Computer/Operating Systems MCQs Part 2 Sample Test,Sample questions

Question:
 ... is the program run on a computer when the computer boots up

1.System software

2.Operating system

3.System operations

4.None


Question:
 .... is the layer of a computer system between the hardware and the user program 

1.Operating environment

2.Operating system

3.System environment

4.None of these


Question:
 All of the following are TRUE regarding virtual memory EXCEPT

1.Any amount of RAM can be allocated to virtual memory

2.The setting for the amount of hard disk drive space to allocate virtual memory canbe manually change

3.This temporary storage is called the swap file or page file

4.Virtual memory is the physical space o the hard drive


Question:
 The ....contains commands associated with the My Computer window

1.Standard menu

2.Start menu

3.System menu

4.None of the above


Question:
 Underlined text, such as text and folder names is referred to asc. 

1.Hyperlink

2.Menu

3.Source drive

4.None of these


Question:
 You can move a window to a different position on your screen by dragging it by its

1.Move handle

2.Tail

3.Status bar

4. Title bar


Question:
 ___ is a compromise mode between Shut Down and Sleep mode because it does not consume power and remembers the current state of your desktop

1.Shut Down

2.Restart

3.Sleep

4.Hibernate


Question:
... runs on a computer hardware and serves as a platform for other system to run on

1.Operating system

2.Application Software

3.System Software

4. All of above


Question:
A bar that inform you the available options in your computer, opened applications, background running applications and can be used to switch between applications quickly is 

1.Menu bar

2. Tool bar

3.Status bar

4.Task bar


Question:
A page fault occurs when

1. the Deadlock happens

2.the Segmentation starts

3.the page is found in the memory

4.the page is not found in the memory


Question:
A small part of taskbar that has icons of background running applications is

1.Start button

2.Quick launch

3.Task bar

4.System tray


Question:
An operating system version designed for use with a media center PC is Microsoft Windows XP

1.Home edition

2.Media center edition

3. Tablet PC edition

4. None of above


Question:
An operating system version designed for use with a tablet PC is Microsoft Windows XP

1. Home edition

2.Media center edition

3.Tablet PC edition

4.None of the above


Question:
In Windows start button is used to

1.Run applications

2.Device setting

3.Turn off the system

4.All of above


Question:
______ is most often done after fixing a problem adding a new program or making configuration change

1.Shut Down

2.Restart

3.Sleep

4.Hibernate


Question:
Oncetext has been cut to the clipboard you can .....that text into another document

1.Paste

2.Copy

3.Transfer

4. None of the above


Question:
Recently deleted files are stored in 

1.Recycle bin

2.Desktop

3.Taskbar

4.My compute


Question:
Taskbar is used for

1. Navigation program

2.Switching between program

3.Start a program

4.All of above


Question:
The Banker's algorithm is used

1.to rectify deadlock

2.to detect deadlock

3. to prevent deadlock

4.. to slove deadlock


Question:
The Basic Input Output System (BIOS) resides in

1. RAM

2.ROM

3.The CPU

4.Memory Cache


Question:
The category of operating system that you most likely have running on your PDA computer is a …. Operating system

1. Real time

2. Single user; single task

3.Single user; multitask

4.Multiuser multitask


Question:
The command allows you to create logical drive

1. Sort

2.Path

3.Subst

4. Batch


Question:
The command used to create logical drive for specific location of disk

1.Fdisk

2. Format

3.Subst

4. All of the above


Question:
The date and time displays on

1.Taskbar

2.Status bar

3.System tray

4.Launch pad


Question:
The essential difference between an operating system like Linux and one like Windows is that

1.Windows can run with an Intel processor, whereas Linux cannot

2.Linux is a proprietary whereas Windows is not

3.There are multiple versions of Linux, but only one version of Windows

4.Any programmer can modify Linux code which is not permitted with Windows


Question:
The maximum size of a write file is limited to only

1.Name of the file

2.Extension of the file

3.The amount of memory in your computer

4.All of above


Question:
The operating system is the most common type of .... Software

1.Communication

2.Application

3. System

4.Word processing software


Question:
The primary purpose of an operating system is a ...

1.To make the most efficient use of computer hardware

2.To allow people to use the computer

3.To keep system programmer employed

4.To make computer easier to use


Question:
The primary purpose of an operating system is:

1. To make the most efficient use of the computer hardware

2. To allow people to use the computer,

3.To keep systems programmers employed

4.To make computers easier to use


Question:
To install the new font

1.Start -> setting -> control panel -> font

2.Start -> setting -> control panel -> font -> install new font

3. Start -> control panel -> font -> install new font

4.Start -> setting -> font


Question:
What is dispatch latency?

1.The timetaken by the dispatcher to stop one process and start another

2.The timetaken by the processor to write a file into disk

3. The whole timetaken by all processor

4.None ofAbove


Question:
What is Dr. Watson?

1.IT Expert

2.Diagnosis tool

3.Surgeon

4.None


Question:
What is the function ofradio button?

1.To select multiple option

2.To select single option

3.To select all option

4.All of above


Question:
When a peripheral device needs immediate attention from the operating system, it generatesa(n)

1.Interrupt

2.Spool

3.Stack

4. Page file


Question:
When you start up the computer the boot up storage at which the BIOS versions manufacturer and data are displayed on the monitor is called

1. Bootstrap

2.Power on self test (POST)

3.System configuration

4.. Kernel loading


Question:
Whenever you move a directory from one location to another

1.All files inside the directory are moved

2. All the subdirectory inside that directoryare moved

3.The directory is moved the source file is not moved

4.Both a and b


Question:
Which components appear in the initial Windows start up display?

1. Dialog boxes

2.Start menu

3.Taskbar

4. All of above


Question:
Which components appear in the initial windows start up display?

1.Dialog box

2.Task bar

3.Start menu

4. All of the above


Question:
Which is not an external command?

1.Edit

2.XCOPY

3.Sys

4.None of the above


Question:
Which is the first program run on a computer when the computer boots up?

1.System software

2.Operating system

3.System operations

4.None


Question:
Which is the layer of a computer system between the hardware and the user program

1.Operating environment

2.Operating system

3.System environment

4.None


Question:
Which of the following does not occur during the power-on-self-test (POST)?

1.The scandisk utility begins to run

2.The video card and video memory are tested

3. The BIOS identification process occurs

4. Memory chipare checked to ensure that they are working properly


Question:
Which of the following is an essential file ofa MS-DOS boot disk?

1.COMMAND.COM

2.START.COM

3.TREE.COM

4.VER.COM


Question:
Which of the following is drop down list?

1. List

2.Combo box

3.Text area

4.None


Question:
Which of the following is not essential to shut down your computer?

1.Save all opened files

2.Close all running applications

3.Switch off monitor

4.Cut off the power supply


Question:
Which of the following is suitable after you install new drivers?

1. Shut Down

2.Restart

3. Sleep

4. Hibernate


Question:
Which of the following is/are external commands?

1.Edit

2.. Label

3.Sys

4. All of above


Question:
Which of the following operating system reads and reacts in actual time?

1. Quick Response System

2.Real Time System

3.Time Sharing System

4.Batch Processing System


Question:
Which of the following shutdown method is often called Warm Boot?

1.Shut Down

2.Restart

3.Sleep

4.Hibernate


Question:
Which one is true for unconditional disk formatting?

1.Destroys every byte of data on a disk by overwriting itwith with blank spaces

2. Do not check/scan surface after format

3.Transfer system files after format

4.All of above


Question:
Which runs on computer hardware and serve as platform for other software to run on?

1.Operating system

2.Application Software

3.System Software

4. All


Question:
Windows displays various options to shutdown. Which is suitable at the end ofday?

1. Shut Down

2.Restart

3. Sleep

4. Hibernate


Question:
You can use print manage window

1.To checkstatus of files in the print queue

2. To cancel the print job

3. To interrupt printing

4.All of the above


Question:
You should choose this mode if you don’t know how long you won’t use your computer but want to have the same desktop state when you resume

1.Shut Down

2.Restart

3.Sleep

4.Hibernate


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