SEO Skills Test

.Competency SEO Skills Test

Are you 1 of the 24 people who call themselves an SEO Magician in the UK?

Do you want to be? Of course you do!

Well, you need to prove yourself first.

Our experts have pulled together a quick, and free, Skills Tests on Search Engine Optimisation; a series of questions as a taster to put your ability to the test. Simply answer the questions and get instant feedback – but no cheating!

SEO Skills Test

Find out where you sit on the Guru-sphere in SEO

 

Question 1 of 14

1. How many ranking factors do Google say they use to establish where a page appears within the Search Engine Results Pages (SERPs)?
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2. Google Panda algorithm update was primarily concerned with sites that have…
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3. Google have a tool in the Search Console that allows you to specify links they should ignore in terms of backlink value.

What is the tool called?
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4. True or False:

Having relevant keywords within you meta description is a direct ranking factor for Google.
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Question 5 of 14

5. Multiple Choice – Choose those that apply:

To ensure that your Page Titles are not truncated within Google results you need to keep to a character length of…
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Question 6 of 14

6. Multiple Choice – Choose those that apply:

If you have a page on your website that is no longer required, what is the best practice SEO for handling the page?
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Question 7 of 14

7. Multiple Choice – Choose those that apply:

Which of the following could be considered against Google Search Quality Guidelines for link schemes?
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Question 8 of 14

8. True or False:

Links that are contained within main navigation elements or within a footer are treated equally to a link that has been manually placed within the body text of a page.
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Question 9 of 14

9. Which of the following is the single most important SEO ranking Factor?
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Question 10 of 14

10. What would you use hreflang tags to indicate to a search engine?
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Question 11 of 14

11. If you saw a performance dip as a result of the Google Penguin algorithm updates what does this tell you?
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Question 12 of 14

12. Which of the following can be used to solve duplication issues on pages that need to exist for functionality purposes?

e.g. a filter page high to low, a-z
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Question 13 of 14

13. Multiple Choice – Choose those that apply:

In which of the following situations would you use a ‘nofollow’ link?
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Question 14 of 14

14. Multiple Choice – Choose those that apply:

Which of the following solutions can be used to handle duplication caused by pagination on a series of listing pages or a blog?
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