How Well Do You Know Wikipedia?

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How Well Do You Know Wikipedia? - Quiz

As a free online encyclopedia it has become the most used platform for students and people in general. Another great aspect with this tool is the fact that it covers several languages and can be edited (to a certain extent) by anyone. It is obvious that you too have used this ever popular online tool, but do you know its history? Take our quiz and find out.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    When was Wikipedia launched for the first time?
    • A. 

      January 15, 2001

    • B. 

      January 15, 2003

    • C. 

      January 12, 2001

    • D. 

      January 12, 2003

  • 2. 
    Who founded it?
    • A. 

      Jimmy Nordic

    • B. 

      Jimmy Brush

    • C. 

      Jimmy Walsh

    • D. 

      Jimmy Wales

  • 3. 
    When was it founded?
    • A. 

      In 2013

    • B. 

      In 2003

    • C. 

      In 2005

    • D. 

      In 2000

  • 4. 
    What type of site is it?
    • A. 

      A library

    • B. 

      A dictionary

    • C. 

      An encyclopedia

    • D. 

      A book

  • 5. 
    How many awards does it have so far?
    • A. 

      2

    • B. 

      3

    • C. 

      1

    • D. 

      6

  • 6. 
    Which laws govern the functioning of Wikipedia?
    • A. 

      Laws of commerce

    • B. 

      International laws

    • C. 

      The US laws

    • D. 

      The laws of the US and the State of Virginia.

  • 7. 
    How many language edit of this platform exist?
    • A. 

      20

    • B. 

      30

    • C. 

      40

    • D. 

      50

  • 8. 
    How many policies regarding regulations of the platform have been introduced since 2014?
    • A. 

      30

    • B. 

      50

    • C. 

      80

    • D. 

      100

  • 9. 
    Why is Wikipedia not considered a valid source by scholars?
    • A. 

      Because it gives fake information

    • B. 

      Because it can be modified

    • C. 

      Because it has lots of mistakes

    • D. 

      Because it is not authoritative

  • 10. 
    Which field has helped the site in terms of credibility?
    • A. 

      The educational field

    • B. 

      The business field

    • C. 

      The architectural field

    • D. 

      The medical field

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