Search Engines

Answers to questions on this quiz may be found by searching the world wide web.  This can be done using various search engines, such as the ones listed below.  To make a search, do these things:

  1. Click on a link to a search engine.
  2. Type in a word or words to find out more about it/them.
  3. If you want the search engine to search for two or more words as a unit (i.e., in they exact order in which they are typed), insert double quotation marks before and after the words (e.g., "search engines").
  4. Search for pages containing those words by clicking on the “Search,” “Find,” “Go,” or “Ask” button, or simply by pressing the Enter button on your keyboard.
  5. Once a page of results appears, click on one or more hyperlinks on that page to find pages relating to the topic for which you are searching.

Use one of these search engines to search the web:

Google Yahoo MSN AOL
Ask Jeeves Netscape Overture InfoSpace
AltaVista Lycos LookSmart Earthlink