OS/2 Operating SySTEM Quiz.

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The OS/2 has a very complicated development mainly because it was developed and embraced by two different companies. Not just different companies, but with different ideologies. It went to a lot of changes over the years, but finally stopped functioning in 2006. Take this test to test your knowledge on OS/2.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    What is Dos?

    • A.

      Direct reporting operating system

    • B.

      Digital research operating system

    • C.

      A and B

    • D.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    B. Digital research operating system
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Digital research operating system". Digital Research, Inc. was a company that developed operating systems, and one of their notable operating systems was called "DOS" (Disk Operating System). DOS was widely used in the early days of personal computers, particularly with IBM PCs. It provided a command-line interface and allowed users to interact with the computer and run programs. While "Direct reporting operating system" is not a recognized term, "Digital research operating system" accurately describes DOS and its origins. Therefore, the correct answer is "Digital research operating system".

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  • 2. 

    Who created OS/2?

    • A.

      Microsoft

    • B.

      Samsung

    • C.

      IBM

    • D.

      A and C

    Correct Answer
    D. A and C
    Explanation
    OS/2 was created by a collaboration between Microsoft and IBM. Microsoft contributed their Windows technology, while IBM provided their DOS operating system. This partnership resulted in the development of OS/2, an operating system that combined the best features of both companies' technologies. Therefore, the correct answer is A and C (Microsoft and IBM).

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  • 3. 

    Who else co-created OS/2?

    • A.

      Google

    • B.

      Microsoft

    • C.

      IPhone

    • D.

      IOS

    Correct Answer
    B. Microsoft
    Explanation
    Microsoft is the correct answer because OS/2 was co-created by Microsoft and IBM. OS/2 was a computer operating system that was developed in the late 1980s as a collaboration between the two companies. While Microsoft later shifted its focus to Windows, OS/2 was initially intended to be the successor to MS-DOS. This partnership between Microsoft and IBM eventually dissolved, and IBM continued to develop and release OS/2 on its own.

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  • 4. 

    Who exclusively owns OS/2?

    • A.

      IBM

    • B.

      Google

    • C.

      Microsoft

    • D.

      Yahoo

    Correct Answer
    A. IBM
    Explanation
    IBM exclusively owns OS/2.

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  • 5. 

    When was IBM and Microsoft's relationship severed?

    • A.

      2000

    • B.

      1980

    • C.

      1987

    • D.

      1985

    Correct Answer
    C. 1987
    Explanation
    In 1987, IBM and Microsoft's relationship was severed. This suggests that prior to this year, IBM and Microsoft had a collaborative or cooperative relationship. The severing of their relationship could have been due to various reasons such as disagreements, changes in business strategies, or the emergence of new competitors. However, without further context, it is difficult to determine the specific reasons behind the termination of their relationship.

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  • 6. 

    What's the meaning of OS/2?

    • A.

      Online System operation

    • B.

      Operating system

    • C.

      A and B

    • D.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    B. Operating system
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Operating system." OS/2 stands for Operating System/2, which is an operating system developed by IBM and Microsoft. It was designed to be a successor to the original IBM PC DOS operating system. Therefore, the meaning of OS/2 is an operating system.

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  • 7. 

    Which is not a computer language, it is written?

    • A.

      C

    • B.

      C++

    • C.

      Assembly Language

    • D.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    D. None of the above
    Explanation
    The given question asks for a computer language that is not written. The options provided are C, C++, Assembly Language, and None of the above. However, all computer languages mentioned in the options are written languages, meaning they are expressed using a specific syntax and written in a textual format. Therefore, the correct answer is "None of the above" as all the options mentioned are computer languages that are written.

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  • 8. 

    When was it first released?

    • A.

      1987

    • B.

      1989

    • C.

      1980

    • D.

      1999

    Correct Answer
    A. 1987
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 1987. This means that the item being referred to was first released in the year 1987.

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  • 9. 

    When was the latest version created?

    • A.

      2005

    • B.

      2004

    • C.

      2000

    • D.

      2001

    Correct Answer
    D. 2001
    Explanation
    The latest version was created in 2001.

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  • 10. 

    Which language is it not available in?

    • A.

      English

    • B.

      Latin

    • C.

      French

    • D.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    D. None of the above
    Explanation
    The question asks which language the information is not available in. The options given are English, Latin, French, and "None of the above". The correct answer is "None of the above" because it implies that the information is available in all the languages mentioned in the options, which are English, Latin, and French.

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