CST 1215 Part 5

25 July 2022
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Linux updates are issued free to the public about every ____ months. a. two c. six b. four d. eight
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C
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Which of the following is a popular distribution of Linux? a. Lion c. Xcode b. Ubuntu d. Ugull
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B
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Because Linux is written and distributed under the ____ General Public License, its source code is freely distributed and available to the general public. a. GPL c. GNU b. Open Publication d. MPP
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C
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Linux terminal management conforms to ____ standards, and it also supports pseudo-terminals. a. POSIX c. USB b. SCSI d. DLL
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A
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When a process begins execution, its segments have a ____ size. a. large c. small b. variable d. fixed
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D
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The ____ device used in Linux memory management can be a partition on the disk or it can be a normal file. a. pointer c. page b. swap d. database
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B
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In Linux, up to a total of 256MB of usable memory can be configured into equal-sized page frames, which can be grouped to give more contiguous space to a job. These groups can also be split to accommodate smaller jobs. The process of grouping and splitting usable memory is known as the ____. a. process algorithm c. buddy algorithm b. grouping algorithm d. group/split algorithm
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C
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The Linux page replacement algorithm is an expanded version of the ____ replacement policy. a. clock page c. page clock b. clock d. page
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A
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Linux provides ____ queues and semaphores to allow two processes to synchronize with each other. a. exec c. wait b. fork d. pause
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C
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Linux provides semaphores to help solve the problems of mutual exclusion and of producers and consumers. The Linux semaphore structure contains ____ fields. a. two c. four b. three d. five
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B
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In Linux device management, the ____ device number is used as an index to the array to access the appropriate code for a specific device driver. a. major c. unique b. minor d. support
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A
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The three standard classes of devices supported by Linux are ____. a. character devices, system devices, and network interfaces b. system devices, block devices, and network interfaces c. character devices, block devices, and network interfaces d. character devices, block devices, and network devices
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D
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In Linux, ____ devices cannot host a file system. a. write c. block b. read d. char
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D
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A file containing data or programs belonging to users is known as a(n) ____. a. symbolic link c. special file b. ordinary file d. named pipe
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B
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Under Linux filename conventions, the ____ represents the root directory. a. c. ^ b. .. d. /
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D
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____ management is designed to replace or change parts of the operating system that need to be enhanced or replaced. a. OS c. VFS b. Patch d. Kernel
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B
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Administrators use ____ logs that provide a detailed description of activity on the system. a. file c. detailed b. directory d. system
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D
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In Linux, the ____ log file stores messages of which systems have successfully started up and shut down, as well as any that have failed to do so. a. boot.log c. auth.log b. dmesg d. secure
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A
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In Linux, the three levels of file access are ____, ____, and ____. a. owner; domain; group c. administrator; owner others b. owner; group; administrator d. owner; group; others
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D
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Linux provides the foundation for the ____ operating system. a. Snow Leopard c. Vista b. Android d. Solaris
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B