A+ Essentials Chapter 14

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A Plus Essential Quizzes & Trivia

Working with the Command-Line InterfaceIn this chapter, you will learn how to• Explain the operation of the command-line interface• Execute fundamental commands from the command line• Manipulate files and folders from the command line


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    How many 8-bit characters does the ASCII standard define?
    • A. 

      64

    • B. 

      256

    • C. 

      512

    • D. 

      64,000

  • 2. 
    Which of the following is the correct path for a file named YODA.TXT on theC: drive in a directory called JEDI that’s in a directory called REBELS that’s inthe root directory?
    • A. 

      C:\ROOT\JEDI\YODA.TXT

    • B. 

      C:\JEDI\REBELS\YODA.TXT

    • C. 

      C:\REBELS\JEDI\YODA.TXT

    • D. 

      C:\ROOT\REBELS\JEDI\YODA.TXT

  • 3. 
    Which of the following commands will delete all the files in a directory?
    • A. 

      DEL *.*

    • B. 

      DEL ALL

    • C. 

      DEL ?.?

    • D. 

      DEL *.?

  • 4. 
    What command enables you to make a new directory in a Windows XPProfessional system?
    • A. 

      MF

    • B. 

      MKFOL

    • C. 

      MD

    • D. 

      MAKEDIR

  • 5. 
    What command do you type at the Run dialog box to access the commandlineinterface in Windows XP?
    • A. 

      CMD

    • B. 

      COMMAND

    • C. 

      MSDOS

    • D. 

      PROMPT

  • 6. 
    Joey wants to change the name of a file from START.BAT to HAMMER.BAT.Which of the following commands would accomplish this feat?
    • A. 

      REN HAMMER.BAT START.BAT

    • B. 

      REN START.BAT HAMMER.BAT

    • C. 

      RENAME /S START.BAT HAMMER.BAT

    • D. 

      RENAME /S HAMMER.BAT START.BAT

  • 7. 
    What types of characters are the asterisk (*) and the question mark (?)?
    • A. 

      Wildcards

    • B. 

      Optionals

    • C. 

      Designators

    • D. 

      Switches

  • 8. 
    What is the command to make MYFILE.TXT read-only?
    • A. 

      ATTRIB +R MYFILE.TXT

    • B. 

      ATTRIB –R MYFILE.TXT

    • C. 

      READONLY MYFILE.TXT

    • D. 

      MYFILE.TXT /READONLY

  • 9. 
    To learn the syntax of the DIR command, what can you type?
    • A. 

      HELP DIR

    • B. 

      DIR /?

    • C. 

      DIR /HELP

    • D. 

      Both A and B.

  • 10. 
    What is the command to quit the command-line interface?
    • A. 

      EXIT

    • B. 

      BYE

    • C. 

      QUIT

    • D. 

      STOP