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You have a technician who will come in after hours to install new hardware in your system. You do not want to give him the root password, but he needs to be able to shutdown the system. How can you accomplish this?
Choose one:

a. You cannot do this; only root can run the shutdown command.
b. Add his username to the /etc/shutdown.conf file.
c. Add his username to the /etc/shutdown.allow file.
d. Give him the root password and change it when you arrive the next morning.
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What is wrong with the following command? tar cvfb / /dev/tape 20
Choose one

a. You cannot use the c option with the b option.
b. The correct line should be tar -cvfb / /dev/tape20.
c. The arguments are not in the same order as the corresponding modifiers.
d. The files to be backed up have not been specified.
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What command should you type to see all the files with an extension of 'mem' listed in reverse alphabetical order in the /home/ben/memos directory.
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You have written a script called usrs to parse the passwd file and create a list of usernames. You want to have this run at 5 am tomorrow so you can see the results when you get to work. Which of the following commands will work?
Choose one:

a. at 5:00 wed usrs
b. at 5:00 wed -b usrs
c. at 5:00 wed -l usrs
d. at 5:00 wed -d usrs
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What does FAQ stand for?
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When defining a cronjob, there are five fields used to specify when the job will run. What are these fields and what is the correct order?

Choose one:
a. minute, hour, day of week, day of month, month
b. minute, hour, month, day of month, day of week
c. minute, hour, day of month, month, day of week
d. hour, minute, day of month, month, day of week
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Which of the following commands can be used to get information about a package?
[Choose all correct answers]

A) man
B) list
C) apropos
D) info
E) more
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Does Linux Support Virtualized File Systems Like RAID?
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You need to view the contents of the tarfile called MyBackup.tar. What command would you use?
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Can Linux Use the Same Hard Drive as MS-DOS? OS/2? 386BSD? Win95?
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Payment of time- barred debt is: (a) Valid (b) Void (c) Illegal (d) Voidable
Consideration is defined in the Indian Contract Act,1872 in: (a) Section 2(f) (b) Section 2(e) (c) Section 2(g) (d) Section 2(d)
Which of the following is not an exception to the rule, "No consideration, No contract": (a) Natural love and affection (b) Compensation for involuntary services (c) Completed gift (d) Agency
Consideration must move at the desire of: (a) The promisor (b) The promisee (c) The promisor or any other party (d) Both the promisor and the promisee
An offer which is open for acceptance over a period of time is: (a) Cross Offer (b) Counter Offer (c) Standing Offer (d) Implied Offer
Specific offer can be communicated to__________ (a) All the parties of contract (b) General public in universe (c) Specific person (d) None of the above
_________ amounts to rejection of the original offer. (a) Cross offer (b) Special offer (c) Standing offer (d) Counter offer
A advertises to sell his old car by advertising in a newspaper. This offer is caleed: (a) General Offer (b) Special Offer (c) Continuing Offer (d) None of the above
In case a counter offer is made, the original offer stands: (a) Rejected (b) Accepted automatically (c) Accepted subject to certain modifications and variations (d) None of the above
In case of unenforceable contract having some technical defect, parties (a) Can sue upon it (b) Cannot sue upon it (c) Should consider it to be illegal (d) None of the above
If entire specified goods is perished before entering into contract of sale, the contract is (a) Valid (b) Void (c) Voidable (d) Cancelled
______________ contracts are also caled contracts with executed consideration. (a) Unilateral (b) Completed (c) Bilateral (d) Executory
A offers B to supply books @ Rs 100 each but B accepts the same with condition of 10% discount. This is a case of (a) Counter Offer (b) Cross Offer (c) Specific Offer (d) General Offer
_____________ is a game of chance. (a) Conditional Contract (b) Contingent Contract (c) Wagering Contract (d) Quasi Contract
There is no binding contract in case of _______ as one's offer cannot be constructed as acceptance (a) Cross Offer (b) Standing Offer (c) Counter Offer (d) Special Offer
An offer is made with an intention to have negotiation from other party. This type of offer is: (a) Invitation to offer (b) Valid offer (c) Voidable (d) None of the above
When an offer is made to the world at large, it is ____________ offer. (a) Counter (b) Special (c) General (d) None of the above
Implied contract even if not in writing or express words is perfectly _______________ if all the conditions are satisfied:- (a) Void (b) Voidable (c) Valid (d) Illegal
A specific offer can be accepted by ___________. (a) Any person (b) Any friend to offeror (c) The person to whom it is made (d) Any friend of offeree
An agreement toput a fire on a person's car is a ______: (a) Legal (b) Voidable (c) Valid (d) Illegal
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