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Explain fork() system call? 

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Which memory management technique involves dividing the memory into fixed sized blocks ?

A) Paging B) Scaling
C) Whiping D) Tracking
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Paging

Explanation:

Paging is a memory management technique in which process address space is broken into blocks of the same size called pages.

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A computer assisted method for the recording and analyzing of existing or hypothetical systems is

A) Data transmission B) Data capture
C) Data flow D) Data processing
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) Data flow

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What are the various types of CPU registers in a regular operating system design ?

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 Stack Pointer
 Index Registers
 Accumulators
 General Purpose Registers

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What is the perfect page size when designing an operating system ?

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The perfect paging size varies from system to system, so there is no single best when it reaches to page size. There are several factors to consider in order to come up with a fitting page size, such as paging time, page table, and its effect on the total performance of the operating system.

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When designing the file structure for an operating system, what attributes are considered ?

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Commonly, the different attributes for a file structure are naming,size, identifier, a level of protection, supported file types and location for the files.

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