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What is the ability of an OS to run more than one application at a time called?
  1. Multi-user computing
  2. Time – sharing
  3. None of these
     
  4. Multitasking
  5. Object – oriented programming


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The correct option is D Multitasking
Multitasking refers to the ability to execute more than one task (or program) at the same time. In multitasking, only one CPU is involved, but it switches from one program to another so quickly that it gives the appearance of executing all of programs at the same time.

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