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Pop Quiz: Basic FTP commands

Do you know which FTP command is used to upload multiple files? Take this short quiz and test your knowledge of basic FTP commands.

Answers (in bold) to our TR Dojo pop quiz on basic FTP commands:

1. Which of the following FTP commands would you use to connect to a remote system?

  • logon
  • connect
  • open
  • attach

2. Which of the following FTP commands would you use to display an abbreviated list the files and subdirectories in the remote system's current directory?

  • cd
  • get
  • ls
  • open

3. Which of the following FTP commands would you use to change the active directory on the remote system?

  • change
  • up
  • cd
  • go

4. Which of the following FTP commands would you use to change the active directory on the local system?

  • lchange
  • lup
  • lcd
  • lgo

5. Which of the following FTP commands would you use to upload a single file to the remote system?

  • upload
  • transfer
  • put
  • file

6. Which of the following FTP commands would you use to upload multiple files to the remote system?

  • mupload
  • mtransfer
  • mput
  • mfile

7. Which of the following FTP commands would you use to download a single file from the remote system?

  • get
  • download
  • transfer
  • file

8. Which of the following FTP commands would you use to download multiple files from the remote system?

  • mget
  • mdownload
  • mtransfer
  • mfile

9. Which of the following FTP commands would you use to delete a file on the remote system?

  • remove
  • trash
  • delete
  • erase

10. Which of the following FTP commands would you use to display a list of FTP commands?

  • commands
  • help
  • ftp
  • showc

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