A Trivia Quiz On Google Search!

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A Trivia Quiz On Google Search!

Google search provides at least 22 special features beyond the original word-search capability, including synonyms, weather forecasts, time zones, stock quotes, maps, earthquake data, movie showtimes, and sports results. If you want to improve your Google search, you should keep it simple and not use so many words. If you want to know more about Google search, look no further than this quiz.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following will produce the best results?
    • A. 

      New york city

    • B. 

      New York city

    • C. 

      New York City

    • D. 

      NEW YORK CITY

    • E. 

      It doesn't matter, only special query keywords are case sensitive.

  • 2. 
    Which of the following is the correct way to search for an exact phrase?
    • A. 

      +new york city

    • B. 

      "new york city"

    • C. 

      (new york city)

    • D. 

      Exact:(new york city)

    • E. 

      +new +york +city

  • 3. 
    What is the best way to ensure that pages containing a particular word are excluded from the results? For example, to exclude sites that contain the word Atkins when searching for information on dieting?
    • A. 

      Diet NOT atkins

    • B. 

      Diet NO atkins

    • C. 

      Diet -atkins

    • D. 

      Diet exclude:atkins

    • E. 

      Diet ignore:atkins

  • 4. 
    What is the best way to search for a word and to include pages containing words with similar meanings?
    • A. 

      Hiking AND similar

    • B. 

      Like:hiking

    • C. 

      Hiking+

    • D. 

      ~hiking

    • E. 

      Synonyms:hiking

  • 5. 
    What is the best way to search for pages containing one of two words? For instance, pages containing the word restaurant and either Indian or Thai?
    • A. 

      Restaurant indian OR thai

    • B. 

      Restaurant (indian thai)

    • C. 

      Restaurant "indian thai"

    • D. 

      Restaurant +indian +thai

    • E. 

      Restaurant OR:indian thai

  • 6. 
    What is the best way to search for a term within one particular website. For instance to search for the word blackjack on plentysmart.com?
    • A. 

      Blackjack IN www.plentysmart.com

    • B. 

      Blackjack site:www.plentysmart.com

    • C. 

      Www.plentysmart.com blackjack

    • D. 

      Blackjack ON www.plentysmart.com

    • E. 

      Blackjack ON site:www.plentysmart.com

  • 7. 
    How do you include a range of numbers in your search, for example to search for the word olympics, and including pages that have a number between 1980 and 2000 in them? (Works with any numbers, not just dates.)
    • A. 

      Olympics date:1980 2000

    • B. 

      Olympics 1980..2000

    • C. 

      1980:2000 olympics

    • D. 

      Olympics "1980 2000"

    • E. 

      Olympics 1980 TO 2000

  • 8. 
    How do you search for all pages that have a link to a particular site, for example all sites that have a link to whitehouse.gov?
    • A. 

      Show links"www.whitehouse.gov"

    • B. 

      Find links:www.whitehouse.gov

    • C. 

      References:www.whitehouse.gov

    • D. 

      Link"www.whitehouse.gov"

    • E. 

      Link:www.whitehouse.gov

  • 9. 
    Let's say you need to know how many dollars are in a British pound. Which of the following queries would you use?
    • A. 

      How many dollars in a pound

    • B. 

      1 pound in dollars

    • C. 

      1 gbp in usd

    • D. 

      Pounds to dollars

    • E. 

      Any of the above.

  • 10. 
    Let's say you need to know how many meters one foot is equal to. Which of the following queries would you use?
    • A. 

      Feet to meters

    • B. 

      How many meters in a foot

    • C. 

      One foot in meters

    • D. 

      1 foot in meters

    • E. 

      Any of the above.

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