Linux System Administrator Assessment Test

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Linux system administrator assessment test helps employers to evaluate basic knowledge of candidates for data storage, networking, operating system, system software to hire as system administrator. System Administrator skills assessment is useful for hiring various job roles like Linux System Administrator, Network Administrator, Associate System Administrator, SysOps Administrator, Linux Admin. Our test helps you build winning tech team quickly by Increasing interview-to-selection ratio by 62% and reducing hiring time by 45%.

About Linux System Administrator Assessment Test

Linux is one of the most widely used operating systems. Linux system administrator is responsible to effectively configure, operate, administer & secure the hardware and networking software in Linux environments. Linux system administrator should possess strong knowledge of Linux servers in virtualized environments, fundamentals of Linux scripting languages, proficiency with configuration management & network tools, etc. 
Linux system administrator assessment test is specifically designed & validated by experienced subject matter experts (SME) to assess the skills of Linux system administrator as per the industry standards. Linux system administrator skills assessment test helps recruiters & hiring managers to test administrative, networking and documentation skills of candidates before an interview. 

In the online Linux admin test, an emphasis is laid upon evaluating the knowledge of applied skills gained through real work experience, rather than theoretical knowledge. Our system administrator skills assessment test can be taken by candidates from anywhere in the comfort of their time zone.

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Test Summary

Linux administration test helps to screen the candidates who possess traits as follows: 
1. Ability to install and configure software and hardware 
2. Experience in handling all Linux Bash commands 
3. Knowledge of Linux/Unix Administration 
4. Good knowledge of networking fundamentals and cloud computing fundamentals 
5. Ability to monitor system performance and capacity planning 
6. Good understanding of creating and modifying scripts or applications to perform tasks 
7. Experience in customer service 
Use our Linux system administrator assessment test to test practical skills of Linux system admin. You will get the detailed test reports instantly. This intelligent reporting system gives you sub-sectional scores that help you to analyze the skill related strengths and weaknesses of the candidate, thereby assisting you in making better hiring decisions.  

Linux administration test may contain MCQ's (Multiple Choice Questions), MAQ's (Multiple Answer Questions), Fill in the Blanks, Descriptive, Whiteboard Questions, Audio / Video Questions, AI-LogicBox (Pseudo-Coding Platform), Coding Simulations, True or False Questions, etc. 
Linux admin test is designed considering EEOC guidelines, it will help you assess & hire diverse talent without any bias.

Test Duration: 55 minutes

No. of Questions: 35

Level of Expertise: Entry/Mid/Senior

Useful for hiring

  • Linux System Administrator
  • Network Administrator
  • Associate System Administrator
  • SysOps Administrator
  • Linux Admin

Topics Covered

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Linux Bash

 iMocha’s Linux System Administrator Assessment Test helps recruiters, HRs and Hiring Managers to evaluate candidate’s ability of working with Linux Bash which is a command line interpreter provides command line interface  

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Linux/Unix Administration

 This test evaluates candidate’s knowledge about Unix System Administration which insures installation, configuration and maintenance of system 

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Networking Fundamentals

 Our system administrator skills assessment test evaluates candidate’s understanding about TCP/IP networking fundamentals for Linux system 

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Cloud Computing Fundamentals

 This test evaluates a candidate’s knowledge about cloud computing in which workloads run within clouds 

Sample Questions

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Question types:

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Native Commands



Q 1. You have a log file ‘entries.log’ with timestamps included for each log entry. You need a file that includes the log entries without the timestamps using bash noting that this is a sample for the log entry: 2018-01-01 12:56:42 status unpacked dpkg:amd64 1.18.4ubuntu1.3
Which of the following can you use to do this?
awk '{ print substr(index($0, ($0,$3)) }' entries.log
awk '{ print substr($0, index($0,$3)) }' entries.log
awk '{ print substr($0, index($1,$3)) }' entries.log
awk '{ print substr($1, index($0,$3)) }' entries.log

Question types:

Multiple Option


IPv6 static routing



Q 2. You want to send all your IPv6 traffic to ISP (next hop). They have IPv6 address 2001:0DB8:C21A::1. How can you set a static default route?
ipv6 route 2001:0DB8:C21A::0::1/128 ::/0
ipv6 route 2001:0DB8:C21A::1 ::/0
ipv6 route 2001:0DB8:C21A::1 :/0
ipv6 route 2001:0DB8:C21A::1/128 ::/0

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