System Programming Basics set 1

1 Que: A bottom up parser generates
a. Right most derivation       
b. Right most derivation in reverse
c. Left most derivation  
d. Left most derivation in reverse
2 Que: A compiler is a software tool that translates ___________that the computer can understand.
a. Algorithm into data    
b. Source code into data
c. Computer language into data
d. None of the above
3 Que: A computer can not boot if it does not have the
a. compiler       
b. loader
c. operating system
d. assembler  
4 Que: A development stategy whereby the executive control modules of a system are coded and tested first, is known as
a. Bottom-up development          
b. Top-down development
c. Left-Right development
d. All of the above
5 Que: A memory bus is used for communication between
a. ALU and Register          
b. Processor and Memory
c. Input and Output devices  
d. All of the above  
6 Que: A sequence of instructions, in a computer language, to get the desired result, is known as
a. Algorithm       
b. Decision Table
c. Program
d. All of the above
7 Que: A system program which sets up an executable program in main memory ready for execution, is
a. assembler        
b. linker
c. loader
d. compiler
8 Que: A UNIX device driver is  
a. Structured into two halves called top half and bottom half        
b. Three equal partitions
c. Unstructured
d. None of the above
9 Que: Action implementing instructions meaning are a actually carried out by
a. Instruction fetch    
b. Instruction decode  
c. Instruction execution
d. Instruction program
10 Que: Computer general-purpose software is basically a
a. system software    
b. data base software  
c. package software
d. application software