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Operating System Quiz

1. In multiprogramming environment, the OS decides which process gets the processor when and for how much time. This function is called _____________.

process scheduling
process rescheduling
traffic controller
Processor Management

2. Which of the following are the advantage of Multiprogramming?

High and efficient CPU utilization.
CPU scheduling is not required.
memory management is good.
All of the above

3. Which of the following is false about File system manipulation?

Computers can store files on the disk (Primary storage), for long-term storage purpose
Program needs to read a file or write a file.
Operating System provides an interface to the user to create/delete files.
Operating System provides an interface to create the backup of file system.

4. In which state, processor executes its instructions?


5. Which of the following is true about Program execution?

Restrict to load a program into memory.
Provides a mechanism for process synchronization.
Do not provides a mechanism for process communication.
Do not provides a mechanism for deadlock handling.

6. Which of the following is not a stream cipher?

Two fish

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


8. A process is thrashing if ____________

it is spending more time paging than executing
it is spending less time paging than executing
page fault occurs
swapping can not take place

9. Special files : These files are also known as?

Character special files
Block special files
device files
Data files

10. While executing a program, if the program references a page which is not available in the main memory then it is known as?

Demand Paging
Frame Fault
page fault
processor fault