17cs403 - Ds Test Your Knowledge

25 Questions | Total Attempts: 176

SettingsSettingsSettings
17cs403 - Ds Test Your Knowledge - Quiz

Module 1. 1 - 1. 7


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    1. Distributed systems have significant characteristics of
    • A. 

      3 types

    • B. 

      2 types

    • C. 

      4 types

    • D. 

      5 types

  • 2. 
    In distributed system each processor has its own
    • A. 

      Local memory

    • B. 

      Clock

    • C. 

      Both local memory and clock

    • D. 

      None of the mentioned

  • 3. 
    RPC allows a computer program to cause a subroutine to execute in _________
    • A. 

      Its own address space

    • B. 

      Another address space

    • C. 

      Both its own address space and another address space

    • D. 

      Applications address space

  • 4. 
    Port identities and capabilities are maintained by
    • A. 

      Object Oriented Operating System

    • B. 

      Kernel Service

    • C. 

      Kernel

    • D. 

      Microkernel

  • 5. 
    A message includes a header that identifies the sending and receiving
    • A. 

      Programs

    • B. 

      Processes

    • C. 

      Application

    • D. 

      System

  • 6. 
    What is interprocess communication?
    • A. 

      Communication within the process 

    • B. 

      Communication between two process

    • C. 

      Communication between two threads of same process

    • D. 

      None of the mentioned

  • 7. 
    Messages sent by a process
    • A. 

      Have to be of a fixed size

    • B. 

      Have to be a variable size

    • C. 

      Can be fixed or variable sized

    • D. 

      None of the mentioned

  • 8. 
    Bounded capacity and Unbounded capacity queues are referred to as
    • A. 

      Programmed buffering

    • B. 

      Automatic buffering

    • C. 

      User defined buffering

    • D. 

      No buffering

  • 9. 
    In the non blocking send
    • A. 

      A. the sending process keeps sending until the message is received

    • B. 

      The sending process sends the message and resumes operation

    • C. 

      The sending process keeps sending until it receives a message

    • D. 

      None of the mentioned

  • 10. 
    In RPC, while a server is processing the call, the client is blocked ________
    • A. 

      Unless the client sends an asynchronous request to the server

    • B. 

      Unless the call processing is complete

    • C. 

      For the complete duration of the connection

    • D. 

      Unless the server is disconnected

  • 11. 
    1. The local operating system on the server machine passes the incoming packets to the ___________
    • A. 

      Server stub

    • B. 

      Client stub

    • C. 

      Client operating system

    • D. 

      Client process

  • 12. 
    RPC works between two processes. These processes must be ____________
    • A. 

      On the same computer

    • B. 

      On different computers connected with a network

    • C. 

      On the same computer and also on different computers connected with a network

    • D. 

      On none of the computers

  • 13. 
    A remote procedure call is _______
    • A. 

      Inter-process communication

    • B. 

      A single process

    • C. 

      A single thread

    • D. 

      A single stream

  • 14. 
    If one site fails in distributed system
    • A. 

      The remaining sites can continue operating

    • B. 

      All the sites will stop working

    • C. 

      Directly connected sites will stop working

    • D. 

      None of the mentioned

  • 15. 
    The capability of a system to adapt the increased service load is called
    • A. 

      Scalability

    • B. 

      Tolerance

    • C. 

      Capacity

    • D. 

      None of the mentioned

  • 16. 
    Network operating system runs on
    • A. 

      Server

    • B. 

      Every system in the network

    • C. 

      Both A & B

    • D. 

      None of the mentioned

  • 17. 
    Processes on the remote systems are identified by
    • A. 

      Host ID

    • B. 

      Host name and identifier

    • C. 

      Identifier

    • D. 

      Process ID

  • 18. 
    A remote procedure is uniquely identified by _________
    • A. 

      Program number

    • B. 

      Version number

    • C. 

      Procedure number

    • D. 

      All of the mentioned

  • 19. 
    The link between two processes P and Q to send and receive messages is called ________
    • A. 

      Communication link

    • B. 

      Message-passing link

    • C. 

      Synchronization link

    • D. 

      All of the mentioned

  • 20. 
    RPC provides a(an) _____ on the client side, a separate one for each remote procedure.
    • A. 

      Stub

    • B. 

      Identifier

    • C. 

      Name

    • D. 

      Process identifier

  • 21. 
    A process that is based on IPC mechanism which executes on different systems and can communicate with other processes using message based communication, is called ________
    • A. 

      Local Procedure Call

    • B. 

      Inter Process Communication

    • C. 

      Remote Procedure Call

    • D. 

      Remote Machine Invocation

  • 22. 
    Transparency that enables multiple instances of resources to be used, is called
    • A. 

      Performance transparency

    • B. 

      Scaling transparency

    • C. 

      Replication transparency

    • D. 

      Concurrency transparency

  • 23. 
    Interprocessor communication that takes place
    • A. 

      Centralized memory

    • B. 

      Shared memory

    • C. 

      Message passing

    • D. 

      Both A and B

    • E. 

      All of these

  • 24. 
    How many layers does Internet model ISO consists of ?
    • A. 

      Three

    • B. 

      Five

    • C. 

      Seven

    • D. 

      Eight

  • 25. 
    What are the advantages of file replication ?
    • A. 

      Improves availability &performance

    • B. 

      Decreases performance

    • C. 

      Consistent

    • D. 

      Improves speed

Back to Top Back to top