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2013 (April-2013),Madras University, B.Sc Computer Science, Third Year, Semester-V, Operating System, SAE5A Question paper



Course: B.Sc Computer Science   University/board: Madras University

Are you looking for the old question papers of Madras University B.Sc Computer Science? Here is the previous year question paper from Madras University. This is the original question paper from the B.Sc Computer Science Fifth semester exam conducted by Madras University in year 2013. Feel free to download the question paper from here and use it to prepare for your upcoming exams.



Month & Year of Examination: April - 2013
Subject Name: Operating System
Subject Code: SAE5A
Semester: V
Year: Third Year
Question Paper Number: 50416

Time: Three hours Maximum: 75 Marks

SECTION A - (10 * 2 = 20 marks)
Answer any TEN questions.
All questions carry equal marks.
Each answer should not exceed 50 words.

1.State any two advantages of multiprocessor systems.
2.Name any two CPU-Scheduling algorithms.
3.What is a binary semaphore?
4.Give any two classic problems of synchronization.
5.Write the idea of overlays.
6.Specify the principles followed in first-fit and best-fit allocation strategies.
7.Mention the significance of FIFO page replacement.
8.List the basic file operations.
9.Write the functions of executable and batch files.
10.What is a buffer?
11.What are worms and viruses?
12.Give the significance of non-maskable interrupt.

SECTION B - (5 * 5 = 25 marks)
Answer any FIVE questions.
All questions carry equal marks.
Each answer should not exceed 200 words.

13.Discuss about mainframe systems.
14.Explain the operating-system services.
15.Describe the important aspects in deadlock detection.
16.State and explain the readers-writers problem.
17.Explain the logical and physical address space.
18.Write a note on thrashing.
19.Discuss about I/O hardware.

SECTION C - (3 * 10 = 30 marks)
Answer any THREE questions.
All questions carry equal marks.
Each answer should not exceed 500 words.

20. Discuss process scheduling.
21. Discuss about semaphores.
22. Elaborate the importance of paging and segmenatation schemes.
23. Explain the major methods of allocating disk space.
24. Give an overview of security aspects of systems.





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