IBM AIX Test Quiz: Trivia!

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Take this Unix Test at the end of your first day in the course so that you may job your memory on what you covered. After passing the exam, you will be given the UWINPro UNIX proficiency Certificate. All the best in your studies and take the quiz for your second day.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    What are different parts of the UNIX system?

    • A.

      Tools & Apps

    • B.

      Kernels

    • C.

      Shell scripts

    • D.

      Kernel

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. Tools & Apps
    D. Kernel
    Explanation
    The different parts of the UNIX system include tools & apps and the kernel. Tools & apps refer to the various software programs and applications that are used in the UNIX system, such as text editors, compilers, and utilities. The kernel, on the other hand, is the core component of the UNIX system that manages the system's resources, controls hardware devices, and provides essential services to the user and other software programs. Shell scripts, although mentioned in the options, are not considered as separate parts of the UNIX system but rather a type of scripting language used to interact with the system.

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  • 2. 

    What is the shell in the Unix system?

    • A.

      How user works with the commands

    • B.

      How user writes with the Shell Scripts

    • C.

      How user communicates with the Unix system

    Correct Answer
    C. How user communicates with the Unix system
    Explanation
    The shell in the Unix system is responsible for providing a command-line interface for users to interact with the operating system. It acts as an intermediary between the user and the Unix system, allowing the user to input commands and receive output from the system. The shell also provides features such as command history, file redirection, and scripting capabilities through shell scripts, which allow users to automate tasks and execute multiple commands in sequence. Overall, the shell facilitates communication and interaction between the user and the Unix system.

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  • 3. 

    AIX stands for?

    • A.

      Advanced Intelligent Xcode

    • B.

      Advanced Interactive Xcode

    • C.

      Advanced Interactive eXecutive

    • D.

      Advanced Intelligent eXecutive

    Correct Answer
    C. Advanced Interactive eXecutive
    Explanation
    AIX stands for Advanced Interactive eXecutive.

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  • 4. 

    AIX comes with a backup utility known as?

    • A.

      Mksysb - Makes systems backups

    • B.

      Mksysb - Make system backup

    • C.

      Mksysb - Make system only backups

    • D.

      Mksysb - Make system wide backups

    Correct Answer
    B. Mksysb - Make system backup
    Explanation
    AIX comes with a backup utility called mksysb, which stands for "Make system backup". This utility is used to create backups of the entire system, including the operating system, applications, and data. It allows for easy restoration of the system in case of any failures or disasters.

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  • 5. 

    Why AIX is the premier UNIX Platform today ? (3 Answers)

    • A.

      Outstanding Performance

    • B.

      Improved Efficiency through Virtualization

    • C.

      Improved effectivenes through Virtual software

    • D.

      Strong, Stable, Non-Disruptive roadmap

    • E.

      Strong and Stabilised roadmap

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. Outstanding Performance
    B. Improved Efficiency through Virtualization
    D. Strong, Stable, Non-Disruptive roadmap
    Explanation
    AIX is considered the premier UNIX platform today because it offers outstanding performance, improved efficiency through virtualization, and a strong, stable, non-disruptive roadmap. AIX excels in terms of performance, providing high-speed processing capabilities that can handle complex workloads efficiently. It also offers virtualization capabilities, allowing users to optimize resource utilization and improve overall efficiency. Additionally, AIX has a strong and stable roadmap, ensuring that users can rely on the platform for their long-term needs without disruptions.

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  • 6. 

    This version of powerHA supports unicast heart beating:

    • A.

      V7.1.2

    • B.

      V7.1.3

    • C.

      V7.1.1

    • D.

      V7.0.0

    Correct Answer
    B. V7.1.3
    Explanation
    PowerHA is a high availability software that provides continuous availability for critical applications. Unicast heart beating is a communication method used by PowerHA to exchange heartbeat messages between nodes in a cluster. This version of PowerHA, V7.1.3, supports unicast heart beating, allowing nodes to monitor each other's availability and ensure the continuity of services.

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  • 7. 

    To Decrease the /Var Filesystem:

    • A.

      Use chfs command

    • B.

      Use defragfs and reducefs command

    • C.

      Backup, delete and recreate the FS to newsize

    • D.

      Use reducevg command

    Correct Answer
    C. Backup, delete and recreate the FS to newsize
    Explanation
    The correct answer is to backup, delete, and recreate the filesystem to a new size. This involves creating a backup of the filesystem's data, deleting the existing filesystem, and then recreating it with the desired smaller size. This method allows for a more efficient use of disk space by reducing the size of the filesystem to match the actual data it contains.

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  • 8. 

    The default entry for qdaemon in /etc/initab:

    • A.

      Qdaemon:2:wait:/usr/bin/startsrc –sqdaemon

    • B.

      Qdaemon:2:once:/usr/bin/startsrc –sqdaemon

    • C.

      Qdaemon:2:respawn:/usr/bin/startsrc –sqdaemon

    • D.

      Qdaemon:2:sysinit:/usr/bin/startsrc –sqdaemon

    Correct Answer
    A. Qdaemon:2:wait:/usr/bin/startsrc –sqdaemon
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "qdaemon:2:wait:/usr/bin/startsrc –sqdaemon" because this entry in the /etc/inittab file specifies that the qdaemon process should be started in the "wait" state. This means that the system will wait for the process to complete before moving on to the next entry in the file. The "/usr/bin/startsrc –sqdaemon" command is used to start the qdaemon process.

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