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Search Engine Directory Category - Quiz

Each question is worth one point. Select the best answer for each question.
 
1. Which one of the following statements best describes a benefit to someone new to searching using a directory category search?
Please select the best answer.
  A. A directory category search will return more results than searching with a search engine.
  B. A directory category search will always return the most current results.
  C. A directory category search does not require entering a search query.
  D. A directory category search is always the quickest way to arrive at a listing of search results.

2. Which one of these statements best describes a sequence of events that occurs when you submit a search query to a search engine?
Please select the best answer.
  A. The search query is sent to spiders which then search the Web for documents matching your search query.
  B. Matching results from the search engine's database are searched by spiders to ensure that the documents still exist before displaying the results list to you.
  C. The contents of the search engine's database is sent to your browser, where it is matched against your search query to produce a results list.
  D. The search query is matched against an index of the search engine's database, and a list of matching results are sent back to the browser.

3. What is the typical order of the hierarchical categories into which directories organize their data?
Please select the best answer.
  A. From the most specific categories to the most general.
  B. From the most general categories to the most specific.
  C. From the most often requested categories to the least often requested.
  D. From the categories with the most recently updated data to those with the oldest data.

4. Which one of the following statements best describes a situation in which a directory can be the most useful search method to try?
Please select the best answer.
  A. You need the most results you can find on the particular topic.
  B. You know exactly the specific information you are looking for.
  C. You have an idea of the general category of the information you are looking for.
  D. You are looking for unscreened, unedited references to your information.

5. Which one of the following statements best describes a limitation of depending on only one search engine service for all your searching needs?
Please select the best answer.
  A. Even the largest search engine database has 50 percent or less of Web documents indexed.
  B. Names of categories are not standardized; you can't always tell what category contains a particular topic.
  C. The time delay between when a Web site and its documents are submitted for screening and its addition to the database can be significant.
  D. One search engine service will not return references to documents indexed by any other search service.
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