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Linux Assessment Test

Topics Covered

  • Linux Shell programming
  • Linux Commands
  • Linux Files

Useful for hiring

  • Linux Developer
  • Linux System Administrator
  • Linux Server Administrator

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Question

A user executes the following command successfully:
 

$ chmod +x file1.txt

Which of the following is TRUE about the output of this command?

Answer
    • The command results in adding execute permission to the user who ran this command
       

    • The command results in adding execute permission for the owner of the file
       

    • The command results in an error since the file is not an executable file
       

    • The command results in adding execute permission for all users (i.e., user,group & others)
       

Question

 What is the output of the following program?

x = 3; y = 5; z = 10;
if [( $x -eq 3 ) -a ( $y -eq 5 -o  $z -eq 10 )]
then
    echo $x
else
    echo $y
fi

Answer
    • 1

    • 3

    • 5

    • error

Test details:

Our Linux knowledge test will evaluate the candidate's practical knowledge and will identify whether the candidate is ready to be employed. For this reason, an emphasis is laid upon evaluating the knowledge of applied skills gained through real work experience rather than theoretical knowledge.

This Linux skills test may contain MCQ's (Multiple Choice Questions), MAQ's (Multiple Answer Questions), Fill in the Blank, Descriptive, Whiteboard Questions, Audio / Video Questions, True or False.


Test Duration: 20 minutes
20 Application Questions

The Linux assessment test contains a combination of application and theory questions that help you to evaluate technical as well as practical skills of the candidates.

Test description:

Linux is a free and open-source operating system which is built with the help of a Linux kernel. The person who knows Linux OS needs to have knowledge of fundamental Linux concepts like copying and moving files, creating symbolic and hard links, and using Linux standard text-processing commands along with pipelines and redirection. A Linux professional is a person who is either a website developer or server system administrator. To operate a fully managed server, one must know the fundamental knowledge of Linux.

The Linux assessment test helps tech recruiters & hiring managers to assess Linux proficiency of candidates before hiring. Basic Linux knowledge test is created and validated by global subject matter experts (SMEs) to assess and hire Linux professionals as per the industry standards.

Linux skills test helps to screen the candidates who possess below traits:

1.  Strong knowledge of Linux commands, shell scripting and Linux files
2.  Ability to work on system performance tuning 
3.  Familiarity with Linux system-level programming and operating system 
internals 
4.  Excellent experience in Linux multi-process and multi-threaded user space and/or 
kernel programming
5.  Ability to work on Linux operating systems, VMware and troubleshooting

Our Linux knowledge test ensures that the new hires will be suitable for the position of a Linux professionals having fundamental knowledge of Linux basics, Linux operating system, and Linux commands.  This will be done through our screening tests which are automated and will provide you with detail analytical reports of each appeared candidate.

Our Linux skills assessment test score reports highlights strengths and weaknesses of candidate for each section making it easier to take data driven hiring decisions.

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