Operating Systems for Computers Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. The major security functions performed by an operating system include all the functions listed below EXCEPT _____.

Question 2 2. Which of the following below is NOT an example of an operating system ?

Question 3 3. 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 ?

Question 4 4. Which of the following is NOT part of the hardware services and software services management function of the operating system ?

Question 5 5. Which of the following is probably NOT a function of common operating systems available today ?

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Question 6 6. Where do we find access to the tools we use on the computer?

Question 7 7. Which software is used to process instructions and coordinate between devices?

Question 8 8. You can quickly access a program or storage location with which of the following?

Question 9 9. When you delete files and shortcuts on your computer, they end up in the _____.

Question 10 10. Which of the following is software that enables you to perform a specific function?

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Question 11 11. The concept of a GUI comes from _____.

Question 12 12. What is a graphical user interface?

Question 13 13. What does CLI stand for?

Question 14 14. Which of these is NOT representative of a GUI?

Question 15 15. A GUI uses all of the following except _____.

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Question 16 16. A computer interface where a user interacts with a computer system by typing in lines of text is called _____.

Question 17 17.

Consider the following line of text used in a command line interface:

'cd /projects'

What is the '/projects' portion of this line of text called?

Question 18 18.

Consider the following line of text used in a command line interface:

'ls -l'

What is the '-l' portion of this line of text called?

Question 19 19. Tisha is a UNIX programmer. Which of the following functions would require a different set of programming skills than what Tisha has to offer?

Question 20 20. What is the purpose of a terminal emulator software?

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Question 21 21. Which of the following statements regarding personal operating systems is NOT true?

Question 22 22. 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?

Question 23 23. Which of the following best describes the role of a system administrator?

Question 24 24. Which of the following is not a commonly used operating system for a desktop or laptop computer?

Question 25 25. What is workgroup computing?

Operating Systems for Computers Chapter Exam Instructions

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