Unix Basic Utilities MCQs

Utilities MCQs : This section focuses on "Basic Utilities - Printing, Email etc" in unix. These Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ) should be practiced to improve the unix skills required for various interviews (campus interviews, walk-in interviews, company interviews), placements, entrance exams and other competitive examinations.

1. Many versions of Unix include two powerful text formatters ,_____and________.

A. nroff, proff
B. nroff, froff
C. nroff, sroff
D. nroff, troff

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2. Name the command which is used to do minor formatting of files on the terminal screen or for a printer?

A. ar
B. br
C. nr
D. pr

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3. Which option of pr command is used to eliminates the printing of header and the top/bottom margins?

A. -a
B. -f
C. -t
D. -n

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4. Which command is used to prints a file onto paper as opposed to the screen display?

A. lp
B. lpr
C. Both A and B
D. None of the above

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5. If you are using the lp command, you can use the ______ option to print Num number of copies.

A. -n
B. -nNum
C. -Numn
D. None of the above

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6. Which command is used to terminates a printing request from the lp command?

A. can
B. cd
C. cancel
D. lpm

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7. Which command is used to to send and receive mail?

A. mail
B. mailto
C. email
D. gmail

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8. Which option in mail command is used to sends carbon copies to the list of users

A. -a
B. -b
C. -c
D. -d

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9. Which command is used to terminates all lpr requests?

A. lpr
B. lrpm
C. lpra
D. lprs

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10. Which command is used to show what`s in the printer queue?

A. lpstat
B. lpsta
C. lptat
D. lps

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