Linux Commands Multiple Choice

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Linux Commands Multiple Choice
Linux commands multiple choice quiz for anyone who is in college studying Linux, systems administration or other computer courses and want to test themselves on multiple choice questions for exams.

  
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1.  Which runlevel allows full multiuser mode but with no graphical login manager?
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2.  How would you avoid accidentally removing files?
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Suppose you are in your home directory, /home/raf as in diagram above. What is the relative path for the file called "save" in the Email subdirectory?
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4.  What keyboard combination can be used to exit the shell?
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5.  Which file is the list of commands you recently entered stored in?
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6.  Which file is the list of commands you recently entered stored in?
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7.  What does the 2>&1 at the end of the following command mean?find / -name fred.txt > names 2>&1
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8.  How do you see if two files are hard linked to each other?
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9.  Which file determines what will be run at each runlevel?
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10.  To display information about the processor itself - display the contents of which file?
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11.  How would you continuously display memory usage every 5 seconds?
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12.  How do you run a job that will continue running even if you are logged out?
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13.  Which signal number corresponds with the SIGSTOP signal?
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14.  Which command is used to unmount a filesystem?
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15.  How do you direct the shell to execute a command in the background?
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16.  How do you see hidden files in your home directory?
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17.  How would you sort a file called shopping on column 3?
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18.  Which command can be used to edit and then run command no. 40?
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19.  How do you display your current crontab entry?
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20.  Which of the following runs the last command you entered?
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21.  Which of the following can be used to set the immutable attribute on a file?
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22.  What is the shortest command to take you to your home directory?
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23.  How would you remove a directory that is not empty?
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24.  How do you display the kernel release?
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25.  Which command displays the settings for all services at all runlevels?
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26.  How would you display running httpd processes?
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27.  In which directory are the crontab files for users stored on suse linux?
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28.  How do you copy an entire directory structure? E.g. from Project to Project.backup
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29.  Which runlevel allows full multiuser mode but with no graphical login manager?
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30.  What does the permission string nvxr-xr-- correspond with in octal?
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31.  How would you list oldest files first and newest ones last?
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32.  You want to display a message when you open a new terminal window. Which file do you edit?
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33.  How do you find out information about your identity, including the names of the groups you are in?
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34.  What is the following syntax used for? command >file1 2>file2
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35.  Some commands, including cat, interpret a minus sign (-) as a shortcut for...
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36.  During the linux boot process, what happens immediately after the phase called "load kernel"?
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37.  Which of the following could you use to check if the cron daemon is running?
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38.  What is the purpose of the following operator? >>
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39.  How would you show process hierarchy in forest format?
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40.  To run date first, and then ls -l, which of the following is correct?
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41.  How would you turn on the sticky bit on the directory /tmp?
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42.  How would you switch to virtual terminal 1?
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43.  What is the following syntax used forcommand 2> /dev/null
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44.  Which of the following cannot be used as a mount option in /etc/fstab?
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45.  What is the full path for grub's configuration file
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46.  How do you delete your crontab entry?
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47.  How would you search for the string clothes at the end of the line in a file called shopping?
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48.  How would you find out what your current login shell is?
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49.  The following can be used to set the immutable attribute on a file?
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50.  How would you lock the user account named csm099?
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51.  What symbol is used to show that ACLs have been set on a file?
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52.  How do you create a crontab entry?
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53.  How do you create a crontab entry?
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