1000+ GATE Questions on Operating System with Answers Pdf - 1

Question: 1

What is the name of the system which deals with the running of the actual computer and not with the programming problems?

(A) source program

(B) object program

(C) systems program

(D) operating system

Ans: C

systems program

Question: 2

Memory management is

(A) critical for even the simplest operating systems

(B) not used on multiprogramming systems

(C) replaced with virtual memory on current systems

(D) not used in modern operating system

Ans: C

replaced with virtual memory on current systems

Question: 3

The process of transferring data intended for a peripheral device into a disk (or intermediate store) so that it can be transferred to peripheral, at a more convenient time or in bulk, is known as

(A) virtual programming

(B) caching

(C) spooling

(D) multiprogramming

Ans: C


Question: 4

Process is

(A) a job in secondary memory

(B) a program in execution

(C) contents of main memory

(D) program in High level language kept on disk

Ans: B

a program in execution

Question: 5

Round robin scheduling is essentially the preemptive version of




(D) Longest time first

Ans: C


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