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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