Operating systems concept MCQ Test 42

By | October 3, 2017

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

Question 1
Cascading termination refers to termination of all child processes before the parent terminates.....
A
Normally
B
Abnormally
C
Normally or abnormally
D
None of these
Question 2
Completion of operation to the CPU of the computer system is told by
A
buffers
B
interrupt
C
path
D
macro controller
Question 3
Which of the following is text browser?
A
Lynx
B
Hot Java
C
Netscape
D
Internet Explorer
Question 4
Which of the following statements is true in regard to diskcopy?
A
Copy and discopy are same
B
Discopy is a built in command in dos
C
Diskcopy can be used on hard disks
D
Diskcopy can be used with a floppy and a hard disk
Question 5
A fork system call will fail if:
A
the previously executed statement is also a fork call
B
the limit on the maximum number of processes in the system would be executed
C
the limit on the minimum number of processes that can be under execution by a single user would be executed
D
all of the mentioned
Question 6
To properly exit Windows
A
Click the stop button on the desktop
B
Click the exit button on the desktop
C
Select shut down from Start menu
D
None of above
Question 7
All of the following are type of user account featured in windows XP, except
A
standard account
B
guest account
C
administrator account
D
parent account
Question 8
A file is a/an.......... data type.
A
abstract
B
primitive
C
public
D
private
Question 9
The two ways of aborting processes and eliminating deadlocks are:
A
Abort all deadlocked processes
B
Abort all processes
C
Abort one process at a time until the deadlock cycle is eliminated
D
All of the mentioned
Question 10
Record of running programs is classified as
A
producing a log
B
producing inquiry
C
producing dump programs
D
producing system functions
Question 11
The maximum amount of information that is available in one portion of the disk access arm for a removal disk pack (without further movement of the arm with multiple heads)
A
a plate of data
B
a cylinder of data
C
a track of data
D
a block of data
Question 12
The network protocol stacks use about
A
100 CPU instructions
B
1000 CPU instructions
C
10, 000 CPU instructions
D
100, 000 CPU instructions
Question 13
Which of the following is helpful in evaluating applications software what will best suit your needs?
A
recommendations by other users
B
computer magazines
C
objective software reviews
D
all of the above
Question 14
Which command is used to change the file name?
A
Ren
B
Rename
C
Both of above
D
None of above
Question 15
Internet Explorer is
A
an Internet browser
B
provided by Windows OS
C
an access point for Word Wide Web
D
All of above
Question 16
Which of the following statements is not true about the FORTRAN language?
A
FORTRAN is a high level language
B
A FORTRAN program, written for the IBM-PC, is totally different from a FORTRAN program written for execution on the SUN machine
C
FORTRAN is extensively used to write programs for performing scientific computations
D
All of the above
There are 16 questions to complete.

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