OS Organization: Final Exam Sample Questions -True or False

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  1. T / F -One approach to dealing with multiple interrupts is to disable all interrupts while an interrupt is being processed. (T/F)
    TRUE
  2. T / F Uni-programming typically provides better utilization of system resources than multiprogramming.
    FALSE
  3. T / F – A monolithic kernel architecture assigns only a few essential functions to the kernel, including address spaces, interprocess communication and basic scheduling.
    TRUE
  4. T / F – The less-privileged processor execution mode is often referred to as kernel mode
    FALSE
  5. T / F Starvation refers to the situation where competing processes are denied access to a resource due to scheduling problems.
    TRUE
  6. T / FMessage passing provides both synchronization and communication, which are fundamental requirements for interacting processes.
    TRUE
  7. T / F – The strategy of deadlock prevention is to design a system in such a way that the possibility of deadlock is minimized.
    FALSE
  8. T / F – The concept of virtual memory is based on one or both of two basic techniques: segmentation and paging.
    TRUE
  9. T / F – The resident set of a process can be changed in response to actions by other processes.
    TRUE
  10. T / FThrashing will never be a problem if the system has 1 GB of real memory
    FALSE
  11. T / F – The translation lookaside buffer (TLB) is a software data structure that supports the virtual memory address translation operation
    FALSE
  12. T / FRound Robin is a scheduling technique that is also known as time slicing, because each process is given a slice of time before being preempted.
    TRUE

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OS Organization: Final Exam Sample Questions -True or False
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Sample Final Exam Questions from CSE 422s Spring Semester 2016.
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