Ict@innovation: Free your IT Business in Africa/final-quiz

Final Quiz For all the Modules


Question 1 : Who is termed "father of the GNU Project"

  1. Andrew S. Tanenbaum
  2. Richard Stallman
  3. Linus Torvalds
  4. Bill Gates

Question 2 : Why is it important that trainers use the software they will be training?

  1. Helps them be liked by the trainees.
  2. Helps them become conversant with features and functionalities that the software provides and can transmit this knowledge to their trainees.
  3. Helps them boast of the knowledge they have about the software
  4. Helps them deliver the training within the shortest time possible

Question 3 : Which benefit/limitation applies to Open standards?

  1. Inefficient use of existing resources
  2. Lack Flexibility
  3. Fewer options and thus less opportunities to optimise
  4. Lower and manageable risk
    Question 4 : Which of the following definition best describe Open Content ?
  5. Describes content that has been put at a pool for all to access just for reading but not for any modification
  6. Describes any kind of creative work published in a format that explicitly does not allow copying and modifying of its information by anyone, exclusively by a closed organization, firm or individual
  7. Describes any kind of creative work published in a format that explicitly allows copying and modifying of its information by anyone, not exclusively by a closed organization, firm or individual
  8. Describes open content for only business community

Question 5 : How are FOSS brand names protected?

  1. Through licenses such as GPL3
  2. By an online community surveillance scheme
  3. By placing product keys on application
  4. FOSS brands are never protected and are open for use by anyone

Question 6 : How effectively do you manage your leads?

  1. I contact every lead and stay in contact until they are mine or I discard them.
  2. I am following up on enough leads to achieve the level of production I want but there are always more leads that are not followed up on.
  3. There are many leads that I don't follow up on or lose after the first contact
  4. Only responds to their calls

Question 7 : How strong is your service to your clients?

  1. I will ask for their request only
  2. I maintain good contact with my clients until an offer is accepted and then I lose touch.
  3. My sellers call me before I call them, my buyers often leave me, and I am embarrassed to call after closing because I've lost touch.
  4. I speak to my listed sellers, my pending clients, and my motivated buyers at least weekly on schedule.

Question 8 : Which of the following is an important strategic decision a company needs to make

  1. Business Location
  2. Which staff to employ
  3. Name of the Company
  4. Choosing your clients and market

Question 9 : What are the obstacles, if any, you might perceive in people not wanting to attend FLOSS training courses?

  1. Lack of knowledge on open source software
  2. Poor marketing by FLOSS trainers
  3. Most enterprises still do not use FLOSS tools and services
  4. Over pricing of training fees

Question 10 : Given that your cash flow projection of your FOSS business indicates a negative cash flow six months down the line, the FIRST remedy would be to:

  1. Bring your cash flow projection back into "positive" by increasing sales, cutting costs and obtaining financing.
  2. Attempt to sell the business.
  3. Begin looking for alterative business opportunities.
  4. Create a new cash flow statement

Question 11 : In doing business branding is considered a very important undertaking. What is brand names are primarily used to achieve

  1. Show consumers you own the product.
  2. Spice up the image of a product.
  3. To help identify your product.
  4. To help consumers select a product/service.

Question 12 : Which of the following statements is incorrect?

  1. Public Relations is the act of managing information flow between an organization and the public
  2. Media Relations refers to way the media manages its relationships with the general public in order to safe guard its reputati
  3. Public Relation may consist of activities an organization may involve itself in with the intention of promoting a positive relationship or image with its customers or indeed any members of the public
  4. Public Relation could lend organization important media publicity at low or no costs at all

Question 13 : Some of the major problems encountered by many FOSS companies in Africa are

  1. Finding Free and Open Source Software that fit for their businesses
  2. Skilled work force that is willing to work for a low salary
  3. Aquisition of capital for investment
  4. Finding clients for their products
  1. 4
  2. 2 and 3
  3. 2,3 and 4
  4. 4

Question 14 : Selection of candidates for FLOSS training can be done using the following criteria except

  1. Role/function in organization
  2. Educational background
  3. Identified need
  4. Nepotism

Question 15 : When you are providing FOSS/FLOSS soultions, you are paid for ...

  1. Business goodwill
  2. Qualification
  3. Service
  4. Product

Question 16 : Initiating a new business involves considerable risk, as well as an effort to overcome all the ......... against innovative ideas.

  1. Inertia
  2. Pressure
  3. Attitude
  4. Protest

Question 17 : Defining a revenue model for your FOSS business will help you to do the following except

  1. Stay focused on a niche and a target audience
  2. Give you a foundation for your product or service development plans
  3. Give you a good basis for accounting
  4. Provide a foundation for your marketing plans

Question 18 : Why is it important to have course materials developed using indigenous languages?

  1. To attract more audience/participation from local communities
  2. To compete with course materials in foreign languages
  3. To raise money during translation processes
  4. To adhere to government policies

Question 19 : As a trainer, one should prepare in three key areas, which ones are they?

Hint: This is a multiple answer question!

  1. Youeself
  2. The classroom
  3. Fighting
  4. The content

Question 20 : One way to create FLOSS market is by persuading existing ICT users. Which one of the following statements misrepresents the act of persuasion?

  1. Showing what others are doing
  2. Showing frightening accounts of users of rival products, services
  3. Showing user generated views
  4. Showing scarcity of goods or services

Question 21 : What do advocacy initiatives ultimately try to achieve?

  1. Agitate public resentment against government
  2. Influence customer choices
  3. Resolve political differences
  4. Policy change

Question 22 : What is Network effects?

  1. The phenomenon that describes how Products in a network increase in value to users as the number of users decreases
  2. The phenomenon that describes how Products in a network increase in value to users as the number of users increases
  3. The phenomenon that describes how Products in a network decrease in value to users as the number of users increases

Question 23 : In business a Marketing Mix consists of:

  1. Product, Price, Place, Promotion
  2. People, Products, Price, Place
  3. Price, Promotion, Advertising, Place
  4. Process, People, Physical Evidence, Product

Question 24 : All free software is freeware and all freeware is free software.

  1. True
  2. False

Question 25 : S.W.O.T analysis is predominantly used to:

  1. Determine the sales of an organisation.
  2. Determine the capabilities of the organisation.
  3. Assess whether an organisation should
  4. Determine whether new products work or not.

Question 26 : For this question please match the software to the appropriate group

  1. Internet Browser A. Open Office - Impress
  2. Apache B. World Processor
  3. Open Office – Writer C. Firefox
  4. Presentation

Question 27 : Which of the following is not a common FOSS business model in Africa?

  1. FOSS Training
  2. Consultancy
  3. System Software Development
  4. Web Solution Providers

Question 28 : In Business, the term Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) refer to

  1. License fees, installation cost and maintenance cost.
  2. Training cost
  3. Operation cost
  4. Cost of your fixed Assets

Question 29 : GPL compatible free software license is

  1. A permissive non-copyleft free software license
  2. A free software license, and a copyright license
  3. A free software license, and a copyleft license
  4. None of the above

Question 30 : Who solves bugs and errors in open source software

  1. Users
  2. Developers
  3. All of the above
  4. None of the above

Question 31 : The business planning process sometimes fails because

  1. The planning process is poorly managed
  1. Plans are impractical
  1. Planners lack the appropriate skills
  1. Lack of government support
  1. 1 only
  2. 1 and 2 only
  3. 1,2 and 3 only
  4. 1,2,3 and 4

Question 32 : What is product branding?

  1. Garnishing company logo on your products and services
  2. Is the proprietary visual, emotional, rational, and cultural image that you associate with a Company or a product
  3. Constantly displaying and associating your products with other popular products
  4. An appealing slogan often used to accompany your product advertisement

Question 33 : What are the two licenses available for course material licensing?

  1. CISCO License and Ubuntu License
  2. OpenICDL license and Linux Professional Institute Certification License
  3. Creative Commons and GNU Free Documentation License
  4. Junior Level Linux Professional and GNU Free Documentation License

Question 34 : In undertaking a FOSS business one of your source of information is secondary data. What is secondary data?

  1. Data collected from personal interviews.
  2. Data taken from questionnaires.
  3. Data collected from published materials.
  4. Data collected from suppliers.

Question 35 : Join different FLOSS/FOSS communities both physical and online has a basic advantage. Which of the following is true

  1. It is place where you can showoff your skill
  2. There is a wealth of skills and knowledge
  3. Only those who are knowledgeable join
  4. The community in only online

Question 36 : The following are revenue streams for most FOSS Businesses in Africa except

  1. Training
  2. After Sale Support
  3. Conducting Research
  4. Adverting

Question 37 : What is the most common reason why people start new businesses?

  1. To get rich d. To work fewer hours
  2. Because they don’t want to work for someone else
  3. Because they have no other alternative
  4. To work fewer hours

Question 38 : As part of the social responsibility of most open source business discussed in Africa do the following except

  1. Create websites for SME free of charges
  2. Donate money to Open Source Software projects and communities
  3. Send back modifications of a source code to foss communities
  4. Undertake seminars to show people how to copy any software

Question 39 : The concept of innovation and newness is now an ......... part of entrepreneurship.

  1. Intangible
  2. Integral
  3. Integrated
  4. Intelligible

Question 40 : Which of the following are normally included in Open Educational Resources

  1. Learning content: full courses, course materials, content modules, learning objects, collections, and journals.
  2. Tools: Software to support the creation, delivery, use and improvement of open learning content including searching and organisation of content, content and learning management systems, content development tools, and on-line learning communities.
  3. Implementation resources: Intellectual property licenses to promote open publishing of materials, design-principles, and localisation of content.
  4. Instructors: Teachers, Lecturers, professors.
  1. 2,3 and 4
  2. 1 and 2
  3. 1,2 and 3
  4. None

Question 41 : Which of the following statements below best represents reasons why community media may be more useful media channel for SME wanting to promote their goods and services?

  1. Community media doesn’t charge or levy local people wishing to promote their services
  2. Community media is much more trusted than national broadcasters
  3. Customers tend to view SMEs that work with community much more favorably
  4. Community media’s commitment to local development tend to lend support to local businesses

Question 42 : When you lease a space for an office, technical support shop or warehouse, how do you protect yourself from being tied into a lease even if you have outgrown the space?

  1. Become personal friends with your landlord.
  2. Plan to add space if necessary at a remote location.
  3. Provide for this contingency in your lease.
  4. Plan to sublease your premises and relocate to larger quarters.

Question 43 : Which statement best describes FOSS/FLOSS?

  1. FOSS applications are not owned by anyone.
  2. FOSS has the freedom to use, understand, modify and distribute software.
  3. FOSS is anti-copyright.
  4. FOSS is just a software or a software development method.

Question 44 : Trainers should see training as a stage production: which of the following is not part of the stage production aspects?

  1. There is the audience (participants)
  2. There is a stage (training room)
  3. The performance by the audience (Shouting)
  4. The performance by the actor(trainer conducting the course)

Question 45 : Which of the following is not true about doing business in FLOSS

  1. Help promote economic development
  2. Help create jobs
  3. Competing with Proprietary software
  4. Generating money using FOSS tools and services

Question 46 : Which key stakeholders will probably ask to view the business plan for a new venture

  1. Bank
  2. Tax Revenue agency
  1. Suppliers
  1. Investors
  1. 1 only
  2. 1 and 4 only
  3. 2 and 3 only
  4. 1,2,3 and 4

Question 47 : Sula is interested in FLOSS training. A friend advised him on how to identify opportunities using any of the strategies below. According to your judgement, which one of the listed ways is the weak

  1. Identifying popular applications (e.g. by looking at downloads from sourceforge.net and freshmeat.net) used by people and create a training for it
  2. Waiting for friends to bring news about some training opportunities
  3. Attending (either actively or passively) ICT conferences, workshops and other events such as Software Freedom Day to learn about the needs for training
  4. Subscribing to newsletters, mailing lists and participating in relevant forums to learning about their training needs

Question 48 : Most FOSS businesses provide web-based solution using

  1. SAJO-Sun Microsystem, Apache, Java and Oracle
  2. LNMP–Linux Ngix MySQL Perl
  3. LAMP-Linux Apache MySQL PHP
  4. ASP.NET, IIS and SQL Server

Question 49 : Why are small businesses important to a country's economy

  1. They provide employment
  2. They can provide specialist support to larger companies
  3. They can be innovators of new products
  1. They provide competition to large companies
  1. 1,2 and 3 only
  2. 1 only
  3. 1,2,3 and 4
  4. 1 and 3 only

Question 50 : Below are some of the winning combinations of an "ideal" FLOSS trainer. Which one is not?

  1. Winning personality and ability to communicate.
  2. Practical experience in FLOSS applications
  3. Ability to program in Java and Visual Basics
  4. Should be a Certified Technical Trainer (CTT+) certified