Operating System Test 1

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Operating System Test 1 - Quiz

This test contains 10 questions having 1 mark each.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    ___runs on computer hardware and serve as platform for other softwares to run on 
    • A. 

      Operating System

    • B. 

      Application Software

    • C. 

      System Software

    • D. 

      All

  • 2. 
     ___ is the layer of a computer system between the hardware and the user program 
    • A. 

      Operating environment

    • B. 

      Operating system

    • C. 

      System environment

    • D. 

      None

  • 3. 
    The primary purpose of an operating system is ____ 
    • 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

  • 4. 
    ____ transforms one interface into another interface 
    • A. 

      Program

    • B. 

      Software

    • C. 

      Data

    • D. 

      None

  • 5. 
    _____ system is built directly on the hardware 
    • A. 

      Environment

    • B. 

      System

    • C. 

      Operating

    • D. 

      None

  • 6. 
    Multiprogramming systems
    • A. 

      Are easier to develop than single programming systems

    • B. 

      Execute each job faster

    • C. 

      Execute more jobs in the same time period

    • D. 

      Are used only one large mainframe computers.

  • 7. 
    _______ is the first program run on a computer when the computer boots up 
    • A. 

      System software

    • B. 

      Operating system

    • C. 

      System operations

    • D. 

      None

  • 8. 
    ________ interface consists of things like program counter, registers, interrupts and terminals 
    • A. 

      Hardware

    • B. 

      Software

    • C. 

      Data

    • D. 

      None

  • 9. 
    ______ shares characteristics with both hardware and software 
    • A. 

      Operating system

    • B. 

      Software

    • C. 

      Data

    • D. 

      None

  • 10. 
    ____ is used in operating system to separate mechanism from policy 
    • A. 

      Single level implementation

    • B. 

      Two level implementation

    • C. 

      Multi level implementation

    • D. 

      None

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