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IC3 - Lesson 27



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

 1. 

In a well-developed Web document, you would commonly find the author’s name or the contact person’s name.
 

 2. 

Information presented on the Internet can be taken at face value.
 

 3. 

Most Web sites are updated daily.
 

 4. 

Opinionated writing is subjective writing.
 

 5. 

If a Web page has information but does not prominently display the copyright notice, the information is in the public domain.
 

 6. 

The ability to easily move through a Web site is referred to as “currency.”
 

 7. 

Few Web sites contain copyright information.
 

 8. 

Before you use a search engine, it is a good idea to learn how the search engine searches for information and how often the information is updated.
 

 9. 

When you use an Internet resource in a report, you must cite that source.
 

 10. 

When you cite a Web site, you should include the name of the site, the title of the document, and the complete URL.
 

 11. 

There are ways to restrict access to specific Internet sites.
 

 12. 

A Web page is always identified by the e-mail address of the person who created it.
 

 13. 

Search engines, such as Google, do not allow you to filter or control inappropriate sites from appearing in search result listings.
 

 14. 

Sponsored sites are usually the most accurate and reliable sources of information on a subject in search engine results.
 

 15. 

Since anyone can post information on the Internet, all of the information you find there is not necessarily accurate or reliable.
 

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

 16. 

A Web page’s ____ comprises its pictures, sounds, animations, and links.
a.
domain name
c.
look
b.
URL
d.
navigation
 

 17. 

On a Web site, ____ refers to the age of the information.
a.
face value
c.
resources
b.
currency
d.
URL
 

 18. 

A(n) ____ link is one that is no longer active.
a.
subjective
c.
dead
b.
historical
d.
updated
 

 19. 

What kind of entity would use “org” in the domain portion of an URL?
a.
college
c.
business
b.
government resource
d.
nonprofit business
 

 20. 

The exclusive right to make and dispose of literary, musical, or artistic work is known as ____.
a.
public domain
c.
fair use
b.
navigator
d.
copyright
 

 21. 

When work is in the public domain, it can be used ____.
a.
without citation
b.
only with the printed phrase “fair use”
c.
only with citation
d.
only with the inclusion of the copyright symbol
 

 22. 

The ability to move through a site is known as ____.
a.
efficiency
c.
fair play
b.
navigation
d.
prominence
 

 23. 

The ____ of a Web site will indicate how the site is organized and the options that are available.
a.
header
c.
first page
b.
URL
d.
footer
 

 24. 

Programs written to query and retrieve information stored in a database are known as ____.
a.
search engines
c.
messengers
b.
Internet resources
d.
mailing lists
 

 25. 

____ is a Web site that contains an online tutorial on evaluating the quality of information that you find on the Internet.
a.
Excite
c.
AltaVista Talks
b.
Internet Detective
d.
ElectronicResources.com
 

 26. 

Most subject directories are organized into categories and offer a collection of ____ to Internet resources.
a.
browsers
c.
hits
b.
drill-downs
d.
links
 

 27. 

Galaxy is an example of a popular ____.
a.
search engine
c.
encyclopedia
b.
mailing list
d.
subject directory
 

 28. 

The links on a quality Web site should be ____.
a.
easy to identify
b.
pertinent to the subject of the original page
c.
grouped logically
d.
all of the above
 

 29. 

Many Web sites provide a link to a page with a list of answers to commonly asked questions about the site or its information, which is often accessed through the ____ link.
a.
Contact
c.
FAQ
b.
Q&A
d.
HTTP
 

 30. 

____ can be warning signs that information on a Web page may not be completely reliable.
a.
Dead links
c.
Colorful graphics
b.
Spelling and grammar errors
d.
Either a or b
 

Completion
Complete each statement.
 

 31. 

On a Web site, the term “currency” refers to the ____________________ of the information that is presented.
 

 

 32. 

A well-constructed Web site will allow you to determine the authority or ____________________ of the content author.
 

 

 33. 

A university will likely have ____________________ in the domain portion of their URL.
 

 

 34. 

When information is in the ____________________, it can be used without citation.
 

 

 35. 

On a Web site, ____________________ refers to the ability to move through that site.
 

 

 36. 

Most sites on the Internet have numerous ____________________ that you can click to go to other sites.
 

 

 37. 

When you use copyrighted references in your work, you must give proper ____________________ for any information that is not your own.
 

 

 38. 

Copying information from an online source and claiming it as your own is known as ____________________.
 

 

 39. 

The top sites in a search engine results list are often sold to advertisers and are called ____________________ sites.
 

 

 40. 

Anyone can post information of dubious quality on the Internet, so you must ____________________ the information before using it.
 

 

 41. 

If a(n) ____________________ list is maintained by a reputable and professional organization, the postings my provide you with data and insights you might not find elsewhere.
 

 

 42. 

A(n) __________________________ is a collection of Internet resources that is arranged in categories and provides links to the actual resources.
 

 

 43. 

The domain extension ____________________ indicates that a Web site is maintained by a government agency.
 

 

 44. 

If the information on a Web site is trying to influence your opinion or sell you a product, it may be too ____________________ to be reliable.
 

 

 45. 

Ideas and opinions supported by ____________________ are signs that a site’s information is valid and relevant.
 

 

 46. 

A(n) ____________________ map can give you an idea of the overall organization of a Web site.
 

 

 47. 

The information at the Web site www.snopes.com can help you debunk Internet ____________________.
 

 

 48. 

____________________ is the deliberate communication of false information intended to harm a person or organization.
 

 

 49. 

The Chicago Manual of Style and the MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers include guidelines for ____________________ electronic sources.
 

 

 50. 

Online journals and Internet newspaper articles are types of __________________________ available for research.
 

 



 
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