Wikipedia:WikiQuizzes

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ProcedureEdit

  1. Each quiz will consist of 10 questions. Each question is worth 10 points, making the maximum amount of points per quiz 100.
  2. To enter the quiz, put your name on that quiz's list, copy and paste quiz's template onto your talk page, filling in the answers. Then go back to the participation list and put a check next to your name.
  3. A scorer will then come by your talk page, check your answers, and remove the template.
  4. We will keep track of scores, which can be found here.
  5. HAVE FUN!

ParticipatingEdit

General participants of WikiQuizzes can use this userbox: {{User:UBX/WikiQuiz}}. If you have a score you'd like to show the world, use this one: {{User:UBX/WikiQuiz2|<insert score>}}.

Active QuizzesEdit

10/27/10 Imperial RussiaEdit

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DebashisM  Y Scorer 0
Whoop whoop pull up  Y
Krishna Chaitanya Velaga  Y
bug2266  Y
NerdyKaiExpo  Y

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{{WikiQuizAnswers|10/27/10 Imperial Russia|USERNAME|ANSWER 1|2|3|4|5|6|7|8|9|10}}

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Question 1

Which two monarchs were known as "The Great"?

  • A) Peter I and Catherine I
  • B) Peter II and Catherine II
  • C) Peter III and Catherine III
  • D) Peter I and Catherine II

Question 2

When was Imperial Russia founded?

  • A) 1547
  • B) 1721
  • C) 1917
  • D) 838

Question 3

What was the name of the last Imperial House of Russia?

  • A) Romanov
  • B) Sikorksy
  • C) Saxe-Coburg and Gotha
  • D) Stalin

Question 4

What was the capital of Imperial Russia?

  • A) Moscow
  • B) Novosibirsk
  • C) Saint Petersburg
  • D) Irkutsk

Question 5

Which war was the last in which Imperial Russia fought?

  • A) World War II
  • B) World War I
  • C) War of the Spanish Succession
  • D) Russo-Japanese War

Question 6

Where were the last monarchs murdered?

  • A) Moscow
  • B) Saint Petersburg
  • C) Irkutsk
  • D) Yekaterinburg

Question 7

What was the name of the legislature?

  • A) Duma
  • B) Diet
  • C) Governing Senate
  • D) Congress

Question 8

What was Catherine the Great's real first name?

  • A) Sophia
  • B) Catherine
  • C) Irina
  • D) Elizabeth

Question 9

What country succeeded Imperial Russia?

  • A) Soviet Union
  • B) Russian Federation
  • C) Japanese Empire
  • D) Chinese Empire

Question 10

When did Imperial Russia end?

  • A) 1547
  • B) 1721
  • C) 1917
  • D) 838

8/23/10 WikipediaEdit

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Name Done Scored by Points
Example  Y Scorer 0
Talk to you later, Presidentman (talk) Random Picture of the Day (Talkback)  Y EWikistTalk 21:32, 23 August 2010 (UTC) 50
Imagine Wizard  Y EWikistTalk 01:15, 24 August 2010 (UTC) 80
Chaotic iak3  Y Presidentman (talk · contribs) 50
ReelAngelGirl  Y
Since 10.28.2010  Y
Mike28968
Sainsf  Y
Whoop whoop pull up Bitching Betty | Averted crashes  Y
2002:43F4:3ABB:1234:8414:C5C3:563B:8A4 (talk) 17:32, 24 December 2015 (UTC)  Y

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{{WikiQuizAnswers|8/23/10 Wikipedia|USERNAME|ANSWER 1|2|3|4|5|6|7|8|9|10}}

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Question 1

In what year was Wikipedia founded?

  • A) 1999
  • B) 2000
  • C) 2001
  • D) 2002
  • E) None of the above


Question 2

Who coined the term "Wikipedia"?

  • A) Jimmy Wales
  • B) Larry Sanger
  • C) Clifford Adams
  • D) Benjamin Wiki


Question 3

True or false:

IBM researchers found that "vandalism [on Wikipedia] is usually repaired extremely quickly—so quickly that most users will never see its effects."


Question 4

The text beneath the globe in the Wikipedia logo uses which font?

  • A) Linux Libertine
  • B) GNU Unifont
  • C) Caslon Roman
  • D) Fixedsys Excelsior


Question 5

Which of the following is the symbol for Wikipedia administrators?


Question 6

Which of the following is not a license that a Wikipedia editor releases their text under?

  • A) Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License 3.0 (Unported)
  • B) Public Domain
  • C) GNU Free Documentation License
  • D) Neither A, B, or C is used
  • E) All of A, B, and C is used


Question 7

How old must a person be to edit Wikipedia?

  • A) 13
  • B) 16
  • C) 18
  • D) 21
  • E) Any age


Question 8

True or false:

You need to have a registered account on Wikipedia to create an article.


Question 9

Which group of users is the smallest out of these four (as of August 2010)?

  • A) Administrators
  • B) Account creators
  • C) Rollbackers
  • D) Bots


Question 10

Which of the following languages of Wikipedia does not have more than 500,000 articles (as of August 2010)?

  • A) Dutch
  • B) Italian
  • C) French
  • D) Simple English



8/19/10 MathematicsEdit

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Name Done Scored by Points
Example  Y Scorer 0
Presidentman  Y EWikistTalk 12:21, 20 August 2010 (UTC) 30
Imagine Wizard  Y EWikistTalk 01:15, 24 August 2010 (UTC) 70
Chaotic iak  Y Presidentman (talk · contribs) 50
Since 10.28.2010  Y
Scholarly Breeze  Y
Tary123  Y
Kevin12xd  Y
Whoop whoop pull up Bitching Betty | Averted crashes  Y
Srolanh  Y Presidentman (talk · contribs)
Krishna Chaitanya Velaga  Y
Twotwos  Y
Nate 2169  Y

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{{WikiQuizAnswers|8/19/10 Mathematics|USERNAME|ANSWER 1|2|3|4|5|6|7|8|9|10}}

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Question 1

Which mathematician called mathematics "the science that draws necessary conclusions"?

  • A: Albert Einstein
  • B: Euclid
  • C: Eugene Wigner
  • D: Benjamin Peirce
  • E: None of the above

Question 2

The symbol pi (π) originated from which alphabet?

  • A: Roman
  • B: Greek
  • C: Mesopotamian
  • D: American

Question 3

True or false:

Frequentists talk about probabilities only when dealing with experiments that are random and well-defined.

Question 4

Which of the following would not be considered an integer?

  • A: 0
  • B: .5
  • C: -3
  • D: 27

Question 5

In which century was non-Euclidean geometry created?

  • A: 1600's
  • B: 1700's
  • C: 1800's
  • D: 1900's

Question 6

The concept of Hilbert space was named after who or what?

  • A: Hilbert, Germany, a city
  • B: Gregor Hilbert, mathematician
  • C: the Hilbert Curve, continuous fractal space-filling curve
  • D: Both A and C
  • E: None of the above

Question 7

True or false:

22/7 has been proved to have the same value as pi (π).

Question 8

Which of the following units of measure has the closest length to a meter?

  • A: Fathom
  • B: Foot
  • C: Rod
  • D: Astronomical Unit

Question 9

What is the answer to the Question of Life, the Universe, and Everything?

  • A: 54
  • B: 42
  • C: 93
  • D: 1978

Question 10

This formula is used to find what?  

  • A: The surface area of a pentagon
  • B: The speed at which an object is moving
  • C: The weight of o hollow cube
  • D: The volume of a sphere

Sample QuizEdit

This is a sample signup for a quiz. Feel free to try it out before we get real quizzes going!

Post your name here if you are participating in this quiz, and put a check next to your name if you have answered the questions on your talk page.

Name Done Scored by Points
Example  Y Scorer 0
EWikistTalk  Y Talk to you later, Presidentman (talk) Random Picture of the Day (Talkback) 80
Imagine Wizard  Y EWikistTalk 16:23, 19 August 2010 (UTC) 90
User:Daftpunkfan9
User:Abishe

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{{WikiQuizAnswers|Sample Quiz|USERNAME|ANSWER 1|2|3|4|5|6|7|8|9|10}}

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Question 1

In the new movie The Sorcerer's Apprentice, who plays Drake Stone?

  • A: Ian Alda
  • B: Nicolas Cage
  • C: Alfred Molina
  • D: Toby Kebbell

Question 2

What was the original name of Bush v. Gore?

  • A: Bush v. Harris
  • B: Palm Beach County Canvassing Board v. Harris
  • C: Gore v. Harris
  • D: Palm Beach County Canvassing Board v. Gore

Question 3

What are the top five apple producing states?

  • A: Washington, New York, Michigan, Pennsylvania, and California
  • B: Washington, Florida, Mississippi, Michigan, and New York
  • C: Washington, Georgia, New York, Pennsylvania, and Mississippi
  • D: Washington, Hawaii, Alaska, Minnesota, and Michigan

Question 4

What is the largest city in Cornwall?

  • A: Port Isaac
  • B: Bude
  • C: Truro
  • D: Newquay

Question 5

Who plays Grandpa Joe in the movie Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory?

  • A: David Kelly
  • B: Jack Albertson
  • C: David Seltzer
  • D: Gene Wilder

Question 6

What key is The Star-Spangled Banner written in?

  • A: F Major
  • B: C Major
  • C: G Minor
  • D: None of the above

Question 7

What company was #1 in the 2010 Franchise 500?

  • A: McDonald's
  • B: Servpro
  • C: Subway
  • D: Hampton Inn

Question 8

Who is the richest person in the world using the 2010 Forbes list of Billionaires?

  • A: Carlos Slim Hélu
  • B: Bill Gates
  • C: Warren Buffett
  • D: Lakshmi Mittal

Question 9

What was the middle name of Walt Disney?

  • A: Elwin
  • B: Ernest
  • C: Elias
  • D: Ernie

Question 10

Who was the 13th President of the United States?

  • A: Abraham Lincoln
  • B: Franklin Pierce
  • C: Andrew Jackson
  • D: Millard Fillmore