Linux+ Networking Chapter 1

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Linux+ Networking Chapter 1

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  • 1. 
    Every computer consists of physical components and logical components. The logical components of a computer that understand how to work with the physical components are referred to as:
    • A. 

      Hardware

    • B. 

      Records

    • C. 

      Software

    • D. 

      Processors

  • 2. 
    The operating system software is necessary for a computer to function. True or False?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Linux is a ___________ and ___________ operating system.
    • A. 

      Production, stable

    • B. 

      Multiuser, multitasking

    • C. 

      Processing, operating

    • D. 

      Large, useful

  • 4. 
    • A. 

      When you need to have support in Linux for new hardware

    • B. 

      When you need another user interface

    • C. 

      When you need to increase the stability of Linux

    • D. 

      When you need to use kernel modules

  • 5. 
    Which of the following kernels are developmental kernels? (Choose all that apply.)
    • A. 

      2.3.4

    • B. 

      2.5.5

    • C. 

      2.2.7

    • D. 

      2.4.4

  • 6. 
    A production kernel refers to a kernel whose:
    • A. 

      Revision number is even

    • B. 

      Minor number is odd

    • C. 

      Major number is odd

    • D. 

      Minor number is even

  • 7. 
    Many types of software are available today. Which type of software does Linux represent?
    • A. 

      Open Source Software

    • B. 

      Closed source software

    • C. 

      Freeware

    • D. 

      Shareware

  • 8. 
    • A. 

      The value of the software is directly related to its price.

    • B. 

      The software is developed collaboratively.

    • C. 

      The source code for software is available for a small fee.

    • D. 

      Any bugs are fixed quickly.

  • 9. 
    To which license does Linux adhere?
    • A. 

      Open license

    • B. 

      Artistic license

    • C. 

      GNU Public License

    • D. 

      Free source license

  • 10. 
    • A. 

      Linux software is unlikely to become abandoned by its developers.

    • B. 

      Linux is secure and has a lower total cost of ownership than other operating systems.

    • C. 

      Linux is widely available for many platforms and supports many programming languages.

    • D. 

      Most Linux software is closed source.

  • 11. 
    Which of the following are common methods for gaining support for Linux?
    • A. 

      HOWTO documents at http://www.linuxdoc.org

    • B. 

      A local Linux User Group

    • C. 

      Internet newsgroups

    • D. 

      All the above

  • 12. 
    Which two people are accredited with creating the UNIX operating system? (Choose two answers.)
    • A. 

      Dennis Ritchie

    • B. 

      Richard Stallman

    • C. 

      Linus Torvalds

    • D. 

      Ken Thompson

  • 13. 
    Who formed the Free Software Foundation to promote open development?
    • A. 

      Dennie Ritchie

    • B. 

      Richard Stallman

    • C. 

      Linus Torvalds

    • D. 

      Ken Thompson

  • 14. 
    Which culture embraced the term GNU (GNU’s Not UNIX) and laid the free software groundwork for Linux?
    • A. 

      The hacker culture

    • B. 

      The MIT culture

    • C. 

      The cracker culture

    • D. 

      The Artificial Intelligence culture

  • 15. 
    Linux was developed by __________ to resemble the _________ operating system.
    • A. 

      Linus Torvalds, MINIX

    • B. 

      Linux Torvalds, GNU

    • C. 

      Richard Stallman, GNU

    • D. 

      Richard Stallman, MINIX

  • 16. 
    When the core components of the Linux operating system are packaged together with other Open Source Software, it is called a:
    • A. 

      New kernel

    • B. 

      New platform

    • C. 

      Linux distribution

    • D. 

      GNU Project

  • 17. 
    Which common GUI environments are available in most Linux distributions? (Choose all that apply.)
    • A. 

      GNOME

    • B. 

      CDE

    • C. 

      KDE

    • D. 

      RPM

  • 18. 
    Which of the following are factors that determine which Linux distribution a user will use? (Choose all that apply.)
    • A. 

      Package manager support

    • B. 

      Hardware platform

    • C. 

      Kernel features

    • D. 

      Language support

  • 19. 
    What is the most common open source Web server available for Linux?
    • A. 

      Samba

    • B. 

      Apache

    • C. 

      Quid

    • D. 

      Pine

  • 20. 
    Which of the following can be used on Linux to provide file and print services?
    • A. 

      Samba

    • B. 

      Apache

    • C. 

      Quid

    • D. 

      Pine