Unix Operating Systems Knowledge Quiz

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Unix Operating Systems Knowledge Quiz

UNIX is a family of operating systems that were first developed in the 1960s and have been under constant development since and were essential in developing the internet and networking. It is a stable, multi-user, multi-tasking system for servers, desktops, and laptops. Take up this Unix Operating Systems Knowledge Quiz, and test how much you know about the system and its uses.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    You have to export declared environmental variables in the Bourne shell.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    What is the meaning of this "../.."?
    • A. 

      Up two directories

    • B. 

      Current directory

    • C. 

      Up one directory

    • D. 

      None of Above

  • 3. 
    What is the meaning of cd/ in UNIX?
    • A. 

      Up one directory

    • B. 

      Current directory

    • C. 

      Root directory

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 4. 
    Assign the value of variable var2 to var1.
    • A. 

      Var1=var2

    • B. 

      $var1=var2

    • C. 

      Var1=$var2

    • D. 

      $var1=$var2

  • 5. 
    More than one file descriptor can point to the same file in UNIX.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Which is true about assigning to variable in bash a null value?
    • A. 

      A=''

    • B. 

      A=""

    • C. 

      A=

    • D. 

      All of above

  • 7. 
    There are how many prompts in a UNIX system?
    • A. 

      Zero

    • B. 

      One

    • C. 

      Two

    • D. 

      Three

  • 8. 
    The command to display environment variables is
    • A. 

      PRINTENV

    • B. 

      DISPLAY ENV

    • C. 

      DISPENV

    • D. 

      PRINT ENV

  • 9. 
    Which one of the given options is not the environment variable?
    • A. 

      DISPLAY

    • B. 

      READ

    • C. 

      PATH

    • D. 

      RANDOM

  • 10. 
    The part of UNIX which is responsible for sending the basic instructions to the processor is
    • A. 

      Shell

    • B. 

      Kernel

    • C. 

      Both

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