UNIX and Linux Essentials Quiz Questions and Answers

What is the usual name of the first process that the Linux kernel runs, aside from itself?

Answer :
  • init

Which tar command option is used to list the files in a tape archive format?

Answer :
  • tvf

Which of the following man command options displays a specific section of the man page?

Answer :
  • (-s)

Which term describes one of multiple logical consoles that can each support an independent login session?

Answer :
  • Virtual Console

Given the uname –a command, which type of UNIX command component does –a represent?

Answer :
  • Option

Which Bash shortcut or command separates commands on the same line?

Answer :
  • ;

When should programs be configured SUID root?

Answer :
  • Only when they require root privileges to do their job

From Vi’s command mode, you want to enter insert mode. How might you do this? (Select three)

Answer :
  • Type R.
  • Type i.
  • Type a.

You type jobs at a bash command prompt and receive a new command prompt with no intervening output. What can you conclude?

Answer :
  • No background processes are running that were launched from the shell you’re using.

Single user mode shell runs as?

Answer :
  • root user