Operating System MCQ - Processes Management

Processes Management MCQs : This section focuses on "Processes" in Operating System. These Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ) should be practiced to improve the Operating System skills required for various interviews (campus interview, walk-in interview, company interview), placements, entrance exams and other competitive examinations.

1. Which of the following is true about Process?

A. A process is basically a program in execution
B. The execution of a process must progress in a sequential fashion.
C. A process is defined as an entity which represents the basic unit of work to be implemented in the system.
D. All of the above

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2. This is dynamically allocated memory to a process during its run time.

A. Heap
B. Stack
C. Queue
D. Data

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3. This section contains the global and static variables.

A. Heap
B. Stack
C. Data
D. Text

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4. A part of a computer program that performs a well-defined task is known as ?

A. algorithm
B. software
C. program
D. task

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5. How many state are there in Process Life Cycle?

A. 4
B. 5
C. 6
D. 7

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6. PCB stands for?

A. Process Current Block
B. Parent Control Block
C. Parent Current Block
D. Process Control Block

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7.  A collection of computer programs, libraries and related data are referred to as?

A. algorithm
B. software
D. Process

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8. In which state, processor executes its instructions?

A. Ready
B. Waiting
C. Running
D. Start

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9. In PCB, This is required to allow/disallow access to system resources.

A. Process State
B. Process privileges
C. Program Counter
D. CPU Scheduling Information

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10. In PCB, This includes the amount of CPU used for process execution, time limits, execution ID etc.

A. IO status information
B. CPU Scheduling Information
C. CPU registers
D. Accounting information

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