Doing Research: The Internet for College Students

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Please choose the best answer.

1. When doing research on the Internet, Wikipedia is NOT a good site to:



2. A college student should NOT use the Internet to find which of the following?



3. You might use social media sites like Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube for all of the following reasons except to:



4. All search engines will display exactly the same results for any subject you search.

5. Which of the following is a scholarly search engine?



6. Which of the following is a true statement?


7. Mia Hamm was the youngest person to ever play for the U.S. World National Soccer Team. She won two World Championships and two Olympic Gold Medals. Mia has been called a pioneer in the sport of soccer.
Select the search statement that will retrieve the most relevant websites.


8. Examine the Advanced Search page of the Google internet search engine -- Google search engine - Advanced Search
Which of the following is a search feature and/or limiter that might help limit your search results and make them more relevant to your topic?


9. Search the internet to find out what year Mia Hamm won her first Olympic gold medal as part of the U.S. National World Championship Team.



10. Examine this website and answer the following questions --http://usda.gov/wps/portal/usda/usdahome
Is the information on the website current and reliable?



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