Tuesday, August 31, 2010

Computer Officer Exam Paper

1. Virtual memory is -
Ans: an illusion of an extremely large memory

2. Special locality refers to the problem that once a location is referenced
Ans: a nearby location will be referenced soon

3. An example of a SPOOLED device
Ans: A line printer used to print the output of a number of jobs

4. Page faults occurs when
Ans: one tries to divide a number by 0

5. Overlay is
Ans: a single contiguous memory that was used in the olden days for running large programs by swapping

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