09 News Search

1. Name three online news services.

2. The news never sleeps.

a. True
b. False

3. Using online news services could be helpful in which situation?

a. Learning what caused the major financial crisis occurring today.
b. Preparing you for an interview.
c. Remembering what Finance homework you have due tomorrow.
d. A and C
e. A and B

4. NewsVoyager is Professor Moore's favorite online news site because it is constantly updated, allowing you to always find local newspapers from all around the United States.

a. True
b. False

5. Google News is an excellent tool because you can personalize your own home page to show you the news you want to see.

a. True
b. False

6. The three major online news services all have which advanced search features in common?

a. Searching by a specific source/site.
b. Sorted by relevance/date.
c. Searching by location.
d. Sorting by exact dates.
e. B, C, and D
f. All of the above

7. Using an online news search can be very helpful in finding good RSS feeds.

a. True
b. False

8. Google News Archive search has a useful feature called __ that allows you to view the number of references of a topic during specific years in a convenient and easy-to-use bar chart.

Answers:
1. Google News, Yahoo News, and AltaVista News.
2. a
3. e
4. b
5. a
6. f
7. a
8. Timeline

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