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1. There isn't any reliable information on the Internet.
False
True

2. 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

3. 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.
True
False

4. Use the Libraries databases when you need scholarly journal articles, magazine articles, newspaper articles and information not indexed or available on the Web.
False
True

5. Use a subject directory to search the Internet when you want to search the full text of millions of pages, you want to retrieve a LARGE number of documents on your topic, many of which may have very little content useful to you.
True
False

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

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