Operating System Quizzes & Trivia

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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?

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    Virtual memory space is always smaller than physical memory space

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

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Operating System Questions & Answers

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 QNX and VxWorks?
QNX and VxWorks are real-time operating systems that perform different functions. They mainly used in industrial and academic environments. The main difference is the architecture they are based on, where QNX is based on passing messages while VxWork
What is the difference between Android and BlackBerry?
It’s now a reality that without a mobile phone, one cannot keep up in this fast-changing world because smartphones are a necessity for everyone; smartphones have conquered the world and gain dominion over the people living in the fast lane. And
What is the difference between GRUB and LILO?
As you are aware that there are a lot of software programs that can be used to boot the operating system of a computer, GRUB or Grand Unified Bootloader and LILO are just two of these software programs out of many others that exist. One of the major
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