Unix & Linux - General Knowledge Questions

Unix & Linux - General Knowledge Questions

Basic questions and answers about the Unix & Linux world!

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What is UNIX?

Operating System
Company
Computer Language

Which company originally developed UNIX?

NASA
Novel
AT&T (Bell Labs)
Apple
IBM

Lindows changes it's name to Linspire because of this company:

Apple
Google
Microsoft
IBM
Oracle

Which of the following operating systems are based on the UNIX kernel?

Select the three correct answers
Chrome OS
Windows 7
Mac OS X
Sun Solaris

Who bought the first commercial Unix license?

Unix is short for what?

UNIt eXchange
Universal Interactive Executive
Universal Network Information Exchange
UNIX is not an acronym

Who were the individuals most involved in the beginnings of the UNIX system?

Select the four correct answers
Bill Joy
Ken Thompson
Dennis Ritchie
M. D. McIlroy
J. F. Ossanna
Linus Torvalds

Unix is written in a ...

In high level language (C)
Assembly language (low level)

Which of the following is NOT a Unix or Linux variant

DOS
SunOS
RedHat
Debian
Ubuntu

What is a Unix shell?

A game
A command-line interpreter
A sound card or video card driver
A text editor

True or False? A Linux-based system is a modular Unix-like operating system

True
False