Operating systems concept MCQ Test 31

By | October 3, 2017

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

Question 1
You are the network administrator for your company. The company has numerous branch offices, and each office uses Internet Connecting Sharing to connect to the Internet. A new employee named David Johnson is configuring a Windows 2000 Server computer as a file server. When David uses Windows update for the first time and select Product Update, he receives an error message stating that access is denied. David needs to be able to update the file by using his account. What should you do?
A
Configure the settings for Internet Connecting Sharing to allow POP3 access
B
Configure the settings for Internet Connecting Sharing to allow SMTP access
C
Give David's user account administrator privileges on the Windows 2000 Server computer
D
Instruct David to log on as a domain administrator on the Windows 2000 Server computer
Question 2
What are characteristic of NFS protocol?
A
Search for file withing directory
B
Read a set of directory entries
C
Manipulate links and directories
D
All of the mentioned
Question 3
Which command is used to list out all the hidden files along with the other files?
A
ls-l
B
ls-x
C
ls-F
D
ls-a
Question 4
Which option is used with rm command to make the command prompt the user with each filename and a?, before acting on it
A
-r
B
-x
C
-i
D
-1
Question 5
An incremental backup
A
should be done each month
B
uses more tapes
C
saves all files
D
saves only files that have recently changed
Question 6
A single system wide primary memory shared by all processors is known to be
A
Loosely coupled systems
B
Tightly coupled systems
C
Compound couple systems
D
None of the Above
Question 7
Error handler codes, to handle unusual errors are:
A
almost never executed
B
executed very often
C
executed periodically
D
none of the mentioned
Question 8
User level context contains basic elements of
A
User's Program
B
System
C
Application Program
D
None
Question 9
Multithreaded programs are:
A
lesser prone to deadlocks
B
more prone to deadlocks
C
not at all prone to deadlocks
D
none of the mentioned
Question 10
Which DOS command is used to detect, diagnose and repair logical and physical disk errors on both, uncompressed and Double space compressed drive?
A
DEFRAG
B
DBLSPACE
C
SCANDISK
D
MSAV
Question 11
Function which is used to read strings is
A
getch()
B
getc()
C
getstr()
D
gets()
Question 12
Which of the following is major part of time taken when accessing data on the disk?
A
Settle time
B
Rotational latency
C
Seek time
D
Waiting time
Question 13
Each set of operations for performing a specific task is a..........
A
program
B
code
C
transaction
D
all of the mentioned
Question 14
The controller process services writes a
A
Write Message
B
Read Message
C
Request Message
D
Message
Question 15
What is the swap space in the disk used for?
A
Saving temporary html pages
B
Saving process data
C
Storing the super-block
D
Storing device drivers
Question 16
The solution to Critical Section Problem is: Mutual Exclusion, Progress and Bounded Waiting.
A
The statement is false
B
The statement is true
C
The statement is contradictory
D
None of the above
There are 16 questions to complete.

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