CHAPTER 5 BUSINESS STUDY GUIDE

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xo-1 is the name of the computer being provided by the _________project

one laptop per child

Which of the following does NOT occur during the power-on self-test?

The OS is moved into RAM

The _________ manages the flow of data and information through the computer system by coordinating the hardware, software, user interface, processor, and system memory.

operating system

In the windows operating system, the hard drive is represented as the

C drive

which of the following types of programs help manage system resources such as the hard drive?

utility programs

The ______ is responsible for managing the processor and all other components of the comp. system, and is an essential part of the operating system.

kernal

Mac OS X snow leapard includes a backup utility called

time machine

the version of windows 7 that is most appropriate for high end pc users, gamers and multimedia professionals is

windows 7 ultimate

the combination of operating system and processor in a computer is referred to as a computer

platform

with windows explorer you can perform all of the following file management actions EXCEPT

editing files

which of the following statements concerning the windows recycle bin is true?

you can restore files that have been moved to the recycle bin

if microsoft word 2010 is used to create a file, which file extension is added automatically

.docx

the process of replacing repeated patterns of letters in a file with a shorter placeholder is called

file compression

when your computer is in safe mode, you can use the ______ to view and change the properties all devices attached to the computer

device manager

during the virtual memory process the operating system moves data to a temporary storage area in the hard drive called the ___________ file

swap

which of the follosing was the first widely used operating system installed in personal computers.

MS-DOS

which of the following statements about as draphical user interface is FALSE

GUI is a command driven interface

which of the following would be a name of a microsoft access document

inventory.accdb

the OS allows you to organize the contents of your computer in a hierachial structure of

directories

All of the following are terms related to part of the boot process EXCEPT

USB

which of the following is NOT a step in the boot process

the antivirus program checks all files for viruses

in windows a file path starts with a _____

drive letter

the basic input/output system is stored on a ________chip

ROM

the _________ is a program that manages the DATA BETWEEN THE OPERATING SYSTEM AND ALL INPUT AND OUTPUT DEVICES ATTACHED TO THE SYSTEM.

BIOS

which of the following is a single user multitask operating system?

MAC OS

The most essential software in your computer system is the _________

operating system software

you can use the windows ________ to check on a nonresponsive program

task manager

all of the following can be used in a windows file name EXCEPT

*

IN WINDOWS, WHICH CHARACTER IS USED AS A PATH SEPARATOR

backslash (\)

which of the following is NOT a function of the operating system?

manages the removal of spyware

if you want to save a file that will be opened by people who use a wide variety of software, andy following formats wouild be safe EXCEPT

docx

the ______ of the operating system allows the user to communicate with the computer system

user interface

C:\Documents\Spring 2012\CIS 101\Term Paper\Computer Technology is an example of a _______

file path

which of the following is the first step in the boot process

th BIOS is activated by powering on the CPU

WHEN AN OPERATING SYSTEM RECIEVES AN INTERRUPT FROM THE PRINTER AND PAUSES THE CPU, IT IS PERFORMING WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING FUNCTIONS

processor management

before upgrading your OS you should back up your _____________

dada files

which of the following operating systems is used primarily with mainframes as a network operaing system

UNIX

the ______ contains all of the different configurations used by the OS and by other applications

registry

which of the following is a file compression utility

winzip

some video games require a _________ operating system

realtime

each device attached to your computer comes witha special program called a __________ that facilitates communication between the device and the OS

device driver

microsoft windows and mac os use a __________ interface

graphical user

which of the following windows utility programs arranges files on your hard drive in sequential order

disc defragmenter

all of the folloing can be considered to be network operating systems except

symbian os

windows 7 introduces the concept of ________ which are folders that gather files from different locations and display the files as if they were all saved in a single folder

libraries

if you want to automatically defragment your hard drive every week you can set a predetermined time using the __________

task scheduler

real time operating systems can be found in ______

scientific instruments

______ are easy to use mini desk top programs that give you information at a glance or quick access to frequently used tools including weahter information calendar items or games

gadgets

in a windows folder to display files and folders as icons in list form use _____ view.

tiles

in windows you can create_____ to reset your system in the case of a malfunction

restore points

the location of a file is specified by its _______

file path

which key do you hold down to select a group of contigous files

shift

what is an advantage of the recycle bin

you can retrieve files you deleted in error

how do you keep a group of asociated files together

put them in a folder

what happens to the files in a folder when you right click a folder on you hard drive and choose delete

they are moved to the resycle bin

which of the following is NOT shown when you look at your files in details view

file image

what is one of the first steps in creating a file management system

create new folders

how do you sort files by date

click on the column header in details view

which of the following is NOT something you do you maintain the file management system on your computer

restore files from the recycle bin

which of the following is NOT an advantage of organizing files

stores all files in alphabetical order

which of the following statements is correct

files are stored in folders

which of the following is true

zipped files take up less storage space

which of the following is NOT true

compressed files have better resolution

how do you add files to an exixting zipped archive in the latest version of windows

you drag and drop them into the archive

which of the following file types tends to compress well

word

how can you identify zipped content

the folder icon

what image file type has already been compressed

JPEG

which of the following is the term for compressing a file

zipping

for which of the following reasons would you zip files

e-mail them as an attachment

which of the folowing is not a reason to zip a file

protect the file from unauthorized access

what must you do first when you are zipping files

select the files

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