CompTIA Certified Technical Trainer (CTT+) Quiz Questions and Answers

What information about print jobs does the lpq command display? (Select two.)

Answer :
  • A numerical job ID that can be used to manipulate the job
  • The username of the person who submitted the job

What tool might you use to print a four-page PostScript file on a single sheet of paper?

Answer :
  • mpage

Which of the following programs is conventionally used to perform a DNS lookup?

Answer :
  • host

Where is the best location for the current directory indicator (.) to reside in root’s PATH environment variable?

Answer :
  • Nowhere; it shouldn’t be in root’s path

Which of the following commands, if typed in a bash shell, will create an environment variable called MYVAR with the contents mystuff that will be accessible to subsequently launched programs?

Answer :
  • export MYVAR=’mystuff’

Your SMTP email server, mail.luna.edu, receives a message addressed to postmaster@ mail.luna.edu. There is no postmaster account on this computer. Assuming the system is properly configured, how should the email server respond?

Answer :
  • Deliver the email to another account, either locally or on another computer.

Typing lsof -i | grep LISTEN as root produces three lines of output, corresponding to the sendmail, sshd, and proftpd servers. What can you conclude about the security of this system?

Answer :
  • No conclusion can be drawn without further information; the listed servers may or may not be appropriate or authentic.

Which of the following types of attacks involves sending bogus email to lure unsuspecting individuals into divulging sensitive financial or other information?

Answer :
  • Phishing

You want to send an encrypted message to an email correspondent. You both have GPG. What do you need to exchange before you can send your encrypted message?

Answer :
  • You must obtain your correspondent’s GPG public key.

Which of the following configuration files does the logrotate program consult for its settings?

Answer :
  • /etc/logrotate.conf