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How well do you know open source PowerShell Core?

Do you know how PowerShell Core differs from Windows PowerShell? Find out with this quiz on the open source PowerShell management utility.

The 6.0 release of PowerShell in January 2018 differed from previous versions in several ways that administrators need to familiarize themselves with.

In August 2016, Microsoft converted the automation and configuration management tool into an open source project and announced it would be ported to Linux and macOS platforms. Administrators can run Windows PowerShell and PowerShell Core on the same machine as the latter begins to reach feature parity. Microsoft says support for Windows PowerShell will continue indefinitely, but the features in that version will remain fixed.

Do you know how open source PowerShell differs from Windows PowerShell? Take this quiz to test your knowledge.

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Will you switch to PowerShell Core or stick with Windows PowerShell? Why or why not?
I don't know enough about core to switch