Test Your Technical Skills Here

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  • 1. 
    To go to the end of an info page, press:
    • A. 

      END

    • B. 

      N

    • C. 

      N

    • D. 

      ]

  • 2. 
    To go to the next match of a search on a man page, press:
    • A. 

      ]

    • B. 

      (n)

    • C. 

      N

    • D. 

      }

  • 3. 
    When interpreting the SYNOPSIS of a command found on a man page, the “|” means:
    • A. 

      The items it separates can be used together

    • B. 

      The items it separates cannot be used together

  • 4. 
    After performing a search, you can use the ____ key to return to a previously found match:
    • A. 

      (n)

    • B. 

      N

    • C. 

      D

    • D. 

      U

  • 5. 
    To move a page forward one at a time while viewing a man page, press the following:
    • A. 

      Spacebar

    • B. 

      M

    • C. 

      A

    • D. 

      Enter

  • 6. 
    The ls command without options or arguments…
    • A. 

      …lists the contents of the current directory.

    • B. 

      …prompts for a directory to list.

    • C. 

      …lists the contents of a user’s home directory.

    • D. 

      …generates an error as this command requires arguments.

  • 7. 
    Which option can be used with the rm command to prompt before deleting?
    • I
    • A. 

      -P

    • B. 

      A

    • C. 

      I

    • D. 

      -i

  • 8. 
    Which of the following commands can be used to rename a file?
    • A. 

      Name

    • B. 

      Rn

    • C. 

      Mv

    • D. 

      Cp

  • 9. 
    The touch command can be used to:(choose two)
    • A. 

      Update the time stamp of existing files

    • B. 

      Create new files

    • C. 

      Change a file’s name

    • D. 

      Change ownership of a file

  • 10. 
    You try to compress a file that is already compressed. Which of the following statements is true? 
      • A. 

        The file will not be compressed any further than it already was

      • B. 

        The file changed while you were compressing it

      • C. 

        The file will actually be uncompressed

      • D. 

        The compression algorithm needs to be set to the “currently compressed” mode for it to be compressed further

      • E. 

        The file will be deleted

    • 11. 
      Which of the following commands can be used to compress a file?(choose three)
      • A. 

        Bunzip2

      • B. 

        Zip

      • C. 

        Bzip2

      • D. 

        Cat

      • E. 

        Gzip

    • 12. 
      The three main modes of tar are:(choose three)
      • A. 

        Extract

      • B. 

        Copy

      • C. 

        Compress

      • D. 

        List

      • E. 

        Create

    • 13. 
      In the command tar –czf foo.tar.gz bar, what is the purpose of the f flag? 
        • A. 

          Tells tar to copy only files, and not directories

        • B. 

          Tells tar to read from the file that follows the flag

        • C. 

          Tells tar to print the name of each file as it is processed

        • D. 

          Specifies extra compression is to be used

        • E. 

          Tells tar to write to the file that follows the flag

      • 14. 
        Which two commands do the same thing?(choose two)
        • A. 

          Tar –xzf foo.tar.gz

        • B. 

          Tar –x foo | gzip

        • C. 

          Tar –c foo | gzip > foo.tar.gz

        • D. 

          Tar –tzf foo.tar.gz

        • E. 

          Tar –czf foo.tar.gz foo

      • 15. 
        Which option for the wc command will print the total number of words in a file? 
          • A. 

            -l

          • B. 

            -L

          • C. 

            -w

          • D. 

            -c

        • 16. 
          Which command can be used to print line numbers?
            • A. 

              Num

            • B. 

              Ln

            • C. 

              Nl

            • D. 

              Sort

          • 17. 
            The command echo “text” > file.txt will create file.txt if it does not already exist.
            • A. 

              True

            • B. 

              False

          • 18. 
            The command echo “text” > file.txt will not overwrite file.txt if it already exists.
            • A. 

              True

            • B. 

              False

          • 19. 
            The command echo “text” >> file.txt will not overwrite file.txt if it already exists.
            • A. 

              True

            • B. 

              False

          • 20. 
            Software is backward compatible if: 
              • A. 

                It still supports old file formats or applications

              • B. 

                If the next version still works the same way

              • C. 

                People still use old versions

              • D. 

                It works across Linux/Mac/Windows

              • E. 

                It can be upgraded without downtime

            • 21. 
              Apple’s OS X is:(choose three)
              • A. 

                Derived from Linux

              • B. 

                Only compatible with Apple hardware

              • C. 

                Able to natively run Windows binaries

              • D. 

                Derived from FreeBSD

              • E. 

                Certified as UNIX compatible

              • F. 

                Primarily used to manage network services

            • 22. 
              Microsoft Windows:(choose three)
              • A. 

                Has a short maintenance cycle

              • B. 

                Comes in desktop and server variants

              • C. 

                Has built in virtualization

              • D. 

                Has a new desktop version every year.

              • E. 

                Has a Linux compatibility mode

              • F. 

                Has powerful scripting capabilities

            • 23. 
              Other commercial Unixes:(choose two)
              • A. 

                Are almost obsolete

              • B. 

                Are tied to their vendor’s hardware

              • C. 

                Use completely different commands than Linux

              • D. 

                Are UNIX certified

              • E. 

                Do not run the GNU tools

            • 24. 
              When choosing a distribution of Linux, you should consider:(choose five)
              • A. 

                Which management tools are provided by the distribution

              • B. 

                Which distributions are supported by the software you need to run

              • C. 

                Popularity on social media.

              • D. 

                The maintenance cycle of the distribution

              • E. 

                If you need support on the distribution itself

              • F. 

                Whether or not the distribution is under active development

            • 25. 
              The difference between the GPL and LGPL licenses are: 
                • A. 

                  LGPL allows you to distribute the software in binary-only form

                • B. 

                  LGPL is shorter than GPL

                • C. 

                  LGPL allows linking to non GPLed software

                • D. 

                  LGPL applies to web service

                • E. 

                  LGPL was made by the OSI while GPL was made by the FSF

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