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Computer Science 305: Operating Systems Final Exam

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Question 1 1. In the image below, Process X is waiting for Resource A2 to be released by Process Y; at the same time, Process Y is waiting for A1 to be released by Process X. What is this called?

Question 2 2. Which of the following best matches a task performed by the CPI when scheduling threads?

Question 3 3. What would happen if your operating system couldn't perform interrupts on processes?

Question 4 4. The ability for a process to carry out multiple tasks simultaneously is called what?

Question 5 5. In an operating system's process scheduler, what component holds all of the processes that are loaded into main memory?

Question 6 6. In an operating system's process scheduler, this queue is also called the _____ queue.

Question 7 7. Which of the following do you need to install Linux on a VirtualBox?

Question 8 8. When assigning permissions to users for a company that uses Windows 10, which of the following account types is most vulnerable?

Question 9 9. As the manager of a small company, you have noticed employees have downloaded all sorts of software that has nothing to do with their jobs. While you want to allow them freedom to search the Internet, you want some semblance of control. What type of security policy should you enact?

Question 10 10. In order to install a virtual instance of an operating system on your machine, which of the following tools is needed?

Question 11 11. You have just logged into your computer when the screen goes blank and is replaced by a red screen and white text. The text demands payment, claiming that all of your data has been encrypted. What type of security threat have you encountered?

Question 12 12. Which of the following best describes anything that may try to damage your computer system's data, steal information, or otherwise harm you or your data?

Question 13 13.

Complete the missing components of a layered operating system.

LayerDescription
5?
4?
3Input/Output (I/O) Management
2Device Drivers
1Memory Management
0?

Question 14 14. On the desktop of an operating system's interface, the images are _____, which are _____ to other applications.

Question 15 15. Which of the following operations would be most appropriate if completed with a command line interface?

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