Linux Essentials Final Comprehensive Exam Answer (Modules 1 – 16) 2016 (100%)

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1. One of the jobs of the kernel is to:

  • Manage the system’s resources
  • Turn source code into machine code
  • Load the operating system after the computer is turned on
  • Transfer mail from one machine to another

2. Unix is:. (choose two)

  • An operating system
  • A type of hardware
  • A trademark
  • A distribution of Linux
  • A text editor

3. Linux is written in:

  • C
  • .NET
  • C++
  • Java
  • Perl

4. Source code refers to:

  • The version of a program that the computer runs on the CPU
  • The license that dictates how you may use and share the software
  • The interface that software uses to talk to the kernel
  • A human readable version of computer software

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

  • –info
  • –doc
  • –help
  • -h

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

  • True
  • False

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

  • True
  • False

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

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

9. Hidden files are files that begin with what character?

  • A plus (+)
  • A dash (-)
  • A period (.)
  • An asterisk (*)

10. What option for the ls command will display all files, including hidden files?

  • -w
  • -H
  • -L
  • -a

11. The top-level directory on a Linux system is represented as:

  • /
  • /root
  • /home
  • C:

12. Is the following path absolute or relative?. /etc/ppp

  • Relative
  • Absolute

13. Is the following path absolute or relative?. sysadmin/Documents

  • Relative
  • Absolute

14. Compression on a file works by:

  • Removing the high order bit from each byte
  • Consolidating multiple files into one
  • Removing redundant information
  • Storing most of the data on removable media and just leaving a pointer
  • Eliminating gaps within the file

15. In general, for which of the following would you want to use lossless compression?

  • An mp3 audio file
  • A movie
  • A log file
  • A JPEG image
  • An encrypted email

16. Lossy compression:. (choose three)

  • Is often used with documents
  • Decompresses to an identical version as the original
  • Sacrifices some quality
  • Usually results better compression than lossless
  • Is often used with images

17. You type gzip myfile.tar. What happens?. (choose two)

  • myfile.tar.gz holds a compressed version of myfile.tar
  • An error; you forgot to pass the name of the output file
  • An error; you forgot to specify the file with –f
  • myfile.tar is unarchived into the current directory
  • myfile.tar is removed

18. Error messages generated by commands are sent where by default?

  • Log files

19. A successful command will print output to STDOUT.. True or False?

  • True
  • False

20. Which of the following commands will direct error messages to the file, error.log?. (choose one)

  • ls /root > error.log
  • ls /root >> error.log
  • ls /root 2> error.log
  • ls /root $> error.log

21. A pipe allows you to…

  • …send the same input to multiple commands.
  • …send the output of one command to another.
  • …send the output of a command to a file.
  • …type multiple commands at one prompt.

22. Channel 2 is:


23. The echo command:

  • Tests a variable for duplication
  • Duplicates the input stream to the output stream
  • Is used for variable assignment
  • Is used to output text to the console
  • Copies variables from one to another

24. A file begins with #!/bin/csh. This means:

  • C Shell compatibility mode is enabled
  • Running the script will invoke /bin/csh to interpret the rest of the file
  • The operator should not be using /bin/csh
  • This is a Perl script
  • Nothing, this is a comment

25. Which are appropriate editors for writing shell scripts?. (choose two)

  • nano
  • LibreOffice Writer
  • /bin/bash
  • vi
  • Firefox

26. Most of nano’s commands take the form of:

  • Escape followed by another character
  • Mouse clicks
  • The F1 through F12 function keys
  • Alt and another character
  • Control and another character

27. What does this shell script do?. FOO=/tmp/foo. if [ ! –d $FOO ]; then. mkdir $FOO. fi

  • Nothing, since there is a problem with the conditions in the if statement
  • Makes the /tmp/foo directory if a file by that name exists
  • Creates /tmp/foo if it does not exist
  • Creates /tmp/foo and raises an error if there is a problem
  • Outputs a message to the screen

28. Which of the following are valid CPU types for Intel-based platforms?. (choose two)

  • 48 bit
  • 24 bit
  • 64 bit
  • 32 bit

29. 64 bit platforms can access more memory than 32 bit platforms.. True or False?

  • True
  • False

30. What does the acronym RPM mean?

  • Relocate Package Manager
  • Return Package Management
  • RPM Package Management
  • Recursive Package Manager

31. One way to install new software on a Linux system is to use a package management system.. True or False?

  • True
  • False

32. When you execute the dmesg command, the system displays messages that are generated by the kernel.. True or False?

  • True
  • False

33. Which of the following are package management commands for distributions with software distributed in files ending in .deb?. (choose three)

  • rpm
  • apt-get
  • dpkg
  • aptitude

34. Which of the following are package management commands for distributions with software distributed in files ending in .rpm?. (choose three)

  • yum
  • apt-get
  • rpm
  • yumex

35. Which of the following would be considered a host?

  • A printer attached to the network via an IP address
  • The computer’s hard drive
  • A network cable

36. A service is…

  • …a file that contains configuration information.
  • …another name for a computer’s hostname.
  • …a feature provided by one computer to another.
  • …like an IP address.

37. A network packet contains …. (choose two)

  • …the IP address of the destination machine.
  • …a hard drive partition.
  • …the name of the router.
  • …the IP address of the source machine.

38. Only servers have hostnames.. True or False?

  • True
  • False

39. Which files contain user account information?. (choose two)

  • /etc/passwd
  • /etc/shadow
  • /etc/group

40. Which user can view the /etc/shadow file?

  • The root user
  • No users
  • Any member of the password group
  • All users

41. Which command will display the UID, GID and groups your current user belongs to?

  • id
  • whoami
  • who
  • about

42. Each user belongs to at least one group.. True or False?

  • True
  • False

43. Which command will display the users that are currently logged in to the system?

  • who
  • about
  • whoami
  • id

44. UIDs 1-500 are usually reserved for what kind of users?

  • Are not used for user accounts, but for group accounts
  • System accounts, such as server processes
  • Remote log-in accounts
  • Log-in (human) users

45. If a user is deleted, the files and directories that the user owned…

  • …are deleted as well.
  • …will have no UID owner.
  • …will show a UID as the owner, but not user name.
  • …will have no user owner.

46. Which of the following options for the useradd command allows root to specify the UID to be associated with the account?

  • -g
  • -u
  • -U
  • -G

47. Which of the following options for the useradd command allows root to specify supplementary groups the user will be a member of?

  • -u
  • U
  • -g
  • -G

48. On a system that does not use UPG, the useradd command will also create a user group. For example, user bob, group bob.. True or False?

  • True
  • False

49. Which of the following commands set “other” permissions on file to r-x?

  • chmod o+rx file
  • chmod o-r-w file
  • chmod o=r+x file
  • chmod o=rx file

50. Which of the following commands sets “other” permissions on file to r-x?

  • chmod 774 file
  • chmod 776 file
  • chmod 775 file
  • chmod 777 file

51. Only one set (user, group, other) of permission can be changed at once using the symbolic method.. True or False?

  • True
  • False

52. Which of the following are methods for setting permissions using the chmod command?. (choose two)

  • letter
  • octal
  • symbolic
  • binary

53. The chown command can be used to change the owner and group of a file.. True or False?

  • True
  • False

54. The Samba application is a:

  • Mail Server
  • Security Server
  • File Server
  • Web Server

55. Which of the following are examples of desktop software?. (choose two)

  • Web server
  • Web browser
  • File share
  • Compiler
  • Music player

56. If you wanted to set up a blog, which software would be most helpful?

  • MySQL
  • Postfix
  • WordPress
  • Dovecot
  • Samba

57. Which of the following pieces of software deal with file sharing?. (choose three)

  • NFS
  • X-Windows
  • Netatalk
  • Samba
  • PostgreSQL

58. If you wanted to create and print an invoice, which software could you use?

  • Compiz
  • Firefox
  • LibreOffice
  • Evolution

59. Which of the following is true about graphical mode?. (choose three)

  • You have menus and tools to help you find what you are looking for
  • You access this mode by logging into a graphical display
  • After login, you are provided with a command prompt
  • After login, you are provided with a desktop
  • You cannot use your mouse

60. Which of the following is provided by a graphical interface that isn’t normally provided to a non graphical interface?. (choose four)

  • Desktop
  • Shell
  • Windows
  • Popups
  • Menus

61. A server is likely to be running in graphical mode.. True or False?

  • True
  • False

62. In graphical mode, you can get to a shell by running which applications?. (choose two)

  • guiterm
  • gbash
  • terminal
  • xconsole
  • xterm

63. Which of the following are traits of a multiuser operating system?. (choose three)

  • An administrative user gets a dedicated CPU
  • Users can protect their information from other users
  • Resources are shared between users
  • Many users can log in simultaneously with a unique account
  • Each user can only log in once per day

64. Select all the applications that provide access to the Command Line Interface (CLI)?. (choose two)

  • Virtual Terminal
  • firefox
  • opera
  • Terminal window

65. Which environment variable contains a list of directories that is searched for commands to execute?

  • PATH
  • EXEC
  • PS1
  • PS2

66. Select the command that can report the location of a command:

  • where
  • what
  • which

67. A pair of single quotes ( ‘ ) will prevent the shell from interpreting any metacharacter.. True or False?

  • True
  • False

68. The /tmp directory is a temporary directory and will not exist on a system at all times.. True or False?

  • True
  • False

69. The /var directory has files that change over time.. True or False?

  • True
  • False

70. The “sticky bit” permission…

  • …prevents others from removing files they don’t own from a common directory.
  • …changes the group ownership of existing files in a directory.
  • …prevents others from overwriting files they don’t own in common directories.
  • …sets the group ownership of any new file created in a directory.

71. Which of the following commands will set the “sticky bit” on /shared ?

  • chmod 4777 /shared
  • chmod 2777 /shared
  • chmod 7777 /shared
  • chmod 1777 /shared

72. The “setuid” permission…

  • …allows a command to be run as the file owner.
  • …allows files in a directory to be manipulated as by the directory owner.
  • …prevents the owner of a file from being changed.
  • …reports the output of a script to the owner.
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