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1. Sites with domain names ending in ".org" are sites for non-profit organizations.
False
True

2. The Libraries databases contain credible information at one access point so you don't have to sift through numerous web sites and try to evaluate their credibility.
False
True

3. When using a search engine to search the Internet, use + in front of a word or phrase that must be include in your results and - in front of a word or phrase that you don't want to be in your results.
True
False

4. You are not likely to find which of the following on the internet?
Personal medical records
Government Information
News and current events
Statistics, brief reports and studies

5. Each page on the Web has a unique address called a Uniform Resource Locator (URL). The URL gives you a general idea of where the resource originates and who is responsible for creating it.
False
True

6. All information on the internet is reliable.
True
False
 
     
 

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