MS-DOS: Command Prompt Short Test! Quiz

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MS-DOS (Microsoft Disk Operating System) is an operating system which was mainly operated for IBM PC's during the 1980s and early 1990s, known as x86-based personal computers created by Microsoft. Later, Microsoft offered a graphical user interface OS. This quiz has been designed to test your knowledge about the different command lines and functions of MS-DOS. Read the questions carefully and answer. So, let's try out the quiz. All the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Is a command which allows the user to clear the complete contents of the screen and leave only a prompt
    • A. 

      Enter

    • B. 

      Clear screen

    • C. 

      Clear

    • D. 

      Cls

  • 2. 
    _____ allows you to create your own directories in DOS.
    • A. 

      Md

    • B. 

      Mkdir

    • C. 

      Makedir

    • D. 

      Createdir

  • 3. 
    _____ allows you to list all the files in a directory.
    • A. 

      Ls

    • B. 

      Dir

    • C. 

      List

    • D. 

      Directory

  • 4. 
    _____ allows you to duplicate files.
    • A. 

      Copy

    • B. 

      Copy paste

    • C. 

      Cp

    • D. 

      Paste

  • 5. 
    _____ allows you to delete empty directories.
    • A. 

      Cls

    • B. 

      Rd

    • C. 

      Del

    • D. 

      Delete

  • 6. 
    _____ is a command used to switch directories in MS-DOS.
    • A. 

      Cd

    • B. 

      Rd

    • C. 

      Md

    • D. 

      All, a), b) and c) are ok

  • 7. 
    For quick reference help with MS-DOS commands in any of the versions of MS-DOS or Windows you can also use _____ after a command.
    • A. 

      /h

    • B. 

      /help

    • C. 

      /?

    • D. 

      /

  • 8. 
    _____ is a command used to remove FILES from the computer.
    • A. 

      Clear

    • B. 

      Del

    • C. 

      Rd

    • D. 

      Cls

  • 9. 
    _____ displays or changes file attributes like reading, archive, system and hidden.
    • A. 

      Change

    • B. 

      Attrib

    • C. 

      File

    • D. 

      Modify

  • 10. 
    ________ actually means All File Names with All Extension
    • A. 

      /all

    • B. 

      Select all

    • C. 

      All

    • D. 

      *.*