Operating System Quizzes & Trivia

Do you know which are the basic categories of operating systems out there? Where was the original Unix operating system developed? Since when has the original Mac OS been Apple’s basic operating system? Take our online operating system quizzes to learn interesting facts and trivia about the most popular operating systems in history.
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Do You Have Basic Knowledge About Operating Systems? This quiz lets you test your knowledge on some essential terms of Operating Systems. So, it is suggested that every computer science student take it as it covers some quite...

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     ______ is used in an operating system to separate mechanism from policy.

This test contains 10 questions having 1 mark each.

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    ___runs on computer hardware and serve as platform for other softwares to run on 

This quiz covers introduction to operating system, process management and CPU scheduling.

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    Which of the following in not an Operating System?

Online MCQ Quiz on Operating Systems - Set 2No. of Questions:- 10Time:- 10 MinutesFull Mark:- 100Pass Mark:- 70This Quiz if for those user who wants to test their knowledge in Operating Systems.for...

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    When a computer is first turned on or restarted, a special type of absolute loader called ____ is executed

With just three major players in the modern operating system (OS) market, choosing between them should be a fairly simple process. However, many people still find it difficult to pick whether their machine should be booting into...

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    Rooms, they say, are a great indicator of how you think and act. Describe your room.

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Operating System Questions & Answers


Which is not an Operating System(OS)?
C is the correct answer to this question, which is Python. Although Python is not an operating system, it is important in its own right. This is because it is a high-level programming language. Python is what makes operating systems possible because
What is the "critical region" in an Operating System(OS)?
The answer to this is A. There are times when people would be pressing to open one program several times when the program can only be opened one at a time. This is the critical period because the OS does not allow this to occur. Not all of the region
What is the difference between Ubuntu and Fedora?
Both are Open Source Linux Distribution but they do have some differences that should be noted. Ubuntu is considered to be the most popular Linux-based open-source operating system. Fedora is the fourth most popular but it does not mean that there ar
What is used in the operating system(OS) to separate mechanism from policy?
This is a specific design principle in computer science. It implements that the mechanisms should be separate from the policies, so as to not dictate them. Most commonly, this is incorporated in security management, but can also be used in different
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