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MCDST Desktop Technician Exam Prep - Quiz

Microsoft Windows is the most popular operating system used on personal computers, smartphones and tablets which are in various versions. Microsoft is graphical operating system shell for MS-DOS which was created due to the high growing interest in graphical users interface (GUIs).
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  • 1. 

    Which of these is the first version of the Microsoft Windows?

    • A.

      Windows 1.0

    • B.

      Windows 2.0

    • C.

      Windows 2.1

    • D.

      Windows 2.2

    Correct Answer
    A. Windows 1.0
    Explanation
    Windows 1.0 is the first version of Microsoft Windows. It was released in 1985 and was a graphical operating system shell for MS-DOS. Windows 1.0 introduced features such as a graphical user interface, multitasking capabilities, and the ability to use a mouse. It also included several applications such as Paint, Notepad, and Calculator. Windows 1.0 laid the foundation for future versions of Windows and paved the way for the widespread use of graphical user interfaces in personal computers.

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  • 2. 

    Which year was the second version of Windows made? 

    • A.

      1985

    • B.

      1986

    • C.

      1987

    • D.

      1988

    Correct Answer
    C. 1987
    Explanation
    The second version of Windows was made in 1987.

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  • 3. 

    How many versions was made for Windows 2.1?

    • A.

      5

    • B.

      4

    • C.

      2

    • D.

      3

    Correct Answer
    C. 2
    Explanation
    Windows 2.1 had two versions.

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  • 4. 

    Which of these is the main competitor of the Windows server?

    • A.

      MacOS

    • B.

      Android

    • C.

      Linux

    • D.

      Apple

    Correct Answer
    C. Linux
    Explanation
    Linux is the main competitor of the Windows server because both operating systems are widely used for server purposes. Linux is known for its stability, security, and open-source nature, making it a popular choice for server deployments. It offers a wide range of server applications and tools, making it a strong competitor to the Windows server. macOS, Android, and Apple are not direct competitors in the server market as they are primarily focused on consumer devices and operating systems.

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  • 5. 

    Which of these is the second version of Windows Phone?

    • A.

      Windows 10 Mobile

    • B.

      Windows Phone 7

    • C.

      Windows Phone 8

    • D.

      Windows Phone 8.1

    Correct Answer
    C. Windows Phone 8
    Explanation
    Windows Phone 8 is the second version of Windows Phone. It was released as an upgrade to Windows Phone 7 and introduced several new features and improvements. It had a redesigned start screen, support for higher screen resolutions, multi-core processors, and expandable storage. Windows Phone 8 also introduced a new kernel and shared core with Windows 8, allowing for better integration with other Windows devices.

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  • 6. 

    When was the first version of Windows released? 

    • A.

      1986

    • B.

      1984

    • C.

      1983

    • D.

      1985

    Correct Answer
    D. 1985
    Explanation
    The first version of Windows was released in 1985.

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  • 7. 

    What is the name of Windows version released in 1990?

    • A.

      Windows 10

    • B.

      Windows 3.0

    • C.

      Windows 2.1

    • D.

      Windows 2.0

    Correct Answer
    B. Windows 3.0
    Explanation
    Windows 3.0 is the correct answer because it was a version of the Windows operating system that was released in 1990. It introduced several new features and improvements over its predecessor, Windows 2.1. Windows 3.0 was a significant milestone for Microsoft and played a crucial role in popularizing the Windows platform.

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  • 8. 

    When was the successor of Windows 7 released? 

    • A.

      2011

    • B.

      2013

    • C.

      2012

    • D.

      2014

    Correct Answer
    C. 2012
    Explanation
    The successor of Windows 7 was released in 2012.

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  • 9. 

    Which of these is odd?

    • A.

      Windows 8.1

    • B.

      Windows 8

    • C.

      Windows 10

    • D.

      Windows 9

    Correct Answer
    D. Windows 9
    Explanation
    The given options are different versions of the Windows operating system. However, there is no official version of Windows called Windows 9. After Windows 8, Microsoft released Windows 10 as the next version, skipping Windows 9. Therefore, Windows 9 is odd in the given list as it does not exist.

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  • 10. 

    Which of these Windows has an update of version 1511?

    • A.

      Windows 10

    • B.

      Windows 8

    • C.

      Windows 8.1

    • D.

      Windows 7

    Correct Answer
    A. Windows 10
    Explanation
    Windows 10 is the correct answer because it is the only Windows version listed that has an update of version 1511. Windows 8, Windows 8.1, and Windows 7 do not have this specific update.

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