Which of the following is a Network Operating system?


(A). Mac OS X
(B). Novell NetWare
(C). BSD
(D) All of these
(MCQs) CORRECT ANSWER : (D) All of these

A network operating system is a specific and dedicated operating system for a network device. For example, Operating systems of switches, routers, firewalls, etc.

Examples of network operating systems

Some famous network operating systems are mentioned below;

Network OS BSD, Microsoft Windows Server 2003, and 2008, UNIX, Linux, Mac OS X, and Novell NetWare.
real-time operating systems eCos, RTLinux, VxWorks, QNX,
Mobile OS


iOS (Apple), Bada (Samsung), Tizen (Samsung), Android (Google), Windows OS (Microsoft), Symbian OS (Nokia), Blackberry OS (Research in Motion),
Batch Operating System Bank Statements, Payroll System
Distributed OS


MDS, MOS, Saguaro, Linux (Apache Server), MICROS, Uniflex, Roscoe, Newark, Arachne, Ubuntu, RIG, Charlotte, Spring, Windows server 2003,2008 and 2012, Clouds, Plan9, DISTRIX, DISTOS,  MOSIX, NSMOS, Cronus, SODS/OS, SODA, REPOS, DEMOS/MP, MDX, Eden, CHOICES, AMOEBA, AEGIS, Galaxy, CONDOR
Multitasking/Time Sharing OS TOPS-20 (DEC), TOPS-10 (DEC), Windows 2000 server, Windows NT server, Multics, UNIX, Linux,

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?