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Here, we have a set of multiple-choice questions and answers (quiz) on basics of Free and open-source software. For any help, you can refer to the previous articles on the same topic.
Submitted by Monika Sharma, on March 17, 2020

Q1. What do you understand from GNOME and KDE?

  1. Linux Distribution
  2. Command Lines
  3. GUI Based Linux
  4. File Framework

Answer: c. GUI Based Linux


GNOME and the K Desktop Environment (KDE) have become standard work area Graphical User Interfaces (GUI) for Linux, noted for their capacity, adaptability, and usability. Both have become coordinated segments of Linux, with applications and apparatuses for each sort of errand and activity.

Q2. Fill in the blanks:
Linux is a total arrangement of _____ shells.

Answer: Ans: Unix


Linux is additionally a completely useful Unix OS. It has all the standard highlights of a ground-breaking Unix framework, including a total arrangement of Unix shells, for example, BASH, TCSH, and the Z shell. Those similar to the Unix interface can utilize any of these shells.

Q3. Who was the founder of Linux?

  1. Linus Torvalds
  2. IBM
  3. Christopher Markin
  4. Bill Gates

Answer: a. Linus Torvalds


This says that the user has the right to redistribute the copies of the software to help out others that may require the same.

Q4. Running Linux on your system requires a High-End System capable of high processing powers!

  1. True
  2. False

Answer: b. False


Any 80386, 80486, Pentium or Pentium II processor will work fine with Linux. Non−Intel clones of the 80386 and up will by and large work. The ISA, EISA, VESA Local Bus and PCI architectural designs are supported. The MCA architectural design (found on IBM PS/2 machines) has been negligibly supported since the 2.1.x portions, yet may not be prepared for prime time yet. You need in any event 4 megabytes of memory in your machine. Linux will run with just 2 megs, yet most establishments and programming require 4. The more memory you have, the smoother the experience you'll have.

Q5. To power your system with Linux, one requires a Video Card?

  1. Yes
  2. No

Answer: b. Freedom 1


You need a MDA, Hercules, CGA, EGA, VGA, or Super VGA video card and screen. By and large, on the off chance that your video card and screen work under MS−DOS or Windows, at that point they should work under Linux.

Q6. What all hardware components are required by a Linux to function properly. Select from the options below:

  1. Hard Drive
  2. CD-ROM Drive
  3. Joystick
  4. High-End Processors

Answer: a. Hard Drive and b. CD-ROM Drive


You'll need a hard drive. All MFM, RLL, and IDE drives and controllers should work. Numerous SCSI drives and connectors are supported also; the Linux SCSI−HOWTO contains more data on SCSI. Also, you'll need a CD−ROM drive; successfully all Linux versions are presently CD−ROM based.

Q7. What is the least amount of memory you would require to run a Linux?

  1. 2 Megabyte (Mb)
  2. 4 Megabyte (Mb)
  3. 16 Megabyte (Mb)
  4. 64 Megabyte (Mb)

Answer: a. 4 Megabyte (Mb)


You need in any event 4 megabytes of memory in your machine. In fact, Linux will run with just 2 megs, yet most establishments and programming require 4. The more memory you have, the smoother experience you'll have.



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