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Porting: Quiz


Question 1: Porting is also the term used when a ________ designed to run on one platform, be it a personal computer or a video game console, is converted to run on a different platform.
Adventure gameVideo game genresPersonal computer gameAudio game

Question 2: Earlier ________ "ports" were often not true ports, but rather reworked versions of the games.
Nonviolent video gameVideo gameVideo game genresPersonal computer game

Question 3: Porting such a program between two standards-compliant platforms (such as ________) can be just a matter of loading the source code and recompiling it on the new platform.
POSIXC Sharp (programming language)Pascal (programming language)ISO 9660

Question 4: Two activities related to (but distinct from) porting are emulating and ________.
Operating systemC (programming language)Cross compilerLinux

Question 5: However, in the ________ market, portability remains a significant issue.
Embedded systemLaptopPersonal computerMicrocontroller

Question 6: different CPU, ________, or third party library).
Mac OS XUnixOperating systemLinux

Question 7: In ________, porting is the process of adapting software so that an executable program can be created for a computing environment that is different from the one for which it was originally designed (e.g.
Computer programmingSoftware engineeringProgramming paradigmComputer science

Question 8: Arcade perfect is a term used to describe ________ which have been ported from an arcade version to another platform, such as a console, without any alterations to the game's workings.
Nonviolent video gamePersonal computer gameVideo game genresVideo game


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