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IC3 - Lesson 26



True/False
Indicate whether the statement is true or false.
 

 1. 

Excite is a search engine that uses concept-based searching.
 

 2. 

Every Web page must contain at least one meta tag.
 

 3. 

A keyword search can produce thousands of hits.
 

 4. 

Different search engines can produce different results on the same keyword.
 

 5. 

At www.beaucoup.com, you can enter keywords and search ten different search engines at one time.
 

 6. 

The more terms you combine in a search with OR logic, the fewer results you will receive.
 

 7. 

All search engines support Boolean logic.
 

 8. 

Some search engines can translate your search results into another language.
 

 9. 

The number of search engines throughout the Internet is limited to about a dozen large programs, such as www.google.com.
 

 10. 

A multimedia search engine would be helpful in locating an MP3 music file.
 

 11. 

If you are searching for more than one phrase when searching, you can separate the phrases with a colon.
 

 12. 

A search engine returns a list of hyperlinks to Web sites where keywords are found.
 

 13. 

You can add a site to your Favorites list in Internet Explorer by choosing Add to Favorites from the Favorites menu.
 

 14. 

You cannot save a Web page to disk.
 

 15. 

The first few hits in the list of keyword search results usually have the most relevant content.
 

Multiple Choice
Identify the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question.
 

 16. 

The number of returns or Web sites produced by a search engine is known as the number of ____.
a.
hits
c.
searches
b.
enhancements
d.
stems
 

 17. 

In phrase searching, you separate multiple phrases with a ____.
a.
dash
c.
hyphen
b.
comma
d.
quotation mark
 

 18. 

You should use ____ searching if you want to search for words that must appear next to each other.
a.
phrase
c.
directory
b.
link
d.
drill
 

 19. 

In the process of using a search engine, you can use a plus sign, or ____ operator, before words that must appear.
a.
exclusion
c.
inclusion
b.
additional
d.
formula
 

 20. 

Which of these is NOT a Boolean logical operator?
a.
OR
c.
AND
b.
NOT
d.
YET
 

 21. 

When conducting a search with a search engine, the ____ is considered to be a wildcard character.
a.
asterisk
c.
quotation mark
b.
exclamation point
d.
comma
 

 22. 

A(n) ____ searches the Internet for keywords.
a.
caterpillar
c.
algorithm
b.
hyperlink
d.
spider
 

 23. 

If you enter the search word “computer” and you also get back results for “computing” and “computation,” the search engine you used supports ____.
a.
Boolean logic
c.
branching
b.
meta tags
d.
stemming
 

 24. 

Which of the following is NOT one of the three main parts of a search engine?
a.
the index where the information is made available for use by the general public
b.
the search engine program or software that searches its own database
c.
preprogrammed queries or questions that lead to other Web pages
d.
the spider or crawler that searches the Internet for keywords
 

 25. 

The process of copying a file from a Web site to your computer is called ____.
a.
bookmarking
c.
saving
b.
uploading
d.
downloading
 

 26. 

Microsoft’s www.expedia.com is a ____ search engine that focuses on maps and travel information.
a.
multimedia
c.
related
b.
specialty
d.
geologic
 

 27. 

The world’s largest online collection of fine art and photography can be searched with the ____ search engine at www.corbis.com.
a.
concept-based
c.
multimedia
b.
graphic
d.
none of the above
 

 28. 

Many major search engines allow you to search for the name the author gives a Web page by using ____ searching.
a.
title
c.
bookmark
b.
topic
d.
wildcard
 

 29. 

A meta tag is an example of a(n) ____ code.
a.
HTML
c.
TCP/IP
b.
HTTP
d.
ITTC
 

 30. 

Which of the following is NOT a specialty search engine?
a.
Beaucoup
c.
PeopleSite
b.
Yahoo
d.
Monster Job Bank
 

Completion
Complete each statement.
 

 31. 

All search engines support ____________________ searches.
 

 

 32. 

A Web page author can specify keywords in a Web page by using ____________________ tags.
 

 

 33. 

Once a Web page is ____________________ by a search engine, it becomes available to anyone using that search engine.
 

 

 34. 

In a search engine, you can use ____________________ symbols to enter a formula to filter unwanted listings.
 

 

 35. 

When conducting searches, you would use a(n) ____________________ operator when you do not want certain words to appear.
 

 

 36. 

In phrase searching, a phrase is entered using double ____________________.
 

 

 37. 

The ____________________ logical operator is most often used to search for similar terms or concepts.
 

 

 38. 

A search engine returns ____________________.
 

 

 39. 

A(n) ____________________ is a formula or set of steps for solving a particular problem.
 

 

 40. 

Another name for category-oriented search tools are ____________________ search engines.
 

 

 41. 

A preprogrammed query or question suggested by a search engine is called a(n) ____________________ search.
 

 

 42. 

In ____________________ searching, a search engine tries to determine what you mean and returns hits on Web sites that relate to the keywords you enter.
 

 

 43. 

If you save a Web page as a(n) ____________________ file, you can open it in your word-processing program.
 

 

 44. 

Adding a Web site to your ____________________ list makes it easy to return to the site again and again with just the click of a mouse.
 

 

 45. 

You must be careful about downloading “free” files because such files can introduce a(n) ____________________ on your computer.
 

 

 46. 

You can organize bookmarked Web pages in ____________________.
 

 

 47. 

If you don’t know exactly how to spell a name or phrase you want to find, you can try a(n) ____________________ search.
 

 

 48. 

A search engine’s results are provided as _____________________ that you can click to view the Web sites.
 

 

 49. 

____________________ searches use the three logical operators OR, AND, and NOT.
 

 

 50. 

A search engine robot that continually searches the Web, examines sites, and submits them to the search engine’s index is called a(n) ____________________.
 

 



 
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