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Question 1:
What family does MINIX belong to?

Question 2:
What license is MINIX distributed under?
Artistic and GPL
Various
Originally Proprietary, BSD license since 2000
GNU General Public License, optional CC by-sa 2.0 for artwork

Question 3:
Which of the following languages is spoken in MINIX?

Question 4: There were also unofficial ports to ________ PC compatibles (in 32-bit protected mode), National Semiconductor NS32532, ARM and INMOS transputer processors.
Intel 8086Intel 80386Intel CorporationIntel 80486

Question 5:

Question 6: Torvalds used and appreciated MINIX, but his design deviated from the MINIX architecture in significant ways, most notably by employing a monolithic kernel instead of a ________.
MicrokernelOperating systemUnixLinux

Question 7: Tanenbaum originally developed MINIX for compatibility with the ________ and IBM PC/AT microcomputers available at the time.
DOSPersonal computerIBM PC compatibleIBM Personal Computer

Question 8: Meiko Scientific used an early version of MINIX as the basis for the MeikOS operating system for its transputer-based Computing Surface ________.
Vector processorSupercomputerGPGPUParallel computing

Question 9: Minix-vmd is a variant of MINIX 2 for Intel IA-32-compatible processors, created by two Vrije Universiteit researchers, which adds virtual memory and support for the ________.
BlackboxEnlightenment (window manager)XfceX Window System

Question 10: Prentice-Hall also released MINIX source code and binaries on ________ with a reference manual.
File Allocation TableUSB flash driveHard disk driveFloppy disk







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