Examen LPI 101

Carlos Alberto Jara Alva
Quiz by Carlos Alberto Jara Alva, updated more than 1 year ago
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Aqui se evaluaran los conocimientos basicos para el examen de LPI 101
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Question 1

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What kind of hardware is represented by the device name /dev/hda?
Answer
  • Sound Card
  • Modem
  • IDE Hard Drive
  • SCSI Hard Drive
  • Sata Hard Drive

Question 2

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What file should you query to determine whether there is an IRQ conflict on your system?
Answer
  • /proc/ioports
  • /proc/interrupts
  • /proc/cpuinfo
  • /proc/meminfo
  • /proc/irqstatus

Question 3

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Which of the following are arguments you can pass to the kernel at boot time to tell it to start in runlevel 1 (single-user mode)? (two answers)
Answer
  • one
  • 1
  • safe
  • single
  • user

Question 4

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Which process is referred to as the "mother of all processes" and always has PID 1?
Answer
  • mother
  • admin
  • init
  • administrator
  • bios

Question 5

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Which logfile should you examine for information about the hardware that the kernel initialized at boot time?
Answer
  • /var/log/syslog
  • /var/log/messages
  • /var/log/lastlog
  • /var/log/wtmp
  • /var/log/cron

Question 6

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If you want to change your system´s default boot device from the hard drive to the CD-ROM drive, where would you make that configuration change?
Answer
  • The file /boot/grub/grub.conf
  • the file /etc/lilo.conf
  • An argument passed to the kernel at boot time
  • The BIOS
  • The file /etc/inittab

Question 7

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What command line would reboot a running Linux system immediately, forcing an fsck of every drive on reboot?
Answer
  • /sbin/shutdown -r -F now
  • /sbin/shutdown -h -F now
  • /sbin/shutdown
  • /sbin/shutdown -r -f now
  • /sbin/shutdown -t -f

Question 8

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Which of the following are valid ways to interactively switch a running system to a runlevel 3?
Answer
  • chrunlevel 3
  • runlevel 3
  • init 3
  • telnit 3
  • init -3

Question 9

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Which command is used to display the current mounted partitions, their mount points, and the available free space on each?
Answer
  • du
  • df
  • fdisk
  • fsck
  • mount

Question 10

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Which partition is designed to hold data that changes often and is writable by all users?
Answer
  • /var
  • /home
  • /tmp
  • /opt
  • /sys

Question 11

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What does MBR stand for?
Answer
  • Main Booting Runlevel
  • Main Block Record
  • Master Boot Record
  • Master Block Record
  • Master Boot Resource

Question 12

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Which of the following lines in /boot/grub/grub.conf would tell GRUB to use the first partition of the first hard drive as the root partition?
Answer
  • root(hd0,0)
  • boot(hd0,0)
  • root(hd1,1)
  • boot(hd1,1)
  • root(hd1,0)

Question 13

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What file contains a list of directories that are searched to find shared libraries when a binary program is executed?
Answer
  • /etc/loader.conf
  • /etc/library/conf
  • /etc/ld.so.cache
  • /etc/ld.so.conf
  • /etc/ld.conf

Question 14

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For distribucions that use Debian package management system, what command will download and update all installed packages to the latest avarilable version?
Answer
  • apt-get install
  • apt-cache update
  • apt-get update
  • apt-cache install
  • dpkg -i

Question 15

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If I download a.deb package (package.deb) and wish to install it, what´s the best command to use?
Answer
  • dpkg -i package.deb
  • apt-get install package.deb
  • apt install package.deb
  • dpkg package.deb
  • None of the above

Question 16

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For distributions that use the Red Hat package management system, what command will list all packages currently installed?
Answer
  • rpm -qa
  • rpm -i
  • rpm -Uvh
  • rpm -list
  • rpm -all

Question 17

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For distributions that use the Red Hat package management system, what command will download and update all installed packages to the latest available version?
Answer
  • yum update
  • yum install
  • yum config
  • yum list available
  • yum download

Question 18

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What option(s) to rpm will instruct rpm to run a verification check on all packages installed on the system? (two answers)
Answer
  • rpm -verify -all
  • rpm -Va
  • rpm -qa
  • rpm -check
  • rpm -c

Question 19

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What command is used to display a list of directories the shell will search in to find a command that has been entered?
Answer
  • show $MYPATH
  • echo $PATH
  • echo $MYPATH
  • setenv
  • set $PATH

Question 20

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Which file(s) does the bash shell read al login to set environment variables?
Answer
  • /etc/bashrc
  • ~/.bashrc
  • ~/.bash_profile
  • All of the above
  • None of the above

Question 21

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What commands can be used to view a list of the last commands typed into the shell?
Answer
  • history
  • <Ctrl-R>
  • <up arrow>
  • All of the above
  • None of the above

Question 22

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Which of the following command(s) will display the first 5 lines of the file /etc/passwd? (two answers)
Answer
  • cat -5 /etc/passwd
  • more -5 /etc/passwd
  • head -5 /etc/passwd
  • cat /etc/passwd | head -5
  • cat /etc/passwd | more -5

Question 23

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What command(s) can be used to copy data to and from raw devices, bypassing the filesystem? (two answers)
Answer
  • cp
  • tar
  • dd
  • mv
  • sed

Question 24

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What option can be passed to /bin/ls to display every file in a directory that ends in .txt?
Answer
  • ls +.txt
  • ls *.txt
  • ls * txt
  • ls [txt]
  • ls *txt*

Question 25

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What option can be passed to /bin/ls to display every file that starts with the letters a, b, or c?
Answer
  • ls abc*
  • ls a*b*c*
  • ls ^abc
  • ls [abc]+
  • ls [abc]*

Question 26

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Which file extensions are common for files or directories that have been concatenated with tar and then compressed with bzip2?
Answer
  • .tar.bz2
  • .tbz2
  • .tbz
  • All of the above
  • None of the above

Question 27

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What device should you redirect output to if you do not want to see it or save it?
Answer
  • /dev/zero
  • /dev/nothing
  • /dev/empty
  • /dev/null
  • /dev/bitbucket

Question 28

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Which of the following commands would list the contents of the directory /tmp, store that list in the file /root/tmp.txt, and display the list a screen at a time?
Answer
  • ls -l /tmp | tee /root/tmp.txt | more
  • ls -l /tmp | xargs /root/tmp.txt | more
  • ls -l /tmp | more | tee /root/tmp.txt
  • tee /root/tmp.txt | ls -l /tmp | more
  • more /tmp | tee /root/tmp.txt

Question 29

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What character is used after a command line to indicate that the command should run in tha background and return shell control to the user?
Answer
  • *
  • +
  • &
  • -
  • .

Question 30

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What command in used at the beginning of a command line to detach the process from a terminal, allowing in to continue running after the user has logged out?
Answer
  • hangup
  • detach
  • nohup
  • background
  • bg

Question 31

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What command will display a full-screen, updated list of all running processes?
Answer
  • kill
  • ps
  • list
  • top
  • free

Question 32

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If a running process is not responding to a standard terminate signal from the /bin/kill command, what option can you pass to force the process to terminate immediately?
Answer
  • kill -1
  • kill --HUP
  • kill --stop
  • kill -9
  • kill --now

Question 33

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What command can be used to kill processes by name, rather than process ID?
Answer
  • killproc
  • killname
  • killall
  • kill -name
  • killpath

Question 34

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Which command line would start the program /usr/bin/top with the highest priority possible?
Answer
  • nice --20 /usr/bin/top
  • nice 20 /usr/bin/top
  • nice 19 /usr/bin/top
  • nice -20 /usr/bin/top
  • None of the above

Question 35

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Which command is used to modify the priority of a process already running?
Answer
  • nice
  • renice
  • priority
  • chage
  • ps

Question 36

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Which command(s) would display every line in /tmp/file.txt that begins with the letter h and ends with the letter t?
Answer
  • grep "^h.+t$" /tmp/file.txt
  • grep -E "^h.+t$" /tmp/file.txt
  • grep -E "$h.+t^" /tmp/file.txt
  • grep -E "$ht^" /tmp/file.txt
  • grep -E "^h. *t$" /tmp/file.txt

Question 37

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In the vi editor, what command sequence given in command mode will make a copy of the current line?
Answer
  • yyp
  • cp
  • yp
  • ccp
  • None of the above

Question 38

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In the vi editor, what command sequence given in command mode will save the current file and quit the editor?
Answer
  • :qw
  • :wq
  • :WQ
  • :pq
  • None of the above

Question 39

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In the vi editor, what the command sequence given in command mode will quit a file whithout saving, even if changes have been made?
Answer
  • :q
  • :q1
  • :q!
  • :w
  • :w!

Question 40

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What command will create an ext3 partition on the first partition of the first SCSI hard drive?
Answer
  • mkfs -t ext3 /dev/sda1
  • fdisk -t ext3 /dev/sda1
  • fsck -t ext3 /dev/sda1
  • mkfs -s ext3 /dev/hda1
  • mkfs -t ext3 /dev/hda1

Question 41

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What command is used to convert an existing ext2 partition (/dev/sda1) to an ext3 (journaled) partition?
Answer
  • tune2fs -j /dev/sda1
  • dumpe2fs -j /dev/sda1
  • fsck -j /dev/sda1
  • mkfs.ext2 -j /dev/sda1
  • None of the above

Question 42

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What command is used to display the number of free inodes on an ext2 or ext3 partition?
Answer
  • tune2fs
  • dumpe2fs
  • showe2fs
  • fsck
  • fdisk

Question 43

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Which file defines what partitions are mounted at boot time?
Answer
  • /etc/partitions
  • /etc/mount
  • /etc/mtab
  • /etc/fstab
  • /etc/filesystems

Question 44

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Which command will mount all partitions of type nfs defined in /etc/fstab?
Answer
  • mount -a -t nfs
  • mount -a nfs -t
  • mount -nfs
  • mountall -nfs
  • None of the above

Question 45

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If you would like to give a normal (nonroot) user the ability to mount a device, what option should you define for that device in /etc/fstab?
Answer
  • mountable
  • noroot
  • user
  • ok
  • mount

Question 46

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Which option to chmod would assign read/white permission to the file owner, read-only permission to the group owner, and read-only permission to the group owner, and read-only permission to everyone else?
Answer
  • chmod 644 file.txt
  • chmod 755 file.txt
  • chmod 466 file.txt
  • chmod 777 file.txt
  • None of the above

Question 47

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Which option to umask would set my default file permissions such that files are created with these permissions: user has read/write, group has read/write, and everyone else has read only?
Answer
  • umask 002
  • umask 022
  • umask 200
  • umask 220
  • umask 775

Question 48

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Which command can be used to quickly tell you if an executable command is in any directory defined in your $PATH enviromment variable?
Answer
  • find
  • locate
  • which
  • who
  • what

Question 49

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Which directory, according to the Filesystem Hierarchy Standard, is designed to hold essential system binaries?
Answer
  • /sbin
  • /bin
  • /usr/bin
  • /opt/bin
  • /usr/local/bin

Question 50

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According to the Filesystem Hierarchy Standard, what directory (or directories) must hold the system kernel? (two answer)
Answer
  • /boot
  • /
  • /opt
  • /sbin
  • /kernel

Question 51

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What command is used to maintain the filesystem index that tha command /usr/bin/locate searches?
Answer
  • update
  • updatelocate
  • locate -update
  • updatedb
  • update-db

Question 52

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Which one of the following is an accurate statement regarding this regular expression? [^1-8A-Za-z]
Answer
  • It matches all letters and numbers
  • It matches all letters and numbers except 9
  • It matches all letters and numbers except 9 and 0, but only at the beginning of a line
  • It matches 9, 0 , and other nonletter and nonnumber characters
  • It matches characters other nonletters or numbers

Question 53

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Which one of the following is true about the LILO loader?
Answer
  • It can start the Windows NT Loader
  • It is started using the lilo command
  • It is the only boot loader available for Linux
  • It can start multiple Linux kernels, but no foreign operating systems.
  • It resides entirely in the boot sector

Question 54

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If you have created your own script that you wish to run every time your system boots, but it must run after all other processes have completed, where is the best place to reference it? (Select two answers)
Answer
  • /etc/initttad
  • /etc/rc.d/rc.sysinit
  • A symlink beginning with S in /etc/rc.d/rc5.d/
  • /etc/rc.d/rc.local
  • A symlink beginning with K in /etc/rc.d/rc5.d/

Question 55

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If my current directory is /opt an I wish to run the command /opt/runme, what command(s) could I type (assumming /opt is not in your $PATH)? (Select two answers)
Answer
  • /opt/runme
  • ./runme
  • runme
  • opt/runme
  • ~/runme

Question 56

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Which of the following commands will redirect the standard output of /bin/ls to /dev/null, while allowing standard error to display on the screen? (Select two answer)
Answer
  • /bin/ls > /dev/null 2> /dev/screen
  • /bin/ls 1>/dev/null
  • /bin/ls > /dev/null
  • /bin/ls > /dev/null 2>&1
  • /bin/ls 2> /dev/null 1>&2

Question 57

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Which commands can be used to perform a search and replace on a file or a text stream? (two answers)
Answer
  • sed
  • tr
  • search
  • cat
  • more

Question 58

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Which command(s) would display every line in /tmp/file.txt that contains at least one letter of the alphabet? (Select two answers)
Answer
  • grep "[a-zA-Z]" /tmp/file.txt
  • grep "[:alpha:]" /tmp/file.txt
  • grep "[:letters:]" /tmp/file.txt
  • grep "(a-zA-Z)" /tmp/file.txt
  • None of the above

Question 59

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Which of the following are examples of journaling filesystems? (Select three answers)
Answer
  • ext2
  • ext3
  • xfs
  • reiserfs
  • vfat

Question 60

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Which Linux command can be used to repair improperly shutdown, or otherwise potentially corrupt partitions?
Answer
  • chkdsk
  • scandisk
  • fsck
  • fdisk
  • df -h
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