Google Webmaster Central MCQs

Google Webmaster Central MCQs

Our team has conducted extensive research to compile a set of Google Webmaster Central MCQs. We encourage you to test your Google Webmaster Central knowledge by answering these 100+ multiple-choice questions provided below.
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1: What does Google Video Sitemaps allow you to do?

A.   Download videos.

B.   Listen to music.

C.   Publish video content and its metadata.

D.   Publish audio files.

2: What kind of results never result in charges to the advertising agency?

A.   Organic results

B.   Incomplete results

C.   Successful results

D.   Failed results

3: Why would you create and submit a site map to Google?

A.   To tell google how often you update your site's pages

B.   All of these

C.   To help make sure Google knows about all the pages on your site

D.   To provide metadata about specific types of content on your site

4: What part of your websites encoding is displayed in the first line of search results?

A.   The subject tag.

B.   The title tag.

C.   The dev tag.

D.   The HTML tag.

5: After completing your mobile website, how would you inform Google that it is now in operation?

A.   Email Google tech support.

B.   Use Google Webmaster Tools to submit a mobile site map.

C.   Do nothing.

D.   Just wait until Google takes care of it.

6: What specifies how search engines should crawl your website?

A.   google.txt

B.   search.txt

C.   keywords.txt

D.   robots.txt

7: What can you edit through Webmaster Tools Preferences page?

A.   The email notifications are sent to

B.   The type of notifications your receive

C.   All of these

D.   Message Language

A.   Include text in the image.

B.   Use the alt attribute to substitute text for the image if it cannot be displayed.

C.   Make the image more interesting.

D.   Give the image an interesting name.

A.   Less links can result in a higher level of performance for your website

B.   It prevents competitor's from searching your site

C.   It recommended to do if you change website domains

D.   You can remove spammy or low quality links from a website that may negatively affect your PageRank

10: What does the Remove URL page do?

A.   Requests that google remove internal links to your website

B.   Removes sub domains from your website

C.   Requests that google removes a page on your site from its search results

D.   Requests that google remove outside links to your website

11: Where is the robots.txt file stored on your website?

A.   The root directory.

B.   The dev folder.

C.   The robots folder.

D.   The settings folder.

12: What does it mean when a site is not verified?

A.   Google has never been able to crawl your website

B.   Google has not approved your website for submission yet

C.   Your website is down

D.   You have not proven that you are the owner of this site to Google

13: What is the most secure password to use for your email?

A.   A password that contains symbols

B.   A combination of all of these

C.   A password that has both upper case and lower case letters

D.   A password that contains numbers

14: What does Index Status tell you about your website?

A.   It tells you the status of your website.

B.   It tells you the number of URLs indexed.

C.   It tells you the status of a link.

D.   It tells you the status of an index.

15: What are two common errors that occur with a web crawler?

A.   Crawler corruption and errors.

B.   Crawling the wrong links and reading the wrong text.

C.   Google is full of viruses and trojans.

D.   Site and URL errors.

A.   The number of internal links pointing to a page is a signal to search engines about the relative importance of that page.

B.   You can see how many other sites link to your website

C.   Knowing all of your internal links can help increase your website performance

D.   They are not important

17: What tag would cause a URL to be dismissed by the web crawler when accounting for the total indexed?

A.   The meta tag.

B.   The index tag.

C.   The data tag.

D.   The meta noindex tag.

18: How can you add users to access Google Webmaster for a single domain?

A.   Manage Site | Add or Remove Users | Add New User

B.   Click Gear Icon | Site Access | Add New User

C.   Open Site | Access | Add new User

D.   You cannot add users to a single domain

19: What is your Google Index Status?

A.   The index status shows how your website ranks in google search

B.   The status indicates whether google is able to or unable to crawl your websites

C.   The index status provides stats about how many of your URLs google was able to crawl and/or index.

D.   The status indicates a percentage of how much of your website google has indexed

20: What type of error is the most prolific crawling error?

A.   Crawl errors.

B.   Index errors.

C.   1000 errors.

D.   404 errors.

A.   They are links to your website from other sites

B.   They are the links you specify in your site map

C.   They are the main links used on your site

D.   They are links showed below google search results and are meant to help users navigate your site

22: What is a site map?

A.   It is's where your site's server is phisically located

B.   It is a list of the pages on your website

C.   It shows you how all your pages are linked together

D.   It shows how much of your site google has crawled

A.   Links that do not display publically on yoru site

B.   The number of links you reference on your site that are outside your website

C.   The total number of hyperlinks on your site

D.   The internal links are links on your site that have incoming links from other internal pages on your site

24: How does Google determine CTR?

A.   CTR = Average Position / Clicks

B.   CTR = Impressions / Average Position

C.   CTR = Page Views / Impressions

D.   CTR = Clicks / Impressions

25: Which of the following is not possible in Google Webmaster?

A.   Seeing which search queries result in the most clicks to your site

B.   Finding out how many other sites have links to your site

C.   Seeing which page of your site is most visited from search queries

D.   Seeing how many active users are on your site in real time

26: Restricted users can do the following:

A.   View Site Settings, View Traffic, Change Full and Restricted User Permissions, and Add Site Maps

B.   View Site Settings, View Site Links, Fetch as Google, View SiteMaps

C.   View Site Settings, View Traffic, Change User Permissions, View Site Maps

D.   View Site Settings, View Traffic, Change Restricted User Permissions, and Add Site Maps

27: What kind of search does Google use?

A.   Algorithmic search

B.   Static search

C.   Dynamic search

D.   Advanced search

28: What useful information does the Crawl Error page provide?

A.   Details about URLs in your site that Google could not successfully crawl or returned a HTTP error code

B.   Details of instances when people were unable to visit your site

C.   When a user attempts to search your website and is unsuccessful

D.   The number of errors google recommends fixing on your site and how

29: What indexing result is expected from a properly configured website?

A.   A decrease in page hits.

B.   An increase in crawled pages.

C.   A decrease in page crawls.

D.   An increase in page hits.

A.   The top sites that drive traffic to your site

B.   The number of times you link to other sites

C.   The number of links google found to your site on other websites

D.   The number of times a link to your site appears on the internet from all search engines

31: What tag is used to enlarge important text?

A.   Heading tags.

B.   Text tags.

C.   SEO tags.

D.   Title tags.

32: What symbol indicates a potential problem with your site's health?

A.   -

B.   ?

C.   *

D.   !

33: If you want your website to be crawled, what must be allowed for this to happen?

A.   Agent crawlers.

B.   User crawlers.

C.   Crawler agents.

D.   User-agents.

34: What three properties are used to create a +snippet?

A.   Name, date and phone number.

B.   Image, file size, name.

C.   Name, date and age.

D.   Image, name, and description.

35: What can be submitted to Google to provide extra information about your images and videos?

A.   A sitemeta file.

B.   A metamap.

C.   A meta file.

D.   A sitemap.

36: In the case of the Search Queries tool, what are impressions?

A.   The number of times your URL appeared in a search result

B.   Individual Google Ranks for all the pages on yoru site

C.   The number of times a page on your site is viewed

D.   How a user rated your site

37: What is not a valid CTR Rate?

A.   25%

B.   0%

C.   150%

D.   100%

38: What tool allows you to view a page like Google crawlers do?

A.   Fetch As Google

B.   Crawl As Google

C.   Crawl As Fetcher

D.   Fetch As Crawler

39: As you add more pages to your website, what should also show a direct correlation?

A.   The total amount of page hits.

B.   The success of your landing page.

C.   The popularity of your website.

D.   The total URLs ever crawled.

40: When a page is removed, how do you delete it from search results?

A.   Remove its meta tags.

B.   It doesn't need to be deleted because it is automatically dropped from search results.

C.   You use Google Toolkit.

D.   Remove the title tag.

41: Which of the following can trigger a Site Health alert

A.   Google detects malware on your site

B.   Your site is no longer active

C.   Your site has too many crawl errors

D.   Your site was reported

42: What configurable text appears when your content is shared on Google+?

A.   A +dialogue.

B.   A text bubble.

C.   A +snippet.

D.   A +box.

43: How will google react to a site that does not have a robots.txt file?

A.   It will not crawl the website

B.   It will search the entire website

C.   It will only crawl the homepage and links from the homepage

D.   It will only crawl the homepage

44: What is the Content Keywords page?

A.   This page suggests which keywords would be best to increase the search rank of your site

B.   This page displays which words are most displayed on each page of your website

C.   This page lists how many of your meta tag keywords match pages on your website

D.   This page lists the most significant or widely used keywords google found when crawling your site.

45: What kind of file can be used to give Googlebot added information about images?

A.   Image meta files.

B.   Image sitemap files.

C.   The image file itself.

D.   A descriptor file.

46: After adding your website to Webmaster Tools, what is one way for it to be verified?

A.   Submit it to Google.

B.   Include meta tags in the sites encoding.

C.   Verify it with a third-party verification company.

D.   Include verification code at the bottom.

47: What tool would you use to calculate the level of non-English web traffic?

A.   The user dashboard.

B.   The analytics toolkit.

C.   The analytics dashboard.

D.   The traffic dashboard.

48: Which of the following ways is NOT a valid way to verify ownership of a domain?

A.   Click the confirmation link Google sends to the admin email listed on WHOIS/ICANN

B.   Use an existing Google Analytics Account that has the same domain

C.   Add a CNAME or TXT Record

D.   Upload an HTML File

49: What does the Fetch as Google page do?

A.   It displays how google displays your website in search results

B.   It displays the number of links google fetches when it visits your homepage

C.   It displays Google's cached version of a page you specify on your website

D.   It requests google to crawl a specific page on your website

50: When would it be ideal to omit the robots.txt file from your website?

A.   When you don't want your robots.txt file indexed.

B.   When you want part of your website indexed.

C.   When you want your website hidden from Google.

D.   When you want your entire website indexed.