Linux Essentials 2.0 Chapter 2 Exam Answers

Linux Essentials 2.0 Chapter 2 Exam Answers

  1. When choosing a distribution of Linux, you should consider:

    (choose four)

    • Does your organization require long-term support for the system
    • Does the distribution offer a “stable” version
    • If the application software is supported by the distribution
    • Will commercial support be required for the OS
    • Popularity on social media
  2. Embedded Systems means:

    • Users must support the systems themselves
    • You can view the software’s source code
    • Companies must share their changes
    • Businesses cannot charge anything for the software, only the hardware
    • Systems designed to do a specific task on hardware optimized for only that purpose
  3. The most popular Linux platform for mobile phones is:

    • IOS
    • Android
    • BlackBerry
    • Slackware
    • MobileLinux
  4. Linux distributions use this to add and remove software from the system:

    • Application Programming Interface (API)
    • Partitioning tool
    • Package manager
    • Bash
    • Compiler
  5. In Linux, RPM can be defined as:

    • Random program memory
    • Relational peak monitoring
    • Radical performance machine
    • The speed a record plays back at
    • The Package Manager program for Red Hat Linux
  6. Linux originally only ran on:

    • Macintosh
    • Intel 386 PCs
    • Raspberry Pi computers
    • Specialized processor chips
    • Xerox copy machines
  7. A long software release cycle is:

    • Better because old hardware can be utilized beyond its service life
    • Only offered by Red Hat and SUSE
    • Makes programming more difficult since new features cannot be used
    • Valued by businesses that want stability
    • Characterized by infrequent security fixes
  8. Which distribution is related to Red Hat?

    • Raspbian
    • Debian
    • Ubuntu
    • Slackware
    • Fedora
  9. SUSE is derived from which distribution?

    • Fedora
    • Debian
    • Red Hat Enterprise Linux
    • Slackware
    • Scientific Linux
  10. IoT is one application of embedded systems:

    True or False?

    • True
    • False
  11. Artificial intelligence has little potential for gains in efficiency, safety and productivity.

    • True
    • False
  12. The Raspberry Pi is popular with experimenters because:

    • It runs Microsoft Office
    • End users have to pay for programming expenses
    • It’s cheap and adaptable
    • The hardware never changes
    • It takes months or years to develop an application
  13. The release cycle:

    • Only has meaning for paid software
    • Should be short so you always have the freshest releases
    • Should be long so that you have time before you need to upgrade
    • Describes how long software will be supported
    • Dictates how often software is updated
  14. Debian is a community effort that supports many hardware platforms

    True or False?

    • True
    • False
  15. Linux Mint is:

    • Compatible with Android systems
    • A fork of Ubuntu Linux
    • A proprietary version of Ubuntu with advanced features
    • A refreshing after dinner treat
    • Distributed in every country without license restrictions
  16. A computer running Linux can:

    • Outperform proprietary systems at certain tasks
    • All of the above
    • Function as a web server
    • Serve a government agency
    • Be used to create new programs
  17. Bundling utilities, management tools, and application software with a Linux kernel is called a:

    • A distribution of Linux
    • A text editor
    • A type of hardware
    • A trademark
  18. A network of inexpensive computers connected to sensors and controllers is called:

    • Internet of Things (IoT)
    • Creative commons
    • Open source networking
    • Closed source computing
    • Relationational database
  19. The Linux platform that runs on mobile phones is called:

    • MicroLinux
    • IOS
    • Android
    • Teledroid
    • LinuxMobile
  20. What does a distribution provide to add and remove software from the system?

    • Compiler
    • Application Programming Interface (API)
    • Bash
    • Package Manager
    • Partitioning tool
  21. A software release cycle describes:

    • How often upgrades come out for software
    • How often the software’s memory is released back to the operating system
    • How often the computer must be upgraded to support new software
    • How often security fixes are implemented
    • How often the computer must be rebooted
  22. Which distributions are made by, or are clones of, RedHat?

    (choose two)

    • Debian
    • CentOS
    • Fedora
    • Ubuntu
    • Slackware
  23. Ubuntu is derived from which distribution?

    • Slackware
    • Debian
    • Scientific Linux
    • Red Hat Enterprise Linux
  24. The most important consideration when choosing an operating system is:

    • What the intended use of the system is
    • How much performance is needed
    • The licensing model of the operating system
    • The total cost of ownership
    • Whether or not it is cloud-friendly
  25. A maintenance cycle:

    • Describes how often updates for software come out
    • Should be short so you always have the freshest releases
    • Only has meaning for paid software
    • Should be long so that you have time before you need to upgrade
    • Describes how long a version of software will be supported
  26. 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
  27. Software is backward compatible if:

    • It can be upgraded without downtime
    • People still use old versions
    • It still supports old file formats or applications
    • If the next version still works the same way
    • It works across Linux/Mac/Windows
  28. Apple’s OS X is:

    (choose three)

    • Derived from Linux
    • Able to natively run Windows binaries
    • Primarily used to manage network services
    • A fully certified UNIX distribution
    • Tightly integrated with Apple hardware
    • Partially based on code from the FreeBSD project
  29. Microsoft Windows:

    (choose three)

    • Has a scripting environment called PowerShell
    • Is generally backwards compatible with previous versions
    • Offers both desktop and server products
    • Has a short maintenance cycle
    • Has a Linux compatibility mode
    • Has a new desktop version every year.
  30. When choosing a distribution of Linux, you should consider:

    (choose five)

    • Does the distribution offer a “stable” version
    • Will users require a GUI
    • Will commercial support be required for the OS
    • Does your organization require long-term support for the system
    • Popularity on social media
    • If the application software is supported by the distribution