Quiz Operating System Questions Answers - Set 15 - ObjectiveBooks

Quiz Operating System Questions Answers - Set 15

Practice Test: Question Set - 15

1. A compiler for a high-level language that runs on one machine and produces code for a different machine is called is
    (A) Optimizing compiler
    (B) One pass compiler
    (C) Cross compiler
    (D) Multi-pass compiler

2. System programs such as Compilers are designed so that they are
    (A) Reenterable
    (B) Non reusable
    (C) Serially usable
    (D) Recursive

3. A sequence of instructions, in a computer language, to get the desired result, is known as
    (A) Algorithm
    (B) Decision Table
    (C) Program
    (D) All of the above

4. What is the name given to the process of initializing a microcomputer with its operating system?
    (A) Cold booting
    (B) Booting
    (C) Warm booting
    (D) Boot recording

5. A linker
    (A) Creates a load module
    (B) Is not necessary with variable partitions
    (C) Must be run after the loader
    (D) Is not needed with a good compiler

6. In which way(s) a macro processor for assembly language can be implemented:
    (A) Independent two-pass processor
    (B) Independent one-pass processor
    (C) Processor incorporated into pass 1 of a standard two-pass assembler
    (D) All of the above

7. The function(s) performed by the paging software is (are)
    (A) Implementation of the access environment for all programs in the system
    (B) Management of the physical address space
    (C) Sharing and protection
    (D) All of the above

8. 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) Multiprogramming
    (B) Spooling
    (C) Caching
    (D) Virtual programming

9. Information in a memory that is no longer valid or wanted is known as
    (A) Non-volatile
    (B) Volatile
    (C) Surplus
    (D) Garbage

10. The macro processor must perform
    (A) Recognize macro definitions and macro calls
    (B) Save the macro definitions
    (C) Expand macros calls and substitute arguments
    (D) All of the above

11. Which of the following can be accesses by transfer vector approach of linking?
    (A) External data segments
    (B) External subroutines
    (C) Data located in other procedures
    (D) All of the above

12. The function(s) of the Syntax phase is(are)
    (A) To recognize the major constructs of the language and to call the appropriate action routines that will generate the intermediate form or matrix for these constructs
    (B) To build a literal table and an identifier table
    (C) To build a uniform symbol table
    (D) To parse the source program into the basic elements or tokens of the language

13. Which of the following capabilities is required for a system program to execute more than one program at a time?
    (A) Word processing
    (B) Compiling
    (C) Virtual memory
    (D) Multitasking

14. The action of parsing the source program into the proper syntactic classes is known as
    (A) Syntax analysis
    (B) Lexical analysis
    (C) Interpretation analysis
    (D) General syntax analysis

15. Non-modifiable procedures are called
    (A) Serially usable procedures
    (B) Concurrent procedures
    (C) Reentrant procedures
    (D) Top-down procedures

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