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According to Wikipedia:Vandalism[1] Vandalism is any addition, removal, or change of content in a deliberate attempt to compromise the integrity of Wikipedia. Examples of typical vandalism are adding irrelevant obscenities and crude humor to a page, illegitimately blanking pages, and inserting obvious nonsense into a page.

Here we'll take a fun-test on "vandalism".

Rules[edit]

  • There will be 10 questions.
  • First read a question, select an answer from the options and then click on "show" to see the answer. Award you the score you get. No cheating please.
  • You may read Wikipedia:Vandalism or any other article or guide only before you start answering the questions. While answering you can not use search engine or any help article

Questions[edit]

Beginner-level questions[edit]

For every right answer you get 10 points, for wrong answer there will be no negative marking.
Question 01
  • Is this a vandalism?
    • Yes
    • No
Question 02
  • Is this a vandalism? Will you warn the editor for this edit?
    • Yes
    • No
Question 03
  • Is this a vandalism?
    • Yes
    • No
Question 04
  • Is this vandalism?
    • Yes
    • No
Question 05
  • Is this vandalism?
    • Yes
    • No
Question 06
  • Is this a vandalism?
    • Yes
    • No

Master-level questions[edit]

You will need a good understanding of Wikipedia:Vandalism page to answer some of these questions. But, when you are answering these question, you can't see the page. So, if the page is open, please close that page before answering these questions. Or you can take preparation and come back to answer these questions later.
Question 07
  • Is this a vandalism?
    • Yes
    • No
Question 08

Suppose an editor has added the following content in an article

<!--The person who is editing this article and reading this line at this moment is a moron. Hahaha!-->


Well I know this is vandalism, that is not the question. The question is– mention the type of this kind of vandalism? Think of an answer and then click on "show"

Question 09
  • Edit summary is considered important because it helps other editors understand the purpose of an edit. An editor does not use/write any edit summary event after reminding. Would you consider this as vandalism
    • Yes
    • No
Question 10
  • Which of these is (or was) not a vandalism-fighting tool/script?
    • Huggle
    • Snuggle
    • STiki
    • Igloo
    • WikiWatcher

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. We strongly suggest you to read this page completely