The Internet has a diverse set of search engines. Do you know all about them?
Which of the following search engines existed before Google?
- All the above
What is special about the Duck Duck Go search engine?
- It is integrated with social media
- It is supposed to be faster
- It emphasises searchers' privacy
In which country was the Yandex search engine founded?
What is different about Dogpile?
- It combines searches from other engines
- It speaks much doge
- It uses digital scent technology
Who invented the once-leading engine, Altavista?
- Students at Imperial College
- Netscape founder Marc Andreesen
- Old-school computer maker Digital Equipment
In 2011, MC Hammer promised his own "deep search" engine (which never arrived). What was it going to be called?
- U Can't Find This
Microsoft's search engine is called Bing. Roughly what market share does it have (June 2014)?
- 26 percent
- 16 percent
- 6 percent
Wolfram Research has a so-called "answer engine" that computes answers to questions. What is it called?
- Wolfram Alpha
That reminds us. Ask.com also answers questions. What was its original name?
- Ask Your Mum
- Ask Mr Robot
- Ask Jeeves
Which search engine released its software as open source?
In the 2000 Internet bubble Telefonica bought Lycos for $12.5 billion. What price did it sell for in 2004?
- $950 million
- $495 mlllion
- $95 million
Chinese Internet giant Tencent owns a search engine. What is it called?
OK, let's have a Google question. At what University were Google'she founders, Sergey Brin and Larry Page?
Who powers Yahoo's search?
- Yahoo's own engine
Search engine Blekko wanted to stop spam. What did it call its technology?
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