Linux Quizzes & Trivia

Twenty-three years ago, Linux was developed with the intention to revolutionize the computer world by creating free and open-source software programs. But who created Linux in the first place? What is the importance of penguins for Linux? Who is the main provider for Linux and other open-source programs? You think you already know the answers don’t you? That was just a warm-up. Are you aware of the black squirrel wake-up call?

Do you know what UEFI stands for? I think you might have missed some important details there my friend! Do you want to find out? We offer these fun quizzes for true Linux geeks and gurus. Test your knowledge on a variety of questions. From basic to difficult, we have it all! Find out how well-informed you are through these fun quizzes. Because at the end of the day, having fun while learning is always great! Check it out!

Those beginning their Linux careers may find the Linux Essentials certification an excellent place to start before jumping into the more advanced LPIC certifications. Linux Essentials cover necessary skills, such as command-line...

Questions: 80  |  Attempts: 9414   |  Last updated: Nov 1, 2019
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    Which command displays the list of groups to which a user belongs?

Ever since the Linux operating system rose in popularity, one of the most common questions about it is, "With all the different Linux distributions out there, which one is right for me?"Well, wonder no more! We have composed a...

Questions: 8  |  Attempts: 6932   |  Last updated: Dec 13, 2012
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    How patient are you in learning?

Test your knowledge of Linux commands or use the quiz as a learning tool. We include complete examples of these commands throughout this quiz.

Questions: 5  |  Attempts: 6498   |  Last updated: Mar 7, 2016
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    What command, followed by the directory name is used to access that specific directory?

This is for the people who are new to Linux. Participating in this quiz gives atleast the unknow commands. This will improve your basic Linux.

Questions: 5  |  Attempts: 4091   |  Last updated: Mar 7, 2016
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    .............is the command used to create new directory.

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...

Questions: 18  |  Attempts: 2037   |  Last updated: Apr 8, 2019
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    You need to change some settings on your Apache server. Which is the best tool to use for logging in remotely?

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Linux Questions & Answers


What is the difference between SU and SUDO?
The terms SU and SUDO are often seen on Linux. They are used to run different commands with root permissions to do anything to the system. SU or Super User is where the user executes with no additional options where all you have to do is type in the
What is the difference between Ubuntu and Linux?
Ubuntu and Linux Mint are the two preferred desktop Linux allocations. Linux Mint and Ubuntu are interrelated. Mint is based on Ubuntu. Ubuntu and Linux mint has become increasingly distinctive Linux distributions with different ideas over time. Li
What is the difference between BSD and Linux?
Linux and BSD are commonly heard when discussing operating systems. The licenses for Linux and BSD are different. Linux uses GPL licensing and BSD's license is not as restrictive as the license for Linux. Linux is more controlled than BSD. There is a
What command allows you to open and view a file one page at a time?
There are multiple ways of viewing a file. You can view all the pages on an overview mode. You can also view it page by page, in order to enable the page by page mode you need to press less, more. This will open the sequential pages of the file. Eve
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