CP102 – Info Processing with Micros > Chapter 5 – System Software: The Operating System, Utility Programs, and File Management > Flashcards
Flashcards in Chapter 5 – System Software: The Operating System, Utility Programs, and File Management Deck (50)
The two major types of system software programs are utility programs and the ________.A) charmsB) application softwareC) user interfaceD) operating system
All of the following are examples of network operating systems EXCEPT ________.A) Windows 10B) LinuxC) OS XD) MS-DOS
Which of the following capabilities of UNIX is FALSE?A) It is multiuser.B) It is multitasking.C) It is a network OS.D) It is only for super computers.
Which of the following is a proprietary OS for desktop and laptop computers?A) WindowsB) iOSC) AndroidD) Linux
The Mac OS was the first commercially available OS to incorporate ________.A) networkingB) color graphicsC) soundD) point and click technology
Which of the following is NOT a user interface?A) command-drivenB) application programming interface (API)C) menu-drivenD) graphical user interface (GUI)
Using hard disk space to temporarily store data or instructions from RAM is referred to as the ________.A) spoolB) interrupt sequencerC) compressorD) virtual memory
Each device attached to your computer has a special program called a(n) ________ that enables the device and operating system to communicate with each other.A) device driverB) translatorC) interpreterD) device configurator
Which of the following is the first step in the boot process?A) The BIOS is activated by turning on the computer.B) The BIOS checks that all devices are in place.C) The OS is loaded into RAM.D) Configuration and customization settings are checked.
C: denotes a(n) ________ directory that is at the top of the filing structure of a computer.A) top-levelB) clusterC) rootD) upper-level
When using Windows File Explorer, which view provides the most information at a glance?A) ListB) ContentC) TilesD) Details
Which of the following Windows utility programs arranges pieces of files on your hard drive to allow for faster access?A) Disk CleanupB) Disk DefragmenterC) Error-checkingD) Task Manager
Which utility temporarily removes redundancies in a file to reduce the file size?A) Disk CleanupB) File CompressionC) Error-checkingD) Disk Defragmenter
The ________ utility automatically creates duplicates of your libraries, desktops, contacts and favorites to another storage location.A) System RestoreB) Time CapsulesC) File HistoryD) Carbonite
A unique signal by a device to let the operating system know that it needs attention is called a(n) ________.
The Windows feature that removes a newly installed, improperly working driver and replaces it with the last one that worked is called ________.
During the boot process, the ________ is responsible for loading the operating system from the hard drive into RAM.
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