IUG Meeting, Monday, July 9, 2001
IUG Scavenger Hunt #1

The Internet Users Group
Scavenger Hunt #2 !

Find the following Information on the Web.
You can use one or more of the 40+ Search Engines named below.
  1. Who was Americas's 4th Vice President?

  2. Which member of the Wyeth dynasty painted "Pig and the Train"?

  3. What is the term used to describe a step in which a dancer jumps into the air and rapidly crosses the legs before and behind each other?

  4. The recommended average daily dietary intake of selenium that is sufficient to meet the nutrient requirements for 97-98% of all individuals is 55 micrograms (mcg).
    Which contains the most selenium, Brazil nuts or Cheddar Cheese?

  5. What percentage of cotton grown in the United States was derived through biotechnology rather than traditional cross pollination breeding techniques?

40+ Search Engines

http://www.altavista.com/ - Alta Vista

http://www.alexa.com/ - Alexa

http://www.askjeeves.com/ - Ask Jeeves

http://www.crawler.de/ A German engine, in german.

http://www.dejanews.com/ DejaNews - searches USENET only


http://www.dogpile.com/ - Dogpile

http://www.evreka.com/ A Scandinavian site

http://www.excite.com/ - Excite

http://www.fireball.de/ - A German site.

http://www.google.com/ - Google

http://www.hotbot.com/ - HotBot


http://www.infoseek.com/ - Infoseek

http://www.isleuth.com/ - Internet Sleuth

http://www.LaughingYak.com/ - Laughing Yak

http://www.lawcrawler.com/ - Legal information

http://www.looksmart.com/ - LookSmart

http://www.lycos.com/ - Lycos
http://magellan.excite.com/ - Magellan

http://megago.com/ - MegaGo

http://www.mamma.com/ - Mamma

http://www.metacrawler.com/ - Metacrawler

http://www.northernlight.com/ - NorthernLight

http://www.onekey.com/ The OneKey site calls itself "the kid safe search engine"


http://www.raging.com/ - Raging Search

http://www.savvysearch.com/search/ - Savvysearch

http://search.msn.com/ - MSNetwork


http://www.search-it-all.com/ - SearchItAll

http://www.snap.com/ - Snap

http://www.spyhop.com/ - SpyHop

http://www.supersnooper.com/ - SuperSnooper



http://www.webcrawler.com/ - Webcrawler

http://www.yahoo.com/ - Yahoo

The following 5 were listed in "ACCESS" in the Sunday Sacramento Bee.
They were described as 'deep or invisible web' search engines.