Are You Good Enough To Pass This Quiz On Android

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Are You Good Enough To Pass This Quiz On Android

The Android operating system is a mobile operating system developed by Google primarily for touch screen devices, such as cell phones and tablets. Are you conversant with the system and do you believe you can tackle the quiz below? Give it a try and find out how much you know. All the best.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Android is licensed under which open source licensing license?
    • A. 

      Gnu's GPL

    • B. 

      Apache/MIT

    • C. 

      OSS

    • D. 

      Sourceforge

  • 2. 
    Although most people's first thought when they think of Android is Google, Android is not actually owned by Google. Who owns the Android platform? 
    • A. 

      Oracle Technology

    • B. 

      Dalvik

    • C. 

      Open Handset Alliance

    • D. 

      The above statement is incorrect and Android is owned by Google

  • 3. 
    As an Android programmer, what version of Android should you use as your minimum development target? 
    • A. 

      Versions 1.6 or 2.0

    • B. 

      Versions 1.0 or 1.1

    • C. 

      Versions 1.2 or 1.3

    • D. 

      Versions 2.3 or 3.0

  • 4. 
    What was Google's main business motivation for supporting Android?
    • A. 

      To level the playing field for mobile devices

    • B. 

      To directly compete with the iPhone

    • C. 

      To corner the mobile device application market for licensing purposes

    • D. 

      To allow them to advertise more

  • 5. 
    What was the first phone released that ran the Android OS?
    • A. 

      Google gPhone

    • B. 

      T-Mobile G1

    • C. 

      Motorola Droid

    • D. 

      HTC Hero

  • 6. 
    From a phone manufacturer's point of view, what makes Android so great?
    • A. 

      Aside from some specific drivers, it provides everything to make a phone work

    • B. 

      It makes the hardware work better

    • C. 

      It allows them to compete with Apple's iPhone

    • D. 

      It allows users to create apps, generating revenue for the companies

  • 7. 
    What is a funny fact about the start of Android?
    • A. 

      It was orginaly going to be called UFO

    • B. 

      The first version of Android was released without an actual phone on the market

    • C. 

      Androids main purpose was to unlock your car door when you left the keys inside of it.

    • D. 

      Was going to be a closed source application to make more money for its company.

  • 8. 
    What year was the Open Handset Alliance announced?
    • A. 

      2005

    • B. 

      2006

    • C. 

      2007

    • D. 

      2008

  • 9. 
    A device with Android installed is needed to develop apps for Android.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Android tries hard to ______________   low-level components, such as the software stack, with interfaces so that vendor-specific code can be managed easily. 
    • A. 

      Confound

    • B. 

      Absract

    • C. 

      Modularize

    • D. 

      Compound

  • 11. 
    Google licensed some proprietary apps.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    What part of the Android platform is open source?
    • A. 

      Low-level Linux modules

    • B. 

      All of these answers #The entire stack is an open source platform

    • C. 

      Native libraries

    • D. 

      Application frame work

    • E. 

      Complete applications

  • 13. 
    When did Google purchase Android?
    • A. 

      2007

    • B. 

      2005

    • C. 

      2008

    • D. 

      2010

  • 14. 
    Android releases since 1.5 have been given nicknames derived how?
    • A. 

      Adjective and strange animal

    • B. 

      Food

    • C. 

      Something that starts w/ 'A' -> Something that starts w/ 'B'...

    • D. 

      American states

  • 15. 
    Which one is not a nickname of a version of Andriod?
    • A. 

      Cupcake

    • B. 

      Gingerbread

    • C. 

      Honeycomb

    • D. 

      Muffin

  • 16. 
    Android doesn't make any assumptions about a device's screen size, resolution, or chipset.:
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    Why are the so few users left with versions 1.0 and 1.1?
    • A. 

      The first phones were released with version 1.5

    • B. 

      1.0 and 1.1 had security holes that forced carriers to recall phones using them

    • C. 

      1.0 and 1.1 are just number designations for the version Apple's iPhone is running

    • D. 

      Everyone with 1.0 and 1.1 were upgraded to 1.5 over the air automatically

  • 18. 
    Which Android version had the greatest share of the market as of January 2011?
    • A. 

      1.1

    • B. 

      1.5

    • C. 

      2.3

    • D. 

      3.4

  • 19. 
    Which piece of code used in Android is not open source?
    • A. 

      Keypad driver

    • B. 

      WiFi? driver

    • C. 

      Audio driver

    • D. 

      Power management

  • 20. 
    Android is built upon the Java Micro Edition (J2ME) version of Java.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
    Which among these are NOT a part of Android's native libraries?
    • A. 

      Webkit

    • B. 

      Dalvik

    • C. 

      OpenGL

    • D. 

      SQLite

  • 22. 
    Android is based on Linux for the following reason.
    • A. 

      Security

    • B. 

      Portability

    • C. 

      Networking

    • D. 

      All of these

  • 23. 
    What operating system is used as the base of the Android stack?
    • A. 

      Linux

    • B. 

      Windows

    • C. 

      Java

    • D. 

      XML

  • 24. 
    What year was development on the Dalvik virtual machine started?
    • A. 

      2003

    • B. 

      2005

    • C. 

      2007

    • D. 

      2006

  • 25. 
    What is a key difference with the distribution of apps for Android based devices than other mobile device platform applications?
    • A. 

      Applications are distributed by Apple App Store only

    • B. 

      Applications are distributed by multiple vendors with different policies on applications.

    • C. 

      Applications are distributed by multiple vendors with the exact same policies on applications.

    • D. 

      Applications are distributed by the Android Market only.

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