SEO MCQ Questions

Practice SEO - Search Engine Optimization MCQ Questions to Test Your Knowledge 

SEO is an abbreviation of search engine optimization. It is a marketing campaign to increase the visibility of websites or business presence in search engines like Google & Microsoft Edge. Search Engine Optimization is a technique that involves the optimization and enhancement of websites by providing necessary information to search engines in such a way that their algorithmic processes accept the sites as legitimate websites, which in turn leads to a higher rank in the search results.

Finally, practice here the top 30+ SEO MCQ Questions, that checks your basic knowledge of Search Engine Optimization. these multiple-choice questions are very important & useful for the preparation of SEO exams & job interviews. apart from this, you can also download below the SEO MCQ PDF completely free.

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SEO - Search Engine Optimization MCQ

1) What does the term "Sandbox" mean in SEO?

  • A. The first 10 search results for a particular keyword.
  • B.The box with paid ads that appear when you perform a search.
  • C.A special category of sites that are listed in kid-safe searches
  • D.This is where sites are kept till they get mature enough to be included in the top rankings for a particular keyword

2) Which of the following search engines patented the concept of "TrustRank" as a methodology for ranking websites & pages?

  • A. Yahoo!
  • B.Google
  • C.MSN/Bing
  • D.Teoma (prior to Acquisition By Ask)

3) If a website's search engine saturation with respect to a particular search engine is 20%, what does it mean?

  • A. 20% of the websites pages will never be indexed
  • B.Only 20% of the pages of the website will be indexed by the search engine
  • C.20% of the webpages of the website have been indexed by the search engine
  • D.The website ranks in the first 20% of all websites indexed by the search engine for its most important search terms

4) Which of the following factors have an impact on the google pagerank?

  • A. The total number of inbound links to a page of a web site
  • B.The subject matter of the site providing the inbound link to a page of a web site
  • C.The text used to describe the inbound link to a page of a web site
  • D.The number of outbound links on the page that contains the inbound link to a page of a web site

5) If you enter 'help site: www.Onlineinterviewquestions.Com in the google search box, what will google search for?

  • A. It will only find page titles about help within www.Onlineinterviewquestions.Com
  • B.It will open up the google help pages applicable to www.Onlineinterviewquestions.Com
  • C.It will find pages about help within www.Onlineinterviewquestions.Com
  • D.It will direct you to the request page for re-indexing of www.Onlineinterviewquestions.Com
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6) What is anchor text in SEO?

  • A. It is the main body of text on a particular web page.
  • B.It is the text within the left or top panel of a web page.
  • C.It is the visible text that is hyper linked to another page.
  • D.It is the most prominent text on the page that the search engines use to assign a title to the page.

7) 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"?

  • A. Alexa
  • B.Google Trends
  • C.Google Traffic Estimator
  • D.Yahoo search term suggestion tool

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

  • A. Red hat techniques
  • B.Grey hat techniques
  • C.Silver Hat Techniques
  • D.Shady hat techniques

9) What does the 302 server response code signify?

  • A. The page has temporarily moved
  • B.The page has been permanently removed
  • C.The method you are using to access the file is not allowed
  • D.It signifies conflict, too many people wanted the same file at the same time

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

  • A. Flux
  • B.Waves
  • C.Swaying
  • D.Shuffling

11) Which of the following statements are true about FFA pages?

  • A. They are paid listings
  • B.They are also called link farms
  • C.They are greatly beneficial to seo
  • D.They contain numerous inbound links

12) Which of the following statements about rss are correct?

  • A. It is a form of xml
  • B.It stands for realtime streamlined syndication
  • C.It is a good way of displaying static information
  • D.It is a microsoft technology

13) What is keyword density?

  • A. The number of times the keyword is used in the page description
  • B.The number of times the keyword is used x (multiplied by) the total word count on page
  • C.The number of times the keyword is used / (divided by) the total word count on page - (minus)the total words in html on the page
  • D.The number of times the keyword is used / (divided by) the total word count on the page

14) Which one of the following practice is ethical?

  • A. Buying links from link farms
  • B.Having the same page twice - once in html, once in pdf.
  • C.Stuffing the metatags with keywords
  • D.Using hidden text that users don't see but spiders can read

15) What aspects of a hyperlink are not important for SEO?

  • A. The anchor text, especially the keywords in it.
  • B.The place from which the link originates.
  • C.The visibility of the link text
  • D.The place to which the link leads.

16) What is the generally accepted difference between SEO and SEM?

  • A. SEO refers to organic/natural listings while sem covers ppc, or paid search
  • B.SEO focuses on organic/natural search rankings, sem encompasses all aspects of search marketing
  • C.No difference, theyre synonymous
  • D.SEO tends to be a west coast term, sem is more east coast.

17) Which of the following is the least important area in which to include your keyword(s)?

  • A. Meta keywords
  • B.Meta description
  • C.Title
  • D.Body text

18) Which of the following link building tactics do search engines tacitly endorse?

  • A. Reciprocal link exchange programs
  • B.Viral content creation & promotion
  • C.Renting pages from trustworthy domains and placing links on them
  • D.Buying links from link brokers & networks

19) What is the largest page size that googles spider will crawl?

  • A. 100 KB
  • B.1000 KB
  • C.2GB
  • D.No set limit exists - google may crawl very large pages if it believes them to be worthwhile

20) What is the full form of SEO?

  • A. Search Engine Optimum
  • B.Search Engine Optimization
  • C.Search Electronic Optimization
  • D.None of the above

21) For SEO site content should have ......................

  • A. H1
  • B.Title Tags
  • C.Meta Description
  • D.All of the Above

22) Pages that are linked from search engine is known as .....................

  • A. root pages
  • B.indexed pages
  • C.crawled pages
  • D.unindexed pages

23) Which of the following search engines offers a popular list of the top 50 most searched keywords?

  • A. Bing
  • B.Yahoo
  • C.Lycos
  • D.Google

24) How much time period is required to get a Google page ranking?

  • A. 1 week
  • B.1 Months
  • C.2 months
  • D.3 Months or above

25) Which of the following tactics can harm your search rankings?

  • A. Linking to your site from other websites
  • B.Adding navigation links to your pages template
  • C.Using text that is the same color as your pages background
  • D.None of above

26) Which on page element carries the most weight for SEO?

  • A. The title tag
  • B.The meta keywords tag
  • C.Headings
  • D.None of above

27) Search engine optimization is the process of ___________ of a website or a web page in a search engine's search results.

  • A. Getting Meta Tags
  • B.Increase the visibility
  • C.sharing
  • D.None of above

28) Which of the following is the process of fetching all the web pages linked to a website?

  • A. Indexing
  • B.Crawling
  • C.Processing
  • D.All of the Above

29) Which of the following statements is not true about search engines?

  • A. They are arguably the Internet's "killer app."
  • B.They are monetized almost exclusively by search engine marketing.
  • C.They have solved the problem of how users instantly find information on the Internet.
  • D.There are hundreds of search engines vying for user attention, with no clear leader having yet emerged.

30) The meta description is the text that appears below your product's listing. It must be between 50 and 160 characters long.

  • A. True
  • B.False

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