Linux Essentials 2.0 Chapter 8 Exam Answers

NDG Linux Essentials 2.0 Chapter 8 Exam Answers

  1. When using the cp command, you must provide both a source and a destination.

    True or False?

    • True
    • False
  2. Which option(s) can be used to prevent cp from overwriting an existing file?

    (choose two)

    • -z
    • -n
    • -N
    • -i
  3. The command rm -r will…

    • remove a directory along with any files or subdirectories.
    • generate an error; -r isn’t a valid option.
    • remove only empty directories.
    • prompt for each confirmation before deleting each file in a directory.
  4. Which option can be used with the rm command to prompt before deleting?

    • A
    • -P
    • l
    • -i
  5. The rm command can delete multiple files at once.

    True or False?

    • True
    • False
  6. Which of the following commands can be used to rename a file?

    • cp
    • rm
    • mv
    • name
  7. The touch command can be used to:

    (choose two)

    • Update the timestamp of existing files
    • Change ownership of a file
    • Create new files
    • Change a file’s name
  8. Which of the following are glob characters?

    (choose three)

    • The square brackets “[” and “]”
    • The question mark “?”
    • The dash character “-“
    • The asterisk “*”
  9. The main purpose of using glob characters is to be able to provide a list of filenames to a command.

    True or False?

    • True
    • False
  10. The asterisk character is used to represent zero or more of any character in a filename.

    True or False?

    • True
    • False
  11. Which of these commands will return /etc/gai.conf /etc/pam.conf /etc/ucf.conf?

    (choose two)

    • ls /etc/???.????
    • echo /etc/???.*f
    • echo /etc/*?.*o?
    • ls /etc/p???.**
  12. Brackets cannot be used to a represent a range of characters.

    True or False?

    • True
    • False
  13. Which command would list files that do not begin with a “T” or a “W”?

    • echo /etc/*[TW!]
    • echo /etc/!TW
    • echo /etc/[!TW]*
    • echo /etc/[*TW]!