96.6% of Wikipedia Pages Rank in Google’s Top 10


While everyone has noticed Wikipedia dominating Google’s search results, this is a little outrageous. After grabbing 600 random pages from Wikipedia (using their special:random link), I conducted searches in Google for each of the titles of the Wikipedia entries. Out of the 600, 580 were in the top 10.


Wikipedia EntryTop 10?
Czechoslovakia at the 1960 Summer Olympicsyes
Jefferson Parkyes
Unity Dayyes
St. John Vianney High School (New Jersey)yes
Veil of Darknessno
Central Hudson Gas & Electric Corp. v. Public Service Commissionno
Al-Fakik (crater)yes
Group keyno
Driver Hearingyes
Black Lipsyes
William Shakespearyes
Comparative governmentyes
Robert J. Whiteyes
Lila Bell Wallaceyes
William Dodd (Congressional candidate)yes
Star (glyph)yes
Kathleen Freemanyes
Jim Bohannonyes
Tacca leontopetaloidesno
SS Ile de Franceyes
American Culinary Federationno
Kasharayes
Universe (documentary)yes
Hauge, Østfoldyes
Hugh Welch Diamondyes
Richard Crastayes
Montevista, Compostela Valleyyes
Michioyes
Tata Administrative Serviceyes
Osvald Teshikyes
William E. Cleator, Sr.yes
WCTI-LPno
Yengemayes
Die Blutgräfinyes
Cabin Boyyes
Albatros L 79yes
1993 CFL seasonyes
Louis Brandeisyes
Komoroviceyes
Hammersmith Palais 19:5:85yes
Cambridge, Minnesotayes
Centiyes
Randolph Hardingyes
Iraqi TVyes
Samuel Slovákyes
Saskatchewan Highway 735yes
Sampson Nantonyes
Critical Path (video game)yes
Robert Ironsideyes
Allah Muhammed Saleemyes
Eric Marshallno
Calvin Gotliebyes
Citizen Changeyes
Northlakeyes
Unleashed (Bow Wow album)yes
Glamsbjergyes
Delphi effectyes
Dr. Albanyes
Magenta boxyes
Great Bear Lakeyes
Scilly Isles, Surreyyes
One Nationwide Plazayes
Illiopolis Township, Sangamon County, Illinoisyes
Ichneumon waspyes
Melissa McIntyreyes
McCullough Mountainsyes
Constant Weightyes
Shreve, Lamb and Harmonyes
YAFno
Standing Pine, Mississippiyes
Common fundyes
That Crook’d ‘Sippyes
Sivas Airportyes
Line by Lineno
Choanayes
White Pass (Washington)yes
Tony Perkisyes
Owen Owenyes
Lakehurst Cinemayes
Dance Dance Revolution 2ndMIXyes
United States Court of Customs and Patent Appealsyes
Ecocentrismyes
Go?dapyes
Batha Estyes
List of asteroids/143601–143700yes
Fernando Lanhasyes
Los Dementes Algareteyes
Freestyle skiing at the 1994 Winter Olympicsyes
Lancair Propjetyes
John Anistonyes
The Entity (album)yes
William R. Coeyes
Albugo candidayes
Delivered Duty Paidyes
Methadoneyes
Avery Weigh-Tronixyes
Salem Township, Meigs County, Ohioyes
Molecules (journal)yes
Maelle Rickeryes
U.S. Route 216yes
Tolleson Union High Schoolno
No More the Fool (1986 album)yes
Marly (TransMilenio)yes
N-methyl-3-methoxy-4,5-methylendioxyamphetamineyes
Spot croakeryes
Monica Rodriguesyes
Shoeshineyes
The Roomsyes
Orders of magnitude (speed)yes
Nesbit Willoughbyyes
Symphony No. 7 (Bruckner)yes
Maurizio Nichettiyes
St. John’s Church, Boxmooryes
O’Neil Fordyes
Holdyes
List of horror punk bandsyes
L’Allegroyes
New London, North Carolinayes
James Blackburnyes
Backfire!yes
Ken Kocherno
Helliwell Provincial Parkyes
Third Philippicyes
Wabakimi Provincial Parkyes
Ikejiri-O-hashi Stationyes
PLECSyes
Mario Haasyes
Loleatta Hollowayyes
Sangita Myskayes
Gippsland soccer leagueyes
Brett Whiteyes
Banksia Grove, Western Australiayes
Waterloo-St. Jacobs Railwayyes
Anton Nilsonyes
Earth Summityes
Gursum, Oromia (woreda)yes
North Coast Australian Football Leagueyes
Irish National Botanic Gardensyes
Feng Xiaotingyes
Jeff Clyneyes
Mark Kingyes
Touchdown Atlanticyes
4th Minnesota Volunteer Infantry Regimentyes
Like You Like an Arsonistyes
Lac La Nonneyes
ASM Oranyes
59th World Science Fiction Conventionyes
Volleybirdyes
Mira Estrelayes
Hocine Achiouyes
Yakov Vilneryes
Vellinge Municipalityyes
Riskbaseno
Annona purpureayes
Baal-hazoryes
Rae Valentineno
William Keilyes
National flags inspired by the flag of Turkeyyes
Fukuno, Toyamayes
Byavatnetyes
St Stephen’s House, Oxfordyes
Two-price advertisingyes
All Nepal Trade Union Federation (Revolutionary)yes
Nick Nostitzyes
Ultra Mobile Broadbandyes
War Wind II: Human Onslaughtyes
La Libertad, Francisco Morazányes
Lycaenopsisyes
Oscar Heissereryes
Endemic Bird Areas of the World: Priorities for Biodiversity Conservationyes
Ivy Compton-Burnettyes
De Beste Med Di Derreyes
Unterseeboot 65yes
Prolefeedyes
Setaka, Fukuokayes
Barcaldine Shire Councilyes
Love Is in the Heiryes
James Shapiro (disambiguation)yes
The Anthony Nolan Trustyes
Fire Prevention Weekno
I Don’t See Me in Your Eyes Anymoreyes
Juan Miranda (baseball player)yes
Apple Inc.yes
List of asteroids/100301–100400yes
Gordon Van Gelderyes
Small applianceyes
Tahyna Tozziyes
Greece at the 2002 Winter Olympicsyes
Elmer Whiteyes
Drift seedyes
Connie Price-Smithyes
Bernard VIII of Commingesyes
St Mary High School, Jamaica W.Iyes
Koudelka (Barrayar)yes
Riverside South (Canary Wharf)yes
Southeastern Film Critics Associationyes
Mick Crippsyes
John Milneyes
Sugar palmyes
Canadian Pulp and Paper Associationyes
Canadian Broadcasting Corporationyes
Allstate 400 at the Brickyardyes
Pangoyes
Elizabeth Harroweryes
Madre de Deusyes
Melitaea diaminayes
Estadio Edgardo Baltodano Briceñoyes
Nezahualcoyotlyes
Entering the Arenayes
Law Concerning the National Flag and Anthemyes
Krosnoyes
Biostimulationyes
Freiberg (district)yes
Llancanelo Lagoonyes
James Chanceyes
Rens van Eijdenyes
Killer Dsyes
Shoprite (Isle of Man)yes
Tara Brachyes
Collomiayes
Spring Hill Mallyes
Birkir Bjarnasonyes
CAUSyes
Lake Erie Beach, New Yorkyes
Drusus Claudius Neroyes
Crisis theoryyes
Win My Soulno
1623 in artyes
Sandhills Horticultural Gardensyes
List of departments at the CUHK School of Medicineyes
Chewy Granola Barsno
Bungomayes
Montenegro women’s national handball teamyes
Humacao Airportyes
United Nations Security Council Resolution 31no
Judith (homily)yes
1950 in organized crimeyes
The Trouble with Girlsyes
Bermuda Principlesyes
Inviscid flowyes
ABS-CBN News Channelyes
OFI Sundayyes
Sandbridge Beach, Virginiayes
Framingham Earl High Schoolyes
NAPA Auto Parts 200yes
The Legend of Zelda: The Minish Capyes
Spanish Matchyes
Lansing Bagnallyes
Dallas Public Libraryyes
A Year at the Movies: One Man’s Filmgoing Odysseyyes
Orange bellowsfishyes
Mary Arden (judge)yes
André Dumortieryes
Diocese of Riobambayes
Ashikaga Yoshinoriyes
List of Anti-consumeristsyes
Sipsey River (disambiguation)yes
A.S. Pizzighettoneyes
Virago (Star Wars)yes
Majšperkyes
A Singleno
Fuse (Colin James album)yes
Robert Lincoln Postonyes
List of notable Old Harroviansyes
Diana Haddadyes
Video Gemsyes
When They Lay Bareyes
List of Intense Football League seasonsyes
Ornithosuchidaeyes
Charles W. Freeman, Jr.yes
Torpedoyes
Live in Nottinghamyes
1990 in literatureyes
Disappearing Rainbow Indicatoryes
Back Up Danceryes
Ayer Rajahyes
HMS Forth (1938)yes
Shae Marksyes
Interstate 295 (Delaware-New Jersey)yes
Graydon Creedyes
Single-instance storageyes
Running the Hallsyes
Schutzbachyes
Nik Mrdjayes
George Meanyyes
Worldbeatyes
Adraskan Districtyes
Park-McCullough Historic Houseyes
Steggerdayes
Chokhamelayes
Woodville Football Clubyes
Bend Ovayes
Elizabeth Earlyes
Kaburuyes
Jikininkiyes
VU meteryes
Gary Numanyes
Jaghunyes
List of ethnic slurs by ethnicityyes
Banco Itaúyes
Denis Lamoureuxyes
South West Caucasian Republicyes
Attacks affecting Lebanese industry in the 2006 Israel-Lebanon conflictyes
Pictures of Youyes
South Dublin (UK Parliament constituency)yes
Graeme Edgeyes
Salvadora persicayes
African Journal of AIDS Researchyes
Irish Americans in New York Cityyes
Parallel Linesyes
Ken Strongyes
Potton United F.C.yes
Jean Étienne Bercéno
Pera Skafiyes
Bahamas at the 1952 Summer Olympicsyes
S,ilkiyes
Coclesyes
Mwotlapyes
Conspiritusyes
Be Ever Wonderfulyes
Amaliricusyes
Choral scholaryes
Jorquelleh Districtyes
Kolberyes
Gugelhupfyes
Demister (Vapor)yes
International Baseball League of Australia MVPyes
Verona Island, Maineyes
Cyprus Cycling Federationyes
Isaac Fraserno
Estonian Airyes
Maurepasyes
MHC class Iyes
Byzantine ancestry of Greek Royal Familyyes
Bertran de Bornyes
N-skeletonyes
Warpath (comics)yes
Henry Holland (architect)yes
Farz (2001 film)yes
Vincent Hugo Bendixyes
Turkey Ford, North Carolinayes
Winnipeg Transityes
General Atomics GNAT-750yes
L’Hospitalet de Llobregatyes
DEVO Live: The Mongoloid Yearsyes
Rimlandyes
Müslüm Gürsesyes
Ed Nimmervollyes
Shiweiyes
FICA (disambiguation)no
List of ethics topicsyes
Clan Stirlingyes
Richard de Morvilleyes
John Holtbyyes
Sharon Corryes
Mkhareyes
List of Japanese ski jumpersyes
Murder Loveyes
Projet Orangeyes
Color of Nightyes
Students of AMFyes
Yamatotakada, Narayes
Archie Campbell’s Coveyes
List of colonial governors in 1787yes
Bastroyes
Wyoming State Capitolyes
Satu Mare (disambiguation)yes
Back in Baroque… The String Tribute to AC/DCyes
Landsmannschaft Ostpreußenyes
Neo-Tainoyes
Evelyn Hartyes
Glycoproteinyes
Dura Convertible Systemsyes
Luzhou Branch Line (TRTS)yes
Hoya de Buñolyes
Shlomo Gazityes
Majerovceyes
Captionyes
Securitas AByes
Mukkuva lawsyes
United States Army Rangersyes
Computer Modernyes
Anuvanahalliyes
Lorigayes
Archana (Hinduism)yes
Metabidiminished rhombicosidodecahedronyes
Burton in Lonsdaleyes
Uganda People’s Democratic Armyyes
Rhydderch ab Iestynyes
Strontium sulfateyes
Timeline of the United States Constitutionyes
Dragan Joc(ic’yes
Crusade of Fireyes
Clifton High Schoolyes
Pearl District, Portland, Oregonyes
Bridge River Countryyes
Geoffrey Walshyes
Ferwerderadielyes
Odziyes
Lee Atwateryes
123yes
Ramoji Film Cityyes
Merritt Cabalyes
Puckeridgeyes
Lambert quadrilateralyes
Jeffrey Morganyes
Critical path methodyes
U.S. Route 277yes
Steve Biddulphyes
Joey Jeremiahyes
Louisiana gubernatorial election, 2003yes
The Great BMX Raceyes
Second Heat (album)yes
Yellow River (song)yes
Garrick Clubyes
Heathcote Williamsyes
Lucy Walker (climber)yes
Rasheedayes
List of asteroids/57701–57800yes
Midmar Mileyes
Potato riceryes
Libero Internationalyes
W.S. McIntosh Memorial Leadership Awardyes
Colsterworthyes
Charles Malikyes
Casimir Codeyes
Francisco Martínez Jiménezyes
Antigone (disambiguation)yes
Pennsylvania Route 562yes
Dee Ferrisyes
John Reeves Pierceyes
Lynn Oliphantyes
Unshakable Raceyes
Serie A 1969-70yes
List of Grand Prix motorcycle racers: Pyes
Kenneth Roseyes
RCW103yes
Vietnam Televisionyes
Red Springsyes
Zeuthen (disambiguation)yes
Jaroslav Bednár(yes
Mustafa Sar?gülyes
Eryngium giganteumyes
Click chemistryyes
David Terrieryes
Independence Heights, Houston, Texasyes
Our Lady of Tepeyac High Schoolyes
Greek gardensyes
Institutions offering Mechatronics Engineeringyes
Nielson Fieldyes
Body Gloveyes
Bout-coupéyes
Charley Straightyes
D.A. Lizardsyes
Arab Timesyes
Nerang Riveryes
Jeff Keepingyes
Gim Allonyes
Nélida Piñonyes
1979 PBA seasonyes
Patrick J. Lynchyes
Cardiac Arrest (TV series)yes
Capone (rapper)yes
Thirroul railway station, New South Walesyes
Schwanthalerhöhe (Munich U-Bahn)yes
Yamada, Fukuokayes
TV Cogeco (Windsor, Ontario)yes
HMS Tre Kronoryes
Jhanda Singh Dhillonyes
Lack of Brains VS. Brawnsyes
Maleli Kunavoreyes
Scattering amplitudeyes
Porsche 989yes
Green Party of England and Walesyes
Mälarenyes
Butler Capital Partnersyes
Sölden Prioryyes
Tricky Kickyes
List of mayors in Canadayes
KMODyes
United Front (India)yes
Cometmanyes
Music history of the United States during the Civil War erayes
Norman Collieryes
Madeline Smithbergyes
Minto Airportyes
List of highways numbered 190yes
Rafik Sormanyes
Lance Broadwayno
British Railyes
Victorianano
UC San Diego School of Medicineno
David Batcheloryes
Carrozzeria Marazziyes
Sixteenth Army (Germany)yes
Vyšné Nemeckéyes
St. Petersburg Openyes
Cibolo, Texasyes
198th Infantry Brigade (United States)yes
Giovinezzayes
Gordonno
In the Kingdom of Mao Bellyes
Trifectayes
Suitcaseyes
Jayrockyes
Isabelle Tazbiryes
Elba, Wisconsinyes
Dagorhiryes
StarLANyes
Cobordism theoremyes
Altaïr (character)yes
These Ones Are Bitteryes
Gila River Indian Communityyes
Senarclensyes
Killian documents authenticity issuesyes
Music of Finlandyes
Katarina Löfströmyes
List of people associated with Columbus, Ohioyes
Runaway (Amalgam Comics)yes
Dick in a Boxyes
Gunner (American football)yes
Yury Chernavskyyes
Cezaro Rossettiyes
The Sky Is a Landfillyes
Whipped Cream & Other Delightsno
With This Ringno
River Barleyes
Spinsterhoodno
Cairo Regional Internet Exchangeyes
Centerville, Indianayes
Middle Class Revoltyes
Republic of Virtueyes
Saddleback caterpillarno
Mihail Majearuyes
Fulfillingness’ First Finaleyes
Mesad Hashavyahuyes
Exeter, Illinoisyes
Mark Teltscheryes
Alfred Edward Gabyyes
List of politicians on Jack and Bobbyyes
K. K. Downingyes
Rick Duffyes
Law enforcement in Saint Kitts and Nevisyes
Eamonn Walkeryes
Configware/Software-Co-Compilationyes
Electoral division of Barklyyes
Greenup Commercial Historic Districtyes
Vue at Brickellyes
Sestosyes
Response amplitude operatoryes
USS Adder (SS-3)yes
The Kid America Clubyes
Alfred Stelzneryes
Alenia Aeronauticayes
List of Sonic X episodesyes
Tunnel visionyes
117th Regiment of Footyes
Blancheflour and Jollyfloriceyes
Michal Vieweghyes
Ticketyes
Keio- 7000 seriesyes
WKAQyes
Pabillonisyes
Sheldon Robertsyes
Streetheart (band)yes
Chariot tacticsyes
Blaga Dimitrovayes
Blue Skied an’ Clear (album)yes
Bahariasaurusyes
Sudanese Air Forceyes
William Blundellyes
NZL-92yes
Žagare.yes
Silent Riversyes
Matti Hagmanyes
Silicon Gulfyes
Wally Lambyes
St Botolph’s Aldgateyes
Polytheistic reconstructionismyes
A Taxing Woman 2yes
Daniel Quinterosyes
Ben Bergeryes
Town Called Dobsonyes
Mandy Hamptonyes
Benjamin Blockyes
Untitled Gorillaz projectyes
The Early Bird Showyes
National Labor Committee in Support of Human and Worker Rightsyes
Liu Shueh-Shuanyes
Patriarch Athenagoras I of Constantinopleyes
Saturday Sneak Previewyes
Avistarno
Meera Kosambiyes
King George Square, Brisbaneyes
West Australian Women’s Football Leagueyes
Multiply (website)yes
United States Organized Crime Strike Forceyes
Cricket 07yes
International Socialist Organization (New Zealand)yes
Albert Edward Smithyes
Totals580/600 (96.66%)

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54 Comments

  1. Emlak Sitesi
    Dec 10, 2011

    People who are always complaining about how Wikipedia is unreliable don’t know how to use it.

    Wikipedia is and never was intended to be an academic journal. It’s a STARTING POINT, not the endpoint of your research. Always take a look at the references used. If it doesn’t have some, don’t trust it, if it does, follow those links to verify the information. Each Wikipedia page has plenty of links to its sources so you can read them on your own. A word of warning, some might go over your head.

  2. Nic Cohen
    Jul 9, 2012

    Wikipedia still getting bad press, not everything in life is perfect, however the majority of the information is generally relevant and correct, if not then you are able to edit what you like when you like!

  3. David A. Southerland
    May 24, 2013

    In the U.S. Wikipedia is in most results on any engine.

    What’s the glory of winning a race if the race or a contest is
    fixed ? Wikipedia pays company who utilizing search engines(or another company) to be there at the top. Except or unless, you
    were to only put very common search in, like ‘the soap is in the
    trash”.

    /

  4. Jack London
    Jun 12, 2014

    Wikipedia is a great resource for pretty much all the relevant information one needs on daily basis and this community run enterprise will thrive further in the future as well.

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