Layered Operating System: Architecture, Approach & Structure


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An operating system is _____.

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1. A _____ groups together related underlying computer functionality.

2. The architectural structure of a layered operating system resembles a _____.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz/worksheet set quickly assesses your understanding of layered operating systems. Use your knowledge to answer questions about what they are and how they work.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In this assessment, you can find out what you know about:

  • How operating systems work
  • What layered operating systems can be said to resemble
  • The different components that make up a layered operating system

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the material, such as the name for a group of computer operations
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding what operating systems do
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the relative position of each component of a layered operating system

Additional Learning

Learn more about this type of computer system by reviewing the lesson titled Layered Operating System: Architecture, Approach & Structure. Explore new concepts like:

  • Advances in computer technology
  • When layered operating systems were first developed
  • The full breakdown of these programs