Operating System-Processes (GATE Computer Science): Questions 12 - 18 of 32

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Question number: 12

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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

Question number: 13

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Switching the CPU to another process requires performing a state save of the current process and a state restore of a different process and this task is known as a ________.

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

disk switching

b.

context switch

c.

CPU switching

d.

None of the above

Question number: 14

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A program becomes a process when an executable file is loaded into ________.

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

CPU

b.

Process

c.

Memory

d.

None of the above

Question number: 15

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Multiprocessor systems are also known as ________

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

tightly coupled systems

b.

system

c.

parallel systems

d.

Both a. and c. are correct

Question number: 16

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The ________ is a specification for an abstract computer

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

JSP

b.

JVM

c.

ASP

d.

All of the above

Question number: 17

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The state of a ________is defined in part by the current activity of that process.

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

program

b.

Process

c.

executing file

d.

All of the above

Question number: 18

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User interface functionality once handled directly by the centralized systems is increasingly being handled by the PCs which this form of specialized distributed system is a called ________.

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

customer-server system,

b.

cloud-server system

c.

client-server system

d.

All of the above

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