Practice Quiz: Version Control Systems

6. How can a VCS (Version Control System) come in handy when updating your software, even if you’re a solo programmer? Check all that apply.

  • Git retains local copies of repositories, resulting in fast operations.
  • If something breaks due to a change, you can fix the problem by reverting to a working version before the change.
  • Git relies on a centralized server.
  • it allows you to review the history of your project.

7. Who is the original creator and main developer of the VCS (Version Control System) tool Git?

  • Bill Gates
  • Guido van Rossum
  • Linus Torvalds
  • James Gosling

8. _____ is a feature of a software management system that records changes to a file or set of files over time so that you can recall specific versions later.

  • A repository
  • sys.exit()
  • Version control
  • IDE

9. A _____ is a collection of edits which has been submitted to the version control system for safe keeping.

  • IDE
  • version control system
  • commit
  • repository

10. Within a VCS, project files are organized in centralized locations called _____ where they can be called upon later.

  • commits
  • repositories
  • IDE
  • yum

Devendra Kumar

Project Management Apprentice at Google

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