As we conclude this chapter, here is a list of questions for you to test your knowledge regarding this chapter's material. You will find the answers in the Assessments section of the Appendix:
- What are semaphores most useful for?
- Why is it dangerous to use semaphores for data protection?
- What does mutex stand for?
- Why are mutexes better for protecting shared data?
- With an RTOS, there is no need for any other type of timer since many instances of software timers are available.