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Web Quizzes & Trivia

Let's apply what we've discussed and learned in class about web searching!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    In order to receive the least number of results while searching, you should:
    • A. 

      Make your search broad

    • B. 

      Misspell words

    • C. 

      Use specific wording

  • 2. 
    The search engines that we used were:
    • A. 

      Yahoo

    • B. 

      Ask.com

    • C. 

      Google

    • D. 

      MSN

    • E. 

      Wikipedia

  • 3. 
    Number of results for a particular search
    • A. 

      Never changes

    • B. 

      Depends on what you type in

  • 4. 
    Depending on the search engine used, a different number of results will appear. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    All of the following are domain names except:
    • A. 

      .gov

    • B. 

      .edu

    • C. 

      .site

    • D. 

      .kids

  • 6. 
    If I was searching for information on cardinals (the bird) the best search term to use would be:
    • A. 

      Cardinals -St. Louis

    • B. 

      Cardinals -2011

    • C. 

      "cardinals"

    • D. 

      Cardinals site:edu

  • 7. 
    Check the three search techniques that we discussed in class:
    • A. 

      Site:

    • B. 

      Minus sign

    • C. 

      Broad words

    • D. 

      Quotation marks

    • E. 

      Inserting "the"

  • 8. 
    Search engines:
    • A. 

      Provide results for a search term

    • B. 

      Are websites with information

    • C. 

      Give answers

  • 9. 
    Although search techniques will limit results, you need to
    • A. 

      Check websites to obtain correct information

    • B. 

      Choose the first website result

    • C. 

      Search several times