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Wikipedia is an encyclopaedia that is available on the Internet and what people love about it is that it can be edited by absolutely everybody . When and how did it start ? It was founded in 2001 by a guy called Jimmy Wales . It started as a fancy idea , a kind of a hobby and everybody is surprised how popular it has become and how many computer scientists it has attracted . It has got a collection of about 1.8 mln articals , the majority of which are in English ; however , one can find some articles in over 200 languages . If it aws a business , it would earn lots of money .
How is it possible that articlest hat can be changed by anyone are correct ? The Wikipedia is based on wikis – a special software which lets everyone modify a wbpage and it is true that anyone can change the information on the page if they think it is incorrect . But , the Wikipedia has a team of over 13,000 people who are experts in different fields and who correct any accurate information sent by people . Is it error – free ? One may say so . Rcently , for example , the Bristish journal Nature looked at the scientific information in Wikipedia and confirmed it was very reliable and that they did not find many errors . It was very good news for the founder as well as for all the users .
Why is it becoming so popular ? Like the whole idea of the Internet , it is also quick and available to everyone . The greatest thing of all is that it is free . Some people also stress that it’s fun to be able to add what you know to the information on the net . IT specialists believe it has a bright future and most claim it is the most brilliant invention ever .
Questions :
1. Wikipedia ___________ :
A. was created by a team of computer scientists .
B. began as a business idea
C. became popular as soon as it started
D. started as one man ‘s passion .
2. Articles in Wikipedia are ________ :
A. mostly about science
B. mostly in english
C. translate into 200 languages
D. very interesting
3. Wikipedia remains accurate as much as possible because _________ :
A. all people who write for it are experts
B. it has a special type of software programme
C. there are people who monitor it for mistakes
D. not everybody can change the information
4. the text comes from __________________ :
A. a leaflet
B. a speech
C. a magazine
D. a scientific article
5. The best advantages of Wikipedia is that...........
A. you don't have to pay for it.
B. everyone can use it
C. it is created bu ordinary people
D. is quick and reliable.
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