How many questions are on the LPIC test and is it a written or muliple choice test or both?
Assuming that you are asking about LPIC-1?
If so, it has a total of 60 questions with both multiple choice questions and fill in the blanks. The exam is done on a computer through a vendor/test center like Pearson. The test center will provide you with a computer system with the exam software loaded up for you to enter your LPI ID and proceed with the test.
Yes, the LPIC-1, and the Linux Essentials is not a pre-requisite to take the LPIC-1, correct?
The Essentials exam is not a pre-requisite to taking and getting your LPIC-1 certification no.