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Essjay controversy: Quiz


Question 1: July 31, 2006: ________ publishes an article on Wikipedia, written by Stacy Schiff, which features an interview with Essjay.
Vanity Fair (magazine)GrantaThe New YorkerHarper's Magazine

Question 2: on it’s [sic] credibility."[29][32] In another case (a discussion of the liturgical use of the psalms), he cited personal experience from "the ________, where I was a monk."[33]
Roman Catholic Archdiocese of LouisvilleThe Abbey of Our Lady of GethsemaniTrappistsChristian monasticism

Question 3: March 6, 2007: Jordan's hometown newspaper publishes an article casting doubts about his January 2007 claims on his Wikia userpage that he had worked for the United States Trustee Program and had been a ________ paralegal.

Question 4: March 8, 2007: Story appears in two-minute segment on ________.
This Week (ABC TV series)ABC World NewsABC NewsGood Morning America

Question 5: January 2007: Essjay is hired by ________.
Jimmy WalesWikimedia FoundationWikipediaWikia

Question 6: 2005–2006: Essjay states on his Wikipedia user page that he teaches graduate theology, with doctorates in Theology and ________.
Roman lawCanon law (Catholic Church)Canon lawNatural law

Question 7: March 5, 2007: Story covered by the ________.
The New York Times CompanyInternational Herald TribuneThe New York TimesThe Boston Globe

Question 8: March 7, 2007: Story covered in an ________ article.
New JerseyYahoo!Associated PressUnited States

Question 9: The Essjay controversy related to a prominent Wikipedia administrator and salaried ________ employee, Essjay (later self-identified as Ryan Jordan).
Jimmy WalesWikiaAmazon.comWikimedia Foundation


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