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Introduction to Google SEO Week 2 Quiz Answer

Introduction to Google SEO Week 2 Quiz Answer

Introduction to Google SEO Week 2 Quiz Answer

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Week 2 

Practice Exercise Quiz Answer

Question 1)

In the context of this course and of SEO, what is an algorithm?

  • A purpose-built program used to “crawl” and index websites
  • A set of standards put in place to penalize fraudulent or inappropriate websites
  • A loose collection of rules applied manually to discourage certain SEO practices
  • A piece of software designed to analyze content and determine where it displays in search
  • A physical server system that stores and executes search commands based on specific criteria
  • All of these describe an algorithm



Question 2)

SEOs have determined that Google uses over _____ ranking factors that go into ranking a website, and over _____ updates a year to their ranking and listing algorithms.

  • 50, 100
  • 75, 60
  • 100, 200
  • 500, 1000
  • 200, 500


Question 3)

Why do search engines need to adjust their algorithms frequently?

  • Search engines face penalties if they do not frequently update their algorithms.

  • All webmasters follow best practices when optimizing their websites for search engine ranking, and search engines need to make frequent updates to keep up with the latest best practices.
  • They want to ensure the authority of sites created without a clear SEO strategy.
  • Some webmasters over-optimize a site for a particular algorithm to increase the site’s rank despite whether or not it is relevant.

Question 4)

What does Google’s list of SEO best practices offer SEO professionals?

  • It provides guidelines for deceptive SEO strategies
  • It offers guidelines on how to ensure websites are over-optimized for search
  • It offers guidelines on how to ensure websites are optimized for search
  • It provides guidelines for how to trick search engines into ranking a website first for a particular topic



Question 5)

Which of the following statements is NOT true concerning the Panda update?

  • Panda updates roll out gradually over several months
  • It is not a one-time update. Panda updates continue to roll out from time to time.
  • It was a one-time update that eliminated low quality websites from ranking well in search results
  • It was designed to prevent sites with low quality content from ranking well in search results



Question 6)

Which of the following are considered manipulative link practices? (Select all that apply.)

  • Paid links
  • Link networks
  • Comment spam
  • Aggressive exact match anchor text


Question 7)

What does Google’s Link Disavow tool do?

  • Rolls out the latest Penguin update to a site
  • Allows website owners to remove spammy links
  • Allows website owners to remove their links to other sites
  • Allows websites to remove links to high quality sites that boost a site’s authority



Question 8)

Panda is an update that looks at:

  • Content Quality
  • Site Speed
  • Backlink Quality
  • All of the above


Question 9)

Which algorithm is the precursor to BERT?

  • Caffeine
  • Penguin
  • Mobilegeddon
  • Rank Brain


Question 10)

Google updates its algorithms:

  • About once or twice a year
  • Only when necessary
  • Thousands of times a year