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Software Licensing: Proprietary and Free and Open-Source Licenses

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Which of the following statements about software licenses is TRUE?

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1. Which of the following statements about proprietary software is TRUE?

2. All of the following are true of shareware EXCEPT:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The quiz will test you on the characteristics of software licenses. The questions will ask you to identify the single true statement in the provided choices. Other questions will ask you about the meaning of certain acronyms and terms.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The quiz tests you on the following:

  • Elements of the acronym FOSS
  • Meaning of 'open source'
  • Software licenses
  • Characteristics of proprietary software

Skills Practiced

You will practice these skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related business lesson
  • Making connections - use understanding of the concept of software licenses
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the acronym FOSS

Additional Learning

You can head over to the lesson titled Software Licensing: Proprietary and Free and Open-Source Licenses for more information. The lesson covers the following:

  • Defining a software license
  • Explaining proprietary software
  • Exploring free and open source software
  • Understanding the cost effectiveness of commercial software
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