Linux Essentials – Chapter 01 Exam Answers 2019 + PDF file

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1. One of the jobs of the kernel is to:

  • Transfer mail from one machine to another
  • Manage the system’s resources
  • Load the operating system after the computer is turned on
  • Turn source code into machine code

2. Unix is: (choose two)

  • A distribution of Linux
  • A trademark
  • A text editor
  • An operating system
  • A type of hardware

3. Linux is written in:

  • C
  • .NET
  • Java
  • Perl
  • C++

4. Source code refers to:

  • The interface that software uses to talk to the kernel
  • The license that dictates how you may use and share the software
  • The version of a program that the computer runs on the CPU
  • A human readable version of computer software

5. Open source means: (choose two)

  • You must support the software you share
  • You can view the software’s source code
  • You cannot charge anything for the software
  • You must share your changes
  • You can modify the software’s source code

6. Most of the tools that are part of Linux systems come from:

  • Google
  • Red Hat and Debian
  • The Open Source Initiative
  • The Linux foundation
  • The GNU project

7. The Linux platform that runs on mobile phones is called:

  • IOS
  • Teldroid
  • LinuxMobile
  • Android
  • MicroLinux

8. What does a distribution provide to add and remove software from the system?

  • Bash
  • Application Programming Interface (API)
  • Partitioning tool
  • Package manager
  • Compiler

9. The bootloader’s job is to:

  • Load the application into memory
  • Assign initial settings such as network address
  • Install software from the Internet or removable media
  • Perform the initial installation of the kernel to hard drive
  • Load the kernel after the computer is powered on

10. UNIX was originally invented at:

  • Stanford University
  • AT&T Bell Labs
  • Berkeley University
  • Xerox PARC
  • Bangalore University

11. A license where you don’t have access to the source code is called:

  • Impaired source
  • Closed source
  • Open source
  • Sourceless

12. Which distributions are made by, or clones of, Red Hat? (choose two)

  • Fedora
  • Ubuntu
  • Slackware
  • Debian
  • CentOS

13. Ubuntu is derived from which distribution?

  • Scientific Linux
  • Slackware
  • Fedora
  • Debian
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux

14. Open source licenses differ, but generally agree that: (choose two)

  • You must redistribute your changes
  • You are not allowed to sell the software
  • You should be able modify the software as you wish
  • You should have access to the source code of software

15. Applications make requests to the kernel and receive resources, such as memory, CPU, and disk in return. True or False?

  • True
  • False

16. The most important consideration when choosing an operating system is:

  • What the computer will do
  • The licensing model of the operating system
  • The operating system’s mascot
  • How much performance is needed
  • Whether or not it is cloud-friendly

17. Linux is not Unix because:

  • It’s not good enough
  • It’s free
  • It’s not made by the Open Group
  • There are too many distributions
  • It hasn’t undergone certification

18. A release cycle:

  • Is always 6 months
  • Doesn’t matter in an Open Source environment
  • Describes how long the software will be supported for
  • Describes how often updates to the software come out
  • Only applies to software you pay for

19. A maintenance cycle:

  • Should be long so that you have time before you need to upgrade
  • Only has meaning for paid software
  • Should be short so you always have the freshest releases
  • Describes how often updates for software come out
  • Describes how long a version of software will be supported

20. If a software release is in a state in that it has many new features that have not been rigorously tested, it is typically referred to as beta software. True or False?

  • True
  • False

21. Software is backward compatible if:

  • It still supports old file formats or applications
  • It can be upgraded without downtime
  • If the next version still works the same way
  • It works across Linux/Mac/Windows
  • People still use old versions

22. Apple’s OS X is: (choose three)

  • Derived from Linux
  • Only compatible with Apple hardware
  • Primarily used to manage network services
  • Certified as UNIX compatible
  • Derived from FreeBSD
  • Able to natively run Windows binaries

23. Microsoft Windows: (choose three)

  • Has a new desktop version every year.
  • Has a short maintenance cycle
  • Comes in desktop and server variants
  • Has built in virtualization
  • Has a Linux compatibility mode
  • Has powerful scripting capabilities

24. Other commercial Unixes: (choose two)

  • Are tied to their vendor’s hardware
  • Do not run the GNU tools
  • Are UNIX certified
  • Are almost obsolete
  • Use completely different commands than Linux

25. When choosing a distribution of Linux, you should consider: (choose five)

  • Which management tools are provided by the distribution
  • Whether or not the distribution is under active development
  • The maintenance cycle of the distribution
  • Popularity on social media.
  • If you need support on the distribution itself
  • Which distributions are supported by the software you need to run

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2 years ago

20 is False

3 years ago

Hi there,
It looks like since 2019 this list is not updated, how often do you update it? is it still relevant to use it to pass to exam!

3 years ago

Thanksfor sharing, Is that linux exam from LPIC? or any other vendor

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3 years ago
Reply to  ellia

It’s not valid for LPIC Exam