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5 Matching questions

  1. Operating systems
  2. Boot
  3. MS-DOS
  4. Language translators
  5. Software development
  1. a Systems software that convents code written in a programming language into machine language that the computer can understand.
  2. b Systems software that provides an interface between the user or application program and the computer hardware.
  3. c Intangible set of instructions that tells the computer what to do.
  4. d The process of starting a computer.
  5. e Microsoft's Disk Operating System; originally introduced with the IBM PC in 1981.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Devices that protect electronic equipment from variations in electric current.
  2. Analyzing problems to correct faults in the system.
  3. Standard for computer ports that support data transfer rates of up to 12 million bits per second.
  4. Computer ports that can transmit data eight bits at a time; usually used by a printer.
  5. Expert computer users who invade someone else's computer either for personal gain or simply for the satisfaction of being able to do it.

5 True/False questions

  1. FirewallA computer program that is written to cause corruption of data.

          

  2. UnixThe process of starting a computer.

          

  3. Application softwareAlso called productivity software; helps you perform a specific task such as word processing, spreadsheets, and so forth.

          

  4. MultitaskingRunning two or more distinct computer operations simultaneously; one in the foreground, the other(s) in the background.

          

  5. Systems softwareA group of programs that coordinate and control the resources and operations of a computer system.

          

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