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operating systems Online Quiz - 42

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You can have multiple Desktops environments installed simultaneously. By Desktop Env. we mean (KDE, Gnome, IceWM, XFCE etc..)

  1. True

  2. False


Correct Option: A

What is the file manager used in KDE ?

  1. Dolphin

  2. Nautilus

  3. Konqueror

  4. Metacity


Correct Option: A

The component responsible for generating 3D effects for the Linux Desktop is-

  1. Metacity WM

  2. Thunar WM

  3. Compiz-fusion

  4. Emerald WM


Correct Option: C

You can have the following effects on the Linux Desktop...

  1. 3D windows

  2. Wobbly Windows

  3. Minimize/maximize/open/close animation

  4. Desktop Cube Rotate

  5. Flip through open programs

  6. Snow/Fire on Screen


Correct Option: A,B,C,D,E,F
  1. Console

  2. gnome-terminal

  3. kde-console

  4. Konsole

  5. K-terminal


Correct Option: D

A common problem that people face in Linux is that it is by default unable to play proprietary formats like mp3, H.264 etc. The solution is to download and install a free plugin called -

  1. lame-enc.dll

  2. fraunhoffer.so

  3. codeina

  4. gstreamer


Correct Option: D

Synaptics in Debian Systems refers to-

  1. Touchpad Driver

  2. Package Manager

  3. Dependency Resolver

  4. None of these


Correct Option: B

The package manager format used by Debian Linux Systems is-

  1. RPM

  2. TAR.GZ

  3. ZIP

  4. DEB

  5. DPM


Correct Option: D

The package format used by the Red Hat package manager is -

  1. RPM

  2. DBM

  3. DEB

  4. REB


Correct Option: A

A RPM package can be used in Debian Systems by using the following command prior to installation.

  1. convert

  2. changepm

  3. alien

  4. Its a trick question. There is no way you can use one format on other distro.


Correct Option: C

Which of the following Distros are based on Debian?

  1. Ubuntu

  2. DreamLinux

  3. Linux Mint

  4. Gentoo

  5. Damn Small Linux


Correct Option: A,B,C,E

The "Ultra-Lite" distributions that can be installed on Thumb Drives and are as amall as 20MB while providing a full blown GUI and Basic multimedia/browsing capabilities are -

  1. DSL - Damn Small Linux

  2. Puppy Linux

  3. PSL- Pen Drive Linux

  4. Ubuntu


Correct Option: A,B

Which of the following Linux Distributions is Suitable for a NETBOOK?

  1. Red Hat Netbook Remix

  2. Damn Small Linux

  3. Puppy Linux

  4. Ubuntu Netbook Remix


Correct Option: D

What is the name of the Linux Application that allows you to run "individual" windows programs on Linux?

  1. QEMU

  2. VirtualBox

  3. WINE

  4. WIN-API Emulator

  5. VM-WARE


Correct Option: C

Which of following is not cause of deadlock?

  1. Circular Wait

  2. Hold and Wait

  3. Mutual Exclusion

  4. Resourse sharing


Correct Option: D

Which of the following is a synchronization mechanism?

  1. Bakery Algorithm

  2. Bankers Algorithm

  3. Round Robin Algorithm

  4. LRU Algorithm


Correct Option: A

Which of the following is false regarding threads?

  1. Threads share code segment

  2. Threads can be preempted

  3. Threads share stack.

  4. Threads share resources


Correct Option: C

What is the meaning of GPL?

  1. General Public License

  2. General Purpose Language

  3. General Publishing License

  4. General Power Language


Correct Option: A

Which is the correct syntax to display the calendar of September 2005?

  1. Cal 9 2005

  2. Calendar 2005

  3. 2005 cal

  4. 9 2005 calendar


Correct Option: A

AI Explanation

To display the calendar of September 2005, the correct syntax is:

A. Cal 9 2005

Option A) Cal 9 2005 - This option is correct because the "cal" command followed by the month and year (in this case, 9 for September and 2005) will display the calendar for that specific month and year.

Option B) Calendar 2005 - This option is incorrect because the "calendar" command is not the correct command to display the calendar. The correct command is "cal".

Option C) 2005 cal - This option is incorrect because the "cal" command should be used before the month and year, not after.

Option D) 9 2005 calendar - This option is incorrect because the "calendar" command should be used after the month and year, not before.

The correct answer is A) Cal 9 2005.

How can a short description of what the ls command does be obtained?

  1. Whereis ls

  2. Whatis ls

  3. Whatis -ls

  4. Whereis -ls


Correct Option: B
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