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Chapter 8 - OS


Without an operating system, a computer would not function. True
In a file system hierarchy, a main folder can contain subfolders that contain files. True
Currently, Mac OS X runs on more personal computers worldwide than other operating systems. False
Some versions of UNIX have a commandline interface, where you enter text commands instead of manipulating objects with a mouse. True
Programmers and developers can use or modfy Linux as they wish. False
Mobile operating systems are larger and generally more capable than desktop operating systems False
An emulation card can be added to a Mac that allow it to run windows programs True
When using the Internet, you cannot share files across different operating systems False
A system administrator can grant admnistrative rights to other users True
Which of the following is not a task performed by the operation system? a. Coordinate the activites of the computer b. Managa resources for applications c. Restrict access allowed to system administrators d. Perform system and file maintenace taks
Keeping track of files and directories is a job performed by ______ An operating System
Which of the following is a peripheral device? a. Motherboard b. Microprocessor c. Smart Phone d. Printer
______ was developed by a group of programmers at AT & T a. Mac b. UNIX c. Windows d. Blackberry
Which of the following statements is true anbout the Linux operating system? a. It has a reputation for being unstable and crasing frequetly b. It is an open source program that is free c. It runs on more personal computers worldwide than other operating systems d. It contains a processor manufactured by Motorolla
What is GNOME? a Linux user & interface
Which of the following operating systems has the most limited memory? a. Palm OS b. Mac OS c. IBM AIX d. Linux
The operating system on most small devices and smart phones reside on a a. Motherboard b. ROM chip c. Bluetooth devices d. Windows Embedded CE
___ is a scaled-down version on Windows operating system. a. Embedded Linux b. Palm OS c. Symbian OS d. Windows Embedded CE
To save a file in text format or Rich text format, you use the ___ command in your word- processing program. a. Convert b. Text c. Save As d. Share
A rich text format file can be transferred___ Acrees a network , to a mobile device , to a Linux server.
A ___ is a collection of information that determines which files you can access and which settings you use. a. Network b. User Account c. Operating system d. File system
Without administrative rights, you cannot ___ a. Install software b. Browse the Internet c. Access your user account d. Type a password
To have administrative rights you must know the ___ Administrative password
If a copy of a Windows program does not run on a computer with a Macintosh operating system, this is a example of ___ Incompatibility
If you operating system unexpectedly shuts down, what might help solve the problem? Reebooting the system
___ might be different on you computer when you are not connected to the Internet The links available in Windows Help and support.
China uses the UNIX operating system on her computer because it is a multitasking portable operating system that can run on just about any hardware platform. China's profession is most likely to be which of the following? a. Teacher b. Receptionist c. Scientist d. Nurse
If China wanted to use a variant of the UNIX operating system instead, she would choose a. Mac OS b. Linux c. Windows d. Palm OS
What is a hardware solution thst you could add to the mother board of your computer to run a program designed for a different computer system. Emulation Card
When saving a word-processing document, which format should you use so that it will be readable by most word-processing programs of different systems? Plain-text
An ___ is the system software that enable the computer hardware to communicate and operate with the application software Operating system
A __ is a program that the operating system uses to communicate with various hardware devices Driver
The Macintosh operating system is called Mac OS
Both the IBM AIX system and the LINUx are based on the ___ operating system UNIX
The ___ is a user who has an administrator account System Administrator
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