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1-To determine the best place to begin your online research, you should first
A. identify keywords and search terms.
B. formulate your research question.
C. choose several verbs and modifiers to help define your search.
D. settle on a single, concise search term or phrase.
My answer is A
2- Which of the following is true regarding doing an online search for information?
A. If your search turns up no hits, you need to use a more specific keyword.
B. You’ll get better results if you choose a single, general keyword.
C. Using one or two specific key words saves time.
D. Start with a very broad keyword, then narrow the hits to the information you want
My answer is D
3- Which of the following keyword searches should retrieve the most results in an online database?
A. Beta OR blockers
B. Beta NOT blockers
C. Beta AND blockers
D. Beta
My answer is C
4-Which search engine would be best to use for a broad search for scholarly literature?
A. Google Scholar
B. Soople
C. All the Web
D. Bing
My answer is D
5- To avoid plagiarism in your written research paper, you must provide a citation for which of the
following?
A. Former President John F. Kennedy's birthday
B. Statistics about Web usage you found in the Journal of Computer Science
C. The United Nations ruling on the Soviet-bloc countries
D. The date the Berlin Wall was pulled down by a crowd in Germany
My answer is B
6- When choosing your search strategy for a search engine, it's best to
A. enter the least important word first.
B. ignore alternate spellings.
C. combine keywords into phrases by using quotation marks.
D. use verbs, articles, and capitals
My answer is C

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