Googling with GOOGLE


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1. How would you search for an exact word or phrase?

By utilizing quotation marks one can search for an exact phrase in the consecutive order of appearance or by inputting %22 SEARCH+TERM%22 in the explorer bar.

Example #1 : Searching The Phrase “Rugby World Cup”

Example#2 :By turning into will return the exact word or phrase desired.

2. How would you search for something on a specific site?

First decide the keyword you are looking for followed by site: , then type the URL of the desired site. This will look for all the instances of the keyword on that specific site.

Example: RESP – this will bring up all topics related to RESP on the CIBC website.

3. How would you correctly search for a definition?

Simply type define: in front of the word or phrase that you would like to define.

Example: Define:GIS


Click to See Example

4. How would you search for a specific product available within a specific price range?

Simply type the product name followed by the price range between two values.

Example : FIFA 14 – PlayStation 4 $20..$60 (This will find all FIFA 14 games for PS4 between $20 to $40

5.How would you search for a specific filetype?

To find a file type of a specific key word, first type the key word then type File type: (FILE TYPE) 

Example: Rugby World Cup Schedule 2015 Filetype:PDF

World Rugby pdf

Click to Follow Link (Notice the [pdf] in the Search Result)

6.How would you include or ignore words in your search?

To include words within the search it is best to add quotation “” marks around the word much like question number one, to ignore words from a search one must include the negative symbol(-) beside the word needing to be omitted from the results.

Example:Searching  jermain defoe -toronto will bring up articles/posts related to the soccer players pre- TFC career.


This is the First Search Result With -Toronto

JD first Result

This is the First Search Result without -Toronto

7.How would you find related pages?

By simply searching the subject matter and then scrolling to the bottom of the page google will automatically provide the related searches at the bottom of the page.

Example:Searching New Zealand all Black will bring up all related searches to that subject.


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8.How would you find pages containing one of several words you are interested in, though not all of them?

To find pages containing one of several words that I may be interested in not all of them is handled by ‘OR’ function as well as the – function as followed in step 6.

Example: smoking Cigarettes OR Cigars -Cancer  will bring up results related to Cigarettes and Cigars but not pertaining to cancer.

9.How would you find the time in another country?

Simply search Time: Followed by the desired City

Example: Time: Copenhagen will result in the time of Copenhagen.


Click to View the Current Time in in Copenhagen, Denmark

10. How would you find out how many Egyptian pounds you get for $20 Canadian dollars?

Simply search the amount followed by the currency short form then to: the desired currency short form

Example: to find out how many Egyptian pounds you get for $20 Canadian dollars simply google 20 CAD to EGP


                            Click to Find Current Rate


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