5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Systems software
- Graphical user interfaces
- Software development
- Parallel ports
- Plug and play
- a A group of programs that coordinate and control the resources and operations of a computer system.
- b An operating system with graphical symbols representing files, programs, and documents.
- c Computer ports that can transmit data eight bits at a time; usually used by a printer.
- d Technology that allows a hardware component to be attached to a computer so that it is automatically configured by the operating system, without user intervention.
- e Intangible set of instructions that tells the computer what to do.
5 Multiple choice questions
- Devices that protect electronic equipment from variations in electric current.
- Running two or more distinct computer operations simultaneously; one in the foreground, the other(s) in the background.
- A battery power source that provides electric current during a power outage.
- Computer ports that can transmit data one bit at a time; often used by a modem or a mouse.
- Analyzing problems to correct faults in the system.
5 True/False questions
Hackers → Expert computer users who invade someone else's computer either for personal gain or simply for the satisfaction of being able to do it.
Unix → Operating system developed by AT&T. It is considered portable, meaning it can run on just about any hardware platform.
Boot → The process of starting a computer.
Language translators → Systems software that convents code written in a programming language into machine language that the computer can understand.
Utility software → Systems software that performs tasks related to managing the computer's resources, file management, diagnostics, and other specialized chores.