Wednesday, November 3, 2010

Chapter 8 CC

1.

Two types of system software are ____.

A) application software and utility programs
B) Web browsers and application software
C) operating systems and utility programs
D) operating systems and Web browsers

Points Earned:

1.0/1.0


Correct Answer(s):

C

2.

During a cold boot on a personal computer, the POST (power-on self test) results are compared with data in a ____ chip.

A) CMOS
B) UNIX
C) BIOS
D) SCSI

Points Earned:

1.0/1.0


Correct Answer(s):

A

3.

With a ____, users interact with menus and visual images such as icons, buttons, and other objects to issue commands.

A) command-line interface
B) menu-driven interface
C) performance-monitor interface
D) graphical user interface (GUI)

Points Earned:

1.0/1.0


Correct Answer(s):

D

4.

With virtual memory, a ____ is the amount of data and program instructions that can swap at a given time.

A) log
B) page
C) spool
D) boot

Points Earned:

1.0/1.0


Correct Answer(s):

B

5.

____ is the process of encoding data and information into an unreadable form.

A) Encryption
B) Formatting
C) Transmission
D) Spooling

Points Earned:

1.0/1.0


Correct Answer(s):

A

6.

Windows Vista includes file managers called ____.

A) Viewers
B) Windows Explorer
C) Windows Controllers
D) Managers

Points Earned:

0.0/1.0


Correct Answer(s):

B

7.

Screen savers originally were developed to prevent a problem called ____, in which images could be permanently etched on a monitor’s screen.

A) thrashing
B) paging
C) ghosting
D) hacking

Points Earned:

1.0/1.0


Correct Answer(s):

C

8.

____ includes features from previous Apple computer operating systems, such as large photo-quality icons, built-in networking support, and enhanced speech recognition.

A) DOS
B) UNIX
C) Linux
D) Mac OS X

Points Earned:

1.0/1.0


Correct Answer(s):

D

9.

Like Linux, ____ is a multipurpose operating system because it is both a stand-alone and network operating system.

A) NetWare
B) UNIX
C) Mac OS X
D) Windows XP

Points Earned:

1.0/1.0


Correct Answer(s):

B

10.

____ is software that acts without a user’s knowledge and deliberately alters a computer’s operations.

A) Malware
B) A utility program
C) System software
D) A diagnostic program

Points Earned:

1.0/1.0


Correct Answer(s):

A

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