Operating Systems – MCQ Set 3

 

 

  1. 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
  2. Which of the following is not an operating system?
    a) CP/M
    b) Unix
    c) Pascal
    d) MS-DOS
  3. Operating system is like a
    a) Government
    b) Police
    c) Parliament
    d) All of above
  4. Underlined character on the menu or dialog box known as
    a) Hot spot
    b) Hot key
    c) Pane
    d) Underline word
  5. Which key deletes text before, or to the left, of the insertion point?
    a) PageUp
    b) Delete
    c) PageDown
    d) BackSpace
  6. The chunks of a memory are known as
    a) Sector
    b) Offset
    c) Page
    d) Frame
  7. Start/restart the computer is called
    a) Exit
    b) Run
    c) Option
    d) Boot
  8. Which file is transferred when computer is start up?
    a) Document
    b) Program files
    c) Operating system
    d) System files
  9. Which of the following is an example of utility?
    a) Antivirus
    b) Word
    c) Operating system
    d) Data recovery
  10. Which is built directly on the hardware?
    a) Computer Environment
    b) Application Software
    c) Operating System
    d) Database System
  11. ….system is built directly on the hardware
    a) Environment
    b) System
    c) Operating
    d) None
  12. The purpose of run command in start menu is to
    a) Launch internet browser
    b) Open internet explorer
    c) Open windows explorer
    d) Start programs
  13. You can select My Computer icon and press Alt + Enter to
    a) Delete it from desktop permanently
    b) Open it in Explorer mode
    c) Open System Properties dialog box
    d) Pin it on Start menu
  14. Generally quick launch toolbar is displayed on
    a) the left side of taskbar
    b) the right side of taskbar
    c) on the middle of taskbar
    d) a bar out of taskbar
  15. Which is not a valid file system?
    a) FAT 16
    b) FAT 32
    c) NTFS
    d) FXZ
  16. Which file system DOS typically use?
    a) FAT 16
    b) FAT 32
    c) NTFS
    d) LMFS
  17. Which file system Windows 95 typically use?
    a) FAT 16
    b) FAT 32
    c) NTFS
    d) LMFS
  18. Which of the following is not a mode in starting Windows?
    a) Command Prompt
    b) Safe Mode
    c) Normal Mode
    d) Turbo Mode
  19. Which of the following is default mode for Windows to start?
    a) Command Prompt
    b) Safe Mode
    c) Normal Mode
    d) None of above
  20. The file system “NTFS” stands for
    a) New Type File System
    b) Never Terminated File System
    c) New Technology File System
    d) Non Terminated File System
  21. What is the full form of NTFS
    a) New Technology File System
    b) New Technical File System
    c) New Technician File System
    d) None of the above
  22. Which one of the following is not the function of Operating System?
    a) Resource Management
    b) File Management
    c) Networking
    d) Processor Management
  23. How do you connect internet in your system?
    a) My computer >> dialup networking
    b) Control panel >> modem
    c) Network neighborhood
    d) None of above
  24. The following applications may appear on system tray except
    a) System Clock
    b) Volume Control
    c) Network Connection
    d) MS Office Suite
  25. Which of the following is text browser?
    a) Lynx
    b) Hot Java
    c) Netscape
    d) Internet Explorer
  26. Which of the following is default location of saving and opening file?
    a) Desktop
    b) My computer
    c) My documents
    d) All of above
  27. By default we can save the file in
    a) Desktop
    b) Recycle bin
    c) My document
    d) My computer
  28. ____ is the operating systems File and folder Manager
    a) Windows Explorer
    b) Windows Control Panel
    c) My Computer
    d) My Documents
  29. It is used to explorer the contents of computer, drives as well as manage files
    a) Control Panel
    b) My Document
    c) My Computer
    d) My Network Place
  30. The necessary conditions needed before deadlock can occur?
    a) No Mutual Exclusion, Hold and wait, Preemption, Circular Wait
    b) Mutual Exclusion, No Hold and wait, Preemption, Circular Wait
    c) Mutual Exclusion, Hold and wait, No Preemption, Circular Wait
    d) Mutual Exclusion, Hold and wait, Preemption, No Circular Wait
  31. The OS used to operate the mobile phone is a
    a) Smart card OS
    b) Embedded OS
    c) Multiuser OS
    d) None of above
  32. UNIX operating system is a(n)
    a) Time sharing operating system
    b) Multi-user operating system
    c) Multi-tasking operating system
    d) All of the above
  33. The ability of an operating system to control the activities of multiple program at the same time is
    called

    a) Multitasking
    b) Multiprocessing
    c) Multioperating
    d) Multipaging
  34. The OS used to operate the mobile phone is a
    a) Smart card OS
    b) Embedded OS
    c) Multi user OS
    d) None of above
  35. Unix Operating System is an
    a) Multi User Operating System
    b) Time Sharing Operating System
    c) Multi Tasking Operating System
    d) All the Above
  36. ___is used in operating system to separate mechanism from policy
    a) Single level implementation
    b) Two level implementation
    c) Multi level implementation
    d) None
  37. ______ is used in operating system to separate mechanism from policy
    a) Single level implementation
    b) Two level implementation
    c) Multi level implementation
    d) None
  38. Essential files of MS DOS are
    a) Command.com
    b) Io.sys
    c) Msdos.sys
    d) All of above
  39. Which Operating System doesn’t support long file names?
    a) OS/2
    b) Windows 95
    c) MS-DOS
    d) Windows NT
  40. We need system files to run
    a) MS Word
    b) MS Excel
    c) MS Dos
    d) MS Access
  41. What is the function of folder?
    a) Save files
    b) Delete files
    c) Move files
    d) All of the above
  42. Which command is used to open the directory?
    a) Open
    b) Chdir
    c) Move
    d) All of above
  43. Which button might you find in a windows title bar?
    a) Close button
    b) Maximize button
    c) Minimize button
    d) All of the above
  44. Press the ….button to have the window fill the entire screen
    a) Close
    b) Maximize
    c) Minimize
    d) none of the above
  45. Which windows features can be accessed from the start menu?
    a) Help
    b) Windows Explorer
    c) Microsoft Network
    d) All of above
  46. ____are list of commands that appear on the screen
    a) GUIS
    b) Icons
    c) Menus
    d) Windows
  47. The box on …. that allows you to choose where to go and is located below the standard toolbar
    a) System menu
    b) Address bar
    c) Menu bar
    d) None of these
  48. A …. is a set of computer instructions that carry out a task on the computer
    a) Program
    b) Database
    c) Memory files
    d) None of the above
  49. Which command is used to copy system files?
    a) Sys
    b) Command
    c) MD
    d) Move
  50. To make file in MS Dos we need command
    a) Copy
    b) Copy con
    c) MD
    d) Make File