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Which of the following is an example of a spooled device?

  1. The terminal used to input data for a program being executed.
  2. The secondary memory device in a virtual memory system
  3. A line printer used to print the output of a number of jobs.
  4. None of the above
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why option a and b not correct?

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Answer: (C)

Spool stands for simultaneous peripheral operations on-line.

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Spooling is a specialized form of multi-programming for the purpose of copying data between different devices. In contemporary systems, it is usually used for mediating between a computer application and a slow peripheral, such as a printer

Ans : C


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