Computer Quiz : Operating System – 1

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Welcome to Online Computer Quiz in Affairscloud.com. Here we are providing sample questions in Operating System. It will be useful for all SBI/IBPS/LIC exams and other competitive exams. We have also included some important questions that are repeatedly asked in previous exams.

  1. A(n) _______ consists of a set of programs, which controls, coordinates and supervises the activities of the various components of a computer.
    A. Operating System
    B. Application Software
    C. Both (A) and (B)
    D. None of the above
    Answer
    A. Operating System
  2. A(n) _________ is a program which acts as an interface between a user and hardware.
    A. Operating System
    B. Application Software
    C. Both (A) and (B)
    D. None of the above
    Answer
    A. Operating System
  3. ____________ is a boot strapping process which starts the OS when a computer is switched on and the OS gets loaded from hard disk to main memory.
    A. Executing
    B. Fetching
    C. Booting
    D. None of the above
    Answer
    C. Booting
  4. When a computer is turned on after it has been completely shut-down is called ___________
    A. Cold Booting
    B. Warm Booting
    C. Both (A) and (B)
    D. None of the above
    Answer
    A. Cold Booting
  5. When a computer is restarted by pressing the combination of Ctrl+ Alt+ Del key or by restart button is called ___________
    A. Cold Booting
    B. Warm Booting
    C. Both (A) and (B)
    D. None of the above
    Answer
    B. Warm Booting
  6. _________ is a type of Operating System which allows only one user at a time.
    A. Single User Operating System
    B. Multi User Operating System
    C. Real Time Operating System
    D. Embedded Operating System
    Answer
    A. Single User Operating System
  7. Some Operating Systems use _________ multitasking to prevent any one process from monopolizing the computer’s resources.
    A. preemptive
    B. non-preemptive
    C. Both (A) and (B)
    D. None of the above
    Answer
    A. preemptive
  8. _________ is the first program run on a computer, when the computer boots up.
    A. Processing System
    B. System Operations
    C. Operating System
    D. None of the above
    Answer
    C. Operating System
  9. BIOS stands for __________
    A. Bias Integrated Output System
    B. Bias Integrated Operator System
    C. Basic Integrated Output System
    D. Basic Input Output System
    Answer
    D. Basic Input Output System
  10. Which process checks to ensure the components of the computer are operating and connected properly?
    A. Processing
    B. Saving
    C. Booting
    D. Editing
    Answer
    C. Booting
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