How Much You Know About Web Searching? Trivia Quiz

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How Much You Know About Web Searching? Trivia Quiz

What do you know about searching the web, and do you think you can pass this quiz? There are several search engines to use, and they all will have different answers for you. When you attempt to go directly to a site, you should know if it is a protected site and what the proper extension should be. Gov,. Net, and there are a host of others. If you want to know more, take a look at this quiz and see what you can learn.


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

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