Operating System MCQ - Processes Management

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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