SEO Test #1 - The Basics

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SEO Test #1 - The Basics

Search Engine Optimisation (or SEO) is the process of affecting a website or web page’s visibility in a web search engine’s results – to improve page views and garner more traffic. Do you know how it works?


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is SEO?
    • A. 

      A way to increase traffic on your website

    • B. 

      A process to improve the visibility of your website on search engines

    • C. 

      A Coding Language

    • D. 

      Something Extremely Offensive

  • 2. 
    What is the "secret recipe" for turning websites into search results?
    • A. 

      Keywords

    • B. 

      Meta Tags

    • C. 

      Algorithm

    • D. 

      Search Engines

  • 3. 
    The video says that the key to higher rankings is making sure your site has all the necessary ingredients for a search engine "recipe" - What does the "ingredients" represent?
    • A. 

      Search Terms

    • B. 

      Search Engine Optimization

    • C. 

      Algorithm

    • D. 

      Links

  • 4. 
    What are some of the ingredients in a search algorithm?
    • A. 

      Keywords, Titles, Links, Words in Links, Reputation

    • B. 

      Titles, Links, Word Stuffing, Social Media, Traffic

    • C. 

      Keywords, Links, Search Engines, Search Results

    • D. 

      Keywords, Anchor Text, Brown Sugar, Flour

  • 5. 
    How do Search Engines Deal with Linking Schemes (like paying for people to link to your website?)
    • A. 

      Search Engines have a list of disapproved Sites that they keep handy

    • B. 

      Search Engines can track your payments to Bad Sites

    • C. 

      Search Engines don't deal with linking schemes - it's common practice.

    • D. 

      Links from more trustworthy sites have more weight.

  • 6. 
    If I wanted to recommend a site on my website that sold pizza in Toronto, what is the best phrase to use to link to that pizza place?
    • A. 

      Best Pizza In Toronto

    • B. 

      Pizza Place

    • C. 

      Restaurant Toronto

    • D. 

      Click Here

  • 7. 
    What does a site need to be considered a Reputable Site?
    • A. 

      Consistent and Engaging Content

    • B. 

      Fresh Content

    • C. 

      Growing Numbers of Quality Links

    • D. 

      All of the Above

  • 8. 
    What search engine accounts for 64.4% of the searches conducted?
  • 9. 
    60% of all internet users use search engines daily
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    What position on a search engine would you be to be getting approx. 11.94% of their traffic?
    • A. 

      First

    • B. 

      Second

    • C. 

      Third

    • D. 

      Bottom

  • 11. 
    On Google, the phrase or string of words you type into to get your search results is known as a query.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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