The aim of these questions is to give you an idea of the variety of information that can be found on the Internet. You will need to print out this page and use it with the website that is available at URL: http://hosted.ukoln.ac.uk/libweb/nlw97/internet-day/. You can answer the questions in any order. The answers arent important. Gaining experience of the Web is!
What was the size of the eruptions on Io recently photographed by NASA's Galileo spacecraft?
What is the feature in the New Scientist magazine this week?
Using the SPORT 97 calendar can you find out where the 19997 crochet World Championships were held?
Using the London Guide can you find out how much it costs to get into Madam Tussaud's?
How many people live in Brazil?
What is on BBC1 today?
What is the name of the actor who played Sam in Casablanca?
What are CNN's top stories?
What is on the front page of the Electronic Telegraph?
What is the headline of yesterday's Sydney Morning Herald?
Using the archives of the 'Lancashire Region Newspapers' site, find out where Bath is ranked in the University of Strathclyde's survey of quality of life.
How many subjects make up the National Curriculum
What is netiquette?
Can you find any recipes for swordfish steaks?
In which county is Mandy Alford's English Country Garden?
What size blossoms can Tulipa Fosteriana produce?
In what year were the Beatles formed?
Who won the local government website of the year in 1996 and in what languages is the site available?
What committees is Councillor C McGregor a member of?
How well does Bristol City Council perform it's refuse collection services?
Who is the chief executive of the LGA?
How many pages are there in the Devon County Council website?
Who is the Mayor of Seattle?
Does the San Francisco Public Library have an Internet policy?
Which minister at the Department of Trade and Industry recently gave a speech entitled 'Enhanced business links - a vision for the 21st century'?
When are the State Rooms at Buckingham Palace open to the public?
Using Hansard, search for Don Foster's speeches
Who is Chief Constable of the Wiltshire Constabulary?
What does a victim of crime have the right to expect under the 'Victims Charter'?
How do you make a complaint to OFWAT?
What was the population density in England and Wales in 1993?
How many (known) moons does Jupiter have?
What is the chemical formula of ruby?
What is Brownian motion?
How old must you be to participate in the Duke of Edinburgh's?
Where is the University of Bath ranked in the 1997 Universities League Table?
What are the 6 steps to researching and writing a paper?
Who is the Prime Minister of Greenland?
When did the Dalai Lama win the Nobel Peace Prize?
Name a song sung by German soldiers during WW1?
Who were Queen Victoria's parents and who did she inherit the throne from?
Who is the patron of the Royal Photographic Society?
Find a Shakespearean quote containing the word 'web'.
When was Pride and Prejudice first published?
What is the lowest temperature ever recorded on Earth?
Newcastle City Library has census returns for which years?
What was advertised on the side of Cherry Hinton's (Cambridgeshire) post office in 1910?
What animals are in the middle picture on the wall of the Leeds School Board - Infants Class in the early 1900s?
What is the major strength of Kansas City's Library's genealogy collection?
What wills does the Northern Ireland Record Office hold?
How much does the UK Record Office charge for doing a search of the 'British Royal Navy: Ratings Service Records, 1853 1892' on your behalf?
According to his will, what was the occupation of Timothy Ormes when he died in Chester in 1747?
For what crime as Anthony Dempsey transported from Ireland to Australia in 1848?
What passenger lists does the Australian Archives hold?
How do you find out where the nearest Mormon family history centre is?
How much is the annual subscription fee for belonging to the Society of Genealogists?
What do you have to prove in order to get a pioneer certificate from the Iowa Genealogy Society?
How many years is it since Barbara Campbell arrived as a war bride at Pier 21?
How old was Albert B Washington when he died in the Vietnam War and where was he from?
Can you find a namesake's phone number and address in America, Canada and Australia?