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UGC-NET | UGC NET CS 2016 July – III | Question 49

  • Last Updated : 26 Apr, 2018

In UNIX, processes that have finished execution but have not yet had their status collected are known as _________.
(A) Sleeping processes
(B) Stopped processes
(C) Zombie processes
(D) Orphan processes


Answer: (C)

Explanation: In UNIX, processes that have finished execution but have not yet had their status collected are known as Zombie processes.
A process whose parent process no more exists i.e. either finished or terminated without waiting for its child process to terminate is called an Orphan process.
Sleeping process which takes a time value as a parameter that specifies the minimum amount of time in which process set to sleep before resuming execution
Stopped processes which stopped their execution.
So, option (C) is correct.


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