Test Your Google Knowledge! Ultimate Quiz

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  • 1. 

    What must you type into Google so that your exact phrase is found by Google?

    • A.

      Simply type the exact phrase you want

    • B.

      Use * on either side of the phrase

    • C.

      Use quotation marks on either side of the phrase

    • D.

      Begin the phrase with a slash mark

    Correct Answer
    C. Use quotation marks on either side of the phrase
    Explanation
    To ensure that your exact phrase is found by Google, you should use quotation marks on either side of the phrase. This tells Google to search for the exact phrase as it is typed, rather than individual words or variations of the phrase. Quotation marks help to narrow down the search results and provide more accurate and relevant information.

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  • 2. 

    What is the quickest way to find the definition of a computer using Google?

    • A.

      Use the browser to go to www.dictionary.com.

    • B.

      Type define:computer

    • C.

      Type "What is a computer?" into Google

    Correct Answer
    B. Type define:computer
    Explanation
    The quickest way to find the definition of a computer using Google is by typing "define:computer" in the search bar. This will directly search for the definition of the word "computer" on Google's search engine.

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  • 3. 

    What do you type into the Google search box if you only want to search the contents of one website? Example: A high school senior only wants to access admissions info for Standford University.

    • A.

      This is not possible to do.

    • B.

      Type the following into Google: admission site: www.stanford.edu

    • C.

      Go directly to Stanford's site and type in their search box.

    Correct Answer
    B. Type the following into Google: admission site: www.stanford.edu
    Explanation
    To search the contents of only one website, you can use the "site:" operator followed by the website's URL. In this case, to search for admission info for Stanford University, you would type "admission site: www.stanford.edu" into the Google search box. This will limit the search results to only the pages within the specified website.

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  • 4. 

    You can create an attractive website on Google of your family or business for FREE. Google provides you with all of the templates and an easy 1-2-3 step process.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Google offers users the ability to create a website for free, whether it be for personal or business purposes. This is made possible through the provision of templates and a straightforward 1-2-3 step process. Therefore, the statement "You can create an attractive website on Google of your family or business for FREE" is true.

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  • 5. 

    Does Google have a service that enables you to get all of your voice messages emailed and/or texted to you for FREE?

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False, but they did have this at one time

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Google does have a service called Google Voice that enables users to receive their voice messages via email and/or text messages for free. This service allows users to have their voicemails transcribed and sent to them as text messages or emails, making it convenient to access and manage their voice messages.

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  • 6. 

    You want to purchase a DVD player but you only want to spend between $75-$150.  What would you type into the Google search box so that it only searches within this range?

    • A.

      You cannot do this. You must go to a site that sells DVD players and do this.

    • B.

      Type "DVD Players between $75 and $150"

    • C.

      [#]...[#] is the operator for this. So you would type "DVD player $75...$150"

    • D.

      *,* is the operator for this. So you would type "*DVD player $75,$150*"

    Correct Answer
    C. [#]...[#] is the operator for this. So you would type "DVD player $75...$150"
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "[#]...[#] is the operator for this. So you would type "DVD player $75...$150"." This answer explains that the correct operator to use in the Google search box to search within a specific price range is "[#]...[#]". It also provides an example of how to use this operator by typing "DVD player $75...$150".

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  • 7. 

    A user wants to search "virus" but does not want to see search results related to a computer virus.  What must they type into the Google search box?

    • A.

      Type "virus, not computer"

    • B.

      This is not possible to do.

    • C.

      Type "virus -computer"

    • D.

      Type "virus, 0 computer"

    • E.

      Type "only the word virus"

    Correct Answer
    C. Type "virus -computer"
    Explanation
    To avoid seeing search results related to a computer virus, the user must type "virus -computer" into the Google search box. The minus sign (-) is used as an operator to exclude specific terms from the search results. In this case, by including "-computer" after the word "virus," the user instructs Google to exclude any results that are related to a computer virus.

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  • 8. 

    You do not need a calculator if you have access to Google; you simply need to know a few simple calculator operators and Google will act as a quick calculator, even raise a number to a certain power (as well as performance measurement conversions) in a flash.

    • A.

      False. You need to go to the calculator tool on your operating system.

    • B.

      True

    Correct Answer
    B. True
    Explanation
    The given statement states that if you have access to Google, you do not need a calculator as Google can act as a quick calculator. The correct answer is true because Google does indeed have a built-in calculator tool. You can simply type in the mathematical expression or operation in the Google search bar, and it will provide you with the result. Therefore, you do not need a separate calculator if you have access to Google.

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  • 9. 

    Google's "I'm Feeling Lucky" takes you the first web page returned for your query.

    • A.

      False, it takes you to a random page that Google selects.

    • B.

      True

    Correct Answer
    B. True
    Explanation
    The given answer is true. Google's "I'm Feeling Lucky" feature does indeed take you to the first web page that is returned for your query. This feature bypasses the search engine results page and directly takes you to the most relevant webpage based on your search query.

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  • 10. 

    If you find yourself in a strange city and you need to know the name of a local pizza restaurant, you only to need to send Google a text message, type "pizza" followed by the zip code and you will have your answer in seconds.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The statement is true because it states that if you are in a strange city and need to know the name of a local pizza restaurant, you can simply send Google a text message with the word "pizza" followed by the zip code, and Google will provide the answer within seconds. This implies that Google has a feature that allows users to easily find local pizza restaurants by sending a text message, which makes it a convenient and quick way to get the information needed.

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