SHORT QUESTIONS-WOS

Q1. What is the difference between a file and a folder?

Q2. How is a filename different from pathname? Support your answer with examples.

Q3.  Give commands to view listing of all filenames under

(i)           Current directory

(ii)          Floppy disk in B drive.

Q4. How do following CD commands differ?

(i)           CD

(ii)          CD NEW

(iii)         CD A:\CHK\SUB.

Q5. What is the significance of the following:

(a) My Computer

(b) Network Neighborhood

(c) Recycle bin

(d) Start Menu

(e) Task Bar

(f)  Help

Q6. Give some of the advanced features of Windows XP.

Q7. What is the difference between copying and moving files and folders?

Q8. When a folder is copied to another place do the subfolders in the folder also get copied?

Q9. What is Windows Explorer? Give some of its functions?

Q10. What is the Start Group? What are the different functions that can be done through this?

Q11. Discuss some advance features of Windows XP.

Q12. (i) Give procedure to create a new folder in Windows XP.

         (ii) Give procedure for closing down the Windows XP.

Q13. What types of services are provided by an operating system?

Q14. Clearly define the concept of a process. Can different functions/subroutine of an HLL program be called processes?

Q15.Explain briefly the functions performed by an operating system as processor manager?

Q16.Explain briefly the functions performed by an operating system as memory manager?

Q17. Explain the concept of virtual storage.

Q18. The operating system is called a resource manager. List four distinct resources of the computer system. What are the general functions that the OS perform for these resources?