UNIX: Commands Test 1 - Online Test

Test Difficulty Level: Medium

Syllabus of Test

Questions based on the Commands of UNIX & XENIX.

Sample Question from this online test:

Question: Which of the following command is used to rename a file ?

Option A: rename

Option B: remove

Option C: mv

Option D: ren

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Shweta Sharma on 2009-04-13 22:45:58 wrote,

good :)

Pankaj Kapil on 2009-04-18 22:37:31 wrote,

The Answers should be more clear, it should match with proper answer.

Rajesh Kumar Gupta on 2009-04-18 22:45:36 wrote,

@Pankaj Kapil,
Dear, all questions are taken from standard sources so don't get worried. Anyway thnkx for ur comment.

Ankit Bhardwaj on 2010-08-28 17:06:58 wrote,

answer of first question is wrong................it's write answer is rename

Ankit Bhardwaj on 2010-10-07 17:45:12 wrote,

first question's ans is wrong........mv is used to move a file from one location to another and rename is used to rename a file and syntax is below...........

rename oldfilename newfilename oldfilename

anup kumar on 2011-01-14 05:13:17 wrote,


chiru jeevi on 2011-02-24 18:25:28 wrote,

nice job helps alot:}

wasim akram on 2011-02-25 06:57:29 wrote,

on 2010-10-07 23:15:12 wrote,
first question's ans is wrong........mv is used to move a file from one location to another and rename is used to rename a file and syntax is below...........

rename oldfilename newfilename oldfilename

this is wrong mv is to rename a file

es e on 2011-04-19 13:30:14 wrote,

depending on the type of linux/unix u r using on your box. the answer to que 1 is correct. Good jobs done here.

sunil rao on 2011-04-21 21:49:50 wrote,


Gokul Thulasidharan on 2011-04-21 21:56:45 wrote,

First Ans is write. mv is used to move the file and use to rename also

kannan p on 2011-04-29 11:31:47 wrote,

Very useful for beginers... :)

luke luke on 2011-05-05 13:44:10 wrote,

It helps to refresh Unix commands

Marshall Wilson on 2011-05-12 08:54:16 wrote,


Rameshwar Naraboina on 2011-05-23 12:10:44 wrote,

yes..its good...!!!

debranjan saha on 2011-05-24 11:21:02 wrote,


rohit patidar on 2011-06-01 11:18:37 wrote,


Rajendra Gawde on 2011-06-03 04:30:38 wrote,

good one... helps a lot...

sridhar lakshmipathy on 2011-06-03 15:41:30 wrote,

good one :-)

manjunath r on 2011-06-21 10:02:13 wrote,

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Swap Ghuge on 2011-06-28 11:20:59 wrote,

Thanks a lot..It helps

kishi banthiya on 2011-07-08 04:56:10 wrote,

thanx a lot,i learned a lot........

sona das on 2011-07-08 07:40:13 wrote,

nice test .........it will realy helpful..

raghu juluri on 2011-07-12 14:42:46 wrote,

nice test...we need some critical questions in this.

preeti singanalli on 2011-07-16 19:05:48 wrote,

good one

Paginas Reunidas on 2011-07-20 15:39:14 wrote,

Question 2- no answer is correct.
You say is B, but
doesn't move one up, it moves to the home directory.

sheik ibrahim on 2011-07-20 17:39:01 wrote,

some questions are coming repeatedly.... otherwise it s very helpfull

anant pratap on 2011-07-24 11:01:23 wrote,


ganesh krishnamurthy on 2011-07-26 06:03:26 wrote,


Jefferyjeromeraj jeromeraj on 2011-07-28 06:45:01 wrote,


Ayaskanta Ratha on 2011-08-08 09:45:19 wrote,

nice one but question 8 is having wrong option

kaushal rakesh on 2011-08-09 06:52:41 wrote,

Good One but few questions are repeated.

Akanksha Jain on 2011-08-13 10:50:30 wrote,

questions are nice but explanation of answers should also be given..

mujahid s on 2011-08-14 06:01:06 wrote,


om prakash jha on 2011-08-15 21:53:04 wrote,

good experience

karthikeyan kandasamy on 2011-09-05 07:30:35 wrote,

this is very good for freshers.

chowdary mahi on 2011-09-18 14:38:54 wrote,

good for freshers

Vijay Soni on 2011-10-16 17:51:01 wrote,

Ques. are good but there should be some ques. about networking and all..

Aseefahmad Kotyalkar on 2011-11-21 17:14:16 wrote,

Good for practicing....:)

pramod mahajan on 2012-01-23 13:16:24 wrote,

this is the best way 4 students preparation... thx 2 getgyan.com..

surabhi agrawal on 2012-01-26 03:36:24 wrote,


sonam singhal on 2012-02-07 18:32:40 wrote,

good questions

kamaldeep kaler on 2012-03-04 13:20:21 wrote,

good for startup with unix

goutam priyadarsi on 2012-05-04 19:54:55 wrote,

Welldone Prateek, keep up.

jaswant singh on 2012-05-26 11:43:09 wrote,

very goody parteek very nice question man

anil more on 2012-06-12 00:14:42 wrote,

ya nice..!!!

manish sharma on 2012-06-12 10:42:04 wrote,

Q2 is wrong.

one directory up level is achieved by cd ..

kiran reddy on 2012-06-23 03:10:19 wrote,

very nice basic level in linux

udaykiran puppala on 2012-08-01 12:32:53 wrote,


manoj sahu on 2012-08-02 14:59:30 wrote,


ashok venkata on 2012-08-04 15:22:53 wrote,


my friends on 2012-08-08 21:05:25 wrote,

thanks iget15 in this test

jasam parkar on 2012-10-30 04:39:19 wrote,

good one

dipu kumar on 2012-11-27 07:13:22 wrote,

nice one

aurabinda nanda on 2013-02-24 08:24:06 wrote,

good one

Rashmi Sinha on 2013-03-25 06:03:03 wrote,

Nice Questions :)

kumar funny on 2013-04-08 16:25:30 wrote,

q2 answer is cd..

Ankur Sharma on 2013-04-17 19:55:06 wrote,

answer for 2nd qwestion is wrong as cd will take u to home directory

feroz ali on 2013-04-21 09:38:30 wrote,


sathish kumar on 2013-04-23 07:36:11 wrote,

very useful . thanks for the concern

ANIL kumar on 2013-05-13 10:09:49 wrote,

Good...it's helpfull for good pratice

Ajay singh on 2013-05-16 17:53:40 wrote,

good to brush up basic commands

Chandru Usav on 2013-05-31 05:04:48 wrote,

I stepped in here.Seems,Good move to learn linux

sumit pawar on 2013-06-19 13:42:13 wrote,

really nice to have such questions for practice

sudhakar v on 2013-07-10 10:45:42 wrote,


epic sasi on 2013-07-25 09:25:46 wrote,

thank u admin

PRADIP SAKPAL on 2013-07-28 03:43:57 wrote,

liked it!!!

kavikant singh on 2013-08-21 10:22:02 wrote,

good :)

Dhumrawarn Pakhare on 2013-08-23 12:20:59 wrote,

very good test

Naveen Gubbala on 2013-08-30 01:06:17 wrote,

Good Experience...thanks

manoj xg on 2013-09-17 07:39:42 wrote,

Nice:) This is good.. And i expecting much more..

Kesigan Anbalagan on 2013-09-17 14:03:13 wrote,

Its very helpful... thanks