Training Quiz For Forum Moderators! Trivia Questions

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Training Quiz For Forum Moderators! Trivia Questions

Welcome to the Training Quiz for Forum Moderators! There are a lot of people who take part in making a meeting run smoothly but some of the most important is the moderator who helps to plan it all out and ensure it goes on smoothly. If you are feeling up to the challenge of moderating a forum be sure to take up and see how well you will be.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The __________ page(s) lists the basic rules and Terms of Service for PbNation.com. These rules apply to the entire web site, including private messages.
    • A. 

      Advertising and Business Posting Guidelines

    • B. 

      Buy/Sell/Trade Category Rules

    • C. 

      Feedback Rules

    • D. 

      Forum Stickies

    • E. 

      Rules / TOS

  • 2. 
    When a forum has additional rules they are displayed in the _______.
    • A. 

      Advertising and Business Posting Guidelines

    • B. 

      Buy/Sell/Trade Category Rules

    • C. 

      Feedback Rules

    • D. 

      Forum Stickies

    • E. 

      General Rules

  • 3. 
    Most questions are already answered in the ______ so that is a good place to start when looking for answers.
    • A. 

      TOS

    • B. 

      Talk to Mods Section

    • C. 

      Private Forum Captain's Forum

    • D. 

      FAQ

  • 4. 
    Please go to this thread and paste a link to NotYourPsycho's post that has the sig instructions in it. http://www.pbnation.com/showthread.php?t=1758328
  • 5. 
    With whom may you share a user's IP information?
    • A. 

      Traditionally mods will only tell users if two IP's match.

    • B. 

      In the Forum Captain private forum.

    • C. 

      In a Private Message to the user in question.

    • D. 

      In a Private Message to another Forum Captain.

    • E. 

      In a Private Message to a Moderator, Mega mod or an Admin.

  • 6. 
    Please post a direct link to where a user could find the best answer to the question, "what is feedback fraud?"
  • 7. 
    Which of these is avoiding the swear filter?
    • A. 

      Bitch

    • B. 

      C0ck

    • C. 

      Bitches

    • D. 

      SH1T

    • E. 

      F*** You

  • 8. 
    Under what circumstances may a user create a second account and talk to himself or about himself within a thread?
    • A. 

      Never

    • B. 

      In Small Talk

    • C. 

      In B/S/T

    • D. 

      When a user has one account for a business and another for personal use.

  • 9. 
    Which of the following are examples of Trolling?
    • A. 

      Posting in a direct attempt to elicit an emotional response.

    • B. 

      Posting an over the top negative comment in a forum devoted to that subject.

    • C. 

      A term to describe a user who watches the forum but doesn't post.

    • D. 

      Insulting a team within their forum.

    • E. 

      Pretending to be new and repeatedly asking obvious questions.

  • 10. 
    Which of the following is porn according to the PbN definition?
    • A. 

      Michelangelo's David when posted in a thread about art.

    • B. 

      A picture of a sex act being committed with no nipples or genitalia shown (or covered up).

    • C. 

      Genitalia drawn crudely in MS Paint.

    • D. 

      Sperm on a woman or man.

    • E. 

      A picture of a fully clothed person but with a watermark to a porn site.

  • 11. 
    Which of the following is spam?
    • A. 

      Posts outside of b/s/t trying to sell or promote something be it a cell phone, paintball gear or a website.

    • B. 

      Unsolicited links, either posted or PM'd.

    • C. 

      A business posting a pre-order for a marker coming soon.

    • D. 

      An individual posting a marker for sale in marker forum.

    • E. 

      An individual posting a marker for sale in the B/S/T forum.

  • 12. 
    Where do the TOS (Terms of Service) or Rules for PbNation not apply?
    • A. 

      PMs. They are labeled private for a reason.

    • B. 

      Over AIM.

    • C. 

      At the paintball field.

    • D. 

      In the ASM or any private forum.

    • E. 

      In your pants.

  • 13. 
    What tool combines two or more threads into one thread?
    • A. 

      No such tool

    • B. 

      Join Tool

    • C. 

      Sticky Thread Tool

    • D. 

      Merge Thread Tool

    • E. 

      Combine Thread Tool

  • 14. 
    Combined threads can be broken back into their respective threads using the ______ tool.  
    • A. 

      No such tool

    • B. 

      Un-join Tool

    • C. 

      Un-sticky Thread Tool

    • D. 

      Un-Merge Thread Tool

    • E. 

      Un-Combine Thread Tool

  • 15. 
    The "Sticky Thread" tool: 
    • A. 

      Forces a thread to the top of the Forum.

    • B. 

      Forces a thread to the top of the Homepage.

    • C. 

      Copies a thread to multiple forums.

    • D. 

      Adds a thread to your sticky subscription list.

    • E. 

      Adds a thumbtack icon to the thread.

  • 16. 
    The "Sticky Thread" tool can be used for:  
    • A. 

      Announcements

    • B. 

      Forum-specific Rules

    • C. 

      Official Threads

    • D. 

      Other Useful Information

    • E. 

      B/S/T Posts

  • 17. 
    A closed thread in one of your assigned forums:  
    • A. 

      Removes the thread from public view.

    • B. 

      Prevents users from posting in a thread.

    • C. 

      Deletes the thread.

    • D. 

      Prevents users from editing their posts.

    • E. 

      Still allows you to post without opening it.

  • 18. 
    When a thread is deleted:
    • A. 

      It is permanently removed from the server.

    • B. 

      It is removed from public view, but still remains on the server.

    • C. 

      It is still visible to Forum Captains and Mods.

    • D. 

      New posts can not be made but existing posts can be edited or deleted by users.

    • E. 

      It can still receive an infraction later.

  • 19. 
    When closing a thread:
    • A. 

      Always post why.

    • B. 

      Only post why if it is confusing.

    • C. 

      Always PM a moderator explaining why.

    • D. 

      Move it to Evidence after it is closed.

    • E. 

      If the thread itself breaks the rules, post a link to the rule explaining why it should never have been made.

  • 20. 
    When opening a closed thread:
    • A. 

      Always post why.

    • B. 

      Only post why if it is confusing.

    • C. 

      Always PM a moderator explaining why.

    • D. 

      Move it to Evidence after it is opened.

    • E. 

      If you weren't the one who closed it, check with the person who closed it first.

  • 21. 
    When moving a thread:
    • A. 

      Always post why.

    • B. 

      Only post why if it is confusing.

    • C. 

      Always PM a moderator explaining why.

    • D. 

      Do not move threads outside of your assigned forum.

    • E. 

      Usually leave a redirect.

  • 22. 
    When deleting a thread:
    • A. 

      Always post the reason for deletion

    • B. 

      Only post the reason for deletion if it is confusing.

    • C. 

      Always PM a moderator explaining why.

    • D. 

      Always fill in the reason field.

    • E. 

      Move it to Evidence after it is deleted.

  • 23. 
    When deleting a post:  
    • A. 

      Always report the post so a mod can also infract.

    • B. 

      Always PM the user letting them know why it was deleted.

    • C. 

      When applicable PM the user letting them know why it was deleted.

    • D. 

      When applicable report the post so a mod can also infract.

    • E. 

      Forum Captains should not delete posts.

  • 24. 
    When a user creates a new thread in your forum that does not belong there, you should:
    • A. 

      Delete the thread.

    • B. 

      Move the thread to the correct forum.

    • C. 

      Close the thread.

    • D. 

      Close the thread and direct the user to the correct forum.

    • E. 

      Delete the thread if it is offensive or has no place on the site.

  • 25. 
    The tools to moderate specific posts within a thread can be found:  
    • A. 

      In the ModCP.

    • B. 

      At the top of the thread under Thread Tools.

    • C. 

      At the bottom of the thread under Moderation.

    • D. 

      On the bottom of the forum page under Moderation.

    • E. 

      On the forumdisplay.php page under Post Moderation.