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Computer Quiz : Operating System Set – 10

Dear Aspirants,
Welcome to Online Computer Quiz in Affairscloud.com. Here we are providing sample questions in Operating System. It will be useful for all SBI/IBPS/LIC exams and other competitive exams. We have also included some important questions that are repeatedly asked in previous exams.

  1. Which of the following does not support more than one program at a time?
    A.DOS
    B.Linux
    C.Windows
    D.Unix
    A.DOS

  2. Which mode loads minimal set of drivers when starting Windows?
    A.Safe Mode
    B.Normal Mode
    C.VGA Mode
    D.Network Support Mode
    A.Safe Mode

  3. The primary purpose of an operating system is a _________
    A. To make the most efficient use of computer hardware
    B. To allow people to use the computer
    C. To keep system programmer employed
    D. To make computer easier to use
    A. To make the most efficient use of computer hardware

  4. _________is a complete operating system that works on a desktop computer, notebook computer, or mobile computing device.
    A.Embedded Operating System
    B.Standalone Operating System
    C.Emerging Operating System
    D.None of the above
    B.Standalone Operating System

  5. SCSI stands for ___________
    A.Systems Computer Systems Interface
    B.Small Computer Small Interface
    C.Systems Computer Small Interface
    D.Small Computer Systems Interface
    D.Small Computer Systems Interface

  6. _________ is an Operating System function that allows the user to switch between tasks by giving the focus to the application the user brings to the foreground.
    A.Task Management
    B.Time Management
    C.Resource Utilization
    D.None of the above
    A.Task Management

  7. The part of a hard disk that is dedicated to a particular operating system or application and accessed as a single unit is called ________
    A.Division
    B.Separation
    C.Partition
    D.None of the above
    C.Partition

  8. _______ is an Operating system function which handles or manages primary memory.
    A.Task Management
    B.Time Management
    C.Resource Utilization
    D.Memory Management
    D.Memory Management

  9. An installation of an OS onto a completely empty hard disk or one from which all data is removed during the installation is called __________
    A.Hard Installation
    B.New Installation
    C.Clean Installation
    D.None of the above
    C.Clean Installation

  10. _______ allows you to select the OS you want to boot into every time you start the computer.
    A.Multiboot
    B.Activation
    C.Installation
    D.None of the above
    A.Multiboot