Linux Essentials

Linux Essentials Chapter 5 Exam Answer 2016

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1. What is the standard option to provide a command line program to view its documentation?

  • –help
  • –info
  • –doc
  • -h

2. The command man -k is the same as the command apropos.. True or False?

  • True
  • False

3. The whatis command is the same as man -w.

  • True
  • False

4. The directory where additional documentation for software packages most likely can be found is:

  • /usr/share/doc
  • /usr/software/doc
  • /var/lib/doc
  • /var/share/doc

5. Which two pager commands are used by the man command to control movement within the document?. (choose two)

  • less
  • grep
  • more
  • page

6. Commands typically executed by a user are covered in what section of the manual?

  • 5
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3

7. To search the man page sections for the keyword example, which of the following command lines could you execute?. (choose two)

  • man -f example
  • man -k example
  • whatis example
  • apropos example

8. The statement that describes the difference between a man page and an info page is:

  • The info page is like a guide; a man page is a more concise reference.
  • The man page is a long detailed reference; the info page is very terse.
  • There is very little difference between them.
  • The man page is like a guide; the info page is a more concise reference.

9. If you are reading the synopsis of a command from a man page, then items in square brackets are:

  • Optional
  • Comments
  • Required options
  • Required arguments

10. The following sections commonly appear on a man page:. (choose three)

  • NAME

11. Section 5 of the manual pages covers:

  • User commands
  • Games
  • File Formats
  • System administration commands

12. To start searching a man page, the first key you press is:

  • s
  • !
  • /
  • f

13. In order to exit viewing a man page, press:

  • y
  • Z
  • x
  • q

14. Which option for the man command should you use if you intend to send the output of the command to a printer?

  • -T
  • –text
  • -t
  • -m

15. What key should be used while working in the man command if you want to go to the end of the document?

  • g
  • e
  • G
  • goto

16. To get help on using the info command, execute:. (choose two)

  • info -q
  • info info
  • man info
  • help info

17. To get help while using the info command, press:

  • g
  • z
  • a
  • h

18. To exit the info page, press:

  • X
  • x
  • q
  • z

19. In order to search an info page, the first key to press is:. (choose one)

  • f
  • t
  • s
  • g

20. To go to the end of an info page, press:

  • N
  • END
  • ]
  • n

21. To go to the next match of a search on a man page, press:

  • N
  • ]
  • }
  • n

22. When interpreting the SYNOPSIS of a command found on a man page, the “|” means:

  • The items it separates cannot be used together
  • The items it separates can be used together

23. After performing a search, you can use the ____ key to return to a previously found match:

  • N
  • U
  • n
  • D

24. To move a page forward one at a time while viewing a man page, press the following:

  • Spacebar
  • m
  • Enter
  • a

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