Introduction to Operating System MCQ

Introduction to Operating System MCQ

1.Identify false statement
(A) You can find deleted files in recycle bin
(B) You can restore any files in recycle bin if you ever need
(C) You can increase free space of disk by sending files in recycle bin ✔️
(D) You can right click and choose Empty Recycle Bin to clean it at once

2.If there are multiple recycle bin for a hard disk
(A) You can set different size for each recycle bin ✔️
(B) You can choose which recycle bin to use to store your deleted files
(C) You can make any one of them default recycle bin
(D) None of above

3.If the displayed system time and date is wrong, you can reset it using
(A) Write
(B) Calendar
(C) Write file
(D) Control Panel ✔️

4.World Wide Web is being standard by
(A) Worldwide corporation
(B) W3C ✔️
(C) World Wide Consortium
(D) World Wide Web Standard

5.You should save your computer from?
(A) Viruses
(B) Time bombs
(C) Worms
(D) All of the Above ✔️

6.A co-processor
(A) Is relatively easy to support in software ✔️
(B) Causes all processor to function equally
(C) Works with any application
(D) Is quite common in modern computer

7.Which of the following is program group?
(A) Accessories ✔️
(B) Paint
(C) Word
(D) All of above

8.A Microsoft Windows is ….. a(n)
(A) Operating System ✔️
(B) Graphic program
(C) Word Processing
(D) Database program

9.Which is not application software?
(A) Windows NT ✔️
(B) Page Maker
(C) WinWord XP
(D) Photoshop

10.Which of the following is an example of a real time operating system?
(A) Lynx
(C) Windows XP
(D) Process Control ✔️

11.The program compresses large files into a smaller file
(A) WinZip ✔️
(B) WinShrink
(C) WinStyle
(D) None of above

12.Which of the following windows version support 64 bit processor?
(A) Windows 98
(B) Windows 2000
(C) Windows XP ✔️
(D) Windows 95

13.What program runs first after computer is booted and loading GUI?
(A) Desktop Manager
(B) File Manager
(C) Windows Explorer
(D) Authentication ✔️

14.Which of the following Operating System does not implement multitasking truly?
(A) Windows 98
(B) Windows NT
(C) Windows XP
(D) MS DOS ✔️

15.Which of the following operating system do you choose to implement a client server network?
(B) Windows
(C) Windows 98
(D) Windows 2000 ✔️

16.My Computer was introduced from
(A) Windows 3.1
(B) Windows 3.11
(C) Windows 95 ✔️
(D) Windows 98

17.Which of the following Operating systems is better for implementing a Client-Server network
(B) Windows 95
(C) Windows 98
(D) Windows 2000 ✔️

18.Which is the latest version of MS Windows?
(A) Windows 8.1
(B) Windows 10 ✔️
(C) Windows 2008
(D) Windows 7

19.Which of the following Windows do not have Start button
(A) Windows Vista
(B) Windows 7
(C) Windows 8 ✔️
(D) None of above

20.Which operating system doesn’t support networking between computers?
(A) Windows 3.1 ✔️
(B) Windows 95
(C) Windows 2000
(D) Windows NT

21.Which of the following is not an operating system?
(B) Linux
(C) Windows
(D) Oracle ✔️

22.Which of the following does not support more than one program at a time?
(A) DOS ✔️
(B) Linux
(C) Windows
(D) Unix

23.Linux is a(n) … operating system
(A) Open Source ✔️
(B) Microsoft
(C) Windows
(D) Mac

24.Which one is not operating system?
(A) P11 ✔️
(B) OS/2
(C) Windows
(D) Unix

25.Which of the following is not a multitasking operating system?
(A) Windows
(B) Linux
(C) Win NT
(D) DOS ✔️

26.Which operating system can you give smallest file name?
(A) Ps/2
(B) DOS ✔️
(C) Windows
(D) Windows NT

27.You should choose Sleep option when
(A) The computer is tired after working for the whole day
(B) You are leaving for a very short time and want to resume you work shortly ✔️
(C) When computer gets hanged frequently. Let it sleep for some time
(D) You finish working and going to bed

28.The category of software most appropriate for controlling the design and layout of complex document like newsletters and brochure is:
(A) Word Processing ✔️
(B) Computer aided design
(C) Web page authoring
(D) Desktop publishing

29.The displays the name of every computer user on the computer
(A) Wish list screen
(B) Command screen
(C) Welcome Screen ✔️
(D) None of the above

30.Which one is not a system tool?
(A) Backup
(B) Disk defragment
(C) Virus Scanning ✔️
(D) All of the above

31.Which menu bar selection would you access to open file?
(A) Option
(B) Help
(C) View
(D) None of Above ✔️

32.The memory which allocates space for DOS and application is called
(A) Expanded memory
(B) Cache memory
(C) Virtual memory
(D) Conventional Memory ✔️

33.Which mode loads minimal set of drivers when starting Windows?
(A) Safe Mode ✔️
(B) Normal Mode
(C) VGA Mode
(D) Network Support Mode

34.A …. is a named location on a disk where files are stored
(A) Folder ✔️
(B) Pod
(C) Version
(D) None of the above

35.Which of the following are loaded in safe mode?
(A) Keyboard driver
(B) Mouse driver
(C) VGA drive
(D) All of Above ✔️

36.Which command is used to see the version of operating system?
(A) Vol
(B) Version
(C) Ver ✔️
(D) None of the above

37.Which of the following is system software?
(A) Operating system
(B) Compiler
(C) Utilities
(D) All of the Above ✔️

38.Which type of command requires additional files to perform specific operations?
(A) Internal commands
(B) External commands
(C) Valuable Commands ✔️
(D) Primary commands

39.A user-interface that is easy to use is considered to be
(A) User-happy
(B) User-simple
(C) User-friendly ✔️
(D) None of the above

40.The is the drive containing the files to be copied
(A) Source Drive ✔️
(B) Destination drive
(C) USB drive
(D) None of the above

41.A ….is a flash memory storage device that plug-in into a USB port
(A) USB snap drive
(B) USB flash Drive ✔️
(C) USB memory maker drive
(D) None of above

42.The number of character contained in primary name (DOS)?
(A) Up to 8 Characters ✔️
(B) 3 characters
(C) Up to 10 characters
(D) None of the above

43.The most recent version of MAC OS is based on the operating system
(A) Windows
(B) Linux
(C) Unix ✔️

44.Which command is used to display the contents of the text file of DOS?
(A) Copy con
(B) Copy
(C) Type ✔️
(D) Dir

45.The … operating system was initially created in the early 1970s at AT and T’s Bell Labs
(A) Linux
(C) Unix ✔️

46.In Windows, start button is used to
(A) Run applications
(B) Device setting
(C) Turn off the system
(D) All of Above ✔️

47.Which one is true for unconditional disk formatting?
(A) Destroys every byte of data on a disk by overwriting it with blank spaces ✔️
(B) Do not check/scan surface after format
(C) Transfer system files after format
(D) All of above

48.Which of the following is an essential file of a MS-DOS boot disk?

49.Once text has been cut to the clipboard, you can that text into another document
(A) Paste  ✔️
(B) Copy
(C) Transfer
(D) None of the above

50.The Banker’s algorithm is used
(A) To rectify deadlock
(B) To detect deadlock
(C) To prevent deadlock ✔️
(D) To solve deadlock

51.What is the function of radio button?
(A) To select multiple option
(B) To select single option ✔️
(C) To select all option
(D) All of above

52.The primary purpose of an operating system is:
(A) To make the most efficient use of the computer hardware ✔️
(B) To allow people to use the computer,
(C) To keep systems programmers employed
(D) To make computers easier to use

53.You can use print manage window
(A) To check status of files in the print queue
(B) To cancel the print job
(C) To interrupt printing
(D) All of the Above ✔️

54.All of the following are TRUE regarding virtual memory EXCEPT
(A) Any amount of RAM can be allocated to Virtual Memory ✔️
(B) The setting for the amount of hard disk drive space to allocate virtual memory can be manually change
(C) This temporary storage is called the swap file or page file
(D) Virtual memory is the physical space o the hard drive

55.Which of the following operating system reads and reacts in actual time?
(A) Quick Response System
(B) Real Time System
(C) Time Sharing System
(D) Batch Processing System ✔️

56.The essential difference between an operating system like Linux and one like Windows is that
(A) Windows can run with an Intel processor, whereas Linux cannot
(B) Linux is a proprietary whereas Windows is not
(C) There are multiple versions of Linux, but only one version of Windows
(D) Any programmer can modify Linux code which is not permitted with Windows ✔️

57.A page fault occurs when
(A) The Deadlock happens
(B) The Segmentation starts
(C) The page is found in the memory
(D) The page is not found in the memory ✔️

58.What is dispatch latency?
(A) The time taken by the dispatcher to stop one process and start another ✔️
(B) The time taken by the processor to write a file into disk
(C) The whole time taken by all processor
(D) None of Above

59.Whenever you move a directory from one location to another
(A) All files inside the directory are moved
(B) All the subdirectory inside that directory are moved
(C) The directory is moved the source file is not moved
(D) Both A and B ✔️

60.Which of the following does not occur during the power-on-self- test (POST)?
(A) The Scandisk utility begins to run ✔️
(B) The video card and video memory are tested
(C) The BIOS identification process occurs
(D) Memory chip are checked to ensure that they are working properly

61.The Basic Input Output System (BIOS) resides in
(B) ROM ✔️
(C) The CPU
(D) Memory Cache

62.The maximum size of a write file is limited to only
(A) Name of the file
(B) Extension of the file
(C) The amount of memory in your computer ✔️
(D) All of above

63.Recently deleted files are stored in
(A) Recycle bin ✔️
(B) Desktop
(C) Taskbar
(D) My computer

64.Which of the following is drop down list?
(A) List
(B) Combo box ✔️
(C) Text area
(D) None

65.Which components appear in the initial Windows start up display?
(A) Dialog boxes
(B) Start menu
(C) Taskbar ✔️
(D) All of above

66.An operating system version designed for use with a media center PC is Microsoft Windows XP
(A) Home edition
(B) Media Center Edition ✔️
(C) Tablet PC edition
(D) None of above

67.An operating system version designed for use with a tablet PC is Microsoft Windows XP
(A) Home edition
(B) Media center edition
(C) Tablet PC Edition ✔️
(D) None of the above

68.A small part of taskbar that has icons of background running applications is
(A) Start button
(B) Quick launch
(C) Task bar
(D) System Tray ✔️

69.The date and time displays on
(A) Taskbar ✔️
(B) Status bar
(C) System tray
(D) Launch pad

70.Which runs on computer hardware and serve as platform for other software to run on?
(A) Operating System ✔️
(B) Application Software
(C) System Software
(D) All

71.Runs on a computer hardware and serves as a platform for other system to run on
(A) Operating System ✔️
(B) Application system
(C) System software
(D) All of above

72.Which is the first program run on a computer when the computer boots up?
(A) System software
(B) Operating System ✔️
(C) System operations
(D) None

73.Which is the layer of a computer system between the hardware and the user program
(A) Operating environment
(B) Operating System ✔️
(C) System environment
(D) None

74.The ….contains commands associated with the My Computer window
(A) Standard menu
(B) Start menu
(C) System Menu ✔️
(D) None of the above

75.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
(A) Bootstrap
(B) Power on self test (POST) ✔️
(C) System configuration
(D) Kernel loading

76.Which of the following is/are external commands?
(A) Edit
(B) Label
(D) All of Above ✔️

77.The operating system is the most common type of Software
(A) Communication
(B) Application
(C) System ✔️
(D) Word processing software

78.Which is not an external command?
(A) Edit
(D) None of the Above ✔️

79.What is Dr. Watson?
(A) IT Expert
(B) Diagnosis Tool ✔️
(C) Surgeon
(D) None

80.Which of the following is not essential to shut down your computer?
(A) Save all opened files
(B) Close all running applications
(C) Switch off monitor ✔️
(D) Cut off the power supply

81.The command allows you to create logical drive
(A) Sort
(B) Path
(C) Subst ✔️
(D) Batch

82.You can move a window to a different position on your screen by dragging it by its
(A) Move handle ✔️
(B) Tail
(C) Status bar
(D) Title bar

83.The command used to create logical drive for specific location of disk
(A) Fdisk
(B) Format
(C) Subst ✔️
(D) All of the above

84.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
(A) Menu bar
(B) Tool bar
(C) Status bar
(D) Task bar ✔️

85.Taskbar is used for
(A) Navigation program
(B) Switching between program
(C) Start a program
(D) All of Above ✔️

86.Which components appear in the initial windows start up display?
(A) Dialog box
(B) Task bar ✔️
(C) Start menu
(D) All of the above

87.To install the new font
(A) Start -> setting -> control panel -> font
(B) Start -> Setting -> Control Panel -> font -> install new font ✔️
(C) Start -> control panel -> font -> install new font
(D) Start -> setting -> font

88.Underlined text, such as text and folder names is referred to as
(A) Hyperlink ✔️
(B) Menu
(C) Source drive
(D) None of these

89.When a peripheral device needs immediate attention from the operating system, it generates a(n)
(A) Interrupt ✔️
(B) Spool
(C) Stack
(D) Page file

90.Which of the following is suitable after you install new drivers?
(A) Shut Down
(B) Restart ✔️
(C) Sleep
(D) Hibernate

91.The traditional mechanical mouse uses a to track the pointer position on the screen.
(A) Light Sensor ✔️
(B) Wheel
(C) Ball
(D) Ruler

92.Windows displays various options to shutdown. Which is suitable at the end of day?
(A) Shut Down ✔️
(B) Restart
(C) Sleep
(D) Hibernate

93.To make the number pad act as directional arrows, you press the key.
(A) Num Lock ✔️
(B) Caps lock
(C) Arrow lock
(D) Shift

94.When was MS Windows operating system introduced?
(A) 1975
(B) 1985
(C) 1995 ✔️
(D) 2000

95.MS DOS was introduced in
(A) 1970
(B) 1981 ✔️
(C) 1999
(D) 2000

96.First operating system was developed in
(A) 1958
(B) 1976
(C) 1950 ✔️
(D) 1946

97.The maximum length of any single path from the root directory?
(A) 54
(B) 63 ✔️
(C) 80
(D) 27

98.How many characters can be entered in a single command line?
(A) 64
(B) 127 ✔️
(C) 80
(D) 90

99.The modern keyboard typically has Function keys.
(A) 10
(B) 12 ✔️
(C) 14
(D) 16

100.If you hard disk is partitioned into 3 drives, the number of recycle bin for that hard disk is
(A) 1
(B) 2
(C) 3 ✔️
(D) 4