tools of the trade linux and sql coursera weekly challenge 2 answers

Test your knowledge: All about Linux

1. As a security analyst, you might use Linux to review logs when investigating an issue.

  • True
  • False

2. Which of the following are components of the Linux architecture? Select all that apply.

  • The shell
  • Applications
  • The kernel
  • The operating system

3. Fill in the blank: The Filesystem Hierarchy Standard (FHS) is the component of Linux architecture that _____.

  • organizes data
  • consists of the physical components of a computer
  • enables people to communicate with the system
  • manages processes and memory

4. Which of the following hardware components are peripheral devices? Select all that apply.

  • a printer
  • a CPU
  • RAM
  • a monitor

Test your knowledge: Linux distributions

5. Fill in the blank: Because the _____ is open source, anyone can modify it to build new Linux distributions.

  • hardware
  • kernel
  • application
  • shell

6. What is KALI LINUX ™?

(KALI LINUX ™ is a trademark of OffSec.)

  • A Debian-derived, open-source distribution of Linux designed for security tasks
  • A tool with a graphical user interface that can be used to analyze live and captured network traffic
  • A subscription-based Linux distribution built for enterprise use
  • A tool used to guess passwords

7. What is an open-source, user-friendly distribution derived from Debian that is widely used in security and other industries?

  • Ubuntu
  • Autopsy
  • Red Hat
  • tcpdump

8. Which of the following are distributions of Linux? Select all that apply.

  • Parrot
  • CentOS
  • Red Hat
  • Pen Test

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Test your knowledge: The shell

9. What is the shell?

  • An instruction telling the computer to do something
  • The command-line interpreter
  • Data consisting of an ordered sequence of characters
  • Information received by the operating system (OS) via the command line

10. After a user inputs a command into the shell, what can the shell return to the user? Select two answers.

  • A request for more input from the user
  • Output
  • A request for user approval
  • An error message

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