Internet Searching and Evaluation Quiz

College of San Mateo Library

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Directions: A passing score on this quiz is 8 out of 10 answers correct. This quiz can only be submitted ONCE. If you submit the quiz more times, all the subsequent scores are invalid. Your first quiz score for this tutorial will be recorded on your Yellow Reporting Form when you come to the Writing Center (18-104).

1. Web directories are general subject indexes to Internet information.
True
False
 
2. An example of a web directory is
Google
Ask Jeeves
Yahoo
Hotbot
 
3. Web sites included in search engines are not selected, organized or previewed by humans.
True
False
 
4. Search engines should be used when you have a focused research question in mind.
True
False
 
5. What type of WebPage frequently ends in .org?
Business
News
Informational
Advocacy
 
6. A tilde (~) in a web page's URL usually indicates that it's a personal web page.
True
False
 
7. The Green Party of California webpage would be an example of which type of webpage.
Business
News
Informational
Advocacy
 
8. Business or commercial webpages end with the following ending.
.edu
.org
.gov
.com
 
9. Netscape Navigator and Microsoft's Internet Explorer are:
The Internet
Web Browsers
Word Processors
The World Wide Web
 
10. A important criteria to remember when evaluating Internet information is:
Who is the Author
How current is the information
Is the content objective
All of the above
 

Note: A passing score on this quiz is 8 out of 10 answers correct. This quiz can only be submitted ONCE. If you submit the quiz more times, all the subsequent scores are invalid. Your first quiz score for this tutorial will be recorded on your Yellow Reporting Form when you come to the Writing Center (18-104).