Introduction to Linux I Chapter 18 Exam Answer 2016

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1. A device name of /dev/hda1 indicates this partition is on which type of device?

  • IDE
  • CDROM
  • Logical Volume
  • SATA

2. A device name of /dev/sda1 indicates this partition is on which type of device?

  • IDE
  • SATA
  • CDROM
  • Logical Volume

3. Which of the following is not a common reason to create a partition?

  • To support multiple operating systems on a single computer
  • To increase the security of a filesystem
  • To make it easier to keep home directories during a software upgrade
  • To increase fragmentation of free space across the disk

4. Which directories are typically writable to all users?. (choose two)

  • /home
  • /var/tmp
  • /
  • /tmp

5. Which directory is the root file system mounted on?

  • /rootfs
  • /root
  • /
  • /home

6. In which directory are you most likely to find software from third-party publishers?

  • /opt
  • /var/lib
  • /usr/local
  • /usr/third

7. Which directory does not have to be a part of the root filesystem?

  • /home
  • /etc
  • /lib
  • /bin

8. Which of the following filesystems does not support journaling?

  • ext2
  • ext3
  • jfs
  • ext4

9. A system that contains Linux as well as a Microsoft Windows operating system is called a:

  • This sort of system cannot exist
  • Dual boot system
  • A file base system
  • Multi environment system

10. In what directory are you most likely to find user’s home directories?

  • /usr/third
  • /home
  • /var/lib
  • /usr/local

11. Virtual memory is also referred to as:

  • Swap memory
  • Test memory
  • Soft memory
  • Hard memory

12. Which directory structure has directories which may have heavy activity for services like mail, ftp, httpd and printing?

  • /root
  • /home
  • /var
  • /rootfs

13. Which directory structure contains the bulk of the operating system’s files:

  • /rootfs
  • /usr
  • /root
  • /home

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