What is Shareware? - Quiz & Worksheet


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Which definition best describes shareware?

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1. Which of the following is not typically a benefit for consumers of shareware?

2. Which of the following is not typically a benefit for producers of shareware?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Use this interactive quiz and printable worksheet combo to test your understanding of shareware, its history, and the factors that led to its success within the world of software.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Topics covered in this quiz cover shareware's:

  • Advantages
  • History
  • Success

Skills Practiced

The following skills will help you with this quiz and worksheet:

  • Defining key concepts - Identify the significant characteristics of shareware
  • Reading comprehension - recall the information given about shareware's benefits
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge of shareware to answer a question about its creation

Additional Learning

To further your understanding of shareware, and its role in software distribution, explore the lesson entitled What is Shareware? This lesson contains material about:

  • Freeware
  • Public domain software
  • Open-source software