Unix VI Editor MCQs

This section focuses on "VI Editor" 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. Which editor is used by the UNIX system to edit files?

A. vi
B. sublime
C. notpad
D. word

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2. What is the default mode of vi editor?

A. Command mode
B. Read Mode
C. Write Mode
D. Execute Mode

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3. which mode is used for file handling and substitution?

A. Command mode
B. ex mode
C. def mode
D. Both A and B

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4. Esc key is used for?

A. switching to command mode from ex mode
B. switching to input mode from command mode
C. switching to command mode from input mode
D. switching to ex mode from input mode

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5. In vi editor ctrl-l is used to?

A. to delete one line from file
B. to save the file
C. to edit the file
D. clear the screen

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6. While entering text in input mode the data is saved in _____

A. buffer
B. disk
D. cache

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7. Which operator is used to show unused line in VI editior?

A. $
B. #
C. !
D. ~

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8. Which command is used to moves the cursor down one line?

A. i
B. j
C. k
D. l

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9. Which command is used to positions the cursor at the beginning of a line?

A. 0
B. !
C. |
D. Both A and C

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10. Which command is used to moves a paragraph forward?

A. (
B. [
C. {
D. }

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