Systems Software: Utility Software, Device Drivers and Firmware


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

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

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

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The questions will test you on definitions related to systems software. The questions will give you a definition and you will select the described term. Other questions will have you fill in the blank with the correct term.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You will be tested on the following:

  • Antivirus software update frequency
  • Program that controls a connected device
  • Components of the BIOS acronym
  • Description of a disk defragmenter

Skills Practiced

You will practice the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related business lesson
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding antivirus software
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to identify software that assists in managing and maintaining computer resources

Additional Learning

To learn more about this subject, review the corresponding lesson titled Systems Software: Utility Software, Device Drivers and Firmware. The lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Understanding system software
  • Exploring utility software
  • Explaining antivirus software
  • Describing device drivers
  • Detailing firmware