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1. Use the Internet when you want to see advertisements.
True
False

2. Use the Internet when you are willing to evaluate the content of web sites.
False
True

3. Information from a site labeled with the domain names ".org" or ".edu" are not likely to provide a different viewpoint on the information presented than a site labeled ".com" will.
True
False

4. Anyone can publish information on the Internet.
True
False

5. When you are in a hurry and don't have time to evaluate information for its accuracy, it is best to use which of the following?
Internet web sites
Libraries databases

6. The web contains billions of documents. It is not indexed in any standard vocabulary (unlike a library's catalogs which assign Library of Congress subject headings to their documents). This fact can make finding relevant information very difficult.
False
True
 
     
 

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