$ cp -f copies forcefully. A. True B. False The question was

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$ cp  -f  copies forcefully.

A. True

B. False

The question was posed to me during an interview.

My question is based upon Copying a File: cp Command topic in division Handling Ordinary Files of Unix

The correct choice is A. True

The best I can explain: -f option copies forcefully when the permissions associated with a file does not allow performing the operation.