• 1. 
    A computer can function without an operating system

  • True
  • False
  • 2. 
    What happens when RAM is full?

  • The computer crashes
  • Virtual Memory is used
  • An interrupt is raised
  • The computer explodes
  • 3. 
    A message sent by the OS to change the CPU schedule is known as...

  • Interrupt
  • Poll
  • Cache
  • Defrag
  • 4. 
    What is defragmentation?

  • Rearranging files to occupy contiguous space.
  • Speeding up processing.
  • Rearranging the RAM.
  • Rearranging processes queued for processing.
  • 5. 
    Processor scheduling is one of the functions managed by the OS. Which one is a scheduling method used by the scheduler

  • Round To It
  • Round Table
  • Round Robin
  • 6. 
    Keeping track of the location of processes in memory and allocating space to new processes is known as...

  • Memory Management
  • Process Management
  • Memory Scheduling
  • Process Scheduling
  • 7. 
    You just deleted a shortcut to an important work presentation. What happened to the data in the presentation?

  • Nothing
  • It's in the Recycle Bin/Trash
  • It's deleted
  • It's in the recovery partition
  • 8. 
    The purpose of the GUI is to

  • hide the complexities of the machine from the user
  • Guide the user
  • to make the screen look nice
  • 9. 
    Which of the following operating systems can you freely modify if you choose?

  • OS X
  • iOS
  • BlackBerry
  • Linux
  • 10. 
    Peter, a friend of yours, has a piece of software that was written for Mac OS X. Which of the following OSs will that software run on?

  • Mac OS X only
  • Mac OS X and Linux
  • Mac OS X and Chrome OS
  • Mac OS X, Linux, and Chrome OS
  • 11. 
    Allocating time on the processor to individual processes is known as...

  • CPU Scheduling
  • CPU Timing
  • CPU Clocking
  • CPU Sorting
  • 12. 
    When the OS creates temporary RAM on the Hard Drive it is known as...

  • Virtual Memory
  • Cache
  • Registering
  • Defragmenting
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