Quiz 2 – “Test Yourself” 15 Linux Basic Questions

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Linux Quiz 2

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Test Yourself Quiz 2

Q1: ________ command is used to count the total number of lines, words and character in a file?
  1. countw
  2. wcount
  3. wc
  4. count p
  5. None of the above
Q2: _______ command is used to remove the directory?
  1. rdir
  2. remove
  3. rd
  4. rmdir
  5. None of the above
Q3: ________ command is used to remove files?
  1. dm
  2. rm
  3. delete
  4. erase
  5. None of the above
Q4: _______ hardware architectures are not supported by Red Hat?
  1. SPARC
  2. IBM-compatible
  3. Macintosh
  4. Alpha
  5. None of the above
Q5: is the address of
  1. ISP (Internet Service Provider)
  2. Own Machine
  3. windows
  4. Linux
  5. None of the above
Q6: Macintosh is a variant of
  1. Linux
  2. Windows
  3. Unix
  4. Apple
  5. Steve Jobs
Q7: Which of the following is not a communication command?
  1. grep
  2. mail
  3. mesg
  4. write
  5. None of the above
Q8: What command is used to add printing jobs to the queue?
  1. lpd
  2. lpr
  3. lpq
  4. lpc
  5. None of the above
Q9: #!/bin/bash is commonly called as
  1. shebang
  2. hashbang
  3. Script Initialiser
  4. (a) and (b) is correct
  5. None of the Above
Q10: What does GNU stands for?
  1. Gnu’s not Unix
  2. Geek Needed Unix
  3. General Unix
  4. General Unix
  5. None of the Above
Q11: ______ command is used to list contents of directories?
  1. tar
  2. dir
  3. lp
  4. ls
  5. None of the above
Q12: Which of the following is a command in Linux?
  1. w
  2. x
  3. t
  4. All of the Above
  5. None of the Above
Q13: ______ command is used to remove jobs from the print queue?
  1. lpq
  2. lpr
  3. lprm
  4. lpc
  5. None of the above
Q14: _________ makes it possible to run Windows and Linux Kernel simultaneously in parallel on the same machine.
  1. Virtualbox
  2. Vmware
  3. Cooperative Linux (coLinux)
  4. LAN
  5. None of the Above
15. _____ is the world’s largest non-commercial Linux distribution
  1. Debian
  2. Ubuntu
  3. Fedora
  4. Mint
  5. Slackware
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51 Responses

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  3. ahmed says:

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  6. bibhuiti bhusan samantaray says:

    1(c), 2(d), 3(b), 4(c), 5(b), 6(d), 7(a), 8(c), 9(d), 10(a), 11(d), 12(a), 13(c), 14(b), 15(a)


    1 (c) ,2 (d), 3(b), 4(c), 5(e), 6(d), 7(d), 8(e),9 (d),10 (a),11 (d)

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