Operating Systems Concepts – Section 4

16. The practice of “bundling” refers to

A. selling computers alone
B. selling peripheral devices with computer
C. selling software to run on computers
D. giving away software with a computer purchase
E. None of the above

Correct Answer: D. giving away software with a computer purchase

17. Special software to create a job queue is called a

A. Drive
B. Spooler
C. Interpreter
D. Linkage editor
E. None of the above

Correct Answer: B. Spooler

18. All the time a computer is switched on, its operating system software has to stay in

A. main storage
B. primary storage
C. floppy disk
D. disk drive
E. None of the above

Correct Answer: B. primary storage

19. Can you name of the major Operating System used in computers?

A. MS DOS
B. OS/2
C. UNIX
D. All of the above
E. None of the above

Correct Answer: D. All of the above

20. Which of the following is not an advantage of multiprogramming?

A. increased throughput
B. shorter response time
C. decreased operating-system overhead
D. ability to assign priorities to jobs
E. None of the above

Correct Answer: C. decreased operating-system overhead

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