Operating System (Unix/Linux/Windows)


Time quantum is defined in:
A. Shortest job scheduling algorithm
B. Round robin scheduling algorithm
C. Priority scheduling algorithm
D. Multilevel queue scheduling algorithm

In the priority scheduling algorithm, when a process arrives at the ready queue, its priority is compared with the priority of:
A. All processes
B. Currently running process
C. Parent process
D. Init process

In the priority scheduling algorithm:
A. CPU is allocated to the process with the highest priority
B. CPU is allocated to the process with the lowest priority
C. Equal priority processes can’t be scheduled
D. None of these

Which scheduling algorithm allocates the CPU fist to the process that requires the CPU first?
A. First Come First Served scheduling
B. Shortest Job First scheduling
C. Priority scheduling
D. None of these

The interval from the time of submission of a process to the time of completion is termed as:
A. Waiting time
B. Turnaround time (Turnaround time = Completion time – Arrival time)
C. Response time
D. Throughput

The processes that are residing in the main memory for execution are kept on a list called:
A. Job queue
B. Ready queue
C. Execution queue
D. Process queue

Which module gives control of the CPU to the process selected by the short-term scheduler?
A. Dispatcher
B. Interrupt
C. Scheduler
D. None of these

Which of the following is an example of Operating System(OS)?
A. Microsoft Word
B. Microsoft Excel
C. Microsoft Access
D. Microsoft Windows

The ability of an OS to run more than one application at a time is called ?
A. Multitasking
B. Object-Oriented Programming
C. Multi-use Computing
D. Time-Sharing
E. None of these