Operating Systems Concepts – Section 2

21. The details of all external symbols and relocation formation (relocation list or map) is provided to linker by

A. Macro processor
B. Translator
C. Loader
D. Editor
E. None of the above

Correct Answer: B. Translator

22. 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
E. None of the above

Correct Answer: D. all of the above

23. A development strategy whereby the executive control modules of a system are coded and tested first, is known as

A. Bottom-up development
B. Top-down development
C. Left-Right development
D. All of the above
E. None of the above

Correct Answer: B. Top-down development

24. Which of the following is helpful in evaluating applications software what will best suit your needs?

A. recommendations by other users
B. computer magazines
C. objective software reviews
D. all of the above
E. None of the above

Correct Answer: D. all of the above

25. What problem is solved by Dijkstra’s banker’s algorithm?

A. mutual exclusion
B. deadlock recovery
C. deadlock avoidance
D. cache coherence
E. None of the above

Correct Answer: C. deadlock avoidance

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