Chapter 2 - Installing Solaris 10 Software + Sample Test

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Software Quizzes & Trivia

This is a sample test for UNIX System Administrators.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
      Which of the following commands will bring a Solaris system to single-user state?
    • A. 

      Init s

    • B. 

      Init Q

    • C. 

      Halt

    • D. 

      Shutdown -y

  • 2. 
      A process with priority 10 is lower priority than a process with priority 20.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
      Which of the following mount options are required when using a CacheFS?
    • A. 

      –o ro

    • B. 

      –F nfs

    • C. 

      -o backfstype=

    • D. 

      -o cachedir=

  • 4. 
      After creating a swap partition and adding the appropriate entry to /etc/vfstab, which commands can be used to activate the new swap partition?
    • A. 

      Swapadd

    • B. 

      Swap -a /dev/dsk/

    • C. 

      Swapon

    • D. 

      Swapadd /etc/vfstab

  • 5. 
      Which of the following statements about NFS is true?
    • A. 

      Server and client daemons are started at run-level 2

    • B. 

      Server and client daemons are started at run-level 3

    • C. 

      Server daemons are started at run-level 3, client daemons at run-level 2

    • D. 

      Server daemons are started at run-level 2, client daemons at run-level 3

  • 6. 
      Which command displays information about the format of the /etc/passwd file?
    • A. 

      Man passwd

    • B. 

      Man -k passwd

    • C. 

      Man -s 4 passwd

    • D. 

      Passwd -help

  • 7. 
      Which two system files get updated when a new account is added to the system?
    • A. 

      /etc/shadow

    • B. 

      /etc/accounts

    • C. 

      /etc/password

    • D. 

      /etc/passwd

  • 8. 
      After creating a new concatenation metadevice, what command must be run?
    • A. 

      Fsck /dev/md/rdsk/

    • B. 

      Growfs /dev/md/rdsk/

    • C. 

      Metadb -a -f

    • D. 

      Metabase

  • 9. 
      What are the default options for the "ufsdump" command?
    • A. 

      "cvf /dev/rmt/0"

    • B. 

      "-o /dev/rmt/0"

    • C. 

      "9uf /dev/rmt/0"

    • D. 

      "9u"

  • 10. 
      Which command is used to tell Volume Manager that a floppy disk has been inserted into the floppy drive?
    • A. 

      Volcheck

    • B. 

      Voldisk

    • C. 

      Vold

    • D. 

      Volfloppy

  • 11. 
    You need to install Solaris 10 on a workstation which will be used mostly for software development. Which of the following software group you will choose to install?
    • A. 

      Reduced network support software group

    • B. 

      Core system support software group

    • C. 

      End user Solaris software group

    • D. 

      Entire Solaris software group

    • E. 

      Developer software group

  • 12. 
    What is the minimum amount of RAM your machine requires before you could install Solaris 10 on it?
    • A. 

      64MB

    • B. 

      256MB

    • C. 

      384MB

    • D. 

      32MB

  • 13. 
    Which of the following are not the names for the software groups in Solaris 10?
    • A. 

      Core system support plus OEM software group

    • B. 

      End user Solaris software group

    • C. 

      Entire development software group

    • D. 

      Entire Solaris software group plus OEM

  • 14. 
    Which of the following commands can you use to verify that a package has been correctly installed?
    • A. 

      Pkginfo

    • B. 

      Pkgask

    • C. 

      Pkgcheck

    • D. 

      Pkgchk

  • 15. 
    Which of the following are the valid methods for installing Solaris 10?
    • A. 

      WAN boot

    • B. 

      Network cloning

    • C. 

      Live upgrade

    • D. 

      UUCP (UNIX to UNIX copy protocol)

    • E. 

      Interactive

  • 16. 
    The pkgchk command can be used for which of the following tasks?
    • A. 

      To check whether the data in the package files is corrupted

    • B. 

      To check the content of the packages that have not yet been installed

    • C. 

      To verify the installation of a package

    • D. 

      To check a package out of the spool directory in order to control the version number by tracking changes.

  • 17. 
    Which of the following commands can be used to uninstall a package?
    • A. 

      Pkgrm

    • B. 

      Rm -r

    • C. 

      Uninstall

    • D. 

      Patchrm

  • 18. 
    Which of the following statements is not true about patches?
    • A. 

      The patchadd command creates a backup of the files to be patched.

    • B. 

      If you don't want to create a backup of the files to be patched, use the patchadd command with the -n option.

    • C. 

      The patchrm command attempts to restore the previously saved files.

    • D. 

      The patchadd command can be used to find out which patches are currently installed on the system.

  • 19. 
    Which of the following conditions will prevent the patchadd command from installing a patch?
    • A. 

      The patch version is not the latest version.

    • B. 

      A patch with the same base code but higher revision number is already installed.

    • C. 

      The patch that is being installed depends on another patch which has not yet been installed.

    • D. 

      An already installed patch has made this patch obsolete.

  • 20. 
    You need to put a package on your organization's web site and make it available for downloads. The package is currently not in the format in which you want to put it on the site. Which of the following commands would you use to convert the package into the right format?
    • A. 

      Pkgformat

    • B. 

      Pkgmake

    • C. 

      Pkgtrans

    • D. 

      Pkgadd

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