How Well You Know Search Engines? Quiz

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    What is your favorite search engine?

    • A.

      Bing

    • B.

      Google

    • C.

      Yahoo

    • D.

      Other

    Correct Answer
    B. Google
    Explanation
    Is this a stupid question? Doesn't everyone use Google?

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  • 2. 

    The search engine Bing is owned by Microsoft.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Bing is indeed owned by Microsoft. Microsoft acquired Bing in 2009 and has since continued to develop and operate the search engine. Bing serves as one of the main competitors to Google in the search engine market.

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  • 3. 

    Is this a picture of a fake or real Google's homepage?

    • A.

      Fake

    • B.

      Real

    Correct Answer
    B. Real
    Explanation
    This is what Google's homepage looked like on December 2, 1998. It is one of Google's first saved pages on the Internet Wayback Machine at http://www.archive.org

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  • 4. 

    How often do you use your favorite search engine?

    • A.

      Monthly

    • B.

      Weekly

    • C.

      Daily

    • D.

      Hourly

    Correct Answer
    C. Daily
    Explanation
    The given correct answer is "Daily" because it implies that the person uses their favorite search engine every day. This suggests that they rely heavily on the search engine for various purposes, such as finding information, looking up news, or conducting research. Using a search engine daily indicates a high level of dependence on the tool for accessing online content and staying informed.

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  • 5. 

    Which of the following search engines have you heard of?

    • A.

      Altavista

    • B.

      Bing

    • C.

      Excite

    • D.

      Google

    • E.

      Hotbot

    • F.

      Lycos

    • G.

      Yahoo

    Explanation
    The given question asks about the search engines that the respondent has heard of. The correct answer would be any combination of the search engines mentioned in the options: Altavista, Bing, Excite, Google, Hotbot, Lycos, and Yahoo. This answer may vary depending on the individual's familiarity with different search engines.

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  • 6. 

    The co-founders of Google are Sergey Brin and Larry __________.

    Explanation
    The co-founders of Google are Sergey Brin and Larry Page.

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  • 7. 

    Google makes a majority of its income from ads that are displayed on Google web pages.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Google's net revenue in 2009 was about $18 billion. Yes, Billion. Almost all that revenue came from ads.

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  • 8. 

    Bing is the 2nd-most-used search engine in the US.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    Bing is actually #3 behind Google (#1) and Yahoo (#2)

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  • 9. 

    Which of the following Google-related products do you use on a regular basis?

    • A.

      Android phone

    • B.

      Blogger

    • C.

      Gmail

    • D.

      Google.com

    • E.

      Google Docs

    • F.

      Google Images

    • G.

      Google Maps

    • H.

      Google News

    • I.

      Google Reader

    • J.

      Google Scholar

    • K.

      Google Shopping

    • L.

      Google Sites

    • M.

      Google Voice

    • N.

      IGoogle

    • O.

      Picasa

    • P.

      You Tube

    Explanation
    Isn't it amazing how much Google has done in the past 13 years? And this isn't even everything that Google does!

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