Tuesday, 24 November 2015

IBPS Bank Jobs I.T. Officer Exam : (System Software) - expected 50 Questions and answers Quiz 41


1. The working set theory of programming behavior of processes running within an operating system involves:
a) The collection of pages that a process accesses
b) Disk scheduling mechanisms
c) Coalescing holes in memory
d) Assigning the CPU to processes e) None of The Above

2. Trojan Horse programs:
a) Are legitimate programs that allow unauthorized access
b) Do not usually work
c) Are hidden programs that do not show up on the system
d) Usually are immediately discovered
e) None of The Above

3. Page Stealing:
a) is a sign of an efficient system
b) is taking page frames from other working sets
c) should be tuning goal
d) is taking larger disk spaces for pages paged out
e) none of The Above

4. In virtual memory systems, Dynamic address translation:
a) is the hardware necessary to implement paging
b) store pages at a specific location on disk
c) is useless when swapping is used
d) is part of the operating system paging algorithm
e) None of The Above

5. The garbage collector:
a) Prevents fragmentation from occurring
b) is mostly used with fixed partitions
c) collects fragmented areas of memory
d) is critical for efficient virtual memory system
e) None of The Above

6. Page – map table is:
a) A data file
b) A directory
c) Used for address translation
d) All of The Above
e) None of The Above

7. Which of the following rules out the use of GO TO?
a) Flowchart
b) HIPO – DIAGRAMS
c) Nassi – Shneiderman Diagram
d) All of The Above
e) None of The Above

8. Which of the following is a phase of a compilation process:
a) Lexical analysis
b) Code Generation
c) Both of The Above
d) Static Analysis
e) None of The Above

9. A computer can’t “boot” if it does not have the:
a) Compiler
b) Loader
c) Operating System
d) Assembler
e) None of The Above

10. Which of the following is a measure to test how good or bad a modular design is:
a) Module strength
b) Module coupling
c) Static analysis
d) All of The Above
e) None of The Above

11. Which of the following tapes of software must you have in main memory order to use your keyboard?
a) Word processing
b) Systems
c) Spreadsheet
d) Applications
e) All of The Above

12. If you want to execute more than one program at a time, the system software you are using must be capable of:
a) Word processing
b) Virtual memory
c) Compiling
d) Multitasking
e) None of The Above

13. Which of the following is a type of system software used micro computers?
a) Apple DOS
b) MS – DOS
c) PC – DOS
d) UNIX
e) All of The Above

14. Which of the following is helpful in evaluating applications software that will best suit your needs?
a) Recommendations by other users
b) Computer magazines
c) Objective software reviews
d) Computer periodicals
e) All of The Above

15. Which of the following are loaded into main memory when the computer is booted?
a) Internal command instructions
b) External command instructions
c) Utility programs
d) Word processing instructions
e) All of The Above

16. Which of the following software types is used to simplify using system software?
a) Spreadsheet
b) Operating Environment
c) Time Sharing
d) Multitasking
e) None of The Above

17. Which of the following is not application software?
a) Word processing
b) Spreadsheet
c) UNIX
d) Desktop Publishing e) None of The Above

18. Which of the following types of software should you use it you often need to create, edit and print documents?
a) Word processing
b) Spreadsheet
c) UNIX
d) desktop publishing
e) All of The Above

19. Which of the following might be used to convert high – level language instructions into machine language?
a) System software
b) Application software
c) An operating environment
d) An interpreter
e) None of The Above

20. Multiprogramming was made possible by:
a) Input/output units that operate independently of the CPU
b) Operating system
c) Both (a) and (b)
d) Neither (a) nor (b)
e) None of The Above

21. A translator which reads an entire programs written in a high level language a and converts it into machine language code is:
a) Assembler
b) Translator
c) Compiler
d) System Software
e) None of The Above

22. What is the name given to all the programs inside the computer which makes it usable?
a) Application software
b) System software
c) Firmware
d) Shareware
e) None of The Above

23. Systems software is a program that directs the overall operation of the computer, facilities its use and interacts with all users. What are the different types of this software?
a) Operating system
b) Languages
c) Utilities
d) All of the above
e) None of the above

24. What is the name of the system which deals with the running of the actual computer and not with the programming problems?
a) Operating system
b) Systems program
c) Object program
d) Source program
e) None of The Above

25. Which of the following systems software does the job merging the records from two files into one?
a) Security software
b) Utility program
c) Network software
d) Documentation software
e) None of The Above

26. The term “operating system” means:
a) A set of program which controls computer working
b) The way a computer operator works
c) Conversion of high language into machine code
d) The way a floppy disk drive operates
e) None of The Above

27. The operating system of a computer serves as a software interface between the user and ______:
a) Hardware
b) Peripheral
c) Memory
d) Screen
e) None of The Above

28. The primary job as the operating system of a computer is to:
a) Command resources
b) Manage resources
c) Provide utilities
d) Be use friendly
e) None of The Above

29. 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

30. What is the name given to software which can be legally compiled and often used for free?
a) Shareware program
b) Public domain program
c) Firmware program
d) Mindware
e) None of the above

31. What is the operating system used by Macintosh computers?
a) System 7.0
b) AU/X
c) Xenix
d) Either (a) or (b)
e) None of The Above

32. Who is called the overseer and supervisor of all computer activity?
a) Central processing unit
b) Operating system
c) Control unit
d) Application program
e) None of The Above

33. Can you name 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

34. Who developed the operating system/2 for running IBM/s new PS/2 family of microcomputers?
a) IBM
b) Microsoft Inc.
c) Bell Laboratories
d) Digital Research Corporation
e) None of The Above

35. Most of the microcomputer’s operating systems like Apple Dos, MS – DOS and PC DOS etc. are called disk operating system because
a) They are memory resident
b) They are initially stored on disk
c) They are available on magnetic tapes
d) They are partly in primary memory and partly on disk
e) None of The Above

36. What is the name given to the process of initializing a microcomputer with its operating system:
a) Cold booting
b) Booting
c) War booting
d) Boot recording
e) None of The Above

37. What is the name of the operating system which was originally designed by scientists and engineers for use by scientists and engineers?
a) XENIX
b) UNIX
c) OS/2
d) MS DOS
e) None of The Above

38. Which are the most important features of Microsoft Windows program?
a) Windows
b) Pull – down menus
c) Icons
d) All of The Above
e) None of The Above

39. What is the name given to the organized collection of software that controls the overall operation of a computer?
a) Working system
b) Peripheral system
c) Operating system
d) Controlling system
e) None of The Above

40. What is the name given to the values that are automatically provided by software to reduce keystrokes and improve a computer user’s productivity?
a) Defined Values
b) Fixed Values
c) Default Values
d) Special Values
e) None of The Above

41. The powerful text editor called PC – Write can be used anybody by paying a small fee. Such programs are called:
a) Software
b) Shareware
c) Firmware
d) Mindware
e) None of The Above

42. What is the name of the operating system that read and reacts in terms of actual time:
a) Batch system
b) Quick Response system
c) Real Time System
d) Time Sharing System
e) None of The Above

43. What is the name of the technique in which the operating system of a computer executes several programs concurrently by switching back and forth between them?
a) Partitioning
b) Multitasking
c) Windowing
d) Paging
e) None of The Above

44. When did IBM released the first version of its disk operating system DOS version 1.0?
a) 1981
b) 1982
c) 1983
d) 1984
e) None of The Above

45. IBM released its first PN in 1981, can you name the operating system which was most popular at that time?
a) MS DOS
b) PC DOS
c) OS /360
d) CPM
e) None of The Above

46. The mathematica software allows the users to directly write and solve problem in arithmetic, trigonometry, algebra etc. Can you name the person who created this software?
a) Thomas Abraham
b) Steve Jobs
c) Yuri Manin
d) Stephen Wolfram
e) None of The Above

47. The higher version of the operating systems are so written that programs designed for earlier versions can still be run. What is it called?
a) Upgradability
b) Upward Mobility
c) University
d) Upward compatibility
e) None of The Above

48. What is the name of the arrangement whereby several central processing units share one memory?
a) Multitasking
b) Multiprogramming
c) Multiprocessing
d) Concurrent Programming
e) None of The Above

49. A graphical – menu – driven operating system allows you to pick up from the screen. What is the name given to the images which are used in such image oriented menus?
a) Figure
b) Symbol
c) Icon
d) Model
e) None of The Above

50. With reference to Windows, a DLL is:
a) Distribution level library
b) Dynamic link library
c) Dedicated link library
d) Distributed library LAN
e) None of The Above

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