Operating System Quiz 1-coe 5th Year

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Operating System Quiz 1-coe 5th Year - Quiz

This quiz will test your comprehension on the previously taken Lecture lessons. After taking the quiz, please call your teachers attention to record your score. God bless! Quiz #1 - July 5, 2012


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    DOS is an example of an Application Program.  
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
      Operating System plays a vital role in the operation of the computer system.    
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Application programs require an operating system to function.  
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Operating systems can be found on almost any device that contains a computer—from cellular phones and video game consoles to supercomputers and web servers.  
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Operating system is a set of software, consisting of hardware and data, which provides basic interface for execution of various application software.            
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    RTOS stands for....  
    • A. 

      Real Time Sharing Operating System

    • B. 

      Resource Time Sharing Operating System

    • C. 

      Reverse Time Sharing Operating System

  • 7. 
    PDA means....  
    • A. 

      Personal Digitizing Assistant

    • B. 

      Personal Digital Assistant

    • C. 

      Person Digitizing the Assistant

  • 8. 
    Single-User Single Tasking OS is also known as:  
    • A. 

      Embedded OS

    • B. 

      Encrypted OS

    • C. 

      Encoded OS

  • 9. 
    This type of OS is commonly used in fields where there is a need for an immediate result or output.  
    • A. 

      Multi-user OS

    • B. 

      Single-User Multi-Tasking OS

    • C. 

      RTOS

  • 10. 
    This OS is use for quick simulations.  
    • A. 

      Single Tasking OS

    • B. 

      RTOS

    • C. 

      Multi-Tasking OS

  • 11. 
    Unix, MVS, VMS are examples of this operating system.  
  • 12. 
    This is the type of operating system found on most personal desktop and laptop computers.
    • A. 

      Multi User-Single Tasking OS

    • B. 

      Single User - Multi-Tasking OS

    • C. 

      Multi-User-Single Tasking OS

  • 13. 
    Windows (Microsoft) and Macintosh (Apple) platforms are the most popular examples of this OS  
    • A. 

      RTOS

    • B. 

      Single-user, single-tasking OS.

    • C. 

      Single-user, multi-tasking OS

  • 14. 
    The other term for Operating System is _____.
    • A. 

      Application Software

    • B. 

      Platform

    • C. 

      Assembly Language

  • 15. 
    This type of OS controls space flights, aircrafts, satellites and other sophisticated equipments.
    • A. 

      Real-time operating system

    • B. 

      Single-User Single-Tasking OS

    • C. 

      Single-User Multi-Tasking OS

  • 16. 
    The figure shows that OS acts as the saving or storing area for hardware resources and application programs.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    When planning what OS to install in your computer system, it is important to consider issues on compatibility with the hardware.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    Operating systems can work without being interrupted.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    When the operating system allows the execution of multiple tasks at one time, it is classified as a
    • A. 

      Single User Multi-tasking OS

    • B. 

      Multi-tasking operating system.

    • C. 

      Real Time OS

  • 20. 
    Google Chrome OS is an operating system based on the Linux kernel and designed by Google. Since Chrome OS targets computer users who spend most of their time on the Internet, it is mainly a_____with no ability to run applications.
    • A. 

      Web browser

    • B. 

      Web URL

    • C. 

      Web design

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