Ch 05: System Software: The Operating System, Utility Programs, and File Management

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Linux
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Which is not an example of a smartphone operating system? a. iOS b. BlackBerry c. Android d. Linux
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in your automobile
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You are most likely to find a real-time operating system (RTOS) a. in your automobile b. on a laptop c. on a smartphone d. on an iPad
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tracks connections to external networks
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All of the following are key attributes of an operating system EXCEPT a. manages memory and storage b. provides a user interface c. manages the CPU d. tracks connections to external networks
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graphical user
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Modern operating systems such as Windows and OS X use a _____________ interface. a. command-driven b. graphical user c. menu-driven d. text-based
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swap
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If your computer can’t store all the required operating system data in RAM, it can use a temporary file on the hard drive to store data. This is known as a _________ file. a. Linux b. non-volatile c. swap d. thrash
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TRUE
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Each device attached to your computer needs a device driver to communicate with the operating system.
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FALSE
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The first step of the boot process is the Power-on self-test (POST).
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System Restore
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Which of the following is not considered an accessibility utility? a. System Restore b. Magnifier c. Narrator d. Speech Recognition
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run full screen
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Windows 8 Metro apps a. run on the desktop b. run full screen c. can’t be closed down once started d. use a large amount of RAM
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File Explorer
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The Windows app used for file management is a. Disk Manager b. Task Manager c. File Explorer d. Library Explorer
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file path
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The location of a file on a drive such as C:DocumentsCIS110HomeworkTermpaper.docx is known as the a. document location b. file path c. file position d. file address
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Error checking
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The _________ utility is used for detecting lost files and fragments of files on your hard drive. a. Disk Cleanup b. Disk Defragmenter c. Error checking d. System Refresh
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TRUE
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You can terminate non-responsive programs with Task Manager.
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FALSE
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System restore points can only be automatically created by Windows on a regular schedule.

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