Section 5 Web Myths > URLs > Search Engines > Special Directories > Exercise > Precision Searching Strategies > Exercise

Test Your Understanding of the Web
Run the mouse over your choice of the correct answer.

1. All but which of the following is available free on the Web?

Company financial information
Information about organizations
Travel information.
Moravian's databases.
2. Which of the following statements is true?
The Internet and the Web are the same
The Web is a good source for finding books on a topic.
The Web is organized for ease of searching
A URL can provide useful information about the origin of a site

3. The URL, http://www.civnet.org/index_jan, indicates that the site is maintained by which of the following?

a company
an organization
a government agency
a college or university

4. For current census data the best site to go to is one with which one of the following top-level domains?

.org

.edu
.gov
.com
5. Use a search engine rather than a directory for all but which one of the following?

To narrow and focus the subject "pollution"

For information about the Second Continental Congress
If you want to find as much information as possible on a topic
To find information about Paul O'Neill, former Secretary of the Treasury








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