contains:
    • A. 

      Stock market details.

    • B. 

      Current news reports.

    • C. 

      Historical information.

    • D. 

      All of the above.

  • 5. 
    Many reliable websites will have:
    • A. 

      A slow loading rate.

    • B. 

      Search tips and a help link.

    • C. 

      Difficulty navigating to a selected link.

    • D. 

      Organizational issues.

  • 6. 
    A website that contains a clear author who is an expert in the subject, links to an educational institution and is neatly organized can be considered as a reliable source.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    A website with many ads can most likely be considered a reliable source.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Websites that are forums and allows for personal opinions should always be seen as a good source for information about controversial topics.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    An objective website is much more reliable than a subjective website.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    An indication that a website may not be reliable is if it has many broken links.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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