Operating System MCQ Quiz & Test

  1. An Operating System That Can Do Multitasking Means That
  2. Which Of The Following Is A Database Of Information About The Windows Operating System Including Customized Settings And Software Installations?
  3. You Need To Create New Volumes And Format A New Disk You Just Installed On Your Windows 7 Computer. Which Tool Should You Use?
  4. Which Of The Following Commands Should You Use To Delete Files On A Linux System?
  5. Which Of The Following Is A Valid Permission In The Linux File System?
  6. In What Mode Can Only One Program Be Executed At One Time?
  7. Desktop Operating System Is Also Called A
  8. Which One Is A 'text Editor' For Microsoft Windows?
  9. Which One Is The Default 'Word Processor' For Microsoft Windows?
  10. What Is The Maximum Size Of A Word Document Created?
  11. How Many Users Can Access A Share Folder Simultaneously From A Windows XP Machine?
  12. Which Function Key Needs To Be Press During Reboot To Enter In Safe Mode Of A Windows Machine?
  13. Which One Is An Example Of Connectionless Protocols?
  14. A Common Boundary Between Two Computer Systems Is Known As

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Below are few Operating System MCQ test that checks your basic knowledge of Operating System Framework. This Operating System Test contains around 27 questions of multiple choice type with 4 options. You have to select the right answer to a question. You can see the correct answer by clicking view answer link.

Operating System MCQ

1. An Operating System That Can Do Multitasking Means That

  • The OS Can Divide Up Work Between Several CPUs.
  • Several Programs Can Be Operated Concurrently
  • Multiple People Can Use The Computer Concurrently
  • All Of The Above
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2. Which Of The Following Is A Database Of Information About The Windows Operating System Including Customized Settings And Software Installations?

  • Registry
  • Performance Monitor
  • Changelog
  • None Of The Above
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3. You Need To Create New Volumes And Format A New Disk You Just Installed On Your Windows 7 Computer. Which Tool Should You Use?

  • Disk Utility
  • Format
  • Disk Management
  • None Of The Above
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4. Which Of The Following Commands Should You Use To Delete Files On A Linux System?

  • Mv
  • Expunge
  • Delete
  • Rm

5. Which Of The Following Is A Valid Permission In The Linux File System?

  • Write
  • Full Control
  • Modify
  • Change

6. In What Mode Can Only One Program Be Executed At One Time?

  • Virtual Real
  • Compatibility
  • Real
  • Protected

7. Desktop Operating System Is Also Called A

  • Single User Operating System
  • Client Operating System
  • Multi User Operating System
  • Embedded Operating System
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8. Which One Is A 'text Editor' For Microsoft Windows?

  • MS Word
  • Ms Excel
  • WordPad
  • Notepad
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9. Which One Is The Default 'Word Processor' For Microsoft Windows?

  • MS Word
  • WordPad
  • Ms Paint
  • Notepad
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10. What Is The Maximum Size Of A Word Document Created?

  • 1 MB
  • 16MB
  • 32 MB
  • 999KB

11. How Many Users Can Access A Share Folder Simultaneously From A Windows XP Machine?

  • 8
  • 10
  • 9
  • Unlimited

12. Which Function Key Needs To Be Press During Reboot To Enter In Safe Mode Of A Windows Machine?

  • F8
  • F2
  • F1
  • F9

13. Which One Is An Example Of Connectionless Protocols?

  • TCP
  • UDP
  • IPX/SPX
  • Frame Relay

14. A Common Boundary Between Two Computer Systems Is Known As

  • Intradiction
  • Surface
  • Interface
  • None Of The Above
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15. Which One Of The Following Is Not A Computer Language?

  • BASIC
  • C++
  • JAVA
  • LOTUS

16. Network Interface Card (NIC) Is Generally Used For?

  • Printing
  • Deleting
  • Connectivity
  • Programming
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17. Which Folder Contains The Recently Viewed Web Pages Content

  • Explorer
  • Temporary Internet Files
  • History
  • Windows
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18. Which One Of The Following Is Not A Real Time Operating System?

  • Palm OS
  • VxWorks
  • Windows CE
  • RTLinux
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19. Which One Of The Following Error Will Be Handle By The Operating System?

  • Uniprogramming Systems
  • Unitasking Systems
  • Uniprocessing Systems
  • None Of These
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20. In Operating System, Each Process Has Its Own

  • Address Space And Global Variables
  • Pending Alarms, Signals And Signal Handlers
  • Open Files
  • All Of These
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21. Which Facility Dynamically Adds Probes To A Running System, Both In User Processes And In The Kernel?

  • DLocate
  • DTrace
  • DMap
  • DAdd

22. The Main Function Of The Command Interpreter Is

  • To Get And Execute The Next User-specified Command
  • To Provide The Interface Between The API And Application Program
  • To Handle The Files In Operating System
  • None Of The Above
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23. Which Structure Prohibits The Sharing Of Flies And Directories ?

  • One Level Structure
  • Two Level Structure
  • Tree Structure
  • None Of These
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24. Access Time Is The Highest In The Case Of

  • Swapping Devices
  • Cache
  • Floppy Disk
  • Magnetic Disks
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25. Wild-card Specifiers

  • Can Be Used When Writing A File
  • Are Only Used When Printing The Contents Of Files
  • Provide An Easy Way Of Finding Groups Of Related Files
  • Allow Several Files To Be Read Simultaneously
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26. Which Types Of File Organization Are Supported By Magnetic Tape?

  • Contiguous Sequential File
  • Random Files
  • Indexed Sequential File
  • All Of These
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27. System Supports Two Types Of File, Which Are

  • Text Files
  • Executable Binary Flies
  • Both (a) And (b)
  • None Of These
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