System Administration Online Test
About the test
The System administrator (sysadmin)/system engineer online test assesses a candidate's knowledge of setting up and maintaining computer systems.
It's an ideal test for pre-employment screening. A good system administrator needs to have knowledge of upkeep, configuration, and reliable operation of system software, hardware, and computer systems, especially servers. They also ensure that these systems run efficiently and effectively.
This online test requires candidates to answer multiple-choice questions about different parts of computer systems, and procedures that keep such systems up and running.
Sample public questions
A company plans to purchase laptops for its employees so that they can work from home. The last decision to be made is which type of storage device to put into each laptop, based on the type of daily tasks each employee does.
How will a common SSD compare to a common HDD?
A startup is using an in-house storage system that provides protection in case of single-disk failures, but this turned out to be insufficient.
Which of the following configurations can provide double-disk failure protection on any two disks in the configuration?
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Skills and topics tested
- System Administration
- Web Server Software
- Server Clustering
- Storage Systems
For job roles
- Network Administrator
- Network Engineer
- System Administrator (Sysadmin)
- System Engineer
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