Introduction to Linux I

Introduction to Linux I Chapter 2 Exam Answer 2016

1. Which command is used in order to view the manual page for a topic?

  • show
  • man
  • help
  • doc

2. The command manual ls will provide detailed information about how the ls command functions.. True or False?

  • True
  • False

3. Which of the following man page sections will provide an example of how a command is executed?

  • The SYNOPSIS section
  • The DESCRIPTION section
  • The FILES section
  • The NAME section

4. The [ ] characters around day in the example cal [-smjy13] [[[day] month] year] means that day is:

  • An argument that must be “day” and nothing else
  • An option, not an argument
  • Required
  • Optional

5. The syntax [-u|–utc|–universal] means:

  • These three options are different
  • These three options mean the same thing
  • These are required options
  • This is invalsyntax

6. The command man 5 passwd will:

  • Display the man page of Section 5 for passwd.
  • Print the first five man pages that refer to the term passwd.
  • Not work; you can’t give a numeric argument to the man command.
  • Display the first five lines of the man page for the passwd command.

7. To see a list of commands that are available while viewing a man page, you can type the __ character.

  • w
  • h
  • g
  • c

8. To search for something while viewing a man page, you first type a __ character.

  • >
  • |
  • <
  • /

9. Special file man pages are typically located in section ____.

  • 3
  • 4
  • 1
  • 2

10. System Administration man pages are typically located in section ___.

  • 8
  • 6
  • 7
  • 9

11. Shell command man pages are typically located in section ___.

  • 1
  • 3
  • 4
  • 2

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