Operating System 8

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Subject: Operating System 8

Part 8: List for questions and answers of Operating System


Q1. A spooler is a

a) Location in memory that maintains the contents of documents until it prints out

b) Queue of print job that are waiting to print

c) Program that coordinates the print job that are waiting to process

d) Message sent from the printer to the operating system when a print job is completed


Q2. The problem with …file is that they slow your computer’s operation

a) Fragmented

b) Formatted

c) Program

d) All of above


Q3. User action such as keystroke or mouse click are referred to as

a) Interrupt

b) Tasks

c) Processes

d) Event


Q4. Which is not external command?

a) Doskey

b) Verify

c) Print

d) Find


Q5. What is the method of handling deadlocks?

a) Use a protocol to ensure that the system will never enter a deadlock state

b) Allow the system to enter the deadlock state and then recover

c) Pretend that deadlocks never occur in the system

d) All of the Above


Q6. To delete a file without allowing it to store in recycle bin

a) Press Delete key

b) Press Shift + Delete key

c) Press Ctrl + Delete key

d) Press Alt + Delete key 


Q7. Operating system is a ….

a) System software

b) Application software

c) Presentation software

d) Database software


Q8. To display a shortcut menu for an object you use

a) Click the object

b) Right click the object

c) Point the object and press Ctrl+P

d) Touch the object on the screen with your finger


Q9. Which of the following separates primary file and extension is

a) Dot

b) Period

c) Point

d) All of the above


Q10. In Microsoft windows, the graphical pattern on the desktop used as background for windows is

a) Icons

b) Wall paper

c) Picture

d) Background


Q11. All of the following are task performed by the operating system except

a) Managing hardware on the computer

b) Controlling the access that application program has to the CPU

c) Performing housekeeping task like file compression and disk defragmentation

d) Provides an interface for user to interact with computer


Q12. Which of the following is not an operating system?

a) CP/M

b) Unix

c) Pascal

d) MS DOS 


Q13. Operating system is like a

a) Government

b) Police

c) Parliament

d) All of above


Q14. Underlined character on the menu or dialog box known as

a) Hot spot

b) Hot key

c) Pane

d) Underline word


Q15. Which key deletes text before, or to the left, of the insertion point?

a) PageUp

b) Delete

c) PageDown

d) BackSpace


Q16. The chunks of a memory are known as

a) Sector

b) Offset

c) Page

d) Frame


Q17. Start/restart the computer is called

a) Exit

b) Run

c) Option

d) Boot


Q18. Which file is transferred when computer is start up?

a) Document

b) Program files

c) Operating system

d) System files


Q19. Which of the following is an example of utility?

a) Antivirus

b) Word

c) Operating system

d) Data recovery 


Q20. Which is built directly on the hardware?

a) Computer Environment

b) Application Software

c) Operating System

d) Database System 


Part 8: List for questions and answers of Operating System


Q1. Answer: c


Q2. Answer: a


Q3. Answer: d


Q4. Answer: b


Q5. Answer: d


Q6. Answer: b


Q7. Answer: a


Q8. Answer: b


Q9. Answer: d


Q10. Answer: b


Q11. Answer: b


Q12. Answer: c


Q13. Answer: a


Q14. Answer: b


Q15. Answer: d


Q16. Answer: d


Q17. Answer: d


Q18. Answer: d


Q19. Answer: a


Q20. Answer: c