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IFSM201 Quiz Module 2 b Operating System Software
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Question 1 (1 point)

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

Question 1 options:

A) Single-user/single-tasking

B) Single-user/multitasking

C) Multiuser

D) Multiprocessing

Question 2 (1 point)

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

Question 2 options:

A) standalone

B) network

Question 3 (1 point)

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True or false? The only system utilities available are those bundled with the OS.

Question 3 options:

A) True

B) False

Question 4 (1 point)

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You currently have a PC with Windows Vista installed. Would the following statement hold true in a decision to upgrade to Windows 10 (or the latest version available)? Select Yes or No

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

The upgrade is free. Yes

There should be a very limited learning curve to become familiar with Windows 8. No

Question 4 options:

Yes:Incorrect. Hardware configurations that support Vista may need to be upgraded in order for Windows 7 or 8 to be installed.

No:Correct. There are rigorous system requirements for the latest versions of Windows, possibly requiring hardware upgrades to maintain performance.

No: There are rigorous system requirements for the latest versions of Windows, possibly requiring hardware upgrades to maintain performance.

Question 5 (1 point)

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The term used for a device that combines the screen size (5­ to 6.9­inch) and functions of a

tablet with several features of a phone is __________.

Question 5 options:

A) Android

B) Symbian

C) phablet

D) smartphone

Question 6 (1 point)

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Is the following considered a job that an operating system must perform? Select Yes or No.

Management of memory and storage

Question 6 options:

A) Yes

B) No

Question 7 (1 point)

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

Question 7 options:

A) Operating system

B) System utility

C) Application

D) Firmware

Question 8 (1 point)

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An operating system is considered to be __________.

Question 8 options:

A) computer hardware

B) application software

C) system software

D) memory

Question 9 (1 point)

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Which major OS has more reported security breaches?

Question 9 options:

A) Apple's OS X

B) Microsoft's Windows 7

C) Google's Android

Question 10 (1 point)

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

Question 10 options:

A) Apple's OS X

B) Linux

C) Microsoft's Windows

 

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