14 Custom Search Engine

Q. What is a custom search engine?
Answer: It is essentially using a tool to build your own Google's search engine with instructions to look at a certain list of URLs (pages, whole sites, or subsets of sites), or avoid a certain list of URLs, append a set of terms to any user-supplied query, customize its looks (within bounds)

Q1 What is the use of "<iframe>" when embedding a Google-hosted page in Wikidot?
a. allows for lower bandwidth use
b. reads different code languages
c. enables Wikidot to understand the code of the custom search engine
d. all of the above

Q2 What are the restrictions with using the IFrame hosting option?
a. results must be hosted on the same page
b. results must be displayed on a separate page on the site
c. results must be hosted on Google
d. no customization is allowed with this option

Q3 Which of the following about Google Custom Search is FALSE?
a. search boxes can be hosted on your website
b. user can specify websites or webpages to search from
c. user has to pay a fixed subscription fee per year
d. search results can be hosted on your own website

Q4 Where would a user be able to use Google Custom Search?
a. http://www.google.com/cse/
b. an iGoogle widget
c. embedded in your own webpage
d. of the above

Q5 Google Custom Search narrows the focus of results by automatically adding words to any query.
a. True
b. False

Q6 The Google structured custom search feature allows the user to return results displaying:
a. thumbnails
b. actions
c. both

Q7 Which of the following are benefits of the Google Custom Search skin implemented in Wikipedia?
a. highly contextual search results
b. returns both Wikipedia and non-Wikipedia pages
c. returns topical results based on links on Wikipedia page the user is reading
d. all of the above

Answers
1. d
2. b
3. c
4. d
5. a
6. c
7. d

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