GATE | Sudo GATE 2020 Mock III (24 January 2019) | Question 13

Consider the following statements regarding partition allocation schemes ?

I. In the first fit, the partition is allocated which is first sufficient block from the top of Main Memory.
II. Best fit allocate the process to the partition which is the first smallest sufficient partition among the free available partition.
III. Worst fit allocate the process to the partition which is the largest sufficient among the freely available partitions available in the main memory.
IV. Next fit is similar to the first fit but it will search for the first sufficient partition from the starting allocation point.

Which of the statement(s) is/are correct?
(A) Only I, II, and III
(B) Only I, II, and IV
(C) Only II, III, and IV
(D) All, I, II, III, IV


Answer: (A)

Explanation: Next fit is similar to the first fit but it will search for the first sufficient partition from the last allocation point.

Only statement (IV) is false.

Option (A) is correct.


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