Computer Operating Systems: Managing Hardware and Software Resources


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

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

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

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz is designed to see what you know about the ways computer operating systems manage hardware and software. You will need to match definitions to the terms they relate to in order to complete the quiz.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You should be familiar with:

  • Where deleted shortcuts and files go
  • Software that processes instructions
  • The area on a computer that holds the tools

Skills Practiced

Exercise your abilities in:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on computer operating systems
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding how to open a program quickly
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about software designed to be operated by a user

Additional Learning

Learn more about the ways that computer operating systems manage hardware and software by studying the lesson entitled Computer Operating Systems: Managing Hardware and Software Resources. This lesson covers topics such as:

  • Differences between an operating system and application software
  • Information about graphical user interfaces
  • Instructions on how to change your computer wallpaper