Work Sheet for GNED 136

One of the best ways to learn how to effectively navigate among internet web sites is to practice using different search engines and to learn how to use the different menu combinations for searching

On your own, answer the following questions

1. Using Yahoo find, using an advanced search, you are asked to find out the total mass market of African Americans for a new BET show, find out what is the total population of African Americans in the U.S.

2. Everybody knows China is the largest population in the world, using any search engine, find the name of the countries with the 4th and the 5th largest populations

3. You just won a trip to Hollywood, then you got robbed and all your money is gone - you need help, is there a Canadian government office in L.A., who is the name of the Canadian Consulate General - use Alta Vista

4. How fast can you get the same information using the same words in Yahoo

5. What famous people were born the same day as you?

The same day, and year?

6. Find a map showing directions to your house?

7. Find a really great web site, that explains some tricks to searching web sites!!