The Operating System

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Operating System Quizzes & Trivia

How the operating system works


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    A computer interrupt is ....
    • A. 

      The computer turns off.

    • B. 

      The computer is interrupted by a signal from space saying it needs to close down the illegal application.

    • C. 

      When on word processor, if you type to much the computer makes an interrupt to let you there is no more room to type

    • D. 

      When a device has data to transfer it makes an interrupt .. that means it needs your attention, the processor then stops what it is doing and deals with the device.

    • E. 

      When someone tries to add to your conversation.

  • 2. 
    Priority levels are when the computer needs to decide which
  • 3. 
    Paging is the transfer of pages between main memory and the ...
    • A. 

      Kernal

    • B. 

      Computer system

    • C. 

      Database

    • D. 

      Auxiliary store

    • E. 

      Output device