Npm Software Trivia Quiz

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Npm Software Trivia Quiz

NPM was developed to work better than other terribly done module packagers. It consists of a command line client, an online database of packages and a paid for private registry. This registry is accessed via the client. See how high you can score on this quiz with select questions on the NPM software, its history and its author.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    NPM is short for _____
    • A. 

      Node.js Package Manager

    • B. 

      Node.js Package Maintainer

    • C. 

      Node.js Package Maintenance

    • D. 

      Node.js Performance Manager

  • 2. 
    _____ is the original author of NPM
    • A. 

      Isaac Schlueter

    • B. 

      E. F. Codd

    • C. 

      Ryan Dahl

    • D. 

      Kat Merchan

  • 3. 
    NPM was initially released in _____
    • A. 

      2010

    • B. 

      2008

    • C. 

      2012

    • D. 

      2009

  • 4. 
    _____ is not an open source alternative to NPM
    • A. 

      Pied

    • B. 

      Yarn

    • C. 

      Npmd

    • D. 

      Pnpm

  • 5. 
    _____ is an open source alternative to NPM, released in 2016
    • A. 

      Yarn

    • B. 

      Ied

    • C. 

      Pnpm

    • D. 

      Npmd

  • 6. 
    _____ released an open source alternative to NPM in October 2016
    • A. 

      Google

    • B. 

      Yahoo

    • C. 

      Facebook

    • D. 

      Microsoft

  • 7. 
    What motivated Isaac Z Schlueter to develop NPM?
    • A. 

      A need to show dominance

    • B. 

      Module packaging done terribly

    • C. 

      A personal revelation

    • D. 

      A software competition prize money

  • 8. 
    _____ is a similar project to NPM
    • A. 

      PEAR(PHP)

    • B. 

      APPLE(AHP)

    • C. 

      MANGO(PHP)

    • D. 

      ORANGE(OHP)

  • 9. 
    An NPM package was unpublished due to a naming dispute which led to an NPM policy change regarding unpublishing in _____
    • A. 

      2016

    • B. 

      2014

    • C. 

      2012

    • D. 

      2018

  • 10. 
    The problem discovered in Feb 2018 on the NPM 5.7.0 version led to _____ on Linux Systems
    • A. 

      Permanently breaking the operating system

    • B. 

      Permanently deleting the operating system

    • C. 

      Permanently formatting the operating system

    • D. 

      Permanently removing the operating system