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03 - Types of Operating Systems

 1. A distributed operating system (OS) takes advantage of _____ processing.
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  sequential

  parallel

  linear

  reverse

 2. A distributed OS will co-ordinate multiple independent computational nodes.

  FALSE

  TRUE

 3. The operating system in a TV set-top box is an _____ OS.

  peripheral

  embedded

  integral

  manual

 4. Microsoft Windows is an example of a multi-tasking OS.

  FALSE

  TRUE

 5. A multi-tasking OS can load mutliple programs into the ___ _____.

  CPU core

  heat sink

  main memory

  hard disk

 6. The multi-tasking OS can ____ each program so the CPU can execute segments of multiple tasks.

  accelerate

  weave

  interrupt

  terminate

 7. Which of these is more likely to have a multi-user OS?

  A desktop computer

  A games console

  A supercomputer

  A smartphone

 8. One multi-user OS can control mutiple terminals.

  TRUE

  FALSE

 9. What does RTOS mean?

  Real time operating system

  Reverse turn operating system

  Repeat task operating system

  Radial terminal operating system

 10. An RTOS has ____ time constraints.

  open

  flexible

  binary

  fixed