Computer Science: Chapter 4

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Which of the following is not a popular mobile operating system? Select one: a. Mountain Lion b. Windows Phone 8 c. iOS d. Android
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Mountain Lion
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This version of Mac OS X has better power management and enhanced workflow options for multiple monitor setups. Select one: a. Launchpad b. Mission Control c. Mavericks d. Mountain Lion
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Mavericks
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This operating system is designed to run only with Apple computers. Select one: a. Windows b. Linux c. Mac OS d. UNIX
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Mac OS
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Which of the following is not a function of the operating system? Select one: a. Managing resources b. Providing Internet access c. Providing a user interface d. Running applications
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Providing Internet access
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Which of the following is not a system software program type? Select one: a. Utilities b. Device drivers c. Language translators d. Sectors
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Sectors
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This type of embedded operating system is used by smartphones. Select one: a. Desktop b. Mobile c. Network d. Stand-alone
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Mobile
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This version of UNIX is an open source operating system that is an alternative to Windows. Select one: a. Mountain Lion b. Lion c. Linux d. Windows
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Linux
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Before sending a large file over the Internet, you might want to use one of these programs. Select one: a. Disk defragmenter b. Uninstaller c. Disk cleanup program d. File compression program
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File compression program
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This system software is responsible for managing your computer’s resources including memory, processing, and storage. Select one: a. Utility b. Operating system c. Language translator d. Device driver
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Operating system
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In a network operating system, this computer coordinates all communication between computers. Select one: a. Client b. Server c. Terminal d. Mode
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Server
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When a single physical computer runs this type of software, it operates as though it were two or more separate and independent computers. Select one: a. Backup b. File compression c. Troubleshooting d. Virtualization
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Virtualization
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When a file is broken up into small parts that are stored wherever space is available, the hard disk is said to become _______. Select one: a. fragmented b. contiguous c. sectored d. disbursed
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Fragmented
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This type of boot occurs when the computer is already on and you restart it without turning off the power. Select one: a. Generic boot b. Live boot c. Warm boot d. Cold boot
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Warm boot
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Which of the following is not a popular desktop operating system? Select one: a. Windows 8 b. Android c. Linux d. Max OS X
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Android
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A utility program that makes a copy of all files or selected files that are in the libraries, contacts, and favorites on the desktop. Select one: a. Disk Cleanup b. File History c. Disk Defragmenter d. Virus Scan
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File History
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The windows troubleshooting utility that identifies and eliminates nonessential files is called _______. Select one: a. Backup and Restore b. Disk Defragmenter c. Disk Cleanup d. Norton Utilities
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Disk Cleanup
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In a virtualized environment, this operating system runs on the physical machine. Select one: a. Guest b. Client c. Host d. Home
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Host
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The category of operating system used for handheld devices. Select one: a. Network b. Embedded c. Stand-alone d. Open source
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Embedded
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A computer can become infected with viruses in all the following ways, except by _______. Select one: a. opening attachments to e-mail messages b. downloading software from the Internet c. downloading files from the Web d. creating a new folder on your computer
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Creating a new folder on your computer
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The operating system is often referred to as the software environment or software _______. Select one: a. network b. platform c. window d. desktop
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Platform
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This operating system is widely used by servers on the web, mainframe computers, and very powerful personal computers. Select one: a. Windows b. Mac OS X c. Linux d. UNIX
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UNIX
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The most widely used personal computer operating system. Select one: a. Macintosh b. Netware c. Linux d. Windows
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Windows
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In many application programs, this feature is used to provide information or request input. Select one: a. Windows b. Menus c. Dialog boxes d. Pointer
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Dialog boxes
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Most operating systems support the ability to switch between different applications. This is called _______. Select one: a. multitasking b. booting c. translating d. driving
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Multitasking

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