Computer operating system mcq Computer operating system mcq and answers


Q1. The ………… has the responsibility to start up the processing of operating system.

a. ROM BIOS
b. Bootstrap program
c. Boot sector
d. All of the above

 

 


Q2. Which of the following loader is executed, when a system is first turned ON or restarted?

a. Boot loader
b. Compile and Go loader
c. Bootstrap loader
d. Relating loader

 

 


Q3. The process of starting or restarting a computer system by loading instructions from a secondary storage device into the computer memory, is called

a. duping
b. booting
c. padding
d. All of these

 

 


Q4. What does the acronym BIOS stand for?

a. Basic Input Output Services
b. Basic Inner Outer System
c. Better Input Output Services
d. Basic Input Output System

 

SBI Clerk 2014

 

 


Q5. From which location, the first computer instructions available on boot up?

a. ROM BIOS
b. CPU
c. Boot.ini
d. Config.sys

 

 


Q6. What does the computer BIOS contains to maintain its data with the use of a battery for periods when the system is powered down?

a. CMOS
b. RAM
c. DRAM
d. CPU

 

Allahabad Bank Clerk 2008

 

 


Q7. What is the name given to the process of initializing a micro computer with its operating system?

a. Cold booting
b. Booting
c. Warm booting
d. Boot recording

 

 


Q8. The operating system software and data, the computer is currently using, are stored in

a. PC
b. ACP
c. USB
d. RAM

 

 


Q9. The operating system resides in which part of memory?

a. Hard disk
b. RAM
c. ROM
d. Cache

 

 


Q10. The hardware mechanism that enables a device to notify the CPU is called

a. polling
b. interrupt
c. system call
d. Both (a) and (b)

 

 


 

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