Linux Online Test

Linux Online Test

Evaluate aptitude, technical and coding skills with Adaface skills assessment platform powered with an intelligent chatbot

Evaluate aptitude, technical and coding skills with Adaface skills assessment platform powered with an intelligent chatbot
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  • paypal
  • UCLA
  • lovebonito
  • singapore-government
  • nielson
  • adidas

Sample Questions

Sample Questions

These are just a small sample from our library of 10,000+ questions. The actual questions on this test will be non-googleable.

🧐 Question 🔧 Skill 💪 Difficulty ⌛ Time
Fork mellow yellow - How many times will the fol...
Linux Medium 2 min
Remote server connection - Our software engineering in...
SSH
Linux Medium 2 min
Linux
Fork mellow yellow
Fork mellow yellow
Duration ⌛
Difficulty 💪
: 2 mins
: Medium

How many times will the following code will print "Mellow Yellow"?

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Linux
Remote server connection
Remote server connection
SSH
Duration ⌛
Difficulty 💪
: 2 mins
: Medium

Our software engineering intern, Wu is looking to use port 4545 on ...

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- Brandon Lee, Head of People, Love, Bonito

Start using conversational Linux Online Test for the most accurate and candidate friendly screening today
Start using conversational Linux Online Test for the most accurate and candidate friendly screening today
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Customized assessments for every experience level
Customized assessments for every experience level

Customized by subject matter experts to cater to job roles for all experience levels (fresh grads to 8-10 years) within your organization.

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Higher test taking rate compared to traditional tests
Higher test taking rate compared to traditional tests

Adaface assessments have an average test taking rate of 86% as compared to an industry standard of 50%.

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Accurate evaluation using on-the-job, non-tricky questions
Accurate evaluation using on-the-job, non-tricky questions

Adaface assessments have relevant questions that test for on-the-job skills. We do not expect candidates to solve puzzles/ trick questions.

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Trusted by companies worldwide

Trusted by companies worldwide

"The hiring managers felt that through the technical questions that they asked during the panel interviews, they were able to tell which candidates had better scores, and differentiated with those who did not score as well. They are highly satisfied with the quality of candidates shortlisted with the Adaface screening."


- Human Resources Manager, Singapore Government

Everything you need to know about Linux Online Test 👇

Everything you need to know about Linux Online Test 👇

Adaface Linux Online Test will be customized to accurately evaluate on-the-job skills required for your role. This assessment test is useful when you are hiring candidates for roles like - Linux system administrator, Network administrator, Backend Developer.

Linux basics Bash Shell scripting files permissions

Why You Should Use This Test

The Linux Online test helps recruiters and hiring managers to identify qualified candidates from a pool of resumes, and helps in taking objective hiring decisions. It reduces the administrative overhead of interviewing too many candidates and saves expensive engineering time by filtering out unqualified candidates.

The Adaface tests screen candidates for the typical skills recruiters look for in a Linux expert:

  • Linux knowledge 
  • Bash scripting experience
  • Experience with Structured Query Language SQL (optional)
  • Familiarity with network routers and firewalls

The insights generated from this assessment can be used by recruiters and hiring managers to identify the best candidates for the role. Anti-cheating features enable you to be comfortable with conducting assessments online. The Linux system administrator test is ideal for helping recruiters identify which candidates have the technical skills to do well on the job.

About This Test

The Linux online test will consist of ~20 MCQ and optionally a coding challenge/ debugging challenge crafted by experts and will cover a broad spectrum of topics within Linux. Use this Linux Online Quiz to streamline your hiring process.

The Linux Online Test helps you screen candidates. Interview only candidates with proven hands-on technical expertise in Linux.

The idea behind this online Linux quiz is to help you assess on-the-job Linux concepts, Core Linux knowledge, bash scripting, coding and debugging skills with just one test.

Here is a list of topics (only for reference, actual topics and questions for your custom assessment will be chosen by our subject matter experts based on your job description/ ideal engineer persona).

Linux Bash Scripting Files
Permissions Network Diagnostics Shell scripting Package Management
Text Manipulation Navigation Data Storage Security Basics

Score Distribution

You should expect ~20% of the candidates to do well on Adaface assessments.

The score distribution for our assessments follow the normal curve. This is a good sign- standardized tests like SAT and GRE follow the normal distribution (bell curve).

Status quo assessments typically have the exact opposite of the bell curve (too many candidates getting close to 0, too many candidates getting close to 100 and too few candidates in the middle). This is typically because they focus on theoretical questions or trick questions, which are very binary in nature- either you know the trick/ theory or you don’t.

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FAQs

What is a custom assessment?

Every role is different and requires a custom assessment to identify top candidates efficiently. Adaface subject matter experts understand your job description/ role requirements and pick the most relevant questions from our library of 10000+ questions to create a technical assessment that helps you find the qualified candidates in your candidate pipeline quickly. All custom assessments are set up based on the job description, role requirements, must-have skills, experience level and salary range within a maximum of 48 hours and you will get an email notification once it goes live.

Check out a sample assessment here (no credit card required).

Can I combine multiple skills into one custom assessment?

Yes, absolutely. Custom assessments are set up based on your job description, and will include questions on all must-have skills you specify.

How is Adaface different from other assessment tools?

We believe that status quo tech assessment platforms are not a fair way for companies to evaluate engineers because they focus on trick questions/ puzzles/ niche algorithms. We started Adaface to help companies find great engineers by assessing on-the-job skills required for a role. Read more about why we started Adaface.

Here's what's different with Adaface:

  1. High quality non-googleable questions that test for on-the-job skills as opposed to theoretical knowledge.
  2. A friendly conversational assessment with a chatbot, instead of sending a "test" to a candidate. This translates to a higher completion rate. Adaface assessments (86% candidate completion rate), as opposed to traditional tests (40-50% candidate completion rate)
  3. Customized assessments for 700+ skills at different experience levels.
Do you have any anti-cheating features in place?

We have the following anti-cheating features in place:

  1. Web proctoring
  2. Webcam proctoring
  3. Plagairism detection
  4. Non-googleable questions
  5. Secure browser

How do I interpret test scores?

The primary thing to keep in mind is that an assessment is an elimination tool, not a selection tool. As in an assessment is optimizing to help you eliminate candidates who are not technically qualified for the role, it is not optimized to help you find the best candidate for the role. So the ideal way to use an assessment is to decide a threshold score (typically 60%, we help you benchmark) and invite all candidates who score above the threshold for the next rounds of interview.

What experience level can I use this test for?

Each Adaface assessment is customized to your job description/ ideal candidate persona (our subject matter experts will pick the right questions for your assessment from our library of 10000+ questions). This assessment can be customized for any experience level.

Does every candidate get the same questions?

Yes, it makes it much easier for you to compare candidates. Options for MCQ questions and the order of questions are randomized. We have anti-cheating features in place. In our enterprise plan, we also have the option to create multiple versions of the same assessment with questions of similar difficulty levels.

I'm a candidate. Can I try a practice test?

No. Unfortunately, we do not support practice tests at the moment.

What is the cost for using the Linux Online Test?

You can check out our pricing plans here.

Can I get a free trial?

You can sign up for free and check out the platform here. The dashboard has a sample assessment for you to review the quality of questions and check out the candidate experience of a chat based assessment. Since our questions are premium, we are unable to share sample questions for a particular skill/ technology. You can also review our sample public questions here.

I just moved to a paid plan. How can I request a custom assessment?

Check out our quick guide on requesting a custom assessment here.

About The Role

Linux is the best-known and most-used open source operating system. As an operating system, Linux is software that sits underneath all of the other software on a computer, receiving requests from those programs and relaying these requests to the computer’s hardware.

The job of a Linux systems administrator is to manage the operations of a computer system like maintain, enhance, create user account/report, taking backups using Linux tools and command-line interface tools.

Linux administration covers backups, file restores, disaster recovery, new system builds, hardware maintenance, automation, user maintenance, filesystem housekeeping, application installation and configuration, system security management, and storage management.

Typical Linux administrator responsibilities include:

  • Proactively maintain and develop all Linux infrastructure technology to maintain a 24x7x365 uptime service
  • Create tools to help teams make the most out of the available infrastructure
  • Research ways to improve the stability, efficiency, security and scalability of the environment
  • Design and develop infrastructure monitoring and reporting tools
How do I use this?
How do I use this?

Start screening within minutes with Adaface ready-to-go tests

Start screening within minutes with Adaface ready-to-go tests

1. Choose the most appropriate test for your role

2. Start inviting candidates to complete the assessment

3. Receive real time notifications and shortlist the best candidates

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Customize the test with multiple skills/ seniority levels according to your job description

Customize the test with multiple skills/ seniority levels according to your job description

1. Get a custom assessment from our library of 700+ skills within 48 hours

2. Start inviting candidates to complete the assesment

3. Receive real time notifications and shortlist the best candidates

What Are Conversational Assessments
What Are Conversational Assessments

Conversational assessments are the most candidate friendly way to get insights into a candidate's on-the-job skills and suitability for a role, while providing for a delightful candidate experience. Candidates love conversational assessments because they are fast, intuitive and feel like an interview rather than a test.

traditional assessments cons

Tired of traditional assessments with trick questions and low completion rates?

conversational assessments pros

Adaface conversational assessments are reflective of on-the-job skills and see an 86% completion rate as compared to ~50% for traditional assessment platforms.

Test multiple skills in a single assessment customized for your job description
Test multiple skills in a single assessment customized for your job description
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