Test Your Knowledge About Linux Basics!

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Linux is an operating system that runs on the Linux kernel, which is a free operating system and can be run on your PC hardware providing more control. The object of this quiz is to measure the learner's knowledge of the basics of using Linux Operating System. So, let's try out the quiz. All the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    All are advantages of Linux when comparing Linux with other operating systems, except:
    • A. 

      Compatability

    • B. 

      Bugs are fixed quickly

    • C. 

      Flexibility

    • D. 

      Performance

    • E. 

      Better Security

  • 2. 
    If you want to keep an existing operating system, and install Linux as well, this is called a(n):
    • A. 

      "double-duo"

    • B. 

      "linux-plus"

    • C. 

      "dual-boot"

    • D. 

      "extreme-os"

    • E. 

      "linux-two"

  • 3. 
    A Linux command that could be used to determine the amount of free space left on a mounted drive is:
    • A. 

      Fs -al

    • B. 

      Dir -all

    • C. 

      Df -h

    • D. 

      Dv -a

    • E. 

      Dr -all

  • 4. 
    The original developer of Linux was a college student from Finland named:
    • A. 

      Paava Haavikka

    • B. 

      Linus Torvalds

    • C. 

      Ernst Lindelof

    • D. 

      Mike Hakkinen

    • E. 

      Alvar Aalot

  • 5. 
    _________ makes it possible to run Windows and Linux Kernel simultaneously in parallel on the same machine.
    • A. 

      Virtualbox

    • B. 

      Vmware

    • C. 

      Cooperative Linux (coLinux)

    • D. 

      LAN

    • E. 

      None of the Above

  • 6. 
     _____ is the world’s largest non-commercial Linux distribution
    • A. 

      Debian

    • B. 

      Ubuntu

    • C. 

      Fedora

    • D. 

      Mint

    • E. 

      Slackware

  • 7. 
    What Linux command is the modern replacement for Telnet, and allows admins to connect to a specific network port?
    • A. 

      Ncat

    • B. 

      Dhclient

    • C. 

      Ethtool

    • D. 

      Ip

  • 8. 
    What command allows an admin to move around the Linux directory structure?
    • A. 

      Cp

    • B. 

      Grep

    • C. 

      Cd

    • D. 

      Ip-f

  • 9. 
    Crontab gives administrators the ability to do what?
    • A. 

      Identify users on the system

    • B. 

      Call up a list of open files

    • C. 

      View the status of Linux kernel modules

    • D. 

      Set up scheduled tasks on a system

  • 10. 
    Systemd replaced which Linux command for mounting and automounting file systems?
    • A. 

      /etc/fstab and autofs

    • B. 

      /esc/fdtab and autff

    • C. 

      /etc/ftab and autofs

    • D. 

      /etc/fstab and autom