Apache Ant Trivia

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Apache Ant Trivia

Apache Ant is a tool used for automating software build processes. It is similar to the Make tool and was, built as a replacement. This happened as a result of the many problems with Unix's Make. The noticeable difference is that Ant uses XML. Answer questions on Apache Ant's history and more when you take this quiz.


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  • 1. 
    _____ is the original author of Apache Ant
    • A. 

      James Duncan Davidson

    • B. 

      Pat Beirne

    • C. 

      Ryan Dahl

    • D. 

      E. F. Codd

  • 2. 
    _____ are the developers of Apache Ant 
    • A. 

      Apache Software Foundation

    • B. 

      Hyperion Software

    • C. 

      SmartBear Software

    • D. 

      Microsoft

  • 3. 
    Apache Ant was initially released in _____
    • A. 

      2000

    • B. 

      1996

    • C. 

      2004

    • D. 

      2010

  • 4. 
    What language is Apache Ant written in?
    • A. 

      Java

    • B. 

      Python

    • C. 

      C

    • D. 

      C++

  • 5. 
    The "Ant" in Apache Ant is an acronym for _____
    • A. 

      Another Neat Tool

    • B. 

      It is not an acronym

    • C. 

      Another Name Thought

    • D. 

      Ant Not Termite

  • 6. 
    Ant was conceived while James Duncan Davidson was preparing to release another software called _____
    • A. 

      Apache Tomcat

    • B. 

      Apache Spark

    • C. 

      Apache Maven

    • D. 

      Apache Kafka

  • 7. 
    One of the primary aims of Ant was to solve Make's _____
    • A. 

      Portability

    • B. 

      Probability

    • C. 

      Profitability

    • D. 

      Processing

  • 8. 
    _____ is a limitation of Apache Ant
    • A. 

      It is complex and hard to learn

    • B. 

      Portability

    • C. 

      Profitability

    • D. 

      Long processing

  • 9. 
    _____ was created as a platform independent tool to Tomcat in the open source world
    • A. 

      Apache Ant

    • B. 

      Apache Maven

    • C. 

      Apache Spark

    • D. 

      Apache Kafka

  • 10. 
    On the Solaris platform, _____ was used as the platform for Tomcat
    • A. 

      Make

    • B. 

      Maven

    • C. 

      Spark

    • D. 

      Kafka