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Gratis versus Libre: Quiz


Question 1: The terms are used in the free software and open source communities, as well as the broader free culture movement, to categorize ________ according to the licenses and legal restrictions that cover them.
Computer programComputer softwareProgramming paradigmProgramming language

Question 2: With the advent of the ________ movement, license schemes were created to give developers more freedom in terms of code sharing, commonly called open source or FOSS.
Free softwareLinuxOpen-source softwareProprietary software

Question 3: ________ summarised the difference in a slogan: "Think free as in free speech, not free beer."[1]
Revolution OSGNU/Linux naming controversyRichard StallmanGNU Project

Question 4: For example, they are used to distinguish freeware (gratis software) from ________ (libre software).
Proprietary softwareFree softwareOpen-source softwareLinux

Question 5: Libre (pronounced /ˈliːbrə/) in English is a neologism adopted from the various ________, ultimately descending from the Latin word līber.
French languagePortuguese languageRomance languagesSpanish language

Question 6: ________
Comparison of free software licensesGNUList of software licensesList of FSF approved software licenses

Question 7: Although Gratis appears in many English dictionaries, including the ________, Libre does so less commonly, and no other English adjective signifies "liberty" exclusively and as distinct from "at no monetary cost".
United KingdomJames Murray (lexicographer)Oxford English DictionaryAmerican and British English spelling differences

Question 8: The ambiguity of "free" can cause issues where the distinction is important, as it often is in dealing with laws concerning the use of information, such as ________ and patents.
CopyrightIntellectual propertyCopyright on typefacesPublic domain

Question 9: Gratis in English is a colloquialism adopted from the various Romance and Germanic languages, ultimately descending from the plural ablative and dative form of the first-declension noun grātia in ________.
Old LatinVulgar LatinLatinRoman Empire


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