Operating System-Threads (GATE Computer Science): Questions 7 - 13 of 18

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Question number: 7

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The communication is direct or indirect and messages exchanged by communicating processes reside in a temporary queue that is called a________.

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

Buffering

b.

stack

c.

queue

d. None of the above

Question number: 8

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A thread is a basic unit of ________

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

Multiprogramming

b.

multiprocessor

c.

CPU utilization

d. None of the above

Question number: 9

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Message passing provides a mechanism to allow ________.

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

program to communicate

b.

processes to communicate

c.

processes to terminate

d. Question does not provide sufficient data or is vague

Question number: 10

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A ________ is defined as an endpoint for communication.

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

IP address

b.

Client socket

c.

Socket

d. All of the above

Question number: 11

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The many-to-many model multiplexes many user-level threads to ________ of kernel threads.

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

A greater or equal number

b.

A smaller or equal number

c.

A smaller or greater number

d. None of the above

Question number: 12

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A thread library provides the ________ for creating and managing threads.

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

Programmer an API

b.

programmer a JSP

c.

Programmer a JVM

d. None of the above

Question number: 13

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Thread invokes the ________ the program

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

start () system call

b.

end () system call

c.

exec () system call

d. None of the above

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