Show your peers what you know about the Windows Diskpart command-line tool

Test your knowledge of the Windows Diskpart utility with this pop quiz. Can you score a passing grade?

Answers to our TR Dojo pop quiz on the Windows Diskpart utility:

1. Diskpart replaced which of the following MS-DOS-based disk management utilities?

  • fdrive
  • diskmanage
  • fdisk
  • diskm

2. Which of the following Diskpart commands can be used without selecting or setting the focus on a specific disk?

  • remove
  • list
  • assign
  • active

3. Which of the following Diskpart commands would you use to set the focus on or select a specific disk?

  • grab
  • focus
  • select
  • disk

4. Which of the following Diskpart commands would you use to obtain summary information about each disk in the computer?

  • info disk
  • list disk
  • display disk
  • show disk

5. Which of the following Diskpart commands would you use to obtain detailed information about the current in-focus disk?

  • detail disk
  • list disk /all
  • show disk /all
  • info disk

6. Which of the following Diskpart commands would you use to create a primary partition on the current in-focus drive?

  • create primary partition
  • create partition primary
  • make partition primary
  • make primary partition

7. Which of the following Diskpart commands would you use to create a simple volume on the specified disk?

  • create simple volume
  • create volume simple
  • make volume simple
  • make simple volume

8. Which of the following Diskpart commands would you use to mark the current in-focus partition as a valid system partition?

  • activate
  • active
  • validate
  • boot

9. Which of the following Diskpart commands would you use to assign a drive letter or mount point to the current in-focus volume?

  • ldrive
  • mount /add
  • assign
  • letter

10. Which of the following Diskpart commands would you use to remove a letter or mount point from the current in-focus partition?

  • delete
  • mount /remove
  • remove
  • ldrive /remove

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