Computer Science Systems Software Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Your best insurance policy against data loss is _.

Question 2 2. How often should you update the antivirus software on your computer?

Question 3 3. Which of the following statements regarding software updates is NOT true?

Question 4 4. What is an operating system?

Question 5 5. BIOS is an example of _____.

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Question 6 6. The physical components of a computer are the _____; the digital programs running on the hardware are the _____.

Question 7 7. What is workgroup computing?

Question 8 8. Which of the following best describes the role of a system administrator?

Question 9 9. Which of the following is not a commonly used operating system for a desktop or laptop computer?

Question 10 10. Being familiar with a file extension helps you to:

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Question 11 11. All of the following are valid reasons for having different file types EXCEPT:

Question 12 12. Which professionals would primarily use the file extensions .gif, .jpg and .png?

Question 13 13. When you delete files and shortcuts on your computer, they end up in the _____.

Question 14 14. Where do we find access to the tools we use on the computer?

Question 15 15. Which of the following is software that enables you to perform a specific function?

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Question 16 16. Which of the following file systems is used on the Linux operating system?

Question 17 17. In computer, FAT stands for _____ _____ _____.

Question 18 18. Which of the following file systems is recommended when working with multiple operation systems?

Question 19 19. Which of the following below is NOT an example of an operating system ?

Question 20 20. Which of the following is NOT a function performed by the operating system to ensure that the communications/networking component of the computer performs smoothly ?

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Question 21 21. Which of the following is probably NOT a function of common operating systems available today ?

Question 22 22. Which of the following is the strongest password?

Question 23 23.

Which of the following statement/s is relevant to hacking computer systems?

i. It is about unauthorized access to a computer system.

ii. Data obtained from a database is used for personal gain.

iii. It is about protecting information on a computer system

iv. It is about changing the hardware of a computer system

Question 24 24. What is data encryption?

Question 25 25. What is another name for application software?

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Question 26 26. Examples of hardware do NOT include:

Question 27 27. Mobile apps can be obtained from all of the following except:

Question 28 28. A disk defragmenter is _.

Question 29 29. Computer software is _____.

Question 30 30. You work for a company that utilizes multiple types of computer operating systems and devices. The IT department needs to manage multiple platforms effectively for all users. What would you need to do in order to make this happen?

Computer Science Systems Software Chapter Exam Instructions

Choose your answers to the questions and click 'Next' to see the next set of questions. You can skip questions if you would like and come back to them later with the yellow "Go To First Skipped Question" button. When you have completed the practice exam, a green submit button will appear. Click it to see your results. Good luck!

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