Trivia Quiz On Linux Basics For Beginners!

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Trivia Quiz On Linux Basics For Beginners!

Linux is the most popular and open source operating system can be run on your PC hardware providing more control. Just like Windows XP, Windows 7 and Mac Linux is an operating system. This quiz has been designed to test your knowledge about the basic functions and concepts of Linux. Read the questions carefully and answer. So, let's try out the quiz. All the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    You need to change some settings on your Apache server. Which is the best tool to use for logging in remotely?
    • A. 

      Rsh

    • B. 

      Ssh

    • C. 

      Rlogin

    • D. 

      Telnet

    • E. 

      Login

  • 2. 
    Which of the following runlevel will reboot the system?
    • A. 

      0

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      4

    • D. 

      6

    • E. 

      1

  • 3. 
    What command, followed by the directory name is used to access that specific directory?
    • A. 

      Cp

    • B. 

      Cd

    • C. 

      Access

    • D. 

      Acs

    • E. 

      Cdr

  • 4. 
    What command is used to clear up the command prompt window?
    • A. 

      Clr

    • B. 

      Clrscr

    • C. 

      Clrwin

    • D. 

      Clear

    • E. 

      Clearit

  • 5. 
    How would you show a list of files and directories that are inside the current directory?
    • A. 

      List

    • B. 

      Ls

    • C. 

      Dir

    • D. 

      Listfiles

    • E. 

      Listout

  • 6. 
    ___________ is the command used to create new directory.
    • A. 

      Dir

    • B. 

      Newdir

    • C. 

      Mkdir

    • D. 

      Mk/dir

    • E. 

      Create dir

  • 7. 
    You want to change the permissions on the file named “fifteen” so that root has all permissions and they are denied all other users. Which command should you use?
    • A. 

      Chmod fifteen 700

    • B. 

      Chmod 100 fifteen

    • C. 

      Chmod 700 fifteen

    • D. 

      Chmod fifteen 100

    • E. 

      Chmod 770 fifteen

  • 8. 
    __________ command used to create an empty file.
    • A. 

      Mtfile

    • B. 

      Touch

    • C. 

      File

    • D. 

      Intouch

    • E. 

      Create

  • 9. 
    Your PC is unable to boot off the Linux install CD. Which utility should be used to create an installation boot floppy?
    • A. 

      Fdisk

    • B. 

      Cp

    • C. 

      Dd

    • D. 

      Tar

    • E. 

      Boot

  • 10. 
    • A. 

      ?

    • B. 

      Who

    • C. 

      ???

    • D. 

      No of

    • E. 

      Which

  • 11. 
    Which is the command used to remove or delete a file without confirmation msg?
    • A. 

      Rm-f

    • B. 

      Rm

    • C. 

      Del

    • D. 

      Remove

    • E. 

      Delete

  • 12. 
    "cat" is the command used to _________
    • A. 

      Change directory

    • B. 

      Move directory

    • C. 

      Come out of shell

    • D. 

      See the contents of file

    • E. 

      Concatenate file

  • 13. 
    The cat command can perform the same function as which I/O redirection symbol?
    • A. 

      >

    • B. 

    • C. 

      !

    • D. 

    • E. 

      >>

  • 14. 
    If you are installing a software package from source code, the file will typically have which extension?
    • A. 

      .src

    • B. 

      .exe

    • C. 

      .tgz

    • D. 

      .bff

    • E. 

      .bin

  • 15. 
    • A. 

      Set permissions to 777 on the script

    • B. 

      Make the user a member of the root group

    • C. 

      Make the user the owner of the script

    • D. 

      Set the SUID bit on the script

    • E. 

      Change the group of the user to same of the owner

  • 16. 
    Which of the following modes of operation exist in vi?
    • A. 

      Insert

    • B. 

      Type

    • C. 

      Search

    • D. 

      Remove

    • E. 

      Delete

  • 17. 
    Which of the following commands can be used to change the group owner of a file?
    • A. 

      Chown

    • B. 

      Chmod

    • C. 

      Chattr

    • D. 

      Attrch

    • E. 

      Chgrp

  • 18. 
    Which command to use for complete details of a command on the shell?
    • A. 

      Help

    • B. 

      ?

    • C. 

      Man

    • D. 

      Hlp

    • E. 

      Info