Which of the following is a Distributed Operating system?

(A). Windows server 2003
(B). Windows server 2008
(C). MOSIX
(D) All of these
CORRECT ANSWER : (D) All of these

A distributed operating system is considered as a system software over a collection of independent software, networked, communicating, and physically isolated computational nodes.


Examples of Distributed Operating system

Some famous Distributed Operating system are mentioned below;

Distributed OS Arachne, Ubuntu, RIG, Charlotte, Spring, MDS, MOS, Saguaro, Linux (Apache Server), MICROS, Uniflex, Roscoe, Newark, Windows server 2003,2008 and 2012, AMOEBA, SODA, REPOS, DEMOS/MP, MDX, Eden, CHOICES, AEGIS, Clouds, Plan9, DISTRIX, DISTOS,  MOSIX, NSMOS, Cronus, SODS/OS, Galaxy, CONDOR,
real-time operating systems VxWorks, QNX, eCos, RTLinux
Mobile OS Android (Google), Windows OS (Microsoft), iOS (Apple), Bada (Samsung), Symbian OS (Nokia), Tizen (Samsung), Blackberry OS (Research in Motion),
Multitasking/Time Sharing OS Multics, UNIX, Linux, Windows 2000 server, TOPS-20 (DEC), TOPS-10 (DEC), Windows NT server,
Batch Operating System Payroll System, Bank Statements
Network OS UNIX, Linux, Mac OS X, BSD, Microsoft Windows Server 2003, and 2008,  and Novell NetWare.

Which of the following is a Batch Operating System?
(A). Bank Statements
(B). Payroll System
(C). Both of these
(D) None of these
CORRECT ANSWER : (C). Both of these


Which of the following is a Multitasking/Time Sharing Operating system?
(A). LINUX
(B). Windows 2000
(C). UNIX
(D) All of these
CORRECT ANSWER : (D) All of these

Operating Systems Important MCQs with Explanation

  1. Which of the following is not an operating system?
  2. Which of the following is a Distributed Operating system?
  3. Which of the following is a real-time operating system?
  4. Which of the following is a Network Operating system?
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