Welcome to Operating System Quiz, Intermediate Level !!

Question 1. Where does the swap space reside ?

RAM

Disk

ROM

On-chip cache

Question 2. _______ OS pays more attention on the meeting of the time limits.

Distributed

Network

Real time

Online

Question 3. The process related to process control, file management, device management, information about system and communication that is requested by any higher level language can be performed by

Editors

Compilers

System Call

Caching

Question 4. Which of the following is crucial time while accessing data on the disk?

Seek time

Rotational time

Transmission time

Waiting time

Question 5. In a virtural memory environment

segmentation and page tables are stored in the cache and do not add any substantial overhead

slow down the computer system considerable

segmentation and page tables are stored in the RAM

none of the above

Question 6. In UNIX based systems,To build a modularized kernel, the kernel-headers and kernel-source packages must first be installed. Where will you find the kernel-headers and kernel-source

/usr/local

/usr/src/linux

/usr/sre/redhat

/usr/bin

Question 7. A thread is usually defined as a "light weight process" because an operating system (OS) maintains smaller data structures for a thread than for a process. In relation to this, which of the followings is TRUE?

On per-thread basis, the OS maintains only CPU register state

The OS does not maintain a separate stack for each thread

On per-thread basis, the OS does not maintain virtual memory state

On per thread basis, the OS maintains only scheduling and accounting information

Question 8. Let S and Q be two semaphores initialized to 1, where P0 and P1 processes the following statements wait(S);wait(Q); ---; signal(S);signal(Q) and wait(Q); wait(S);---;signal(Q);signal(S); respectively. The above situation depicts a _________ .

Semaphore

Deadlock

Signal

Interrupt

Question 9. You just added a new user, pankaj to the system. What group is pankaj added to by default

root

pankaj

group

user

Question 10. ______ is a high level abstraction over Semaphore

Shared memory

Message passing

Monitor

Mutual exclusion