Linux Shell Assessment Test

Topics covered

meaning of specific Commands in Linux Shell, output of operations performed using certain commands, correct use of commands, knowledge about different commands that performs same functionality

  • MAQ (Multiple Answer Question)
  • MCQ (Multiple Choice Question)
  • Descriptive Question
  • White Board Simulator
  • Coding Simulator
  • Audio Question
  • Video Question
  • Case Study Question

A Linux Shell programming expert is a person who executes commands read from the standard input device (keyboard) or from a file Linux Commands. The executed command can be understood by Linux Kernel.

The Linux Shell Test has been designed and developed to help employers and recruiters evaluate the programming skills of candidates using Linux Shell. The test contains meaningful questions on meaning of specific Commands in Linux Shell, output of operations performed using certain commands, correct use of commands, knowledge about different commands that performs same functionality and many more.

Using powerful reporting, you will have detailed analysis of test results to help you make better decisions and predict candidate and employee success.

This pre-employment test is useful for hiring:
  • Linux Administrator
  • Linux System Programmer

Test details:

Linux Shell test enables employers to identify & hire Linux developers by evaluating their working skills and job readiness. For this reason, an emphasis is laid upon evaluating the knowledge of applied skills gained through real work experience, rather than theoretical knowledge.

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

Linux Shell Test

Question #1 of 3

Which of the following umask settings doesn’t allow execute permission to be set by default on directory files?

    • 222

    • 111

    • 000

    • 444

Question #2 of 3

What does chmod +t do?

    • wrong syntax

    • set effective userid for filename

    • set effective groupid for filename

    • set the sticky bit

Question #3 of 3

Which of these commands will set the permissions on file textfile to read and write for the owner, read for the group, and nothing for everyone else?

    • chmod 046 textfile

    • chmod 640 textfile

    • chmod 310 textfile

    • chmod rw r nil textfile

SAMPLE REPORT
Candidate Name: David Messi Test Date: 28-May-2014
Test Name: Linux Shell Test Test Start Time: 13.30

Score: 18 Out Of 20

Percentage: 90

Result: PASS

passing score image
SECTION PERFORMANCE
Section Name FAIL PASS
Linux Shell
Score: 18/20
STRENGTH AND WEAKNESS
Strength Linux Shell
Weakness -
* Note: If score <= 40 then its a Weakness. If score >= 80 then its a Strength.
ONLINE PROCTORING
0%
10 20 30 40 50 60 70 80 90 100%
Tolerable Limit Not acceptable
Window Violation: 0 | Time Violation: 0 secs
CANDIDATE DETAILS
Gender : Male Phone Number : +1-541-754-3010
Total Experience (Years) : 3 Total Experience (Months) : 5
Skill Set : Linux Shell Current Employer : Interview Mocha
Current Job Title : Solution Architect Current Salary : 600.00
Expected Salary : 1000000.00 Current Location : Chicago

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