Operating System Quizzes & Trivia

Do you know what 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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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?

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...

Questions: 10  |  Attempts: 32598   |  Last updated: Jun 24, 2020
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     ______ is used in an operating system to separate mechanism from policy.

Questions: 10  |  Attempts: 932   |  Last updated: Nov 7, 2017
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    Booting is the process of permanently removing a computer from operation.

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Questions: 30  |  Attempts: 2298   |  Last updated: Oct 18, 2016
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    Which system tools is used to migrate file?

Questions: 40  |  Attempts: 2061   |  Last updated: Dec 15, 2020
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    Virtual memory space is always smaller than physical memory space.

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What is the difference between GRUB and LILO?
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What is the difference between Android and BlackBerry?
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What is the "critical region" in an Operating System (OS)?
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 regions in the operating system
What is the difference between Mac and Windows?
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