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You look through a few additional websites, and you don’t see any information that suggests that this claim has already been disproven, or that it comes from a fake news source.Multiple-Choice QuestionBased on what you know now and what you see on the screenshot of the website above, how should you treat the credibility of the claim?Choices•You should assume it’s true, because the website above affirms the claim and it is not a fake news source.•You should withhold your judgment, because the website above does not cite any sources about where this claim came from.•You should assume it’s true, because a debunking website hasn’t disproven it.•You should assume it’s not true, because the website above disproves the claim.
Great Molasses FloodWikipediaMultiple-Choice QuestionAccording to the Wikipedia article about the Great Molasses Flood, how many people were killed by a wave of rushing molasses?
Since information on Wikipedia is user-written and user-edited, it’s important to verify facts on external websites. The footnote references in the articles you read on Wikipedia can often be a good place to start.The Science of the Great Molasses FloodScientific American, Ferris Jabr (August 1, 2013)Nearly a Century Later, Structural Flaw in Molasses Tank RevealedBoston Globe, Peter Schworm (January 14, 2015)Multiple-Choice QuestionHow does the body count reported in the articles above compare to what Wikipedia says?Coyote Attacks on HumansWikipediaMultiple-Choice Question
According to the Wikipedia article about coyote attacks on humans, how many fatal coyote attacks on humans have been confirmed?Choices• 48•over 160• 41• 2