Operating System Quizzes & Trivia

This is going to be a tough one. Our operating system quiz contains a mix of questions regarding some of the most popular operating systems in history. It’s not going to be all Windows and Mac OS this time. Everything is included, from look to functionality!

These are just a few of the questions you will be faced with: 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? Which popular mobile operating system uses the Linux kernel? Can you deal with all of these and many more? Success is just one step away and all that is standing in your way is this quiz.

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: 23862   |  Last updated: Nov 4, 2019
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     ______ is used in an operating system to separate mechanism from policy

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...

Questions: 10  |  Attempts: 10552   |  Last updated: Aug 17, 2017
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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...

Questions: 8  |  Attempts: 2611   |  Last updated: Aug 17, 2017
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    Rooms, they say, are a great indicator of how you think and act. Describe your room.

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Questions: 10  |  Attempts: 2181   |  Last updated: Feb 19, 2013
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    Copy tracker is software which is used for ?

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Questions: 10  |  Attempts: 1984   |  Last updated: Feb 18, 2013
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    DDC was published as a thesis in




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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 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
What is the difference between Windows 10 Home and Windows 10 Pro Windows 10 Home vs Windows 10 Pro?
The Windows 10 Home and Windows 10 Pro are the widely used versions of Windows 10. The following are the differences between Windows 10 Home and Windows 10 Pro: a. Windows 10 Pro contains the, which is an encryption tool that protects the files on
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