Unix MCQ Questions

This section focuses on "Basics" of unix. These Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ) should be practiced to improve the unix skills required for various interviews (campus interview, walk-in interview, company interview), placements, entrance exams and other competitive examinations.

1. What was the Initial release date of UNIX?

A. 3rd November 1971
B. 3rd November 1972
C. 3rd November 1973
D. 3rd November 1974

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2. Unix is written in which langauge?

A. C
B. C++
C. Java
D. Objective C

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3. Unix, development starting in the 1970s at which Labs?

A. AT labs
B. Bell labs
C. Unix labs
D. Fortive labs

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4. Users communicate with the kernel through a program known as the____________.

A. Kernel
B. operating system
C. shell
D. Unix

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5. Which of the following is not a variants of Unix?

A. Solaris Unix

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6. Unix provide multitasking and multiuser environment?

C. Unix provide multitasking but not multiuser
D. Unix provide multiuser but not multitasking

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7. init 6 command is used for?

A. Powers off the system
B. Reboots the system by shutting it down completely and then restarting it
C. Brings the system down immediately
D. clean up the system prior to shutting down

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8. Which of the following is known as heart of the unix operating system?

A. Shell
B. Kernel
C. Commands
D. Files

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9. Which of thefollowing is not a type of shell?

A. C Shell
B. Bourne Shell
C. Korn Shell
D. Perl Shell

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10. Which command is used to check calendar?

A. cal
B. calendar
C. check-calendar
D. calen-dar

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