Take This Basic Operating System Quiz & Enhance Your Skill

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An operating system is system software that manages computer hardware and software resources and provides common services for computer programs. If you get to understand how some operating systems such as Microsoft Windows and Apple`s macOS work then you are all set in the IT field. Take up the test below on operating systems and get to enhance your skills.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    A disk scheduling algorithm in an operating system causes the disk arm to sweek back and forth across the disk surface serving all request in its path. This is a
    • A. 

      First come first served

    • B. 

      Shortest seek time first

    • C. 

      Scan

    • D. 

      Eschenback scheme

  • 2. 
    Producer consumer problems can be solved using
    • A. 

      Semaphores

    • B. 

      Event counter

    • C. 

      Monitors

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 3. 
    XENIX can be used only with
    • A. 

      IBM-PCS

    • B. 

      IBM-PC/XT S

    • C. 

      Super computers

    • D. 

      IBM-PC/A/TS

  • 4. 
    When result of a computation depends on the speed of the process involved there is said to be
    • A. 

      Cycle stealing

    • B. 

      Rare condition

    • C. 

      A time clock

    • D. 

      A dead lock

  • 5. 
    Relocation bits used by relocating loader are specified (generated) by
    • A. 

      Relocating loader itself

    • B. 

      Linker

    • C. 

      Assembler or translator

    • D. 

      Macro processor

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