Quiz: What Do You Know About General Public License?

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Quiz: What Do You Know About General Public License?

GNU is a set of many programs, applications, libraries, developer tools, and games. It's an operating system that is free software. This means that it respects user freedom. Learn more about GNU and test your current knowledge on this software by answering the questions in the following quiz.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What does the acronym GNU stand for?
    • A. 

      GNU's Not Unix!

    • B. 

      GNU's Not Unix-like!

    • C. 

      GNU not Unix

    • D. 

      GNU not Unix-like

  • 2. 
    ____ is the developer of GNU
    • A. 

      Community

    • B. 

      Isaac Schuleter

    • C. 

      Graeme Rocher

    • D. 

      Ben Alman

  • 3. 
    _____ is the founder of the GNU project
    • A. 

      Richard Stallman

    • B. 

      Matei Zaharia

    • C. 

      Ben Alman

    • D. 

      Mike Hichule

  • 4. 
    When was GNU publicly announced?
    • A. 

      1983

    • B. 

      1992

    • C. 

      1999

    • D. 

      2000

  • 5. 
    Software development of GNU began in _____ 
    • A. 

      1999

    • B. 

      1984

    • C. 

      2000

    • D. 

      2001

  • 6. 
    Which of the following influenced the naming of the GNU software?
    • A. 

      A song

    • B. 

      A person

    • C. 

      A country

    • D. 

      A book

  • 7. 
    When was GNU's manifesto first published?
    • A. 

      1985

    • B. 

      1984

    • C. 

      1983

    • D. 

      1990

  • 8. 
    GNU is typically used with a kernel called _____
    • A. 

      Linux

    • B. 

      Microsoft

    • C. 

      Java

    • D. 

      Python

  • 9. 
    GNU's own kernel is called _____
    • A. 

      The Hurd

    • B. 

      Linux

    • C. 

      Unix

    • D. 

      Java

  • 10. 
    When was GNU's kernel started?
    • A. 

      1990

    • B. 

      1992

    • C. 

      1994

    • D. 

      1996