Operating System MCQ

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1) An operating system that can do multitasking means that ........

  • A. The OS can divide up work between several CPUs.
  • B.Several programs can be operated concurrently
  • C.Multiple people can use the computer concurrently
  • D.All of the above

2) Which of the following is a database of information about the windows operating system including customized settings and software installations?

  • A. Registry
  • B.Changelog
  • C.Performance Monitor
  • D.None of the above

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?

  • A. Format
  • B.Disk Utility
  • C.Disk Management
  • D.None of the above

4) Which of the following commands should you use to delete files on a linux system?

  • A. Mv
  • B.Expunge
  • C.Delete
  • D.Rm

5) Which of the following is a valid permission in the Linux file system?

  • A. Write
  • B.Change
  • C.Modify
  • D.Full Control
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6) In what mode can only one program be executed at one time?

  • A. Virtual Real
  • B.Compatibility
  • C.Real
  • D.Protected

7) The desktop operating system is also called a .............

  • A. Single user operating system
  • B.Client operating system
  • C.Multi user operating system
  • D.Embedded operating system

8) Which one is a 'text editor' for microsoft windows?

  • A. MS Word
  • B.Ms Excel
  • C.WordPad
  • D.Notepad

9) Which one is the default word processor for Microsoft Windows?

  • A. MS Word
  • B.WordPad
  • C.Ms Paint
  • D.Notepad

10) What is the maximum size of a word document created?

  • A. 1 MB
  • B.16MB
  • C.32 MB
  • D.999KB

11) How many users can access a share folder simultaneously from a Windows XP Machine?

  • A. 8
  • B.10
  • C.9
  • D.Unlimited

12) Which function key needs to be press during reboot to enter in safe mode of a windows machine?

  • A. F8
  • B.F2
  • C.F1
  • D.F9

13) Which one is an example of connectionless protocols?

  • A. TCP
  • B.UDP
  • D.Frame Relay

14) A common boundary between two computer systems is known as .................

  • A. Intradiction
  • B.Surface
  • C.Interface
  • D.None Of The Above

15) Which one of the following is not a computer language?

  • A. BASIC
  • B.C++
  • C.JAVA

16) Network interface card (NIC) is generally used for?

  • A. Printing
  • B.Deleting
  • C.Connectivity
  • D.Programming

17) Which folder contains the recently viewed web pages content?

  • A. Explorer
  • B.Temporary Internet Files
  • C.History
  • D.Windows

18) Which one of the following is not a real-time operating system?

  • A. Palm OS
  • B.VxWorks
  • C.Windows CE
  • D.RTLinux

19) Which one of the following errors will be handle by the operating system?

  • A. Uniprogramming systems
  • B.Unitasking systems
  • C.Uniprocessing systems
  • D.None of these

20) In operating system, each process has its own ............

  • A. Open files
  • B.Address space and global variables
  • C.Pending alarms, signals and signal handlers
  • D.All of these

21) Which facility dynamically adds probes to a running system, both in user processes and in the kernel?

  • A. DLocate
  • B.DTrace
  • C.DMap
  • D.DAdd

22) The main function of the command interpreter is ..........

  • A. To get and execute the next user-specified command
  • B.To provide the interface between the api and application program
  • C.To handle the files in operating system
  • D.None of the above

23) Which structure prohibits the sharing of flies and directories?

  • A. One level structure
  • B.Two level structure
  • C.Tree structure
  • D.None of these

24) Access time is the highest in the case of ..............

  • A. Swapping Devices
  • B.Cache
  • C.Floppy Disk
  • D.Magnetic Disks

25) Wild-card specifiers ................

  • A. Can be used when writing a file
  • B.Are only used when printing the contents of files
  • C.Provide an easy way of finding groups of related files
  • D.Allow several files to be read simultaneously

26) Which types of file organization are supported by Magnetic Tape?

  • A. Contiguous Sequential File
  • B.Random Files
  • C.Indexed Sequential File
  • D.All of these

27) System supports two types of file, which are ........

  • A. Text Files
  • B.Executable Binary Flies
  • C.Both (a) And (b)
  • D.None of the above

28) Which of the following is a single-user operating system?

  • A. MAC
  • B.Ms-Dos
  • C.Windows
  • D.None of the above

29) Which of the following option is an example of a real-time operating system?

  • A. MAC OS
  • B.MS-DOS
  • C.Process Control
  • D.Windows OS

30) .................... provides the interface to access the services of the operating system.

  • A. API
  • B.Library
  • C.System call
  • D.Assembly instruction

31) Which of the following is not a popular desktop operating system?

  • A. iOS
  • B.Android
  • C.Mountain Lion
  • D.Windows Phone 8

32) Which of the following was the first widely used multiuser, multitasking OS?

  • A. Unix
  • B.MS-DOS
  • C.Windows 3.0
  • D.Mac System Software 6

33) In linux a user can load or upload

  • A. I/O Modules
  • B.I/O Devices
  • C.File Base I/O
  • D.Kernal Modules

34) Aqua user interface was appeared with?

  • A. Shells
  • B.MAC OS
  • C.Windows
  • D.Bourne shell

35) Which of the following operating system does not implement multitasking truly?

  • A. Windows 98
  • B.MS DOS
  • C.Windows XP
  • D.Windows NT

36) Operating system manages ................

  • A. Memory
  • B.Processor
  • C.I/O Devices
  • D.All of the above

37) OS does not boot itself when a system is ...............

  • A. Reset
  • B.Restarted
  • C.Powered on
  • D.Shutdown

38) Ubuntu desktop OS can also work as server but windows desktop OS does not support server.

  • A. True
  • B.False

39) the operating system manages interactions between hardware and software.

  • A. True
  • B.False

40) In windows operating system you can open notepad and paint application concurrently

  • A. True
  • B.False

41) Running a system in safe mode ..............

  • A. prevents unauthorized access
  • B.protects the system from viruses.
  • C.loads a minimum number of drivers.
  • D.All of the above

42) Which of the following options is correct about the windows operating system?

  • A. Windows is based on character user interface (CUI)
  • B.Windows is based on command line interface (CLI)
  • C.Windows is based on graphical user interface (GUI)
  • D.Windows is single user and single tasking operating system

43) The multi-user Operating System is based on the concept of .................

  • A. Time-losing
  • B.Time-gaining
  • C.Time-sharing
  • D.Time-spooling

44) Selection of an operating system is known as ..................

  • A. Site selection
  • B.Product selection
  • C.Process selection
  • D.Equipment selection

45) Example of open source operating system is ................

  • A. Linux
  • B.Windows
  • C.Android
  • D.DOS

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