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Open Source Software MCQ For HPSSC JOA IT Exam

Open Source Software MCQ For HPSSC JOA IT Exam


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Open Source Software MCQ For HPSSC JOA IT Exam


 1. What is a Copyright law?

a) Generally defines the own creator of a source code.

b) Generally defines a creator of an expression of an idea own that expression

c) Distribution strategy or development strategy

d) Many programmers working on same project


2. OSI stands for_____

a) Open source index

b) Open source image

c) Open source initiative

d) Open source Instant


3. The users must agree to the _____ terms and agreements when they use an open source software.

a) System

b) License

c) Community

d) Programmer


4. Which of the following is not a downside of OSS?

a) Lack of personalized support

b) Restricted choice

c) No warranty

d) Multiple choices


5. An example of a web design OSS.

a) Nvu

b) KOffice

c) AbiWorld

d) Open Office


6. An image editor similar to Adobe Photoshop.

a) Nvu

b) Open Office

c) Bluefish

d) GIMPshop


7. An OSS for communication purpose.

a) Virtue Mart

 b) Drupal 

c) Pidgin 

d) ZenCart


8. A guideline for the OSS licenses other than the GPL.

a) OSI 

b) OSD

 c) OSE

 d) OSL


9. GPL of GNU says that every copy of a program governed by GPL license, even if modified, must be subject to GPL again.

a) True 

b) False


10. Richard Stallman from MIT, established a special license, the ____ license.

a) GNU

 b) Free 

c) Package 

d) Commercial


11. OSS stands for______

a) Open system Service

 b) Open Source Software

c) Open system Software 

d) Open Synchronized Software


12. Public domain software is usually______

a) System supported 

b) Source supported

c) Community supported

 d) Programmer supported


13. Set of a program which consists of full documentation.

a) Software Package

 b) System Software

c) Utility Software

 d) File package


14. In open source software:

a) The GPL allows anybody to modify the software and release it commercially

b) The GPL allows software that is modified to be released as closed source software

c) The GPL only prohibits unmodified software from being commercially repackaged

d) The GPL ensures that all subsequent versions of a software remains open source


15. Open source software is software whose source code is available for modification or enhancement by anyone. Which of the following is an example of open source software?

a) Adobe Photoshop

b) Microsoft Word

c) Libre Office

d) Skype


16. What is meant by ‗open source‘ software?

a) Software owned by an organization, you may need to buy a license for

b) Freely available, constantly upgraded by users. No fee


17. Which of the following is not ‗open source‘ software?

a) Linux

 b) Ubuntu 

c) Open Office

 d) Window 10


18. Which of the following is not ‗proprietary‘ software?

a) Windows 10 

b) MAC OSX 

c) Audacity

 d) McAffee


19. Which of the following is an advantage of ‗open source‘ software?

a) You can edit the source code to customize it

b) You need to be an expert to edit code

c) You have to pay

d) Can sometimes be too generic for specialist purposes


20. Which of the following is an advantage of ‗open source‘ software?

a) The software must be paid for

b) It‘s often free

c) The produces provide regular updates

d) Not as customizable


21. Which of the following is a disadvantage of ‗open source‘ software?

a) Can sometimes be too generic for specialist purposes

b) It‘s often free

c) Help and support provided

d) You need to be an expert to edit code


22. Which of the following is an advantage of ‗proprietary‘ software?

a) Regular updates provided by professionals

b) A community of enthusiasts keep updating it

c) Not as customizable

d) Can sometimes be too generic for specialist purposes


23. Which of the following is a disadvantage of ‗proprietary‘ software?

a) You need to be an expert to edit code 

b) You have to pay for this type of software

c) Its often free

 d) You can edit the source code to customize it


24. Which of the following is a disadvantage of ‗proprietary‘ software?

a) Can sometimes be too generic for specialist purposes

b) It is usually free

c) You need to be an expert to edit code

d) Not as much support available or you may need to pay for it


25. The Open source definition is based on the ______.

a) software license. 

b) free software foundation

c) debian free software guidelines 

d) open source initiative


26. The free software movement is headed by _______.

a) free software foundation.

b) debian free software guide lines.

c) brekely software distribution

d) opn source initiative


27. Slackware LINUX is ______.

a) gpl licensed

 b) general public lesser license

c) bsd license 

d) software license


28. Developing open source software can mean ______.

a) basing it on open source technologies and open standards.

b) working collaboratively with other groups.

c) to redistribute the source code widely

d) to use the source code widely


29. While both open and proprietary code can be reused in a wide range of circumstances, open code enables ________.

a) software reuse

 b) code reuse

c) knowledge reuse

 d) source reuse


30. Microsoft uses and release code under a variety of licenses including _____

a) gpl 

b) apache 

c) ibm

 d) gnu project license


31. ______ site that distributes the source code of the software

a) SsourceForge.net

b) FreeSoftware.org

c) OpenSource.org

d) OpenSourceSoftware.net


32. Which was written by Larry Mavoy was chosen by Torvalds to use for version control for the LINUX Kernal.

a) Configuration Directories

b) Source Safe

c) Bitkeeper

d) Multiple Repositories


33. ______ requires that any promise to contribute back any changes or addition to the software.

a) Reciprocal licenses 

b) Academic licenses

c) General Public license 

d) Software Licenses


34. Usually require just acknowledgement of the original owners work on the software

a) Reciprocal licenses

 b) Academic licenses

c) General Public license

 d) Software Licenses


35. Dual licensing is also called as ______

a) tri-licensing 

b) business licensing

c) multi licensing

 d) software licensing


36. Is computer software licensed under exclusive legal right of the copy right holder

a) open source software

b) Proprietary Software

c) Public Domain Software

d) Free Software


37. The open source method for creating software rely on developers who voluntarily revel code in the expectation that other developers will reciprocate is called ______

a) open source property

b) intellectual property

c) software property

d) licensing property


38. ______ is a legal instrument governing the usage or redistribution of the software.

a) GNU Public License

b) Reciprocal License

c) Software License

d) Academic License


39. The hallmark of the proprietary software licenses is that the software publishers grant the use of one or more copies of software under ______.

a) end user license agreement

 b) open source agreement

c) free software foundation

 d) free software distribution


40. What is meant by ‗proprietary‘ software?

a) Software owned by an organization, you may need to buy a license for.

b) Freely available, constantly upgraded by users, No fee


41. A software that can be freely accessed and modified.

a) Synchronous Software 

b) Package Software

c) OSS 

d) Middleware


42. Which of the following is not an open source software?

a) LibreOffice 

b) Microsoft Office

c) GNU image manipulation 

d) MySQL


43. Which of the following is an OSS Operating system.

a) Window

b) MAC OS

c) Linux

d) All of these


44. Which of the following is a disadvantage of ‗open source‘ software?

a) High quality software with lots of features

b) Not as customizable

c) May not have been tested as much as proprietary software, so might have bugs.

d) You can edit the source code to customize it


45. Which of the following is an advantage of ‗proprietary‘ software?

a) It is usually free

b) Thoroughly tested because people are paying to use it

c) Not as customizable

d) Can sometimes be too generic for specialist purposes


46. The Term Open Source software is also called as ______.

a) free source definition.

b) operating system

c) free software

d) open source definition

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