File System Concepts - Operating System Questions & Answers

1.

______ is a unique tag, usually a number, identifies the file within the file system.

   A.) File identifier
   B.) File name
   C.) File type
   D.) None of the mentioned

Answer: Option 'A'

File identifier

2.

By using the specific system call, we can

   A.) open the file
   B.) read the file
   C.) write into the file
   D.) all of the mentioned

Answer: Option 'D'

all of the mentioned

3.

To create a file

   A.) allocate the space in file system
   B.) make an entry for new file in directory
   C.) allocate the space in file system & make an entry for new file in directory
   D.) none of the mentioned

Answer: Option 'C'

allocate the space in file system & make an entry for new file in directory

4.

File type can be represented by

   A.) file extension
   B.) file name
   C.) file identifier
   D.) none of the mentioned

Answer: Option 'A'

file extension

5.

Which file is a sequence of bytes organized into blocks understandable by the system’s linker?

   A.) object file
   B.) source file
   C.) executable file
   D.) text file

Answer: Option 'A'

object file

6.

What is the mounting of file system?

   A.) crating of a filesystem
   B.) deleting a filesystem
   C.) attaching portion of the file system into a directory structure
   D.) removing portion of the file system into a directory structure

Answer: Option 'C'

attaching portion of the file system into a directory structure

7.

Mapping of file is managed by

   A.) file metadata
   B.) page table
   C.) virtual memory
   D.) file system

Answer: Option 'A'

file metadata

8.

Mapping of network file system protocol to local file system is done by

   A.) network file system
   B.) local file system
   C.) volume manager
   D.) remote mirror

Answer: Option 'A'

network file system

9.

Which one of the following explains the sequential file access method?

   A.) read/write randomly by record
   B.) read bytes one at a time, in order
   C.) random access according to the given byte number
   D.) read/write sequentially by record

Answer: Option 'B'

read bytes one at a time, in order

10.

file system fragmentation occurs when

   A.) unused space or single file are not contiguous
   B.) used space is not contiguous
   C.) unused space is non-contiguous
   D.) multiple files are non-contiguous

Answer: Option 'A'

unused space or single file are not contiguous


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