IT 244: Introduction to Linux/Unix
Answers to Class 7 Ungraded Quiz

  1. What is the name of the directory at the top of the Unix filesystem?
  2. What symbol is used to represent the top of the Unix filesystem?
  3. What is the parent directory?
    the directory directly above your current directory
  4. What is a child directory?
    a directory inside your current directory
  5. What would you type at the terminal to go to the top of the hierarchical file system?
    cd  /
  6. Can you have two files with the same name in the same directory?
  7. Can you have two files named memo.txt and Memo.txt in the same directory?
    yes. the filename are different because Unix is case sensitive
  8. Does Unix recognize filename extensions?
  9. What directory are you in when you first log in to a Unix machine?
    your own home directory
  10. In what directory is your home directory located?