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Question number: 30

» Aptitude

True-False▾

Question

Is the Following Statement True or False?

Statement A: All great men are ridiculous;

Statement B: I am ridiculous;

Inference: I am a great man;

Answer

FALSE

Explanation

  • Here, from statement A we can conclude that all great men are ridiculous and statement B is showing I am ridiculous
  • But it doesn’t mean I am a great man. Because all great men are ridiculous but all ridiculous men are not great. So I am a great man is completely wrong inference/conclusion.

Question number: 31

» Aptitude

MCQ▾

Question

Which is an example of multitasking?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

User working on spreadsheet, downloading some matter from internet

b.

Multiple remote users accessing a server

c.

Multiple programs resident in memory

d.

None of the above

Answer

a.

Explanation

  • Multitasking is a concept of performing multiple tasks or processes over a certain period of time by executing them concurrently.
  • Here tasks share the common processing resources such as Central Processing Units (CPUs) and Memory. Multitasking solves the problem by scheduling which task may be the one running at any given time and when another waiting task gets a run.
  • Modern desktop operating systems are capable of handling large number of different processes at the same time. Like, user can work on spreadsheet together with downloading some mater from internet and can listen songs too.