Linux Programming Interface: Chapter 1

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After Linux Kernel 2.6 there is no longer a separation of development (odd number) and stable releases (even number).

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 2 of 12

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Linux kernel release cycles are typically how many months long?

Select one of the following:

  • 1

  • 2

  • 3

  • 6

Question 3 of 12

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POSIX is developed under the auspices of what standards body? The body

Select one of the following:

  • ISO

  • IEEE

  • NIST

  • IETF

Question 4 of 12

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The acronym POSIX means

Question 5 of 12

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Richard Stallman suggested the name POSIX. The final X appears because most UNIX variants end in an X.

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 6 of 12

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What POSIX section describes the UNIX system call and C library function API?

Select one of the following:

  • POSIX.1

  • POSIX.2

  • POSIX.3

  • POSIX.4

Question 7 of 12

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What POSIX section describes the shell and various UNIX utilities?

Select one of the following:

  • POSIX.1

  • POSIX.2

  • POSIX.3

  • POSIX.4

Question 8 of 12

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The Single Unix Specification version 1 (SUSv1) is also known as

Question 9 of 12

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POSIX 1003-2001 supersedes a number of standards like SUSv2, POSIX.1, POSIX.2, etc.. What is this standard also known as?

Select one of the following:

  • SUSv3

  • UNIX 99

  • SUSv2

  • XPG4

Question 10 of 12

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UNIX systems certified against can call themselves UNIX 03.

Question 11 of 12

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The SUSv3 specification section that describes the Shell and Utilities is named?

Select one of the following:

  • XCU

  • XSH

  • XRAT

  • XBD

Question 12 of 12

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The LSB (Linux Standards Based) aims to ensure compatability.

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