Question 1                                                                                                                                          Points: 10 out of 10

 

A complete operating system that works on a desktop computer, notebook computer, or mobile computing device is a STANDALONE

 

Question 2                                                                                                                                          Points: 10 out of 10

 

An operating system that allows a single user to work on two or more programs at the same time is what type of OS?

 

Question 3                                                                                                                                          Points: 10 out of 10

 

A single machine (server) that allows multiple users to access that machine simultaneously must have what type of OS installed?

 

Question 4                                                                                                                                          Points: 0 out of 10

 

Which of the following is not considered a utility program?

 

Question 5                                                                                                                                          Points: 10 out of 10

 

 All operating systems are bundled with the same list of system utilities.

 

Question 6                                                                                                                                          Points: 10 out of 10

 

The only system utilities available are those bundled with the OS.

 

Question 7                                                                                                                                          Points: 10 out of 10

 

Which is the OS that can be obtained for free or at a much lower price than other major operating systems?

 

Question 8                                                                                                                                          Points: 30 out of 30

 

Part 1: 10 out of 10

 

Part 2: 10 out of 10

 

Part 3: 10 out of 10

 

You currently have a PC with Windows Vista installed. Which of the following statements would hold true in a decision to upgrade to Windows 8 (or the latest version available)?

 

It can be loaded on a hardware configuration I currently have without upgrading any of the current hardware on your PC. ___

 

The upgrade is free. __

 

There should be a very limited learning curve to become familiar with Windows 8.___

 

 

 

Question 9                                                                                                                                          Points: 10 out of 10

 

The term used for a device that combines the screen size (5- to 6.9-inch) and functions of a tablet with several features of a phone is

 

Question 10                                                                                                                                       Points: 10 out of 10

 

If you intend to use your cell phone only for phone calls and for texting, what would you consider the most significant factor to consider in purchasing a smartphone?

 

Question 11                                                                                                                                       Points: 40 out of 40

 

Part 1: 10 out of 10

 

Part 2: 10 out of 10

 

Part 3: 10 out of 10

 

Part 4: 10 out of 10

 

Which of the following are considered jobs that an operating system must perform?

 

Direct management of the browsers and email programs employed by the user __

 

Management of memory and storage __

 

Control of the user interface between the user and the machine __

 

Management of a user’s calendar of events and tasks __

 

Question 12                                                                                                                                       Points: 10 out of 10

 

Which of the following is not considered a job that an operating system must perform?

 

Question 13                                                                                                                                       Points: 10 out of 10

 

Manufacturers of peripheral hardware devices include special software utilities to help the operating system send commands to the hardware devices.

 

Question 14                                                                                                                                       Points: 10 out of 10

 

What type of program allows a user to copy or back up selected files or an entire hard disk to another storage medium?

 

Question 15                                                                                                                                       Points: 10 out of 10

 

An operating system is considered to be  SYSTEM SOFTWARE.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Question 16                                                                                                                                       Points: 10 out of 10

 

What is the most significant issue that needs to be addressed when ensuring the proper functioning of a computer?     

 

Question 17                                                                                                                                       Points: 10 out of 10

 

Which OS has the largest library of applications compatible across many different computing platforms?

 

Question 18                                                                                                                                       Points: 10 out of 10

 

Which major OS has more reported security breaches?

 

Question 19                                                                                                                                       Points: 10 out of 10

 

Which of the following reasons may be given for Microsoft’s Windows OS being the most widely used?