What is a Mobile Operating System? - Features & Types


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A mobile operating system can be found on all of these devices EXCEPT which?

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1. What is a mobile operating system?

2. Which of these mobile operating systems is considered ''open-source,'' meaning that software developers have more freedom to design and build applications and programs?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Answer these questions to make sure you understand mobile operating systems. You will be quizzed on different types of mobile operating systems and their functions.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

While taking this quiz, you'll review your knowledge of:

  • The main benefit Blackberry claims over other operating systems
  • Devices that run mobile operating systems
  • The definition of a mobile operating system

Skills Practiced

  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as a mobile operating system
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the popular mobile operating system that is open source
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about different mobile operating systems and the features that make them useful

Additional Learning

To find out more about these types of information systems, read the lesson titled 'What is a Mobile Operating System? - Features & Types.' You will be exposed to topics like:

  • The difference between the Apple and Android mobile operating system philosophy
  • Common examples of mobile operating systems
  • The key difference between Microsoft's mobile operating system and others