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Q:

Which among the following is not aprocess state in unix?

A) Running B) Runnable
C) Zombie D) Stopped
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) Runnable

Explanation:

The process states of unix are running,Zombie,stopped,Waiting.

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getppid() system call is used to bias the existing priority of a process 

A) TRUE B) FALSE
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) FALSE

Explanation:

It is used to get parent process identifier

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Q:

What scheme does the Kernel in Unix System V follow while choosing a swap device among the multiple swap devices?

Answer

Kernel follows Round Robin scheme choosing a swap device among the multiple swap devices in Unix System V.

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Q:

Which among the following is a system call used for process management

A) fork() B) exec()
C) getppid() D) All the above
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) All the above

Explanation:

All the above listed are the System calls for process management

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Which among the following are not the children of Swapper or Scheduler?

A) Process Dispatcher B) Vhand
C) Dbflush D) All the above
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) All the above

Explanation:

Process Dispatcher,Vhand,Dbflush are the children of Scheduler

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