Test Your Knowledge - Linux Quiz

By Srijan 12 August, 2018
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Test Your Linux Knowledge

This quiz has 12 multiple choice questions. Only one answer is correct for all questions. If you click on the correct answer it will get highlighted in green and for the incorrect answer, it will get highlighted in red. If you want to brush up Linux Basics before taking the quiz, you can read the below articles:

  • Introduction to Linux
  • Linux Kernel Explained I
  • Linux Basics Quiz


    1. Linux is ____________ Operating System .

    • Open Source
    • Closed Source
    • None of the above

    2. Linux Kernel is used in ?

    • Windows
    • Android
    • Mac OS
    • None of the above

    3. Linux Kernel is a ___________.

    • Hybrid Kernel
    • Microlithic Kernel
    • Monolithic Kernel
    • None of the above

    4. Which command is used to count total number of lines, words, and characters in a file?

    • wc
    • file
    • count
    • None of the above

    5. Who wrote first Linux Kernel ?

    • Steve Jobs
    • Dennis Ritchie
    • Brendan Eich
    • Linus Torvalds

    6. What is GNU/Linux ?

    • Linux Kernel + BSD Toolset
    • Linux Kernel + GNU Toolset
    • Standalone Linux Kernel
    • None of the above.

    7. Linux Kernel is maintained by ?

    • Google
    • Free Software Foundation
    • The Linux Foundation
    • Microsoft

    8. Which command will you use to create an empty file in Linux ?

    • file
    • mkdir
    • touch
    • ps

    9. Which command is used for removing a directory with all its content ?

    • rmdir
    • rm -r
    • rm -i
    • remove

    10. Which command will you use to restart your Linux system ?

    • restart
    • reboot
    • start
    • halt

    11. Which command will you use to schedule shutdown your Linux system ?

    • poweroff
    • halt
    • shutdown
    • switchoff

    12. Which command will you use to stop all CPU functions for low-level maintenance ?

    • poweroff
    • halt
    • stop
    • reboot

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