MIS 502 Ch 11 Drilled Down

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MIS 502 Ch 11 Drilled Down

MIS 502 Ch 11 Drilled Down


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Explicit priority scheduling chooses the next process to be dispatched based on the expected amount of CPU time needed to complete the process.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    Which software component directly interacts with storage and I/O devices?
    • A. 

      Kernel

    • B. 

      Service layer

  • 3. 
    The service layer directly interacts with storage and I/O devices.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Under virtual memory management, the location of a memory page is determined by searching a page table.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    The ____ is the portion of the operating system that manages resources and directly interacts with computer hardware.
    • A. 

      Service layer

    • B. 

      Kernel

  • 6. 
    Process control blocks are normally organized into a linked or circular list called the process queue or run queue.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    A real time process always contains subunits that can be executed concurrently or simultaneously.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    The ____ determines which thread to move to the running state.
    • A. 

      Scheduler

    • B. 

      Supervisor

  • 9. 
    Most service calls are actually indirect requests for ____.
    • A. 

      A page swap

    • B. 

      System resources

  • 10. 
    Process control blocks are normally organized into a linked list called the ____
    • A. 

      Scheduler

    • B. 

      Process queue

  • 11. 
    The supervisor determines which thread to move to the running state.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    Device drivers are located within the operating system kernel.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    The term ____ scheduling describes to any type of scheduling in which a running process may lose control of the CPU to another process.
    • A. 

      Preemptive

    • B. 

      real time

  • 14. 
    Which software component directly interacts with storage and I/O devices?
    • A. 

      Service layer

    • B. 

      Kernel

  • 15. 
    What operating system component does application software call to perform functions such as file manipulation and printer control?
    • A. 

      Command layer

    • B. 

      Service layer

  • 16. 
    A real time process always contains subunits that can be executed concurrently or simultaneously.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    The supervisor determines which thread to move to the running state.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    Process control blocks are normally organized into a linked list called the ____.
    • A. 

      Process queue

    • B. 

      Scheduler

  • 19. 
    The term real time scheduling describes to any type of scheduling in which a running thread may lose control of the CPU to another thread.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    A thread in the ____ state requires only access to the CPU to continue execution.
    • A. 

      Blocked

    • B. 

      Ready

  • 21. 
    A thread in the ready state requires only access to the CPU to continue execution
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 22. 
    Under virtual memory management, the location of a memory page is determined by searching a page table.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 23. 
    A process queue may be used for interprocess communication when no data needs to be passed.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 24. 
    A thread in the ____ state requires only access to the CPU to continue execution.
    • A. 

      Ready

    • B. 

      Blocked

  • 25. 
    The ____ determines which thread to move to the running state.
    • A. 

      Supervisor

    • B. 

      Scheduler

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