Preview

04 - Open Source vs Closed Source

 1. What is a Creative Commons License?
cc1.jpg

   License type that gives a user the rights to access the services of the server

  One of copyright licenses that enable the free distribution of an otherwise copyrighted work

  License Type only for the trial versions of software

  License type only for software that is already installed in the hardware

 2. Closed source software is available for the general public to use and modify from its original design free of charge.

  TRUE

  FALSE

 3. What is another name for closed source software?

  Bespoke software

  Tailor-made software

  Free software

  Proprietary software

 4. Which of the following is an open source software?
cc2.jpg

  MAC OSX

  McAffee

  Windows

  Linux

 5. It is easier for a company to profit from open source software.

  FALSE

  TRUE

 6. Closed source applications tend to be more polished than open source ones.

  TRUE

  FALSE

 7. Which of the following is an advantage of open source software?

  You can edit the source code to customise

  It is tested more than a closed source software so it has less bugs

  Regular updates provided by professionals

  Help and support provided by the developers

 8. Which one of the four Creative Commons core conditions is always included in a CC licence?

  No Derivatives (ND)

  NonCommercial (NC)

  Attribution (BY)

  Share Alike (SA)

 9. What do Creative Commons licenses allow you to do?

  Know what type of license works are registered under.

  Know whether the licenses for the works are current or expired.

  Use anyone's work without permission.

  Use or edit anyone's work for any reason as long as you give them credit.

 10. What does "All Rights Reserved" mean?
cc3.jpg

  You can't use the work at all.

  You can use the work, but you can't change it.

  You must attribute the creator/author.

  You are free to use, edit, and sell the work.

 11. You can license ideas with a CC licence.

  TRUE

  FALSE

 12. What does TASL stand for?

  Title, Author, Source, License

  Title, Author, Source, Link

  Title, Author, Site, License

  Title, Artist, Site, Link

 13. This Creative Commons License lets others copy, distribute, display, and perform only verbatim copies of your work, not derivatives works based upon it.

  Share Alike License

  Non-Commerical License

  Attribution License

  No Derivative Works License

 14. This Creative commons License lets others copy, distribute, display, and perform your work and derivative works based upon it, but for non commercial purpose.

  Share Alike License

  Non Commercial License

  No Derivative Works License

  Share Alike License

 15. Which of the following is a closed source software?
cc4.jpg

  Audacity

  WordPress

  Windows

  Linux

 16. What are some of the reasons (as per the Wikipedia research website) that individuals select open source?

  Only no. 2 - open source software is always far more 'secure' in every way

  Only no. 1 - the only benefit of open source software is that you don't have to pay!

  None of the above - open source software is always poorer in quality without exception

  All of the above, but it is of course a matter of opinion

 17. While the term "open source" applied originally only to the source code of software, it is now being applied to many other areas such as Open source ecology,a movement to decentralize technologies so that any human can use them

  TRUE

  FALSE

 18. Read the following excerpt to decide whether it is true or false

  FALSE

  TRUE

 19. The image shows some commonly used licences. The Attribution + NoDerivatives is the only one that permits commercial use.
creativecommons_seven1.png

  TRUE

  FALSE

 20. With the ability to create text documents, spreadsheets, presentations and databases, OpenOffice is a rival to Microsoft Office, which clearly influenced OpenOffice’s design.
openoffice1.jpg

  TRUE

  FALSE