File System Implementation - Allocation Methods - 2 - Operating System Questions & Answers

1.

A device driver can be thought of as a translator. Its input consists of _____ commands and output consists of _______ instructions.

   A.) low level, complex
   B.) complex, simple
   C.) low level, high level
   D.) high level, low level

Answer: Option 'A'

low level, complex

2.

A device driver can be thought of as a translator. Its input consists of _____ commands and output consists of _______ instructions.

   A.) low level, complex
   B.) complex, simple
   C.) low level, high level
   D.) high level, low level

Answer: Option 'A'

low level, complex

3.

The file organization module knows about :

   A.) files
   B.) logical blocks of files
   C.) physical blocks of files
   D.) all of the mentioned

Answer: Option 'D'

all of the mentioned

4.

The file organization module knows about :

   A.) files
   B.) logical blocks of files
   C.) physical blocks of files
   D.) all of the mentioned

Answer: Option 'D'

all of the mentioned

5.

Metadata includes :

   A.) all of the file system structure
   B.) contents of files
   C.) both file system structure and contents of files
   D.) none of the mentioned

Answer: Option 'C'

​both file system structure and contents of files

6.

Metadata includes :

   A.) all of the file system structure
   B.) contents of files
   C.) both file system structure and contents of files
   D.) none of the mentioned

Answer: Option 'C'

​both file system structure and contents of files

7.

For each file there exists a ___________ that contains information about the file, including ownership, permissions and location of the file contents.

   A.) metadata
   B.) file control block
   C.) process control block
   D.) all of the mentioned

Answer: Option 'B'

file control block

8.

For each file there exists a ___________ that contains information about the file, including ownership, permissions and location of the file contents.

   A.) metadata
   B.) file control block
   C.) process control block
   D.) all of the mentioned

Answer: Option 'B'

file control block

9.

For processes to request access to file contents, they need to :

   A.) they need to run a seperate program
   B.) they need special interrupts
   C.) implement the open and close system calls
   D.) none of the mentioned

Answer: Option 'C'

implement the open and close system calls

10.

For processes to request access to file contents, they need to :

   A.) they need to run a seperate program
   B.) they need special interrupts
   C.) implement the open and close system calls
   D.) none of the mentioned

Answer: Option 'C'

implement the open and close system calls

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