Its635 Week 1 Quiz

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Programmer Quizzes & Trivia

This quiz will test your knowledge of chapter 1.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Without an operating system it would be easier for programmers to write code.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    An operating system performs one primary function which is managing hardware resources.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    An operating system process is basically a program in execution.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Operating systems allow multiple programs to be in memory at the same time.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Resource management done by the operating system is largely transparent to the end user.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Virtualization is a new concept which has grown in popularity over the past 5 years.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Operating systems are usually written by many programmers.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    In all cases, the operating system code is directly executed by the hardware.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    The operating system is the code that carries out the system calls.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Current operating systems are massive, inflexible, unreliable, insecure, and loaded with bugs.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False