Operating Systems Concepts – Section 3

36. The errors that can be pointed out by the compiler are

A. Syntax errors
B. Semantic errors
C. Logical errors
D. Internal errors
E. None of the above

Correct Answer: A. Syntax errors

37. When a computer is first turned on or restarted, a special type of absolute loader is executed, called a

A. “Compile and Go” loader
B. Boot loader
C. Bootstrap loader
D. Relating loader
E. None of the above

Correct Answer: C. Bootstrap loader

38. Which, of the following checks, cannot be carried out on the input data to a system?

A. consistency check
B. Syntax check
C. Range check
D. All of the above
E. None of the above

Correct Answer: B. Syntax check

39. A program that converts a high-level language program to a set of instructions that can run on a computer is called a

A. Compiler
B. Debugger
C. Editor
D. All of the above
E. None of the above

Correct Answer: A. Compiler

40. Which of the following is characteristic of an operating system?

A. resource management
B. error recovery
C. memory management
D. All the above
E. None of the above

Correct Answer: D. All the above

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