Standard Linux File System Structure

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Standard Linux File System Structure

With the new technology wave hitting the globe overwhelmingly, there are a number of file system structures. This quiz focuses on standard Linux file system structure and it will help you revise and advance your knowledge.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which directory contains a lot of the files that the programs use to run. This directory is needed to control the operating system.
    • A. 

      /bin

    • B. 

      /tmp

    • C. 

      /proc

    • D. 

      /lib

  • 2. 
    Which directory is used to store Kernel information needed to start the OS on startup?
    • A. 

      /dev

    • B. 

      /proc

    • C. 

      /etc

    • D. 

      /boot

  • 3. 
    What does the / directory signify?
    • A. 

      Root directory

    • B. 

      An empty directory

    • C. 

      A new directory

  • 4. 
    What directory contains all the devices and their references in the file system?
    • A. 

      /mnt

    • B. 

      /lib

    • C. 

      /dev

    • D. 

      /home

  • 5. 
    Where are the configuration files for the servers programs as well as the servers boot processess stored?
    • A. 

      /lib

    • B. 

      /dev

    • C. 

      /proc

    • D. 

      /etc

  • 6. 
    Where is user data stored when a user is created on the server?
    • A. 

      /root

    • B. 

      /home

    • C. 

      /lib

    • D. 

      /usr

  • 7. 
    Where is the information needed by programs so they can run located?
    • A. 

      /boot

    • B. 

      /usr

    • C. 

      /lib

    • D. 

      /proc

  • 8. 
    Where are all the processes kept on the server in flat files?
    • A. 

      /flat

    • B. 

      /proc

    • C. 

      /system

    • D. 

      /var

  • 9. 
    Which folder is used by the root user?
    • A. 

      /srv

    • B. 

      /

    • C. 

      /usr

    • D. 

      None of the above.

  • 10. 
    Where can you find essential system binaries?
    • A. 

      /sys

    • B. 

      /bin

    • C. 

      /proc

    • D. 

      /sbin

  • 11. 
    Which folder contains the Kernel, firmware, and other related system files?
    • A. 

      /proc

    • B. 

      /boot

    • C. 

      /root

    • D. 

      /sys

  • 12. 
    What directory contains read-only user data?
    • A. 

      /usr

    • B. 

      /var

    • C. 

      /tmp

    • D. 

      /proc

  • 13. 
    What folder holds files whose contents are expected to continually change during normal operation of the system such as logs, spool files, and temp e-mail files?
    • A. 

      /tmp

    • B. 

      /update

    • C. 

      /var

    • D. 

      /usr

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