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Debian Quiz 2005
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Question 1: Debian is about ...

1: free beer, free beer, free beer, and even more free beer
2: free entry and free ice cream
3: free speech and free software
4: sex, drugs & rock'n'roll

Question 2: The official pronunciation of Debian is

1: dep an
2: deeeb iron
3: deb ee n
4: who cares?

Question 3: What is sarge+1 called?

1: sid
2: etch
3: warty
4: the DPL has not yet decided

Question 4: Which scripting language is part of the Debian base install?

1: python
2: perl
3: forth
4: ruby

Question 5: When was Debian founded?

1: 1991
2: 1993
3: 1995
4: 1997

Question 6: Who founded Debian?

1: Ian McEwan
2: Ian Murdock
3: Ian Jackson
4: Ian Flemming

Question 7: Dueling ...

1: flamewars
2: manojs
3: banjos
4: morons

Question 8: I'm surrounded by ...

1: flamewars
2: manojs
3: banjos
4: morons

Question 9: Most debian.org machines are named after

1: characters from "Toy Story"
2: super models
3: dinosaurs
4: classical composers

Question 10: Who is responsible for updating testing?

1: katie
2: debra
3: amber
4: britney

Question 11: What is ubuntu?

1: the Debian unstable branch
2: a graphical administration tool
3: an African word
4: a Debian subproject

Question 12: debian/rules is a ... file

1: make
2: perl
3: xml
4: sh

Question 13: irc.debian.org is a CNAME for

1: irc.freenode.net
2: irc.openprojects.net
3: irc.oftc.net
4: irc.ircnet.net

Question 14: The first non-i386 Debian port was

1: ppc
2: m68k
3: hppa
4: mips

Question 15: What is not a Debian distribution codename?

1: buzz
2: joey
3: sid
4: bo

Question 16: .deb packages are ... archives

1: ar
2: cpio
3: zip
4: tar

Question 17: For which architecture has no Debian port been released yet?

1: sh
2: s390
3: mips
4: hppa

Question 18: Which pair is a Debian pair?

1: PM - MP
2: AM - PM
3: AM - NM
4: AM - AC

Question 19: Who is tbm?

1: Theodore Ts'o
2: Ryan Murray
3: Martin Michlmayr
4: Anthony Towns

Question 20: What's Branden Robinson's nickname?

1: vorlon
2: Overfiend
3: Kamion
4: mako

Question 21: Who is shown on the picture at tinc.debian.net?

1: debian-edu
2: debian-cdd
3: debian-women
4: debian-med

Question 22: Which city is famous for a recent release manager meeting?

1: Karlsruhe
2: Helsinki
3: Vancouver
4: Cambridge

Question 23: Which game is the culprit for most stalls in any Debian process?

1: tetrinet
2: tuxracer
3: quake3
4: nethack

Question 24: How often did Branden Robinson run for DPL?

1: 2 times
2: 3 times
3: 4 times
4: 5 times

Question 25: Debian Developers often ... the planet

1: run
2: save
3: debug
4: flood

Question 26: Alexander "Tolimar" Schmehl is Debian's

1: CIA
2: CEO
3: CFO
4: CTO

Question 27: See you in ...

1: HEL
2: amd64
3: apt
4: FHS

Question 28: "Damnation" means getting stuck in the ... queue

1: buildd
2: NM
3: NEW
4: DSA

Question 29: Which of the following package names is not a Debian Developer login?

1: elmo
2: pyro
3: amaya
4: sam

Question 30: What is hot-babe?

1: an image viewer
2: a package in Debian for monitoring network activity
3: a package in Debian for monitoring system activity
4: a way to create a flamewar

Question 31: Who has the minimum mean signing distance in the global web of trust?

1: Andreas Mueller
2: Werner Koch
3: Peter Palfrader
4: Florian Lohoff

Question 32: GFDL is ...

1: short for "General Free Documentation License"
2: non-free
3: short for "GNU French Debian Language Team"
4: short for "God fried debian-legal"

Question 33: Which is not a proper subject tag for a wnpp bug?

1: ITA
2: ITP
3: RFS
4: RFP

Question 34: What is the highest version epoch used in Sarge?

1: 6
2: 7
3: 8
4: 9

Question 35: Which version of the kde package is included in Sarge?

1: None in Debian/main, since Qt is non-free.
2: 4:3.3.2-6.1
3: 4.0beta1
4: 5:44

Question 36: FTBFS?

1: fast time building from source
2: first time to build from source
3: fails to build from source
4: fast test build from source

Question 37: udebs are used in ...

1: the debian-installer
2: Ubuntu
3: embedded systems
4: Debian archive maintenance scripts

Question 38: DWN is ...

1: Debian WNPP Notification
2: Debian World Network
3: Debian Women Newsletter
4: Debian Weekly News

Question 39: debian-jr is ...

1: an early pre-release when the distribution wasn't finished
2: supporting young Debian developers
3: a sub-project for supporting children
4: Debian's Japanese localization

Question 40: lists.debian.org runs ...

1: mailman
2: smartlist
3: ecartis
4: majordomo

Question 41: You start a GR when you want ...

1: to change the DFSG
2: to join Debian
3: to killfile someone
4: a release RSN

Question 42: A facet is a ...

1: python module API
2: debian-installer interface
3: translatable string in gettext
4: debtags axis

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