Windows XP Command Line Test

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This test are multiple choice. There is a total of 25 questions and every 5 questions are separated by a chapter.


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  • 1. 
    CHAPTER 1. To identify what version of the operating system you are using, you could, at the command line, use the_____ command.
    • A. 

      DIR

    • B. 

      TOC

    • C. 

      VER

    • D. 

      LFN

  • 2. 
    CHAPTER 1.LFN is an acronym for___ ___ ___.
    • A. 

      Last File Noted

    • B. 

      Long File Name

    • C. 

      Last Frame Number

    • D. 

      LAN File Network

  • 3. 
    CHAPTER 1. Which of the following is the correct way to key a date?
    • A. 

      10-9-10

    • B. 

      10/9/10

    • C. 

      10\9\10

    • D. 

      10.9.10

  • 4. 
    CHAPTER 1. The fastest way to exit Windows correctly is to
    • A. 

      Turn off the computer.

    • B. 

      Click Start, then Shut Down.

    • C. 

      Smash the monitor.

    • D. 

      Manage to get your Operating System bricked or render your computer useless

  • 5. 
    CHAPTER 1. ____ clears the screen.
    • A. 

      Clear

    • B. 

      Erase

    • C. 

      Undo All

    • D. 

      CLS

  • 6. 
    CHAPTER 3. All floppy disks are formatted as what?
    • A. 

      NTFS

    • B. 

      FAT

    • C. 

      FAT32

    • D. 

      VFAT

  • 7. 
    CHAPTER 3. The basic syntax of the FORMAT command is:
    • A. 

      FORMAT vol: [\V:label] [\Q] [\F:size]

    • B. 

      FORMAT VOL: [\V:LABEL] [\Q] [\F:SIZE]

    • C. 

      FORMAT volume: [/V:label] [/Q] [/F:size]

    • D. 

      FORMAT VOLUME: {/V:label] [/Q] [/F:size}

  • 8. 
    CHAPTER 3. The ____ parameter performs a quick format that does not check for bad sectors on a disk.
    • A. 

      /Q

    • B. 

      /S

    • C. 

      /V

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 9. 
    CHAPTER 3. The smallest unit that the operating system will read from or write to is a ____..
    • A. 

      Cluster

    • B. 

      File

    • C. 

      Root

    • D. 

      Cookie

  • 10. 
    CHAPTER 3. Each operating system has a unique way of recording information on a disk. This is know as a________.
    • A. 

      Virtual file

    • B. 

      File system

    • C. 

      Volume label

    • D. 

      Allocation unit

  • 11. 
    CHAPTER 6. ____ eliminates files.
    • A. 

      REM

    • B. 

      ELM

    • C. 

      ERS

    • D. 

      DEL

  • 12. 
    CHAPTER 6. The _____ command can be used either to change the name of a subdirectory or to move files from one location to another.
    • A. 

      CD

    • B. 

      MAKE

    • C. 

      MOVE

    • D. 

      LOCATE

  • 13. 
    CHAPTER 6. You may remove directories with the ____ command
    • A. 

      MD

    • B. 

      CD

    • C. 

      RD

    • D. 

      DEL

  • 14. 
    CHAPTER 6. The _____ command backs up a floppy disk.
    • A. 

      RECOVERY

    • B. 

      DISKCOPY

    • C. 

      CHKDISK

    • D. 

      A and B are both correct

  • 15. 
    CHAPTER 6. The wildcard _____ allows you to back up all the files in a directory
    • A. 

      *.*

    • B. 

      ????.????

    • C. 

      *.????

    • D. 

      ????.*

  • 16. 
    CHAPTER 7. A memory-resident program is commonly referred to as a _____ program
    • A. 

      ASCII

    • B. 

      TSR (Terminate Stay Resident)

    • C. 

      DOS

    • D. 

      Document

  • 17. 
    CHAPTER 7. The ______ command allows you to copy files and subdirectories.
    • A. 

      DISKCOPY

    • B. 

      XCOPY

    • C. 

      CDCOPY

    • D. 

      COPY

  • 18. 
    CHAPTER 7. How many file attributes are there?
    • A. 

      Two

    • B. 

      Five

    • C. 

      Three

    • D. 

      Four

  • 19. 
    CHAPTER 7. The XCOPY command's _______ parameter enables you to copy empty directories.
    • A. 

      /D

    • B. 

      /S

    • C. 

      /E

    • D. 

      /R

  • 20. 
    CHAPTER 7. On desktop you use Notepad and in the Command Prompt window you use_______.
    • A. 

      Gedit

    • B. 

      Wordpad

    • C. 

      Vi

    • D. 

      Text Editor

  • 21. 
    CHAPTER 9. The ____ appends output redirected from standard output to the end of a file.
    • A. 

      >>

    • B. 

      >

    • C. 

    • D. 

  • 22. 
    CHAPTER 9. FIND has ____ parameters.
    • A. 

      Five

    • B. 

      Two

    • C. 

      Four

    • D. 

      Three

  • 23. 
    CHAPTER 9. _____ lets you look at text files one screenful at a time.
    • A. 

      LESS

    • B. 

      SORT

    • C. 

      FIND

    • D. 

      MORE

  • 24. 
    CHAPTER 9. The symbol that takes standard output from one command and uses it as standard input for the next command is a _____.
    • A. 

      Filter

    • B. 

      Redirection

    • C. 

      Pipe

    • D. 

      Branch

  • 25. 
    CHAPTER 9. Two of the SORT command parameters are ____ for reverse order and ____ for column number
    • A. 

      /S;+n

    • B. 

      /R;+n

    • C. 

      /I;+n

    • D. 

      /R;+s

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