Search Engine Optimization (SEO) Test

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SEO Quizzes & Trivia

Practice is testing our SEO knowledge daily but how about a quiz with some easy, some difficult, and some very difficult SEO questions? The reward for performing great at the quiz will not be the first place in Google but if you know a lot about SEO and can think creatively, the first place in Google is within your reach. Please, take your Black Hats before starting the quiz. Your Black Hat will spoil the fun of having organic results at the quiz! Even if you don't get the highest possible score, there is no reason for drama! Wish you luck and have fun!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Is the following meta tags appropriate for a site that sells books?
    • A. 

      Yes, the following metatag contains all the keywords I need.

    • B. 

      No, it is rather short, I have more keywords to optimize for.

    • C. 

      I would rather swap “publish” and “novel” because “novel” is more important than “publish”.

    • D. 

      Yes, this metatag is OK even though it could have had more keywords.

    • E. 

      Why bother with metatags at all?

  • 2. 
    Which of the following practices are unethical (Black Hat SEO)? Check all that apply.
    • A. 

      Having the same page twice – once in html, once in pdf.

    • B. 

      Using hidden text that users don't see but spiders can read.

    • C. 

      Creating a keyword-rich home page.

    • D. 

      Buying links from link farms.

    • E. 

      Stuffing the metatags with keywords.

  • 3. 
    What will the search string “link:www.affordableseomarketing.blogspot.com” show?
    • A. 

      The list of backlinks from other sites on the Web to affordableseomarketing.blogspot.com.

    • B. 

      The list of backlinks from other sites on the Web to affordableseomarketing.blogspot.com that is available in the index of the particular search engine.

    • C. 

      The home page of affordableseomarketing.blogspot.com.

    • D. 

      The anchor text of the backlinks that link to the The home page of affordableseomarketing.blogspot.com.site.

  • 4. 
    How important are metatags today?
    • A. 

      Not important at all.

    • B. 

      They have only minor importance, but it can be neglected.

    • C. 

      Somehow important.

    • D. 

      Very important, almost as much as keyword density.

    • E. 

      They are the single most important SEO tool.

  • 5. 
    Why are metatags important? Check all that apply.
    • A. 

      Because search engines still use them for estimating search relevancy.

    • B. 

      Because if you leave metatags empty search engines will not index your site.

    • C. 

      Because keyword-rich metatags lead to top positions in search engines.

    • D. 

      Because it is a professional approach to Web design to have complete and accurate metatags.

    • E. 

      Metatags are not important at all today.

  • 6. 
    A webmaster of a site, similar to yours, has offered you to sell you links from their site to yours. Will you accept the offer? Check all that apply.
    • A. 

      Yes, if they are cheap, I will buy them in bulk.

    • B. 

      No, thanks, I am not buying - I already have 100 inbound links from other sites and this is enough.

    • C. 

      I will check if the site is a link a farm and if it is, I will not buy. If it isn't, we can start negotiating.

    • D. 

      What?! To pay money to a competitor?!

    • E. 

      No, thanks. Why pay for links, when I can get them as barter?

  • 7. 
    How long is the period of keeping sites sandboxed?
    • A. 

      5 days.

    • B. 

      4 weeks.

    • C. 

      3 months.

    • D. 

      1 year.

    • E. 

      Not defined.

  • 8. 
    When was the Big Daddy Google update completed?
    • A. 

      2006.

    • B. 

      2005.

    • C. 

      2004.

  • 9. 
    What is “page swapping”? .
    • A. 

      An ethical SEO practice, which allows sites to serve content, tailored to the need of users in particular regions.

    • B. 

      A black hat SEO practice for getting ranked for one page and then replacing it out for another.

    • C. 

      This is another name for a “site redirect”.

    • D. 

      The process of replacing duplicate content.

  • 10. 
    If you own a site and have a weekly newsletter that features the same content as the site, how can you include Google AdSense in your newsletter when you mail it to your subscribers?
    • A. 

      Using the same tags as for your site.

    • B. 

      Modifying the tags to fit the newsletter template.

    • C. 

      You can't include AdSense in your newsletter.

    • D. 

      Using copy and paste from the site.

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