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
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
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Q5. From which location, the first computer instructions available on boot up?
a. ROM BIOS
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?
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Q7. What is the name given to the process of initializing a micro computer with its operating system?
a. Cold booting
c. Warm booting
d. Boot recording
Q8. The operating system software and data, the computer is currently using, are stored in
Q9. The operating system resides in which part of memory?
a. Hard disk
Q10. The hardware mechanism that enables a device to notify the CPU is called
c. system call
d. Both (a) and (b)
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