LPIC-1 Exam Prep (Course 2) Quiz Questions and Answers

You’ve set your system (software) clock on a Linux-only computer to the correct time, and now you want to set the hardware clock to match. What command might you type to accomplish this goal?

Answer :
  • hwclock --utc --systohc

Which servers might you consider retiring after activating an SSH server? (Select two)

Answer :
  • Telnet
  • FTP

You’ve configured one computer (gateway.pangaea.edu) on your five-computer network as an NTP server that obtains its time signal from ntp.example.com. What computer(s) should your network’s other computers use as their time source(s)?

Answer :
  • Only gateway.pangaea.edu.

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.

You examine your /etc/aliases file and find it contains the following line: root: jody What can you conclude from this?

Answer :
  • Email addressed to root on this system will be sent to the local user jody.