Operating systems concept MCQ Test 23

By | October 3, 2017

UGC-NET/GATE Multiple Choice Questions for Operating System.

Question 1
A system has two IDE hard drives that are each divided into primary and extended partitions, which drive letter is assigned to the primary partition of the second drive?
A
C
B
D
C
E
D
F
Question 2
A process needs
A
through put to execute
B
timer to execute
C
resources to execute
D
both A and B
Question 3
Complex scheduling algorithms:
A
are very appropriate for very large computers
B
use minimal resources
C
use many resources
D
All of these
Question 4
In which type of streaming multimedia file is delivered to the client, but not shared?
A
real-time streaming
B
progressive download
C
compression
D
none of the mentioned
Question 5
Which one of the following is not true?
A
kernel is the program that constitutes the central core of the operating system
B
kernel is the first part of operating system to load into memory during booting
C
kernel is made of various modules which can not be loaded in running operating system
D
kernel remains in the memory during the entire computer session
Question 6
You install Windows NT Server on a computer, making the computer a backup domain controller in an existing domain. After installation, you discover that you used the wrong domain name. What should you do?
A
Change the domain name by using Control Panel
B
Modify the domain name in the Registry
C
Reinstall Windows NT Server
D
Change the domain name by using the Emergency Repair disk
Question 7
When a process is spawned, a thread for that process is also
A
Complete
B
Spawned
C
Closed
D
Update
Question 8
What does Belady's Anomaly related to?
A
Page Replacement Algorithm
B
Memory Management Algorithm
C
Deadlock Prevention Algorithm
D
Disk Scheduling Algorithm
Question 9
The first fit, best fit and worst fit are strategies to select a..........
A
process from a queue to put in memory
B
processor to run the next process
C
free hole from a set of available holes
D
all of the mentioned
Question 10
A program in execution is known to be a/an
A
Operation
B
Process
C
Function
D
Activity
Question 11
The device-status table contains
A
each I/O device type
B
each I/O device address
C
each I/O device state
D
all of the mentioned
Question 12
Symmetric multiprocessing architecture of the computer system uses shared
A
bus
B
memory
C
processors
D
both A and B
Question 13
To solve the dining philosophers, the monitor consist of two
A
Users
B
Programs
C
Applications
D
Procedures
Question 14
The disadvantage of invoking the detection algorithm for every request is:
A
overhead of the detection algorithm due to consumption of memory
B
excessive time consumed in the request to be allocated memory
C
considerable overhead in computation time
D
all of the mentioned
Question 15
File record length
A
Should be chosen to match the data characteristics
B
should be fixed
C
should be variable
D
vary system to system
Question 16
Hardware part of computer system includes
A
CPU
B
memory
C
user
D
both A and B
There are 16 questions to complete.

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