You think you are a 'know it all' when it comes to Linux? Well, we bring to you 35 question challenge to test your skills!
Monday, September 23, 2013:
You think you know everything about Linux? We bring to you 35
questions based on Linux to test you knowledge. Let's see how big a pro
you are! And beginners can try too as they will end up learning
Scroll down to the end for the answers, and see how much you score, but do not cheat!
1. Managing foreground and background processes is usually called
2. What information does the minor number tell you?
specific characteristics of the device
whether device is active
whether device is a module
3. Data read from the hard disk is stored in the-
4. What command would you use to switch your user ID before running a command?
5. Sets of linux packages are typically grouped together for easy installation.
6. The "low-level" operations on the system are generally referred to as what?
7. What program converts TCP/IP port numbers to RPC program numbers?
8. Which of the following is NOT a common networking term.
9. What action in /etc/inittab determines what is run when CTRL-ALT-DEL is pressed.
10. Virus can typically only affect Linux if the attack the master boot record.
11. What DNS record type defines the IP address for a specific machine?
12. What is the highest priority for the system logger daemon?
13. In addition to Ctrl-C, what other key is also used to interrupt programs?
14. After making changes to you .profile, what command would you issue to activate the changes in your current shell?
15. Information on the running system is found in what directory?
16. What command would be best if you wanted to see the end of a particular file?
17. Most distributions use which installation package format?
Common Linux Format - CLF
Linux Installation Format - LIF
Common Package Format - CPF
Red Hat Package Manager - RPM
Linux Package Format - LPF
18. Printer configuration information is stored in which directory?
19. What option to halt says to power off when the system is down?
20. Data read from the harddisk is stored in the
21. What is the process of directing packets to the correct network?
22. Shells are limited to a maximum of 9 positional parameters.
23. The inode does not contain the file's
24. Both CPU and kernel help ensure that processes do not not access memory they shouldn't.
25. What file contains text that is displayed before you login?
What command would you use to change the permissions on a file so only
the owner can read and write it and the group can only read it?
chmod 620 FILENAME
chmod 420 FILENAME
chmod 640 FILENAME
chmod go=r-w FILENAME
chmod 750 FILENAME
27. Where is hardware information stored that the system uses when booting?
28. What command shows your current terminal settings?
29. Preceeding a shell script with a dot when you execute it does what?
Executes the shell without starting a sub-shell.
Increases the priority of the shell.
Executes the shell in the background.
Executes the shell in the user's home directory.
Executes the shell in the root directory.
30. What symbol is used to put a command "in the background"?
31. What character would you use to negate a range of characters in a regular expression?
32. The command "cd -" does what?
Stores the current directory in a variable.
Changes to the previous directory.
Changes to the parent directory.
Runs the command in the specified directory.
Changes to the user's home directory.
33. What is the portion added to the start of a network packet usually called?
34. In what order are aliases, functions shell build-in commands and "real" commands evaluated by the shell?
aliases, functions, commands, shell built-ins
shell built-ins, aliases, functions, commands
The order in which they are defined
commands, shell built-ins, aliases, functions
35. Which of the following is not a metacharacter?
1. job control
2. specific characteristics of the device
3. buffer cache
6. system functions
8. MAC packet
14. . $HOME/.profile
17. Red Hat Package Manager - RPM
20. buffer cache
26. chmod 640 FILENAME
29. Executes the shell without starting a sub-shell.
32. Changes to the previous directory.
34. shell built-ins, aliases, functions, commands
So how much did you score!
Atithya Amaresh, EFYTIMES News Network
Fonte: Think You're A Linux Pro? Take This 35 Question Challenge