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Unix System Administration - Quiz
Introduction to UNIX system administration
Select the best answer or answers to each question.
 
1. What are the three possible ways to find out which version of UNIX is running on a machine?
Please select the best answer.
  A. The pre-login banner, the post-login banner, and the uname –a command
  B. The pre-login banner, the post-login banner, and the man command
  C. The man command, the pre-login banner, and the whereis command
  D. The post-login banner, the whereis command, and the man command

2. What is the output from the uname –a command?
Please select the best answer.
  A. The name of the operating system, the password, the version of the operating system, and the machine processor type
  B. The name of the operating system, the post-login banner, the version of the operating system, and the machine processor type
  C. The name of the operating system, the username, the version of the operating system, and the machine processor type
  D. The name of the operating system, the name of the machine, the version of the operating system, and the machine processor type


3. What options besides –a does the uname command take?
Please select the best answer.
  A. -m for the machine type, -su for the root password, and -v for the operating system version
  B. –p for the user password, -m for the machine type, -u for the username, and –v for the operating system version
  C. -m for the machine type, -n for the machine name, and -v for the operating system version
  D. –m for the machine type, -md for the message of the day, and -v for the operating system version

4. What command is used to obtain root privileges?
Please select the best answer.
  A. uname –p
  B. whereis
  C. su
  D. suspend


5. Which of the strategies below would you use to add new manual pages to the system?
Please select all the correct answers.
  A. Put the manual page in a separate location and do not change the manual search path
  B. Put the manual page in a separate location and modify the manual search path
  C. Copy the new manual pages into the appropriate section
  D. Copy the new manual pages into the root directory

6. What controls the manual search path?
Please select the best answer.
  A. The man command
  B. The su command
  C. The whereis command
  D. The MANPATH environment variable