• 1. 
    Which of the following is a function of the operating system?

  • To compose and send email.
  • To edit photographs and other high-resolution images.
  • To control communication and manage files.
  • All of these are operating system functions.
  • 2. 
    What is the best way to shut down a computer?

  • Press the power button on the computer case.
  • Click Start, Power, Shut down, then let the process complete.
  • Press CTRL+ALT+DEL twice.
  • Press ESC.
  • 3. 
    Which of the following Windows dialog box features allows you to select several options?

  • Drop-down lists
  • Radio buttons
  • Check boxes
  • Command buttons
  • 4. 
    What is a service pack?

  • A collection of software updates.
  • A form of spyware.
  • A power mode designed to provide emergency power during a power outage.
  • A collection of Desktop backgrounds, sounds and themes that you can find online and then download and install on your system.
  • 5. 
    Which of the following is the collection of stored settings that ensure your customizations are in effect whenever you log on?

  • Your user profile
  • Your domain
  • Your lock screen
  • Your permission level
  • 6. 
    Which mobile operating system feature helps you avoid accidentally placing a call or taking a picture?

  • Virtual personal assistant
  • Pinch gesture
  • Dock
  • Lock screen
  • 7. 
    What is the main advantage of a GUI?

  • Reduces the cost of computing
  • Makes the computer easier to use
  • Required a less powerful computer
  • Does not need updating
  • 8. 
    The ability for different people to use the same computer is made possible through:

  • Open-source software
  • Desktop elements
  • User accounts
  • Settings app
  • 9. 
    Which of the followings is not GUI operating system?

  • DOS
  • Windows
  • iOS
  • Linux
  • 10. 
    Kelly has several documents open on her laptop, and is working concurrently in each one. She is about to leave for several hours to attend an off-site social function, but will return to her documents later in the day. Which option below would save the most power and still ensure that she can pick up right where she left off?

  • Hibernating the laptop.
  • Putting the laptop to sleep.
  • Shutting down the laptop.
  • Displaying the lock screen.
  • 11. 
    Which of these tasks is a function of the operating system?

  • Scanning a photograph
  • Copying a file
  • Producing a database report
  • Adding data to a spreadsheet
  • 12. 
    Which of the following software manages the files and folders on your computer's hard disk drive?

  • Word processing software
  • Anti-virus software
  • Operating System
  • Database software
  • 13. 
    Which of the following is an example of a global setting on a Windows system?

  • Desktop background picture
  • Screen resolution
  • Accent color
  • Screen saver
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