UGC-NET | UGC NET CS 2017 Jan – II | Question 35

Which of the following statement(s) regarding a linker software is/are true ?
I A function of a linker is to combine several object modules into a single load module.
II A function of a linker is to replace absolute references in an object module by symbolic references to locations in other modules.
(A) Only I
(B) Only II
(C) Both I and II
(D) Neither I nor II


Answer: (A)

Explanation: A linker is computer software that combine two or more file generated by compiler into a single executable file.
Option I is correct but II option doesn’t resemble linker.
For more information on linker Refer:How Linkers Resolve Global Symbols Defined at Multiple Places?
Option (A) is correct.

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