Let's Test Your Search Engines Skills With This Quiz

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Search Engine Quizzes & Trivia

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    • A. 

      A software program or script available through the Internet that searches various types of documents for keywords

    • B. 

      A special website available through the Internet that searches various types of documents for keywords

    • C. 

      A spider or crawler available through the Internet that searches various types of documents for keywords

    • D. 

      A, B and C are wright!!

  • 2. 
    The first search engine ever developed was _________________ which was used to search for FTP files
    • A. 

      Veronica

    • B. 

      Jughead

    • C. 

      Reggie

    • D. 

      Archie

  • 3. 
    The first text-based search engine was:
    • A. 

      Veronica

    • B. 

      Jughead

    • C. 

      Reggie

    • D. 

      Archie

  • 4. 
    • A. 

      Adware and malware downloaded to your computer.

    • B. 

      A program that follows, or "crawls", links throughout the Internet, grabbing content from sites and adding it to search engine indexes.

    • C. 

      A programming error.

    • D. 

      Something that infects your computer.

  • 5. 
    • A. 

      They sort through information; kind of like a library card catalog.

    • B. 

      Makes it easier to find information rather than linking to it yourself.

    • C. 

      You can narrow your search down to the exact information you need with a search engine.

    • D. 

      All of the above.

  • 6. 
    Which of the following is the correct way to search for an exact phrase?
    • A. 

      +new york city

    • B. 

      "new york city"

    • C. 

      (new york city)

    • D. 

      Exact:(new york city)

  • 7. 
    Which of the following will produce the best results?
    • A. 

      New york city

    • B. 

      NEW YORK CITY

    • C. 

      New York City

    • D. 

      It doesn't matter, only special query keywords are case sensitive.

  • 8. 
    What is the easiest way to get a list of definitions for a word, such as the word quiz?
    • A. 

      Quiz

    • B. 

      Define:quiz

    • C. 

      Definition:quiz

    • D. 

      What is quiz