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Open Source Quizzes & Trivia

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  • 1. 
    LAMP is an open source web development platform that uses ?
    • A. 

      Linux, Asterisk, Mozilla, Python

    • B. 

      Linux, Asterisk, MySql, Perl

    • C. 

      Linux, Apache, MySql, PHP

    • D. 

      Linux, Apache, Microsoft, Perl

  • 2. 
    Quagga, the open source project is named after
    • A. 

      The founder of the project

    • B. 

      A penguin

    • C. 

      A subspecies of zebra

    • D. 

      It is an abbreviation

  • 3. 
    Is Apache the Web server with the largest market share?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    This type of software is distributed with a single restriction: any redistributed version of the software must be distributed with the original terms of free use, modification, and distribution. What is it?
    • A. 

      Open source software

    • B. 

      Free Software

    • C. 

      Confined Software

    • D. 

      Delimited Software

  • 5. 
    Open Source software is generally more expensive for its users ?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
      Who invented the GPL (GNU General Public License) ?
    • A. 

      Linus Torvalds

    • B. 

      Richard Stallman

    • C. 

      James Gosling

    • D. 

      John Warner Backus

  • 7. 
    Quagga which is an open source suite of applications for the management of routing protocols, currently provides open source versions of which of the following protocols for Unix and Unix derived platform?
    • A. 

      Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)

    • B. 

      Routing Information Protocol (RIP)

    • C. 

      Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 8. 
    Programmers that work on Open Source projects are specially attracted by the short term financial profits they can make?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
      Which was the first commercial company to put its software in Open Source ?
    • A. 

      IBM

    • B. 

      Netscape

    • C. 

      Microsoft

    • D. 

      Apple

  • 10. 
      Who created Linux?
    • A. 

      Linus Torvalds

    • B. 

      Richard Stallman

    • C. 

      Eric Raymond

    • D. 

      Steve Jobs

  • 11. 
    What is source code?
    • A. 

      It's the binary program which is run by the computer

    • B. 

      It's the collection of program instructions as they are written, in a legible manner by the programmer

    • C. 

      It's code intended to improve the security of software programs.

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 12. 
    MySql, Samba and Perl are Open Source software ?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    What organization defines Open Source rules?
    • A. 

      The Open Source Institute

    • B. 

      The Open Source Committee

    • C. 

      The Open Source Initiative

    • D. 

      The Open Source Board

  • 14. 
    Copyleft is the clause in the GPL license which forces to make public the source code of any development derived from programs obtained within the scope of this license.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    Which one of these softwares have NOT come out of The Open Source Movement?
    • A. 

      PHP

    • B. 

      Blender

    • C. 

      Perl

    • D. 

      Wikipedia

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 16. 
    Who coined the term represented by this famous although non-legal symbol?
    • A. 

      Bjarne Stroustrup

    • B. 

      Linus Tourvalds

    • C. 

      Richard Stallman

    • D. 

      Eric Raymond

  • 17. 
    What command is used to sort the lines of data in a file in reverse order?
    • A. 

      Sort - r

    • B. 

      St

    • C. 

      Sh

    • D. 

      Sort

  • 18. 
    The command chmod 761 letter is equivalent to
    • A. 

      Chmod 4=7, g = 6, o = 1 letter

    • B. 

      Chmo a = 761 letter

    • C. 

      Schmod u = rws, g = rw, o = x letter

    • D. 

      Chmod 167 letter

  • 19. 
    What command is used with vi editor to move forward to the end of a word?
    • A. 

      C

    • B. 

      D

    • C. 

      E

    • D. 

      B

  • 20. 
    The IP address are based on
    • A. 

      16-bit addresses

    • B. 

      8-bit addresses

    • C. 

      32-bit addresses

    • D. 

      64-bit addresses

  • 21. 
    To build a modularized kernel, the kernel-headers and kernel-source packages must first be installed. Where will you find the kernel-headers and kernel-source?
    • A. 

      /usr/local

    • B. 

      /usr/src/linux

    • C. 

      /usr/sre/redhat

    • D. 

      /usr/bin

  • 22. 
    After you have compiled your kernel, what do you have to edit to boot your new kernel image?
    • A. 

      /boot/lilo.conf

    • B. 

      /etc/conf.modules

    • C. 

      /etc/named.boot

    • D. 

      /etc/lilo.conf

  • 23. 
    To create an installation boot floppy disk from Linux (or another Unix) machine, what command could you use?
    • A. 

      Fdisk

    • B. 

      Fsck

    • C. 

      Dd

    • D. 

      Rawrite

  • 24. 
    You just added a new user, kara, to the system. What group is kara added to by default?
    • A. 

      Root

    • B. 

      Kara

    • C. 

      Group

    • D. 

      User

  • 25. 
    What command is used to compare the files?
    • A. 

      Ccp

    • B. 

      Du

    • C. 

      Cmp

    • D. 

      Comp