Your students gain confidence when they really can do their job.
Imagine that as a network administrator, your student asked to use the Linux command line to allow all employees to open and read files on a certain company network drive.
What's the best way to see if she can really do this job?
Method 1: Multiple Choice Question
If we're using the multiple choice question, the question would look like this:
You are the network administrator at a company that uses Linux OS. You're asked to allow all employees to open and read a file in the Common directory in the company network drive. Which command should you use in the Linux command line?
A. chmod 764 /common/*
B. chmod a+r /common/*
C. cd 662 /common*
D. A or B
E. None of the Above
Method 2: Simulation Question
Using a simulation question, we can simply ask the person to perform this task using a simulated environment.