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Elance SEO Test Answer, update-2015

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Here is your SEO test answers for Elance. We have made it easy since we decorated it nicely so that you can find them easily as well as to catch them. We have divided the questions into three sections as they are What, Which, Why/While and Others. Before sitting to give exam read the whole answers several times and make them easy.

What

What will happen if you type the word ‘Certification-Networking’ in the Google search box?

 

c. Google will find ALL the web pages in which the words “Certification” and “Networking” appear together.

 

What is keyword density?

 

The number of times the keyword is used / (divided by) the total word count on the page.

 

What is the illegal act of copying of a page by unauthorized parties in order to filter off traffic to another site called?

 

d: Page Jacking

 

What is the most likely time period required for getting a Google page ranking?

 

d. More than 3 months

What is Anchor text

 

ans: it is the visible text that is hyper linked to another page

 

what is the main reason for the effectiveness of optimizing a webpages towards a long  tail keyword search

 

ans: there are fewer websites that have targeted such keywords.

 

What does the term keyword prominence refer to?

 

ans: it refers to the fact that the keywords placed in important parts of a webpage are  given priority by the search engines.

 

What will happen if you type the words Certification-Networking in the Google search box?

 

ans: Google will find all the web pages in which the words certification and networking  appear together

 

what is the name of the search engine technology due to which a query for the word  ‘actor’ will also show search results for related words such as actress, acting or  act?

 

ans: RSD ( real time synonym detection )

 

 

What does the term Keyword Prominence refer to?

Ans: c

 

 

What is the function of “indexer” part of the Google search engine?

 

Ans: d

 

What term is commonly used to describe the shuffling of positions in search engine results in between major updates?

 

b. Flux

 

What does the 302 server response code signify?

 

d. The page has temporarily moved

 

What is the term for Optimization strategies that are in an unknown area of reputability/validity?

 

c. Grey hat techniques

 

 

Which

Which black hat SEO techniques is characterized by a method to deceive search engine, by detecting the search engine bot and “feeding” it with a different HTML code than the HTML actually served to users?

 

 

d. Cloaking

 

Which of the following statement about FFA pages are true?

 

b. They are also called Link Farms

 

Which of the following can be termed as a good keyword selection and placement strategies?

 

a. Targeting synonyms of the main keyword

Which of the following statements is correct with regard to the description meta tag?

 

ans: Google uses the meta description to generate the search engine results pages.

 

Which of the following statements about the search engine optimization techniques are correct?

 

ans: websites with deep linking are looked at the favorably by search engines

 

Which of the following factors have an impact on the Google page rank

ans: the subject matter of the site providing the inbound link to a page of a web site

Which of the following is an ethical SEO Techniques?

ans: Non of the above.

 

Which of the following website design guidelines have been recommended by Google

ans: Every page should be reachable from at least one static text link

 

Which of the following statements regarding website content are correct?

ans: If you have two versions of a document on your website, Google recommends that you  only allow the indexing of the better version

 

Which of the following statements about the RSS are correct?

ans:it is a form of XML

 

Which of the following actions could get you banned by Google?

  1. Hiding text on the webpage

 

Which is the function of indexer part of the Google search Engine?

ans. It helps to retrieve web pages from the world wide wed

 

Which search engine technology prevents a website from appearing in numerous top positions in the search engine result pages

ans: clustering

 

Which of the following statements about Google technical and quality guidelines is true.
ans: Avoid using robot.txt to prevent crawling of search results pages or other auto- generated pages, even if they don’t add much value for users coming from the search  engines.

 

Which of the following factors does Google take into account while accessing whether or not a website is an authority website?
Ans: c

 

Which of the following statements is correct with regard to the images within a webpage?

Ans: b

 

Which of the following free tools/websites could help you identify which city in the world has the largest search for the keyword ‘sigma’?
Ans: d

Which of the following facts about Alexa are correct?

a. Alexa provides free data on relative website visitor traffic

 

Which search engine technology prevents a website from appearing in numerous top positions in the search engine results?
Ans: a

 

Which of the following statement about RSS is correct?
Ans: a

 

 

 

Which of the following activities could be looked down upon by Google as per their quality guidelines?
Ans: b, c

Which of the following search engines or directories provides the directory search results for Yahoo?

b. Yahoo Directory

 

Which of the following statements about the Google Sitemap are correct:

a. Repeated submission of the Sitemap to Google could be penalized
Which of the following factors contribute towards link popularity of a website?
a.The number of websites that link to it
b.The number of pages of the website indexed by Google
c.The number of pages in the website
d.The quality of websites that link to it

Which of the following statements regarding website content are correct?

  1. Linking to a page inconsistently does not affect the way Google views the page/s. Examples of inconsistent linking could be:
    http/www.expertrating.com/page/ and http://www.expertrating.com/page and http://www.expertrating.com/page/index.htm

 

Which of the following free tools/websites could help you identify which city in the world has the largest search for the keyword – “six sigma”?

c. Google Traffic Estimator

Which of the following conditions will Google treat favorably from the ‘Relevancy’ perspective?

b. A website that provides free content for the related keywords

 

Which of the following statements is correct with regard to natural links?

c. They are voluntary in nature

 

 

Why/ While

Why is it a bad idea from the SEO perspective to host free articles and write ups that are very common on the internet?

 

 

b. Because you could get penalized by search engines for using duplicate content

 

While grading your website, Google gives credit to outbound links pointing to authority websites?

b. False

 

 

While optimizing your website it is important to generate the right type of traffic, how does the Bounce Rate information help in this regard?

 

b. By letting you know the percentage of users who entered the website and then left without viewing any other page

 

While grading your website, Google gives credit to outbound links pointing to authority websites?

 

b.     False

 

 

Google looks down upon paid links for enhancing page rank. If a website sells a links, what actions does Google recommend to avoid being penalized

 

ans: Paid links should be disclosed through index-nofollow attribute in the hyperlink?

 

Google display up to _______ characters of a WebPages Title Tag.

 

Ans: 66

 

Google gives priority to themed inbound links.

 

Ans: a

 

If you search for the term “iq test” in the word tracker keyword suggestion tool, will  it return the number of independent searches for the term “iq” Yes or no?

 

ans: no

 

If you enter “help site:http://www.vjseomarketing.com‘ in the Google search box, what will  Google search for

 

ans: it will find pages about help with-in http://www.vjseomarketing.com

 

If a websites search engine saturation with respect to a particular search engine is 20%. What does it mean?

 

Ans: only 20% of the pages of the website will be indexed by the search engine

 

If your site is not appearing in Google search results because of some unethical SEO practices in the recent past, _________________.

 

  1. it is better to discontinue the website and shift your web pages to a fresh website with a new domain name.

Some words, when followed by a colon, have special meanings to yahoo. What is performed by the link: Operator?

 

  1. It shows all the pages that point to that url

 

 

All major search engines are case sensitive

 

ans: False

 

How are the site maps important for the search engine optimization process

 

ans: site maps help the search engine spider pick up more pages from the website.

 

Do search engines such as google detect in natural linking patterns by checking the  Class C ip address of the page where the link to the websites originates? Yes or no?

 

ans:yes

 

Implementing a 301 permanent Redirects on the old pages to redirect to the new pages  is a good idea from the SEO perspective.

True or False?

 

ans: True

 

State whether true or false.

The yahoo Directory listing is a free service for commercial sites.

 

Ans: a

 

Cloaking is a controversial SEO technique, what does it involve?

 

Ans: b

 

A Hallway Page is used to:

 

Ans: d

 

 

Search engines do not index some common words (such as “or”,”and”,”when” and “in”) within the webpage. What are these common words called?

 

Ans: d

 

How are site maps important for the search engine optimization process?

 

Ans: c

 

 

State whether the following statement is true or false.

A Sitemap provides a list of internal links to user accessible pages on a website.

 

  1. True

 

The following robots meta tag directs the search engine bots:

<META NAME=”robots” CONTENT=”noindex,nofollow”>

  1. Not to index the page and not to follow the links in the page

 

_________________ use both crawlers and directories to generate relevant results.

  1. Meta Search Engines

 

Cloaking is a controversial SEO technique. What does it involve?

 

c.     Hiding the keywords within the webpage

 

______ is usually the best web page to get linked to while receiving a themed in-bound link from another website.

 

Ans: d

 

Last updated on 24th May 2015.

 

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I am a presenter and article writer. Having experienced in Online promotion as well as web design and development.

2 Comments

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  2. Sam L says:

    Hi, I would like to know what your score was on the Elance SEO test, I am looking for a correct set of answers that will get me in the top 5%, all though if you could get top 1% I will pay a lot more. It would be great if you could get back to.

    I hope to hear from you.
    Sam L

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