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Are you a Google expert?

3.9
(31 votes)
8 questions
English
1

What was the original name of Google before it was incorporated in 1998?

BackRub

Search Engine

WebCrawler

Googolplex

Hard  12% got this right

The name Google is a play on the mathematical expression for the number 1 followed by 100 zeros.
2

Google's search engine uses a complex algorithm to rank websites based on relevance and various other factors.

True

False

Easy  80% got this right

Google uses a complex algorithm called PageRank to rank web pages in its search engine results pages (SERPs).
3

What is the name of Google's email service?

Gmail

AOL Mail

Google Chrome

YouTube

Easy  90% got this right

As of 2019, Gmail had 1.5 billion active users worldwide, making it the largest email service in the world.
4
48 random squares

The Google logo has been slightly tweaked over the years. What is the primary color scheme of the current logo?

Red, Yellow, and Blue

Green, Blue, and Purple

It changes frequently

Orange, Yellow, and Black

60% got this right

These colors signify Google's bold, playful, and unconventional nature.
5

What is Google's unofficial company motto, often used internally?

"Don't be evil"

"I'm lovin' it"

"Just Do It"

"Think Different"

Hard  9% got this right

In October 2015, Alphabet officially took "Do the right thing" as its motto.
6

What is the name of Google's philanthropic arm that focuses on technological advancements to tackle global problems?

Google.org

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Gates Ventures

X Prize Foundation

53% got this right

Google.org commits about US$100 million in investments and grants to nonprofits annually.
7

Where is Google's headquarters located?

36% got this right

The Googleplex is located at 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway in Mountain View, California.
8

YouTube is a popular video-sharing platform that Google acquired in 2006. What was the purchase price for YouTube?

$1.65 billion

$155 million

$17 billion

$875 million

39% got this right

In October 2006, YouTube was purchased by Google for $1.65 billion.