Apache Spark Trivia Quiz

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Apache Spark Trivia Quiz

Apache Spark is an award-winning cluster computing framework that provides an interface for entire programming clusters. From the virtual date of the release to the developers, take this quiz to test your knowledge of the Apache Spark software. A high score means a good grasp of the overview of the software.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Who is the original author of the Apache Spark software?
    • A. 

      Matei Zaharia

    • B. 

      Ben Alman

    • C. 

      Pat Beirne

    • D. 

      E. F. Codd

  • 2. 
    In what year was Apache Spark initially released?
    • A. 

      2014

    • B. 

      2013

    • C. 

      2012

    • D. 

      2011

  • 3. 
    In what year was Spark and its RDD's developed?
    • A. 

      2012

    • B. 

      2011

    • C. 

      2010

    • D. 

      2009

  • 4. 
    The distributed machine learning framework on top of Spark core is called _____
    • A. 

      MLlib

    • B. 

      Vowpal Wabbit

    • C. 

      Spark SQL

    • D. 

      GraphX

  • 5. 
    ____ is the distributed graph-processing framework on top of Apache Spark.
    • A. 

      GraphX

    • B. 

      MLlib

    • C. 

      Vowpal Wabbit

    • D. 

      Spark SQL

  • 6. 
    In what year was Apache Spark open sourced?
    • A. 

      2010

    • B. 

      2011

    • C. 

      2012

    • D. 

      2013

  • 7. 
    In _____ the Apache Spark project was donated to the Apache Software foundation.
    • A. 

      2013

    • B. 

      2012

    • C. 

      2010

    • D. 

      2004

  • 8. 
    In what year did Sparks founder set a new world record in large scale sorting using spark?
    • A. 

      2014

    • B. 

      2013

    • C. 

      2010

    • D. 

      2008

  • 9. 
    Who is the founder of Sparks?
    • A. 

      Simon Willison

    • B. 

      Ben Alman

    • C. 

      Matei Zaharia

    • D. 

      Pat Beirne

  • 10. 
    _____ was not a developer of the Apache Spark Software
    • A. 

      Apache Software Foundation

    • B. 

      UC Berkeley

    • C. 

      Databricks

    • D. 

      Arbor Software Corporation