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Thursday, 5 December, 2002, 17:14 GMT
What do you know about free software?
How much do you know about free software pioneer Richard Stallman, Unix and Linux?

Free software guru Richard Stallman is credited with creating which text editor?
A: I-mac
B: Shakatak
C: emacs
The Free Software Foundation is developing a free operating system called Gnu. What does Gnu stand for?
A: Great New Unix
B: Gnu's Not Unix
C: Generally Nice Unix
According to the manual what is Gnu emacs?
A: an extensible, customizable, self-documenting real-time display editor
B: an autonomous, self-regulating, self-logging screen monitor
C: a hierarchical, configurable, distributed database editor
Linux, the Open Source software that builds on the work of Richard Stallman and the Gnu Project, uses a penguin as its mascot. What is the name of the penguin?
A: Pingu
B: King Tut
C: Tux
Linux also builds on the Unix operating system developed at the Bell Laboratories in New Jersey. Who is co-credited with creating Unix?
A: Dennis Ritchie and Ken Thompson
B: Emma Thompson and Ken Branagh
C: Jeff Thomson and Dennis Lillee
When did the common clocks that Unix uses celebrate clocking up 1 billion seconds?
A: 0146 on 9 September 2001
B: 0416 on 9 September 2001
C: 0614 on 9 September 2001
Richard Stallman learned the craft of programming at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology on the legendary PDP-10 computer. Which pioneering computer game was written for the PDP-1?
A: Spacewarp
B: Spacewar
C: Riftwar
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