A Training Quiz For Moderators! Trivia Questions

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A Training Quiz For Moderators! Trivia Questions

Below is a Training Quiz for Moderators! The trivia Questions are perfect for helping you see just how skilled you are when it comes to performing your duties at a PbN. How about you give it a shot and get to refresh your understanding on all things a moderator do? All the best as you tackle it!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    When you hit "Edit Thread" and view moderator actions within the thread, this information can be shared: 
    • A. 

      With the thread starter.

    • B. 

      With any user who asks.

    • C. 

      With other members of staff.

    • D. 

      With no one.

  • 2. 
    Major Moderator duties include:
    • A. 

      Making sure the stickies are updated and current.

    • B. 

      Reading and responding to reported posts.

    • C. 

      Improve the stickies.

    • D. 

      Removing appropriate content.

    • E. 

      Teaching users how to use the site.

  • 3. 
    You can delete posts that:
    • A. 

      Promote incredibly unsafe and behavior.

    • B. 

      Break PbN rules.

    • C. 

      Give bad reviews of current PbN advertisers.

    • D. 

      You don't agree with.

    • E. 

      Have a user's personal information in them.

  • 4. 
    We try not to moderate for content here on PbN.  If you are "moderating for content," it means you:
    • A. 

      Are editing the stickies and making sure current and correct info is included.

    • B. 

      Are deleting posts that you don't agree with.

    • C. 

      Are moving threads to the correct forum.

    • D. 

      Are editing posts that you partially agree with so they are 100% correct.

    • E. 

      Need to stop and get another mod to take over who can distance themselves from the situation.

  • 5. 
    Examples of moderating for content:
    • A. 

      Removing posts that criticize your favorite field.

    • B. 

      Removing harsh criticism about a team in that team's forum or thread.

    • C. 

      Adding new information to a sticky.

    • D. 

      Infracting users that disagree with you.

    • E. 

      Removing posts that criticize our current advertisers.

  • 6. 
    When is it appropriate to edit a user's posts?
    • A. 

      To remove bad advice.

    • B. 

      To remove a swear filter avoidance but keep the tone of the post.

    • C. 

      To fix the VB code.

    • D. 

      When they are really annoying.

    • E. 

      To fix an image.

  • 7. 
    When should you leave a redirect?
    • A. 

      When deleting a thread.

    • B. 

      When moving a thread to the correct forum.

    • C. 

      When copying a thread to the correct forum.

    • D. 

      When moving a thread to Evidence.

    • E. 

      Almost always.

  • 8. 
    The best way to gauge the community's needs is to:
    • A. 

      Only listen to the most prolific posters because that's who we really want to satisfy.

    • B. 

      Beat them into submission and tell them what they want.

    • C. 

      Create a poll.

    • D. 

      Read and listen when there are complaints or suggestions.

    • E. 

      Read the suggestion box.

  • 9. 
    You infract every user in a thread by:
    • A. 

      Using the "thread tools" and selecting "infract all."

    • B. 

      Choosing "add infraction" in the first post then selecting the appropriate checkbox.

    • C. 

      Manually infracting each post individually.

    • D. 

      There's no way to infract every user in a thread.

    • E. 

      Moving the thread to evidence first so the additional infraction options appear.

  • 10. 
    You may bypass the "warning" infraction and give a red infraction that carries points when:
    • A. 

      You have permission.

    • B. 

      The user has committed the offense multiple times, even if he has yet to be warned.

    • C. 

      The user already has been warned previously.

    • D. 

      You don't feel the user deserves a warning.

    • E. 

      You are selecting an option that bans the user like Porn or BOS.

  • 11. 
    What is the infraction "Administrative Note?"
    • A. 

      Note only admins can view later.

    • B. 

      Note that is automatically filled in with the original unedited post.

    • C. 

      Note to be filled in by any mod at a later time clarifying the infraction.

    • D. 

      Note to be filled in by the mod issuing the infraction clarifying the infraction.

    • E. 

      Gibberish from training that shouldn't even be on this stupid quiz.

  • 12. 
    When do you have to fill in the "Administrative Note?"
    • A. 

      Every time you issue an infraction.

    • B. 

      Every time you issue an infraction and don't delete the post.

    • C. 

      If you ever want to clarify why a user received the infraction.

    • D. 

      Every time you issue an "Other" infraction.

    • E. 

      Every time you infract outside of your assigned forum.

  • 13. 
    When a user is found to have violated the same rule more than once, the moderator should: Note: This question assumes the user has never been infracted for this rule.
    • A. 

      Drive to his house and kick him in the shins. Repeatedly.

    • B. 

      Issue infractions for each post that violates the rule.

    • C. 

      Issue a warning or infraction for one of the posts.

    • D. 

      Search through the user's post history and infract any post that violates a rule.

    • E. 

      Submit a ban request and/or PM a Mega to ban him.

  • 14. 
    What course of action may a moderator take to handle a "Habitual Offender?"
    • A. 

      Send a threatening PM to the user explaining it is time to change their ways or they will be banned permanently.

    • B. 

      Put in a ban request in the Bannage Request forum.

    • C. 

      Infract each post which breaks the rules to ban them.

    • D. 

      Infract enough posts to perm ban them.

    • E. 

      Send a PM to the user explaining it is time to change their ways or more serious methods will be employed.

  • 15. 
    The ModCP's "Search IP Address" has three options. What are those options?
    • A. 

      Ban IP Address

    • B. 

      Find Users By IP Address

    • C. 

      Find IP Addresses for Users

    • D. 

      Depth of Search

    • E. 

      Multiple Search

  • 16. 
    An IP address match means:
    • A. 

      Two users probably used the same computer or network, even though it could have been at very different times.

    • B. 

      Two users used the same computer and are probably up to no good.

    • C. 

      Two accounts belong to the same person.

    • D. 

      Two accounts may be linked and further investigation is often needed.

    • E. 

      You need to put in for a ban on both accounts. Sharing accounts is against the rules.

  • 17. 
    An IP match does not prove:
    • A. 

      The two account holders know each other.

    • B. 

      The two accounts are the same person.

    • C. 

      You can share the account information with users.

    • D. 

      There are even two people involved.

    • E. 

      That there is anything more than a possible connection between the accounts.

  • 18. 
    The Evidence Archive can be used:
    • A. 

      To move threads to instead of deleting them.

    • B. 

      To copy threads to so you preserve unedited posts.

    • C. 

      To copy or move threads to so all mods can view them.

    • D. 

      To move threads because only the police and moderators can see that forum.

    • E. 

      To move threads to so you can let other mods review them.

  • 19. 
    The Talk to Mods Admins forum is: 
    • A. 

      For users to air grievances.

    • B. 

      For more experienced mods to answer questions.

    • C. 

      For getting out your aggression.

    • D. 

      For mod piles.

    • E. 

      For baiting BOS users into confessing.

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