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Linux System Administrator Test

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

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Linux System Administrator Assessment Test

Linux is one of the most widely used operating systems. Linux system administrator is responsible for effectively configuring, operating, administering, and securing the hardware and networking software in Linux environments. Linux system administrators 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 and validated by experienced subject matter experts (SMEs) to assess the skills of Linux system administrators as per industry standards. Linux system administrator skills assessment test helps recruiters and hiring managers test candidates' administrative, networking, and documentation skills 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. Candidates can take our system administrator skills assessment test 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 the practical skills of Linux system admin. You will get detailed test reports instantly. This intelligent reporting system gives you sub-sectional scores that help you analyze the candidate's skill-related strengths and weaknesses, thereby assisting you in making better hiring decisions.  

Linux administration test may contain MCQs (Multiple Choice Questions), MAQs (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 and hire diverse talent without any bias.

Useful for hiring
  • Linux System Administrator
  • Network Administrator
  • Associate System Administrator
  • SysOps Administrator
  • Linux Admin
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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

Networking Fundamentals

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

Linux/Unix Administration

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

Cloud Computing Fundamentals

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


Sample Question
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Topics covered
IPv6 static routing


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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