Novell Certification Interview Questions

 
1.
How to switch between virtual terminals on your computer?
A. Fx
B. SHFT-Fx
C. CTRL-Fx
D. CTRL-ALT-Fx
E. The TAB key
2.
You have made the following entries on your da10 server:
da10:- #umask 033
da10:- # mkdir training
Which correctly reflect the permissions on the training directory?
A. drwx------
B. drwxr--r--
C. drw---x--x
D. drw--w--w-
E. drwx-rw-rwF. drwx--wx-wx
3.
Explain When booting up a Linux computer, which loads the kernel and the initrd to memory?
A. init
B. BIOS
C. Kernel
D. initramfs
E. Boot manager
4.
Previously user temps account was locked, but you cannot remember if it is still locked. As the
root user, when entering the command grep geeko /etc/shadow, what is displayed to help you
identify if the account is still locked?
A. If it is still locked, nothing will display.
B. If it is still locked, a # will appear before the password hash.
C. If it is still locked, an ! will appear before the password hash.
D. If it is still locked, the # symbol will appear for every value of the password hash.
E. if it is still locked, the * symbol will appear for every value of the password hash.
5.
Explain Which is the configuration file for init?
A. /etc/inittab
B. /sys/inittab
C. /root/inittab
D. /sbin/inittab
E. /boot/inittab
6.
From a terminal window, which command will allow you to change system wide defaults?
(Choose 2.)
A. gconfd-2
B. gconftool-2
C. gconf-editor
D. config-source
E. gconf-defaults
7.
What is the command to rename a file on your SLED 10 computer?
A. rn
B. mv
C. ren
D. move
E. rename
8.
When a user submits a print job, which directory contains the actual data to print?
A. /etc/cups/
B. /proc/cups/
C. /home/cups/
D. /var/spool/cups/
E. /srv/spool/cups/
9.
Which command sets the sticky bit to the /tmp directory?
A. chmod +s /tmp
B. chmod 0777 /tmp
C. chmod 1777 /tmp
D. chmod 7770 /tmp
E. chmod +s 777 /tmp
10.
Which keystroke switches the vi editor from insert mode back to command mode?
A. $
B. #
C. :
D. >
E. ~
F. Esc
11.
Shown below is results from the ls -l progress command:
-rw-rw-r-- 1 rtracy users 0 2007-02-07 15:30 progress
Which statement is true?
A. The group has read only rights to this file.
B. User rtracy has read only rights to this file.
C. User rtracy has read and write rights to this file.
D. All other users have read and write rights to this file.
E. All other users have read only rights to this directory
F. The group has read and write rights to this directory.
12.
With CUPS, each print queue is registered with its name in which file?
A. /etc/cups/printers.conf
B. /proc/cups/printers.conf
C. /home/cups/printers.conf
D. /var/spools/cups/printers.conf
E. /srv/spools/cups/printers.conf
13.
Which directory allows you see which services are loaded in runlevel 5?
A. /var/init/rc5/
B. /sys/init/rc5/
C. /etc/init.d/rc5.d/
D. /boot/inittab/rc5/
E. /root/init.d/rc5.d/
14.
You are logged is as user wparker and want to change the priority of process 1824. It is currently
at a nice value of 5. Being logged in as wparker, which command will change the priority?
A. renice -10 1824
B. renice -1 1824
C. renice 0 1824
D. renice 3 1824
E. renice 7 1824
F. Only root can change the nice value of a process.
15.
Which command shows who is currently on the system and their processes?
A. w
B. who
C. last
D. finger
E. lastlog
16.
Bash stores commands in a history file so you can have easy access to them gain later when
needed. In SUSE Linux Enterprise 10 Desktop, what is default maximum number of entries that
this file is set to?
A. 100
B. 250
C. 500
D. 1,000
E. 10,000
17.
There are several versions of grep in your system. You would like to find out which grep
command is being used when you run that command without specifying a path. Which command
will provide you this information?
A. grep
B. man grep
C. list grep
D. find grep
E. which grep
18.
What is the yast command to enter the software installation module from the command line?
A. yast sw_single
B. yast /sw_single
C. yast -l sw_single
D. yast -i sw_single
E. yast --i sw_single
19.
What GID number is assigned to system groups?
A. GID 0
B. GID 1 to 99
C. GID 100 to 199
D. GID 200 to 299
E. GID 300 and above
20.
Which will restart the Novell Client tray application from the command line?
A. /opt/novell//ncl/bin/tray
B. /opt/novell/ncl/bin/n_tray
C. /opt/novell/ncl/bin/ncl_tray
D. /opt/novell/ncl/bin/novell_tray
E. /opt/novell/ncl/bin/nclient_tray
21.
Explain The primary configuration of the automount program is contained in which file?
A. /etc/fstab
B. /etc/auto.misc
C. /etc/auto.home
D. /etc/auto.master
E. /root/automount.ldif
22.
How to switch between virtual terminals on your computer?
A. Fx
B. SHFT-Fx
C. CTRL-Fx
D. CTRL-ALT-Fx
E. The TAB key
23.
You have made the following entries on your da10 server:
da10:- #umask 033
da10:- # mkdir training
Which correctly reflect the permissions on the training directory?
A. drwx------
B. drwxr--r--
C. drw---x--x
D. drw--w--w-
E. drwx-rw-rwF. drwx--wx-wx
24.
Explain When booting up a Linux computer, which loads the kernel and the initrd to memory?
A. init
B. BIOS
C. Kernel
D. initramfs
E. Boot manager
25.
Previously user temps account was locked, but you cannot remember if it is still locked. As the
root user, when entering the command grep geeko /etc/shadow, what is displayed to help you
identify if the account is still locked?
A. If it is still locked, nothing will display.
B. If it is still locked, a # will appear before the password hash.
C. If it is still locked, an ! will appear before the password hash.
D. If it is still locked, the # symbol will appear for every value of the password hash.
E. if it is still locked, the * symbol will appear for every value of the password hash.
26.
Explain Which is the configuration file for init?
A. /etc/inittab
B. /sys/inittab
C. /root/inittab
D. /sbin/inittab
E. /boot/inittab
27.
From a terminal window, which command will allow you to change system wide defaults?
(Choose 2.)
A. gconfd-2
B. gconftool-2
C. gconf-editor
D. config-source
E. gconf-defaults
28.
What is the command to rename a file on your SLED 10 computer?
A. rn
B. mv
C. ren
D. move
E. rename
29.
When a user submits a print job, which directory contains the actual data to print?
A. /etc/cups/
B. /proc/cups/
C. /home/cups/
D. /var/spool/cups/
E. /srv/spool/cups/
30.
Which command sets the sticky bit to the /tmp directory?
A. chmod +s /tmp
B. chmod 0777 /tmp
C. chmod 1777 /tmp
D. chmod 7770 /tmp
E. chmod +s 777 /tmp
31.
Which keystroke switches the vi editor from insert mode back to command mode?
A. $
B. #
C. :
D. >
E. ~
F. Esc
32.
Shown below is results from the ls -l progress command:
-rw-rw-r-- 1 rtracy users 0 2007-02-07 15:30 progress
Which statement is true?
A. The group has read only rights to this file.
B. User rtracy has read only rights to this file.
C. User rtracy has read and write rights to this file.
D. All other users have read and write rights to this file.
E. All other users have read only rights to this directory
F. The group has read and write rights to this directory.
33.
With CUPS, each print queue is registered with its name in which file?
A. /etc/cups/printers.conf
B. /proc/cups/printers.conf
C. /home/cups/printers.conf
D. /var/spools/cups/printers.conf
E. /srv/spools/cups/printers.conf
34.
Which directory allows you see which services are loaded in runlevel 5?
A. /var/init/rc5/
B. /sys/init/rc5/
C. /etc/init.d/rc5.d/
D. /boot/inittab/rc5/
E. /root/init.d/rc5.d/
35.
You are logged is as user wparker and want to change the priority of process 1824. It is currently
at a nice value of 5. Being logged in as wparker, which command will change the priority?
A. renice -10 1824
B. renice -1 1824
C. renice 0 1824
D. renice 3 1824
E. renice 7 1824
F. Only root can change the nice value of a process.
36.
Which command shows who is currently on the system and their processes?
A. w
B. who
C. last
D. finger
E. lastlog
37.
Bash stores commands in a history file so you can have easy access to them gain later when
needed. In SUSE Linux Enterprise 10 Desktop, what is default maximum number of entries that
this file is set to?
A. 100
B. 250
C. 500
D. 1,000
E. 10,000
38.
There are several versions of grep in your system. You would like to find out which grep
command is being used when you run that command without specifying a path. Which command
will provide you this information?
A. grep
B. man grep
C. list grep
D. find grep
E. which grep
39.
What is the yast command to enter the software installation module from the command line?
A. yast sw_single
B. yast /sw_single
C. yast -l sw_single
D. yast -i sw_single
E. yast --i sw_single
40.
What GID number is assigned to system groups?
A. GID 0
B. GID 1 to 99
C. GID 100 to 199
D. GID 200 to 299
E. GID 300 and above
41.
Which will restart the Novell Client tray application from the command line?
A. /opt/novell//ncl/bin/tray
B. /opt/novell/ncl/bin/n_tray
C. /opt/novell/ncl/bin/ncl_tray
D. /opt/novell/ncl/bin/novell_tray
E. /opt/novell/ncl/bin/nclient_tray
42.
Explain The primary configuration of the automount program is contained in which file?
A. /etc/fstab
B. /etc/auto.misc
C. /etc/auto.home
D. /etc/auto.master
E. /root/automount.ldif
43.
How to switch between virtual terminals on your computer?
A. Fx
B. SHFT-Fx
C. CTRL-Fx
D. CTRL-ALT-Fx
E. The TAB key
44.
You have made the following entries on your da10 server:
da10:- #umask 033
da10:- # mkdir training
Which correctly reflect the permissions on the training directory?
A. drwx------
B. drwxr--r--
C. drw---x--x
D. drw--w--w-
E. drwx-rw-rwF. drwx--wx-wx
45.
Explain When booting up a Linux computer, which loads the kernel and the initrd to memory?
A. init
B. BIOS
C. Kernel
D. initramfs
E. Boot manager
46.
Previously user temps account was locked, but you cannot remember if it is still locked. As the
root user, when entering the command grep geeko /etc/shadow, what is displayed to help you
identify if the account is still locked?
A. If it is still locked, nothing will display.
B. If it is still locked, a # will appear before the password hash.
C. If it is still locked, an ! will appear before the password hash.
D. If it is still locked, the # symbol will appear for every value of the password hash.
E. if it is still locked, the * symbol will appear for every value of the password hash.
47.
Explain Which is the configuration file for init?
A. /etc/inittab
B. /sys/inittab
C. /root/inittab
D. /sbin/inittab
E. /boot/inittab
48.
From a terminal window, which command will allow you to change system wide defaults?
(Choose 2.)
A. gconfd-2
B. gconftool-2
C. gconf-editor
D. config-source
E. gconf-defaults
49.
What is the command to rename a file on your SLED 10 computer?
A. rn
B. mv
C. ren
D. move
E. rename
50.
When a user submits a print job, which directory contains the actual data to print?
A. /etc/cups/
B. /proc/cups/
C. /home/cups/
D. /var/spool/cups/
E. /srv/spool/cups/
51.
Which command sets the sticky bit to the /tmp directory?
A. chmod +s /tmp
B. chmod 0777 /tmp
C. chmod 1777 /tmp
D. chmod 7770 /tmp
E. chmod +s 777 /tmp
52.
Which keystroke switches the vi editor from insert mode back to command mode?
A. $
B. #
C. :
D. >
E. ~
F. Esc
53.
Shown below is results from the ls -l progress command:
-rw-rw-r-- 1 rtracy users 0 2007-02-07 15:30 progress
Which statement is true?
A. The group has read only rights to this file.
B. User rtracy has read only rights to this file.
C. User rtracy has read and write rights to this file.
D. All other users have read and write rights to this file.
E. All other users have read only rights to this directory
F. The group has read and write rights to this directory.
54.
With CUPS, each print queue is registered with its name in which file?
A. /etc/cups/printers.conf
B. /proc/cups/printers.conf
C. /home/cups/printers.conf
D. /var/spools/cups/printers.conf
E. /srv/spools/cups/printers.conf
55.
Which directory allows you see which services are loaded in runlevel 5?
A. /var/init/rc5/
B. /sys/init/rc5/
C. /etc/init.d/rc5.d/
D. /boot/inittab/rc5/
E. /root/init.d/rc5.d/
56.
You are logged is as user wparker and want to change the priority of process 1824. It is currently
at a nice value of 5. Being logged in as wparker, which command will change the priority?
A. renice -10 1824
B. renice -1 1824
C. renice 0 1824
D. renice 3 1824
E. renice 7 1824
F. Only root can change the nice value of a process.
57.
Which command shows who is currently on the system and their processes?
A. w
B. who
C. last
D. finger
E. lastlog
58.
Bash stores commands in a history file so you can have easy access to them gain later when
needed. In SUSE Linux Enterprise 10 Desktop, what is default maximum number of entries that
this file is set to?
A. 100
B. 250
C. 500
D. 1,000
E. 10,000
59.
There are several versions of grep in your system. You would like to find out which grep
command is being used when you run that command without specifying a path. Which command
will provide you this information?
A. grep
B. man grep
C. list grep
D. find grep
E. which grep
60.
What is the yast command to enter the software installation module from the command line?
A. yast sw_single
B. yast /sw_single
C. yast -l sw_single
D. yast -i sw_single
E. yast --i sw_single
61.
What GID number is assigned to system groups?
A. GID 0
B. GID 1 to 99
C. GID 100 to 199
D. GID 200 to 299
E. GID 300 and above
62.
Which will restart the Novell Client tray application from the command line?
A. /opt/novell//ncl/bin/tray
B. /opt/novell/ncl/bin/n_tray
C. /opt/novell/ncl/bin/ncl_tray
D. /opt/novell/ncl/bin/novell_tray
E. /opt/novell/ncl/bin/nclient_tray
63.
Explain The primary configuration of the automount program is contained in which file?
A. /etc/fstab
B. /etc/auto.misc
C. /etc/auto.home
D. /etc/auto.master
E. /root/automount.ldif
64.
How to switch between virtual terminals on your computer?
A. Fx
B. SHFT-Fx
C. CTRL-Fx
D. CTRL-ALT-Fx
E. The TAB key
65.
You have made the following entries on your da10 server:
da10:- #umask 033
da10:- # mkdir training
Which correctly reflect the permissions on the training directory?
A. drwx------
B. drwxr--r--
C. drw---x--x
D. drw--w--w-
E. drwx-rw-rwF. drwx--wx-wx
66.
Explain When booting up a Linux computer, which loads the kernel and the initrd to memory?
A. init
B. BIOS
C. Kernel
D. initramfs
E. Boot manager
67.
Previously user temps account was locked, but you cannot remember if it is still locked. As the
root user, when entering the command grep geeko /etc/shadow, what is displayed to help you
identify if the account is still locked?
A. If it is still locked, nothing will display.
B. If it is still locked, a # will appear before the password hash.
C. If it is still locked, an ! will appear before the password hash.
D. If it is still locked, the # symbol will appear for every value of the password hash.
E. if it is still locked, the * symbol will appear for every value of the password hash.
68.
Explain Which is the configuration file for init?
A. /etc/inittab
B. /sys/inittab
C. /root/inittab
D. /sbin/inittab
E. /boot/inittab
69.
From a terminal window, which command will allow you to change system wide defaults?
(Choose 2.)
A. gconfd-2
B. gconftool-2
C. gconf-editor
D. config-source
E. gconf-defaults
70.
What is the command to rename a file on your SLED 10 computer?
A. rn
B. mv
C. ren
D. move
E. rename
71.
When a user submits a print job, which directory contains the actual data to print?
A. /etc/cups/
B. /proc/cups/
C. /home/cups/
D. /var/spool/cups/
E. /srv/spool/cups/
72.
Which command sets the sticky bit to the /tmp directory?
A. chmod +s /tmp
B. chmod 0777 /tmp
C. chmod 1777 /tmp
D. chmod 7770 /tmp
E. chmod +s 777 /tmp
73.
Which keystroke switches the vi editor from insert mode back to command mode?
A. $
B. #
C. :
D. >
E. ~
F. Esc
74.
Shown below is results from the ls -l progress command:
-rw-rw-r-- 1 rtracy users 0 2007-02-07 15:30 progress
Which statement is true?
A. The group has read only rights to this file.
B. User rtracy has read only rights to this file.
C. User rtracy has read and write rights to this file.
D. All other users have read and write rights to this file.
E. All other users have read only rights to this directory
F. The group has read and write rights to this directory.
75.
With CUPS, each print queue is registered with its name in which file?
A. /etc/cups/printers.conf
B. /proc/cups/printers.conf
C. /home/cups/printers.conf
D. /var/spools/cups/printers.conf
E. /srv/spools/cups/printers.conf
76.
Which directory allows you see which services are loaded in runlevel 5?
A. /var/init/rc5/
B. /sys/init/rc5/
C. /etc/init.d/rc5.d/
D. /boot/inittab/rc5/
E. /root/init.d/rc5.d/
77.
You are logged is as user wparker and want to change the priority of process 1824. It is currently
at a nice value of 5. Being logged in as wparker, which command will change the priority?
A. renice -10 1824
B. renice -1 1824
C. renice 0 1824
D. renice 3 1824
E. renice 7 1824
F. Only root can change the nice value of a process.
78.
Which command shows who is currently on the system and their processes?
A. w
B. who
C. last
D. finger
E. lastlog
79.
Bash stores commands in a history file so you can have easy access to them gain later when
needed. In SUSE Linux Enterprise 10 Desktop, what is default maximum number of entries that
this file is set to?
A. 100
B. 250
C. 500
D. 1,000
E. 10,000
80.
There are several versions of grep in your system. You would like to find out which grep
command is being used when you run that command without specifying a path. Which command
will provide you this information?
A. grep
B. man grep
C. list grep
D. find grep
E. which grep
81.
What is the yast command to enter the software installation module from the command line?
A. yast sw_single
B. yast /sw_single
C. yast -l sw_single
D. yast -i sw_single
E. yast --i sw_single
82.
What GID number is assigned to system groups?
A. GID 0
B. GID 1 to 99
C. GID 100 to 199
D. GID 200 to 299
E. GID 300 and above
83.
Which will restart the Novell Client tray application from the command line?
A. /opt/novell//ncl/bin/tray
B. /opt/novell/ncl/bin/n_tray
C. /opt/novell/ncl/bin/ncl_tray
D. /opt/novell/ncl/bin/novell_tray
E. /opt/novell/ncl/bin/nclient_tray
84.
Explain The primary configuration of the automount program is contained in which file?
A. /etc/fstab
B. /etc/auto.misc
C. /etc/auto.home
D. /etc/auto.master
E. /root/automount.ldif