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Bash - Check your knowledge

✔ Among these 4 shells, which one does not exist:

  • Bash
  • Ksh
  • Tsh
  • Csh

✔ What is the correct syntax to assign a content to a variable:

  • variable:=value
  • variable := value
  • variable = value
  • variable=value

✔ How to store the return of a command in a variable:

  • file=$(ls)
  • file=ls``
  • file:=$ls
  • file = $(ls)
  • file=${ls}

✔ The read command allows you to read the contents of a file:

  • True
  • False

✔ Which of the following is the correct syntax for the command cut:

  • cut -f: -D1 /etc/passwd
  • cut -d: -f1 /etc/passwd
  • cut -d1 -f: /etc/passwd
  • cut -c ":" -f 3 /etc/passwd

✔ Which command is used to shift positional variables:

  • left
  • shift
  • set
  • array

✔ Which command transforms a string into positional variables:

  • left
  • shift
  • set
  • array

Last update: April 26, 2022

Author: Antoine Le Morvan

Contributors: Steven Spencer

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