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Systems Software and Application Software Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. When Suzie has to print a report for school the operating system performs what part of the process?

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Question 2 2. Communication is one of the five basic functions of an operating system. Which of the following is an example of the operating system performing its communication function?

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Question 3 3. A work-group operating system would be best in which of these situations?

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Question 4 4. Suzie is looking for software to interpret instructions from applications. What kind of software is she looking for?

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Question 5 5. How does a user interact with the computer using command line interface?

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Question 6 6. Which is an example of a Text-Based User Interface or TUI?

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Question 7 7. When might Suzie want a .zip file extension?

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Question 8 8. Suzie wants to open a file named budget.xlsx, she knows the operating system reads the file extension at the end of the file name. Which Microsoft application will the operating system open?

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Question 9 9. When you delete a file from your documents folder, where does it go?

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Question 10 10. Spreadsheet software is best used for which of these projects?

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Question 11 11. What is a Learning Management System?

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Question 12 12. If Suzie would like to create a file that uses advanced options for layout, has complete digital typography tools, makes it easier for her to work with multiple pages, and gives her full control over the printing process, which software application is the best fit?

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Question 13 13. Suzie needs to send a report to her manager, she was told she should send it as a PDF. Why?

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Question 14 14. What can we use illustration software for?

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Question 15 15. What can you do with a database application?

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Question 16 16. Application software can help users do which of the following?

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Question 17 17. Which of these is not a critical task performed by the operating system?

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Question 18 18. What is it about .exe files that makes them special?

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Question 19 19. When Suzie inputs commands into her computer which then creates a new APA formatted Word document, Suzie is using what kind of software?

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Question 20 20. Which of the following is an example of database software?

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Question 21 21. A financial analyst at a large organization is most likely to use an accounting software because _____.

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Question 22 22. Imagine you're a graphic designer hired to work on a project where the impact of the images is just as important as the impact of the text. Which one of the following software programs would you use?

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Question 23 23. Which professionals would primarily use the file extensions .gif, .jpg and .png?

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Question 24 24. What is a productivity suite in the context of software applications?

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Question 25 25. Why would text messaging be a form of both synchronous and asynchronous communication?

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Question 26 26. Which graphics are most commonly used in illustration software?

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Question 27 27. Which of the following is NOT a benefit of using an office suite?

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Question 28 28. The major security functions performed by an operating system include all the functions listed below EXCEPT _____.

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Question 29 29. You can quickly access a program or storage location with which of the following?

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Question 30 30. Software that assists with planning, organizing and managing the resources for projects is referred to as _____.

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Systems Software and Application Software Chapter Exam Instructions

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