32. If all processes I/O bound, the ready queue will almost always be _ and the Short term Scheduler will have a _ to do.

a) full, little
b) full, lot
c) empty, little
d) empty, lot

Answer: c
Explanation: If all processes are I/O bound, the ready queue will almost empty and the short-term scheduler will have a little to do. I/O bound processes spend more time doing I/O than computation.

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