quiz6-1 - c) A pointer that points to an area of memory...

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CS 220: Computer Systems II: Architecture and Programming Spring 2009 - Section A0 Quiz #6 - 2009/04/20 Name: ______________________________ ================================================================================ 1: Circle which one (1) of the following is the term for an instruction- initiated suspension of the current program in order to run a system task before resuming the current program: a) Firmware Interrupt b) Secondary Interrupt c) Hardware Interrupt d) Software Interrupt ================================================================================ 2: Circle which one (1) of the following is most accurately what a "dangling pointer" is: a) A pointer that does not have a well-defined type. b) A pointer that is not yet set to a valid area of memory.
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Unformatted text preview: c) A pointer that points to an area of memory that has been deallocated. ================================================================================ 3: Circle which one (1) of the following is the standard C function used to allocate memory dynamically: a) allocate b) alloc c) malloc d) create ================================================================================ 4: Circle which one (1) of the following is the feature of modern CPUs that allow even a single-tasking processor to respond to outside device events, even while it is busy performing other tasks: a) Virtualization b) Parallelism c) Diversions d) Interrupts...
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