Wikileaks Quiz: What Do You Know?

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Some of Wikileaks' early releases included documentation of equipment expenditures and holdings in the Afghanistan war, a report informing about corruption investigation in Kenya, and a manual for operations at the U. S. Prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. This short quiz will test your knowledge on what you know about Wikileaks.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    When did Kristinn Hrafnssan become the editor-in-chief?

    • A.

      2018

    • B.

      2013

    • C.

      2012

    • D.

      2010

    Correct Answer
    A. 2018
  • 2. 

    When did Gavin MacFadyen die?

    • A.

      2006

    • B.

      2016

    • C.

      2009

    • D.

      2008

    Correct Answer
    B. 2016
    Explanation
    Gavin MacFadyen died in 2016.

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  • 3. 

    Which of the following is a known associate of Julian Assange?

    • A.

      Sarah Harrison

    • B.

      Sarah Banks

    • C.

      Andre Smith

    • D.

      Michael Moore

    Correct Answer
    A. Sarah Harrison
    Explanation
    Sarah Harrison is a known associate of Julian Assange. She is a British journalist and legal researcher who has worked closely with Assange and WikiLeaks. Harrison gained prominence for her involvement in the Edward Snowden leaks, where she assisted Snowden in seeking asylum and facilitating the release of classified documents. She has also been involved in various WikiLeaks projects and has been a spokesperson for the organization.

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  • 4. 

    How many registered volunteers did the website have as of 2009?

    • A.

      1988

    • B.

      1280

    • C.

      1300

    • D.

      1200

    Correct Answer
    D. 1200
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 1200. This means that as of 2009, the website had 1200 registered volunteers.

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  • 5. 

    Which of the following best describes the Wikileaks logo?

    • A.

      A globe

    • B.

      An hourglass

    • C.

      An hourglass with a globe leaking from the top to the bottom

    • D.

      An hourglass with a globe

    Correct Answer
    C. An hourglass with a globe leaking from the top to the bottom
    Explanation
    The Wikileaks logo is best described as an hourglass with a globe leaking from the top to the bottom. This description accurately captures the visual representation of the logo, which features an hourglass shape with the image of a globe flowing from the top compartment to the bottom compartment. The leaking globe symbolizes the release of confidential information by Wikileaks, highlighting their mission of transparency and exposing hidden truths.

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  • 6. 

    What is Julian Assange's birth name?

    • A.

      Julian Paul Assange

    • B.

      Julian Kendrick Assange

    • C.

      Julian Paul Hawkins

    • D.

      Julian Alves Assange

    Correct Answer
    C. Julian Paul Hawkins
    Explanation
    The correct birth name of Julian Assange is Julian Paul Hawkins.

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  • 7. 

    Who is the public image of Wikileaks?

    • A.

      Julian Assange

    • B.

      Julian Alves

    • C.

      Julian Kendrick

    • D.

      Julian Trump

    Correct Answer
    A. Julian Assange
    Explanation
    Julian Assange is the public image of Wikileaks. He is the founder and editor-in-chief of Wikileaks, an international non-profit organization that publishes classified information and leaks from anonymous sources. Assange gained worldwide attention for his role in leaking classified documents, including those related to government surveillance and war crimes. He has become a controversial figure and has faced legal challenges, including extradition requests and charges related to his activities with Wikileaks.

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  • 8. 

    Who did Julian Assange describe as a "beloved director of Wikileaks?

    • A.

      Gavin MacFadyen

    • B.

      Julian Alves

    • C.

      Sarah Harrison

    • D.

      Kristinn Hrafnssan

    Correct Answer
    A. Gavin MacFadyen
    Explanation
    Julian Assange described Gavin MacFadyen as a "beloved director of Wikileaks".

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  • 9. 

    Who inspired the creation of Wikileaks?

    • A.

      Julian Assange

    • B.

      Daniel Ellsberg

    • C.

      Sarah Harrison

    • D.

      Kristinn Hrafnssan

    Correct Answer
    B. Daniel Ellsberg
    Explanation
    Daniel Ellsberg is the correct answer because he is the person who inspired the creation of Wikileaks. Ellsberg, a former military analyst, leaked the Pentagon Papers in 1971, which revealed classified information about the Vietnam War. This act of whistleblowing and exposing government secrets served as an inspiration for Julian Assange, the founder of Wikileaks, to create a platform for anonymous leaking of classified documents.

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  • 10. 

    What is the name of internet network Wikileaks is currently using?

    • A.

      Tor

    • B.

      Pur

    • C.

      Dor

    • D.

      Mor

    Correct Answer
    A. Tor
    Explanation
    Wikileaks is currently using the Tor network. Tor, short for The Onion Router, is a decentralized network that allows users to browse the internet anonymously. It routes internet traffic through a series of volunteer-operated servers, or nodes, to hide the user's identity and location. This anonymity makes Tor a popular choice for organizations like Wikileaks, which prioritize privacy and security in their online activities.

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