Q014 Search Education #1

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Q014 Search Education #1

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  • 1. 
    Identify the conversion step:  Making "What food does Tyson like best" into a query, we added the words "Percy Jackson".
    • A. 

      Add missing info.

    • B. 

      Cross out unnecessary words.

    • C. 

      Circle key words.

    • D. 

      Re-phrase.

  • 2. 
    Identify the conversion step:  Making "What's the name of that funny groove under your nose?" into a query, we left out the word "funny".
    • A. 

      Cross out unnecessary words.

    • B. 

      Circle key words.

    • C. 

      Re-phrase.

    • D. 

      Add missing info.

  • 3. 
    Identify the conversion step:  Making "I heard there is an abandoned city in San Francisco Bay" into a query, we changed the words "abandoned city" to "ghost town".
    • A. 

      Re-phrase.

    • B. 

      Cross out unnecessary words.

    • C. 

      Circle key words.

    • D. 

      Add missing info.

  • 4. 
    Making "Can I make a living tossing pizza?" into a query, we circled (and kept) only one of the words.  Which one?
    • A. 

      Pizza

    • B. 

      Tossing

    • C. 

      Living

    • D. 

      Can

  • 5. 
    Makng "My three-year-old cow has blisters on its tongue--what's wrong with it?" into a query, we left out the phrase "three-year-old".  Why?
    • A. 

      We thought the cow's age might be unimportant.

    • B. 

      Google would ignore the phrase anyway due to the hyphen punctuation.

    • C. 

      "Age three" is better than "three-year-old", so we re-phrased.

    • D. 

      No one word in the phrase would bring up relevant pages.

  • 6. 
    When you do a Google search, you actually search:
    • A. 

      Google's index of the Web.

    • B. 

      The Web.

    • C. 

      The Internet.

    • D. 

      Arpanet.

  • 7. 
    Google indexes the web using:
    • A. 

      Software programs called spiders.

    • B. 

      Thousands of college-age volunteers.

    • C. 

      65,000 dial-up modems.

    • D. 

      Wi-fi and infrared routers.

  • 8. 
    Google uses a formula to rate the importance of web pages, invented by Google founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin.  They call this the ______ ________ formula.
    • A. 

      Page Rank

    • B. 

      Spam Avoidance

    • C. 

      Parsing Resistance

    • D. 

      Net Value

  • 9. 
    Google and Facebook both partner with numerous other websites to:
    • A. 

      Target you with ads matching your interests and concerns.

    • B. 

      Resist compliance with federal warrants and injunctions.

    • C. 

      Apprehend and imprison known criminals operating in cyberspace.

    • D. 

      Eliminate online hoax sites and reduce the amount of spam.

  • 10. 
    The key words in a query are called its:
    • A. 

      Terms

    • B. 

      Tags

    • C. 

      Articles

    • D. 

      Entities

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