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171. When a process is accessing shared modifiable data, the process is said to be in:
a. Dead lock
b. Critical Section
c. Multitasking
d. Context Switching
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Answer: (b).Critical Section

172. The first MPI function call made by every MPI process is the call to:
a. MPI_Main()
b. MPI_Wtick()
c. MPI_Init()
d. MPI_Bcast()
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Answer: (c).MPI_Init()

173. Dijkstra’s Banker’s algorithm is used for:
a. Deadlock Prevention
b. Deadlock Detection
c. Deadlock Recovery
d. Deadlock Avoidance
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Answer: (d).Deadlock Avoidance

174. Memory bank experiencing too much contention from processor:
a. Fan-in
b. Hot-spot
c. Thrash
d. Fan-out
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Answer: (c).Thrash

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