Operating System Practice Question and Answer

Q:

Which of the following error will be handled by the operating system?

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    power failure
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    lack of paper in the printer
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    connection failure in the network
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    all of the above
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Answer : 4. "all of the above"
Explanation :

All the mentioned errors are handled by OS. The OS is continuously monitoring all of its resources. Also, the OS is constantly detecting and correcting errors.

Q:

The main function of the operating system is-

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    save file
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    Controlling the hardware and software part
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    Organizing all the files and folders
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    both (b) and (c)
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Answer : 4. "both (b) and (c)"
Explanation :

The main function of the operating system is to control both the hardware and software components of a computer. It acts as an intermediary, managing hardware resources and allowing software applications to run and interact with the computer's hardware. While organizing files and folders is a task performed by the operating system, its primary role is to facilitate communication between software and hardware, ensuring the computer functions properly.


Q:

Which of the following is not an OS?

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    DOS
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    MUS
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    UNIX
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    None of the above
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Answer : 2. "MUS"
Explanation :

"MUS" is not a recognized operating system abbreviation in common use. Operating systems are software programs that manage computer hardware and provide services for computer programs. Examples of well-known operating systems include Windows, macOS, Linux, and Unix. "MUS" does not correspond to any widely used operating system.

Q:

What is the mascot of the Linux operating system?

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    Bear
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    Penguin
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    Lion
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    whale
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Answer : 2. "Penguin"
Explanation :

The mascot of the Linux operating system is a penguin named Tux. Tux was created by Larry Ewing and has become the widely recognized symbol representing the Linux kernel and the open-source software community.


Q:

What is the type of device draw ever?

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    Application software
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    Operating System
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    System software
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    None of the above
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Answer : 3. "System software"
Explanation :

1. Device driver is a type of system software, which helps in running any hardware connected to the computer.

2. Device driver is also called computer driver, or hardware driver.

3. It helps different computer hardware to communicate with the operating system.

Q:

Which one of the following is not an operating system?

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    Unix
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    DOS
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    Linux
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    HP
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Answer : 4. "HP"
Explanation :

1. An operating system is not HP.

2. The full name of HP is Hewlett-Packard. It is an American multinational information technology company that manufactures and sells computer hardware, software, and services.

Q:

Which of the following is not a valid purpose of SSO (Single Sign On)?

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    One person, one identity—with all mapped data sets and documents for each state resident
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    Documents and affidavits are not required for service delivery
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    Single window interface to access various digital services of state government departments
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    To spread malware in different computer systems
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Answer : 4. "To spread malware in different computer systems"
Explanation :

1. SSO (Single Sign On) has legitimate purposes.

- One person, one identity – with all mapped data sets and documents for every state resident

- Documents and affidavits are not required for service delivery

- Single window interface to access various digital services of state government departments

Q:

What is the process of turning on the computer?

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    Starting
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    Turning on
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    Hibernating
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    Booting
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Answer : 4. "Booting"
Explanation :

1. Booting is a type of start-up sequence that starts the computer's operating system when the system is switched on.

2. This process involves some set of operations, which are performed when the computer is switched on. Knowing the boot sequence is important for optimizing and troubleshooting the computer.

3. It can be initiated by hardware such as a button press, or by software commands.

4. After it is started, there is no software in the main memory of the computer's central processing unit (CPU), so the software must be loaded into memory before it can be executed by some process.

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