IT's All About Operating Systems Quiz Questions

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Operating System Quizzes & Trivia

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which one of these is an operating system?
    • A. 

      Sony

    • B. 

      Hp

    • C. 

      Macintosh

    • D. 

      Dell

    • E. 

      Toshiba

  • 2. 
    Consider the two statements.(A) A network operating system, the users access remote resources in the same manner as local resource.(B) In a distributed operating system, the user can access remote resources either by logging into the appropriate remote machine or transferring data from the remote machine to their own machine. Which of the statement is true?
    • A. 

      A true, b false

    • B. 

      B true,a false

    • C. 

      Both a and b false

    • D. 

      Both a and b true

  • 3. 
    Which of the following will determine your choice of systems software for your computer ? .
    • A. 

      Is the applications software you want to use compatible with it

    • B. 

      Is it expensive ?

    • C. 

      Is it compatible with your hardware ?

    • D. 

      Both 1 and 3

  • 4. 
    What is a shell ?
    • A. 

      It is a hardware component

    • B. 

      It is a command interpreter

    • C. 

      It is a part in compiler

    • D. 

      It is a tool in CPU scheduling

  • 5. 
    The operating system manages ________.
    • A. 

      Memory

    • B. 

      Processor

    • C. 

      Disk and I/O devices

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 6. 
    The Hardware mechanism that enables a device to notify the CPU is called __________.
    • A. 

      Polling

    • B. 

      Interrupt

    • C. 

      System Call

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 7. 
    ___________ begins at the root and follows a path down to the specified file
    • A. 

      Relative path name

    • B. 

      Absolute path name

    • C. 

      Standalone name

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 8. 
    Virtual Memory is commonly implemented by __________.
    • A. 

      Segmentation

    • B. 

      Swapping

    • C. 

      Demand Paging

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 9. 
    Virtual memory is __________.
    • A. 

      An extremely large main memory

    • B. 

      An extremely large secondary memory

    • C. 

      An illusion of extremely large main memory

    • D. 

      A type of memory used in super computers

  • 10. 
    A program at the time of executing is called ________
    • A. 

      Dynamic program

    • B. 

      Static program

    • C. 

      Binded Program p

    • D. 

      A process

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