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Systems Software Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1.

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 2 2. A single byte can be used to represent _____ unique values.

Question 3 3. When you delete files and shortcuts on your computer, they end up in the _____.

Question 4 4. You can quickly access a program or storage location with which of the following?

Question 5 5. Which of the following file systems is recommended when working with multiple operation systems?

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Question 6 6. In computer, FAT stands for _____ _____ _____.

Question 7 7. An automated method of recognizing a person based on behavioral or physiological characteristics is called _____.

Question 8 8. Sue is installing a printer. What program will she need to get the printer to work with her computer?

Question 9 9. How often should you update antivirus software?

Question 10 10. Why would you use a disk defragmenter?

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Question 11 11. Which of the following file systems was developed for Mac OS?

Question 12 12. A firewall is a _____.

Question 13 13. Which of the following statements regarding software updates is NOT true?

Question 14 14. Which of the following is a recommendation to create secure passwords?

Question 15 15. A computer interface where a user interacts with a computer system by typing in lines of text is called _____.

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Question 16 16. One of the first things that load on a computer are the firmware instructions that control input and output. What are these instructions called?

Question 17 17. 13 megapixels = _____ pixels.

Question 18 18. What does the file extension .csv represent?

Question 19 19. Which software is used to process instructions and coordinate between devices?

Question 20 20. Your best insurance policy against data loss is _.

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Question 21 21. What is the unit of the clock speed of the central processing unit (CPU) of a computer?

Question 22 22. What is data encryption?

Question 23 23. What is the purpose of a terminal emulator software?

Question 24 24. How should you keep your computer running in good condition?

Question 25 25. Which of the following is the strongest password?

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Question 26 26. A byte consists of _____.

Question 27 27. A bit is defined as _____.

Question 28 28. Which of the following assist in managing, maintaining and controlling computer resources?

Question 29 29. How often should you update the antivirus software on your computer?

Question 30 30. Which of the following is software that enables you to perform a specific function?

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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