Home > ICT > Data and information > Searching for information
Which of these is another word for 'search'?
What word is used to describe the number of results returned?
How do internet search engines store data about websites?
On special index cards
In a spreadsheet
In a database
How can you refine the results returned from a search?
Use fewer keywords
Use more keywords
Type in an entire question
Which Boolean operator is normally used by default by search engines?
Which search would you use to find information on minesweeper (the type of ship, not the game)?
minesweeper NOT game
minesweeper AND game
minesweeper OR game
Which of these searches would be the most suitable to find out information on ways of correcting eyesight problems?
spectacles OR contact AND lenses
spectacles OR "contact lenses"
spectacles AND "contact lenses"
Imagine you were in the USA and wanted a snack. Which search would return the most results?
doughnut NOT donut
doughnut AND donut
doughnut OR donut
Which of these statements is true?
Anyone can publish information on the internet.
You should never believe anything you read online.
You never need to double check information from news websites.
You should always check that information you find online is accurate, up to date and what else?
is from a website that ends in .co.uk
agrees with what you already thought
is unbiased, telling the whole story