Operating Systems Concepts – Section 5

6. 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
E. None of the above

Correct Answer: C. Program

7. Which, of the following, is true for testing and debugging?

A. Testing checks for logical errors in the programs, while debugging is a process of correcting those errors in the program
B. Testing detects the syntax errors in the program while debugging corrects those errors in the program
C. Testing and debugging indicate the same thing
D. All of the above
E. None of the above

Correct Answer: A. Testing checks for logical errors in the programs, while debugging is a process of correcting those errors in
the program

8. Information in a memory that is no longer valid or wanted is known as

A. non-volatile
B. volatile
C. surplus
D. garbage
E. None of the above

Correct Answer: D. garbage

9. Which of the following filename extension suggests that the file is a backup copy of another file?

A. TXT
B. COM
C. BAS
D. BAK
E. None of the above

Correct Answer: D. BAK

10. Relocation bits used by relocating loader are specified (generated) by

A. Relocating loader itself
B. Linker
C. Assembler or translator
D. Macro processor
E. None of the above

Correct Answer: B. Linker

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