Q1. What is Operating System?
Ans. An operating system is a program that manages the computer hardware. It also provides a basis for application programs and acts as an intermediary between the computer user and the computer hardware.
An operating system is a large and complex program, so it is created in small pieces of the system. The operating system controls the use of hardware among various applications utilization of the available resources. It provides an environment within which other programs can do useful tasks.