SEO Skills Quiz

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SEO Skills Quiz

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    This section assesses basic skills.
  • 2. 
    The acronym SERP is a term commonly used by the industry to describe the search engine ranking process.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    What is the best practice character Limit for a page title tag?
    • A. 

      25 characters

    • B. 

      30 characters

    • C. 

      55 characters

    • D. 

      80 characters

  • 4. 
    Select the names of the two people who founded Google.
    • A. 

      Larry Page

    • B. 

      Matt Cutts

    • C. 

      Rand Fishken

    • D. 

      Sergey Brin

  • 5. 
    What is the official name of Google's robot (crawler, spider)?
  • 6. 
    This section assesses intermediate skills.
  • 7. 
    What does the term Meta Description Refer to? 
    • A. 

      The content that a user lands on once they have clicked on your search result

    • B. 

      Unique content that displays depending on a users request

    • C. 

      Unique content per individual web page describing what the pages content is about

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 8. 
    The term 'On-Page' or 'On-Site' SEO is used to describe:
    • A. 

      Special keywords that are hidden in the HTML of the page.

    • B. 

      Tactics used to acquire other domains to link back to content on your site.

    • C. 

      All elements that we are in control of such as page titles, meta descriptions, image descriptions and ALT tags.

    • D. 

      All of the above

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 9. 
    If a pages Meta description is too long Google will penalise a website and remove it from the index.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Which of the following is used to help search engines understand the image, as well as aids in assisting a user who is visually impared to understand what the image is about.
    • A. 

      Alt Tag

    • B. 

      Title Tag

    • C. 

      Comments Tag

    • D. 

      Robots Tag

    • E. 

      None of the above

    • F. 

      All of the above

  • 11. 
    Which of the below applies to followed backlinks. Select all that apply.
    • A. 

      It passes PageRank (link equity) to the destination of the link.

    • B. 

      Encourages the search engines to crawl and follow the link.

    • C. 

      A followed link will allow you to reach out to external websites.

    • D. 

      All of the above

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 12. 
    This section assesses advanced skills.
  • 13. 
    Which Google Penalty Update specifically targets low quality and poor website content?
    • A. 

      Penguin

    • B. 

      Panda

    • C. 

      Pigeon

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 14. 
    The primary function of Schema.org Markup is to make content easier for the user to read and to understand.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    What is the name of the technology used to provide popular facts about people, places and things alongside Google’s traditional results, as well as to understand the relationships between pages and how they link to each other.
    • A. 

      Page Rank

    • B. 

      Knowledge Graph

    • C. 

      Google Places

    • D. 

      Site map

    • E. 

      Schema Markup

  • 16. 
    What is the best way to inform Google to index an original version of the page when there is both a www and non-www version of the website in order to avoid duplicate content penalties.
    • A. 

      Robots Tag

    • B. 

      302 Redirect

    • C. 

      Canonical Tag

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 17. 
    The tactic used to channel PageRank flow to key landing pages within a website by using the follow/nofollow attributes in order to share link equity to these pages is known as Page Rank Sculpting.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False