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BSc.-Free & Open Source Software-Mumbai-November 2018


Subjects: Free & Open Source Software

Semester: 1

(Time: 2 ½ Hours)
[Total Marks: 75]
N.B. 1) All questions are compulsory.
2) Figures to the right indicate marks.
3) Illustrations, in-depth answers, and diagrams will be appreciated.
4) Mixing of sub-questions is not allowed.

Q. 1 Attempt All(Each of 5 marks) (15M)
A)Multiple Choice Questions

1 GPL stands for _______
i) General Public License                  ii) General Public License
iii) Generic Public License                iv) General Private License

2 Which of the following is not a phase of the Life Cycle Paradigm/waterfall model?
i) Analysis                                         ii) Manufacturing
iii) Design                                         iv) Coding

3) _________ is the founder of FSF
i) Richard Stallman                            ii) Denis Ritchie
iii) Ken Thomson                               iv) All of these

4) __________ is a form of licensing in which an author surrenders some but not all rights under copyright law
i) Copy down                                     ii) License
iii) Copyleft                                        iv) Patent

5) The term BSD stands for ______________
i) Binary software distribution           ii) Berkley software distribution
iii) Binary software development      iv) Berkley software development


B) Fill in the blanks

(Waterfall model, full, internationalization, Prototyping model, Firefox, localization, chrome, free hardware design, partial, open-source software)
1) ______ is a static, sequential, and procedural approach in software engineering methodology.

2) ___________ copyleft is when all parts of work can be modified by consecutive authors.

3 ________ is the process of adapting software for a specific region or language by adding locale-specific components and translating text.

4) _____ is a web browser project descended from the Mozilla application suite.

5) ____________ refers to design which can be freely copied, distributed, modified and manufactured.


C) Short Answers:
1) What is free software?

2) Define Shared software.

3) Define GCC.

4) Draw a symbol of copyright.

5) What is Public domain software?

Q. 2. Attempt the following (Any THREE): (15M)

a)List and explain the 4 freedoms of free software.

b) Define BSD. Explain its history.

c) Write a note on the following:
i) LGPL license) Internationalization

d) Explain the concept ‘Free does not mean any cost.’

e) Discuss about Copyleft.

f) Differentiate between Open source software and Closed software.


Q. 3. Attempt the following (Any THREE): (15M)

a) Write a note on Drupal.

b) Describe Apache in regards with the following points:
i) History          ii) License              iii) Applications

c) Define debugging. Explain GDB.

d) What is Github? How to interact with it? Explain.

e) Write a note on open-source media.

f) Explain Open source teaching.


Q 4. Attempt the following (Any THREE): (15M)

a) Discuss the Android operating system.

b) Define virtualization. Explain its types.

c) Write a note on LAMP.

d) Explain OpenSolaris operating system.

e) Define terms: IDE, Development Tools, Programming languages. Give example.

f) Write any 5 features of the Linux operating system.


Q5. Attempt the following (Any THREE):  (15M)

a) Discuss the Life cycle paradigm (waterfall model) as a software engineering methodology.

b) Differentiate between commercial design and free design practice.

c) List and explain any two open-source database technologies.

d) Explain Shared Source in regards with following points:
i) Definition
ii) Any 2 shared source licenses
iii) Any 2 shared source programs

e) Discuss case study in regards to following points:
i) introduction              ii) features                iii) any three components


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