Operating System Quiz 1

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Operating System Quiz 1

The objective of this quiz is to let the students identify the use and function of operating system. This quiz consists of 10 Multiple Choice Questions and is good 30 minutes. Select the best answer for each of the questions given.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following is the primary purpose of an operating system?
    • A. 

      To make the most efficient use of the computer hardware

    • B. 

      To allow people to use the computer

    • C. 

      To keep systems programmers employed

    • D. 

      To make computers easier to use

  • 2. 
    One of the function of operating system is it serves an interface between user and ______ ?
    • A. 

      Software

    • B. 

      Hardware

    • C. 

      Utilities

    • D. 

      Data ware

  • 3. 
    Which of the following is  NOT  a function of operating system? 
    • A. 

      Resource Manager

    • B. 

      Storage Manager

    • C. 

      Process Manager

    • D. 

      Software Manager

  • 4. 
    Copying a process from memory to disk to allow space for other processes is called?
    • A. 

      Swapping

    • B. 

      Deadlock

    • C. 

      Demand Paging

    • D. 

      Page Fault

  • 5. 
    It is used in operating system to separate mechanism from policy?
    • A. 

      Single level implementation

    • B. 

      Two level implementation

    • C. 

      Three level implementation

    • D. 

      Multi level implementation

  • 6. 
    The operating system creates virtual ____ from the physical computer.
    • A. 

      Space

    • B. 

      Computer

    • C. 

      Device

    • D. 

      Memory

  • 7. 
    What is the first program that runs on a computer when the computer boots up?
    • A. 

      System software

    • B. 

      System operations

    • C. 

      Operating system

    • D. 

      Utilities

  • 8. 
    Which runs on computer hardware and serves as platform for other software and the user program?
    • A. 

      System software

    • B. 

      System operations

    • C. 

      Operating system

    • D. 

      Utilities

  • 9. 
    Which Operating System does not support networking between computers?
    • A. 

      Windows 3.1

    • B. 

      Windows 95

    • C. 

      Windows 2000

    • D. 

      Windows NT

  • 10. 
    Which Operating System does not support long file names?
    • A. 

      OS/2

    • B. 

      Windows 95

    • C. 

      MS-DOS

    • D. 

      Windows NT

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