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<ul><li><p>Website Evaluation Scavenger Hunt Answer Key </p><p>In this assignment, you will be using your Internet search skills to find answers to research questions. As well as your answer, record the required web site information. </p><p>1) What product has just released two new flavors called Cherry Garcia Body &amp; Soul &amp; Half Baked Body &amp; Soul? </p><p> Answer: Ben &amp; Jerrys Ice Cream URL: http://www.benjerry.com/index.cfm Type of Site: Commercial Author or Publisher of Site: Ben &amp; Jerrys Homemade Holdings, Inc. Contact Details for Author: (Y)es or (N)o: Y Last Modification Date: none but &gt; 2005 since new flavours in 2005 Your Evaluation Rating (5 is excellent, 1 is very bad) and why?: 5 The is the Ben &amp; Jerrys site Primary source </p><p>2) What is the fastest land animal on Earth? At what speed does it move? </p><p>Answer: cheetah (70 miles per hour) URL: http://www.worldalmanacforkids.com/explore/animals2.html Type of Site: commercial Author or Publisher of Site 2001-2003 World Almanac Education Group Inc.: Contact Details for Author: (Y)es or (N)o: Y Last Modification Date: 2003 Your Evaluation Rating (5 is excellent, 1 is very bad) and why?: 4 - Good site but do not know who World Almanac Education Group are </p><p>3) How many languages are spoken in Africa? </p><p>Answer: &gt; 1000 URL: http://www.didyouknow.cd/languages.htm Type of Site: commercial Author or Publisher of Site: none Contact Details for Author: (Y)es or (N)o: N Last Modification Date: none Your Evaluation Rating (5 is excellent, 1 is very bad) and why?: 2 No information about company or contact information </p><p>Scavenger Hunt Answer Key Page 1 of 3 </p></li><li><p>4) What is a dingbat? </p><p>Answer: A decorative character URL: http://www.teleplex.net/jr/www3.teleplex.net%5Cprinter/glossary_d.htm Type of Site: Net Author or Publisher of Site: Altman Printing Co. Contact Details for Author: (Y)es or (N)o: Y Last Modification Date: none Your Evaluation Rating (5 is excellent, 1 is very bad) and why?: 4 because it is a definition site for printing terms. It would have been a 5 had it been a dictionary </p><p>5) What is the highest peak in the Africa? </p><p>Answer: Kilimanjaro, 5,895 m (19,341 ft) above sea level URL: http://encarta.msn.com/related_761572628_51/tallest_mountain.html Type of Site: commercial Author or Publisher of Site: MSN Encarta Contact Details for Author: (Y)es or (N)o: N email only Last Modification Date: 2005 Your Evaluation Rating (5 is excellent, 1 is very bad) and why?: 4 encyclopedia website but owned by MSN </p><p>6) Who is Ray Kroc? </p><p>Answer: Founder McDonald's Corporation, 1902-1984 URL: http://www.media.mcdonalds.com/secured/bios/kroc.html Type of Site: Commercial Author or Publisher of Site: McDonalds Corporation Contact Details for Author: (Y)es or (N)o: Y Last Modification Date: Mar 6 2005 Your Evaluation Rating (5 is excellent, 1 is very bad) and why?: 5 This is the McDonalds site, Primary Source </p><p>7) Who said, "Those who do not know their history are doomed to repeat it"? </p><p>Answer: George SantayanaURL: http://www.wisdomquotes.com/cat_history.html Type of Site: commercial Author or Publisher of Site: Jone Johnson Lewis Contact Details for Author: (Y)es or (N)o: N - just email Last Modification Date: 1995-2004 </p><p>Scavenger Hunt Answer Key Page 2 of 3 </p></li><li><p>Your Evaluation Rating (5 is excellent, 1 is very bad) and why?: 4 private website but has receive many awards </p><p>8) What encompasses approximately 7,725 square km in Canada? </p><p>Answer: Algonquin Park URL: http://encarta.msn.com/text_761577989___31/Ontario_(province_Canada).html Type of Site: commercial Author or Publisher of Site: MSN Encarta - Roger Hall, B.A., M.A., Ph.D. Associate Professor of History, University of Western Ontario. Contact Details for Author: (Y)es or (N)o: N Last Modification Date: 2005 Your Evaluation Rating (5 is excellent, 1 is very bad) and why?: 5 created by MSN Encarta and a professor from Ontario </p><p>9) When was the current World Record for javelin set? </p><p>Answer: 98, 48 m. Jan Zelezny, CZE, 25 May 1996, Jena URL: http://www.athletix.org/Statistics/wrJTmen.html Type of Site: organization Author or Publisher of Site: none Contact Details for Author: (Y)es or (N)o: N Last Modification Date: none Your Evaluation Rating (5 is excellent, 1 is very bad) and why?: 1 we have no idea who created this site </p><p>10) There are 8 bits in a byte, how many nibbles are in a byte? </p><p>Answer: Half a byte. A nibble is nearly always four bits URL: http://dictionary.reference.com/search?q=nibble Type of Site: commercial, dictionary Author or Publisher of Site: Lexico Publishing Group, LLCContact Details for Author: (Y)es or (N)o: N - email only Last Modification Date: 2005 Your Evaluation Rating (5 is excellent, 1 is very bad) and why?: 5 this is a dictionary built on reliable sources (see cross references) </p><p>Scavenger Hunt Answer Key Page 3 of 3 </p></li></ul>

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