Ch3 X Window Exam

  1. A GUI is intended to provide users a visual way of issuing commands to the computer through the use of WIMP. The acronym WIMP stands for:

    • Workstation, Interfaces, Menus and Printers 
    • Working In Multi-Printer environment 
    • Windows, Icons, Menus and Pointers 
    • Windows, Icons, Menus and Printers
  2. The CLI is one of the ways of issuing commands to the operating system. CLI stands for:

    • Command Line Interface 
    • Common Language Interface 
    • Current Level Interaction 
    • Complex Linear Instructions
  3. X Windows, the latest GUI server for Linux, is a desktop from Microsoft. True or False?

    • True 
    • False
  4. X Window defines the X11 protocol for communication and graphics primitives. True or False?

    • True 
    • False
  5. Which of the following statements is not true regarding X Window:

    • It uses X11 protocol for communication 
    • It provides an easy way to interact graphically with the operating system 
    • X Server and X Client are its important components 
    • It specifies how windows and buttons should look
  6. Which of the following is not a component of the X Window system:

    • Widget/toolkit libraries 
    • Network manager 
    • Hardware drivers 
    • Display manager
  7. If no desktop environment is installed, which of the following display managers is likely to be used?

    • lightdm 
    • xdm
    • kdm
    • gdm
  8. The display manager provided by the GNOME desktop environment is called gdm. True or False?

    • True
    • False
  9. In order for the installed display manager to start automatically during the boot process, the default runlevel for Debian-derived distributions should be:

    • More than 3
    • Less than 2
    • Between 2 and 5
    • Any level
  10. In a RedHat-derived installation, the system administrator notices the following line in the /etc/inittab file:

    id:3:initdefault: 

    Will the installed display manager start automatically during the boot process?

    • Yes
    • Depends on the display manager installed
    • Depends on the user access level
    • No
  11. Once installed, it is not possible to switch from one display manager to another. True or False?

    • True
    • False
  12. On Debian-derived distributions the ___________ command is used to install and choose the default display manager.

    • dpkg-default
    • dpkg-configuration
    • dpkg-reconfigure
    • display-set
  13. The ___________ file is used to set the default display manager and desktop environment on RedHat systems.

    • /etc/sysconfig/desktop.conf
    • /etc/desktop
    • /etc/sysconfig/display
    • /etc/sysconfig/desktop
  14. On a RedHat-derived Linux distribution, the /etc/sysconfig/desktop file contains the following entries:
    DESKTOP="GNOME"
    DISPLAYMANAGER="KDM"

    Which of the following is true?

    • KDM display manager will be used with KDM desktop
    • KDM display manager will be used with GNOME desktop
    • GNOME display manager will be used with KDM desktop
    • GNOME display manager will be used with GNOME desktop
  15. The ____________ tool is recommended to modify the greeting or banner for the gdm display manager.

    • greetingconf
    • bannermaker
    • gconftool-2
    • configure-gdm
  16. By modifying the UseTheme and GreetString keys in the /etc/kde/kdm/kdmrc file, an administrator can change the banner for the kdm display manager.
    True or False?

    • True
    • False
  17. The color depth for the display manager determines:

    • Maximum number of colors that can be displayed on the screen
    • Minimum number of colors that can be displayed on the screen
    • 3D effects on the screen
    • Amount of memory allocated by the video card
  18. In the Screen section of the /etc/X11/xorg.conf file, the DefaultDepth is set to 16. This means:

    • 256 colors can be displayed
    • 16 colors can be displayed
    • 512 colors can be displayed
    • 65536 colors can be displayed
  19. Recent versions of X server do not require xorg.conf files to operate.
    True or False?

    • True
    • False
  20. On modern systems, files in the conf.d directory will be read after the xorg.conf file when present on modern systems.

    True or False?

    • True
    • False
  21. Errors from applications started via an icon in X Windows are sent which of the following files? (choose two)

    • ~/x-errors
    • /usr/share/xsession-errors
    • ~/.session-errors
    • ~/.xsession-errors
    • ~/.xerrors-session