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Question number: 104

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Message passing may be either blocking or non-blocking and also known as ________

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

blocking

b.

asynchronous

c.

synchronous

d.

Both b. and c. are correct

Question number: 105

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An electronic disk can be designed to be either volatile or nonvolatile.

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Volatile

b.

Nonvolatile

c.

Variable

d.

None of the above

Question number: 106

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The one-to-one model maps each user thread to a ________.

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

system thread

b.

user thread

c.

kernel thread

d.

None of the above

Question number: 107

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The many-to-one model maps many ________ to one kernel thread.

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

system thread

b.

kernel thread

c.

user thread

d.

None of the above

Question number: 108

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Cooperating processes require an ________ mechanism that will allow them to exchange data and information.

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

interprocess connection

b.

process communication

c.

interprocess communication

d.

Question does not provide sufficient data or is vague

Question number: 109

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A shared-memory region resides in the ________ of the process creating the shared-memory segment.

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

data space

b.

process space

c.

address space

d.

Question does not provide sufficient data or is vague

Question number: 110

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Multiprogramming ________ utilization by organizing jobs (code and data).

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

increases I/O

b.

increases CPU

c.

decreases CPU

d.

Question does not provide sufficient data or is vague

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