Git and GitHub Literacy (Beginner Level)

  • 13m
  • 13 questions
The Git and GitHub Literacy benchmark measures your knowledge of the concepts of version control systems and the key features of Git and GitHub. You will be evaluated on your skills in creating local and remote Git repositories. A learner who scores high on this benchmark demonstrates that they have the skills to perform Git operations such as commit and push.

Topics covered

  • configure your Git client with your own information
  • connect your local Git repository to a remote one on GitHub using SSH
  • contrast Git with other version control system and identify its main features
  • create a local Git repository and commit code to it
  • describe the use cases and the process of branching and merging in Git
  • identify the role of GitHub when working with Git repositories
  • make changes to existing files in your Git repo and push those modifications to the remote repo
  • push commits from your local Git repository to a remote repo
  • recall the purpose and fundamental features of version control systems
  • recognize the steps required to add new files to your Git repository
  • remove files from your repository as well as your development workspace using Git
  • set up a remote Git repository on GitHub
  • view the commit history of your repository