Linux Essentials Chapter 1 Exam

Linux Essentials Chapter 1 Exam Answer

  1. Question ID 2

    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. Question ID 3

    Unix is:

    (choose two)

    • A distribution of Linux
    • A trademark
    • A text editor
    • An operating system
    • A type of hardware
  3. Question ID 5

    Linux is written in:

    • C
    • .NET
    • Java
    • Perl
    • C++
  4. Question ID 6

    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. Question ID 7

    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. Question ID 8

    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. Question ID 10

    The Linux platform that runs on mobile phones is called:

    • IOS
    • Teldroid
    • LinuxMobile
    • Android
    • MicroLinux
  8. Question ID 11

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

    • Bash
    • Application Programming Interface (API)
    • Partitioning tool
    • Package manager
    • Compiler
  9. Question ID 12

    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. Question ID 13

    UNIX was originally invented at:

    • Stanford University
    • AT&T Bell Labs
    • Berkeley University
    • Xerox PARC
    • Bangalore University
  11. Question ID 14

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

    • Impaired source
    • Closed source
    • Open source
    • Sourceless
  12. Question ID 16

    Which distributions are made by, or clones of, Red Hat?

    (choose two)

    • Fedora
    • Ubuntu
    • Slackware
    • Debian
    • CentOS
  13. Question ID 17

    Ubuntu is derived from which distribution?

    • Scientific Linux
    • Slackware
    • Fedora
    • Debian
    • Red Hat Enterprise Linux
  14. Question ID 19

    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. Question ID 20

    Applications make requests to the kernel and receive resources, such as memory, CPU, and disk in return.

    True or False?

    • True
    • False
  16. Question ID 257

    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. Question ID 258

    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. Question ID 259

    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. Question ID 260

    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. Question ID 261

    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. Question ID 262

    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. Question ID 263

    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. Question ID 264

    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. Question ID 265

    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. Question ID 266

    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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