Apple: Trivia Quiz On macOS Support Essentials!

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Apple: Trivia Quiz On macOS Support Essentials! - Quiz

This is an Apple Trivia Quiz on macOS Support Essentials! This operating system is the most useful when it comes to Apple products, and there is much that users do not know about its full potential. How well do you know the system, and is it enough to pass this qui? Do give it a shot and see what new aspects you may get to learn.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    What are the minimum hardware requirements for installing Mac OSX v10.6?

    • A.

      A Mac with an AMD processor, 2 GB of memory, 12 GB of available disk space DVD drive for installation (Installation on a MacBook Air requires either an external DVD drive or another computer with a DVD drive.) A built-in display or a display connected to an Apple-supplied video card supported by your computer. Some features require a compatible Internet service provider; fees may apply. Some features require Apple’s MobileMe service; fees apply.

    • B.

      A Mac with an Power-PC based processor, 512 MB of memory, 5 GB of available disk space DVD drive for installation (Installation on a MacBook Air requires either an external DVD drive or another computer with a DVD drive.) A built-in display or a display connected to an Apple-supplied video card supported by your computer. Some features require a compatible Internet service provider; fees may apply. Some features require Apple’s MobileMe service; fees apply.

    • C.

      A Mac with an Power-PC based processor, 1 GB of memory, 10 GB of available disk space DVD drive for installation (Installation on a MacBook Air requires either an external DVD drive or another computer with a DVD drive.) A built-in display or a display connected to an Apple-supplied video card supported by your computer. Some features require a compatible Internet service provider; fees may apply. Some features require Apple’s MobileMe service; fees apply.

    • D.

      A Mac with an Intel processor, 1 GB of memory, 5 GB of available disk space DVD drive for installation (Installation on a MacBook Air requires either an external DVD drive or another computer with a DVD drive.) A built-in display or a display connected to an Apple-supplied video card supported by your computer. Some features require a compatible Internet service provider; fees may apply. Some features require Apple’s MobileMe service; fees apply.

    • E.

      A Mac with an Power-PC processor, 2 GB of memory, 10 GB of available disk space DVD drive for installation (Installation on a MacBook Air requires either an external DVD drive or another computer with a DVD drive.) A built-in display or a display connected to an Apple-supplied video card supported by your computer. Some features require a compatible Internet service provider; fees may apply. Some features require Apple’s MobileMe service; fees apply.

    Correct Answer
    D. A Mac with an Intel processor, 1 GB of memory, 5 GB of available disk space DVD drive for installation (Installation on a MacBook Air requires either an external DVD drive or another computer with a DVD drive.) A built-in display or a display connected to an Apple-supplied video card supported by your computer. Some features require a compatible Internet service provider; fees may apply. Some features require Apple’s MobileMe service; fees apply.
    Explanation
    The minimum hardware requirements for installing Mac OSX v10.6 are an Intel processor, 1 GB of memory, and 5 GB of available disk space. Additionally, a DVD drive is needed for installation, and for MacBook Air, an external DVD drive or another computer with a DVD drive is required. The computer should have a built-in display or a display connected to an Apple-supplied video card. Some features may require a compatible Internet service provider, and there may be fees associated with Apple's MobileMe service.

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  • 2. 

    How do you ensure that you have the latest up-to-date Apple Software?

    • A.

      The System Profiler application checks for Apple software updates via the Internet. You can adjust automatic update settings or manually open the Software Update application from the Software Update preferences.

    • B.

      The Software Update application checks for Apple software updates via the Internet. You can adjust automatic update settings or manually open the Software Update application from the Software Update preferences.

    • C.

      The Disk Utility application checks for Apple software updates via the Internet. You can adjust automatic update settings or manually open the Software Update application from the Software Update preferences.

    • D.

      The Apple Update Now application checks for Apple software updates via the Internet. You can adjust automatic update settings or manually open the Software Update application from the Software Update preferences.

    Correct Answer
    B. The Software Update application checks for Apple software updates via the Internet. You can adjust automatic update settings or manually open the Software Update application from the Software Update preferences.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is the Software Update application checks for Apple software updates via the Internet. This application allows users to ensure that they have the latest up-to-date Apple software by checking for updates online. Users can also adjust the automatic update settings or manually open the Software Update application from the preferences to stay up-to-date with the latest Apple software.

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  • 3. 

    What utilities are available when booted from the Mac OS X Install DVD?

    • A.

      The utility menu when booted from the Mac OS X Install DVD includes Startup Disk, Reset Password, Firmware Password Utility, and Disk Utility.

    • B.

      The utility menu when booted from the Mac OS X Install DVD includes Startup Disk, System Profiler, and Network Utility.

    • C.

      The utility menu when booted from the Mac OS X Install DVD includes Terminal, System Profiler, and Restore System From Backup.

    • D.

      The utility menu when booted from the Mac OS X Install DVD includes Startup Disk, Reset Password, Firmware Password Utility, Disk Utility, Terminal, System Profiler, Network Utility, and Restore System From Backup.

    Correct Answer
    D. The utility menu when booted from the Mac OS X Install DVD includes Startup Disk, Reset Password, Firmware Password Utility, Disk Utility, Terminal, System Profiler, Network Utility, and Restore System From Backup.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is that the utility menu when booted from the Mac OS X Install DVD includes Startup Disk, Reset Password, Firmware Password Utility, Disk Utility, Terminal, System Profiler, Network Utility, and Restore System From Backup.

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  • 4. 

    How do the four default System Preferences categories differ?

  • 5. 

    Where can you locate the system version number, build number, and serial number? What is the significance of these numbers?

  • 6. 

    What four preparation steps must you take before installing Mac OS X?

    • A.

      Check for firmware updates, verify application compatibility, back up vital files and olders, and document critical settings.

    • B.

      Make sure the Migration Assistant Utility is installed, Check About This Mac to find out the system version number, run the Apple Configuration Compatibility Tool.

    • C.

      Run Automator with the supplied AppleScripts to determine if the hardware requirements are sufficient, run the migration assistant utility, collect the hardware information on the new Mac, call Apple Support.

    • D.

      Back up critical data, use the migration assistant utility, run system profiler, call Apple Support.

    Correct Answer
    A. Check for firmware updates, verify application compatibility, back up vital files and olders, and document critical settings.
    Explanation
    Before installing Mac OS X, it is important to check for firmware updates to ensure that the system is up to date. Verifying application compatibility is necessary to ensure that all the applications that will be used are compatible with the new operating system. Backing up vital files and folders is crucial to prevent data loss during the installation process. Documenting critical settings helps to ensure that all the necessary configurations are properly restored after the installation.

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  • 7. 

    What are the advantages and disadvantages of using a single-partition drive with Mac OS X? How about a multiple-partition drive?

  • 8. 

    Which packages are installed by default when installing Mac OS X?

    • A.

      Essential system software, printer drivers for currently used printers, additional fonts, language translations, and x11. Optional items include more printer drivers, rosetta, quicktime 7

    • B.

      Items installed by default include the essential system software, x11, windows printer drivers, arabic languages

    • C.

      Quicktime 7, rosetta, commonly used printer drivers, language translations. Optional packages are x11 and sound drivers.

    Correct Answer
    A. Essential system software, printer drivers for currently used printers, additional fonts, language translations, and x11. Optional items include more printer drivers, rosetta, quicktime 7
    Explanation
    The correct answer includes the essential system software, printer drivers for currently used printers, additional fonts, language translations, and x11. It also mentions that optional items include more printer drivers, rosetta, and quicktime 7. This means that when installing Mac OS X, these packages are installed by default, providing the necessary system software, printer drivers, fonts, translations, and x11 support. Additionally, users have the option to install more printer drivers, rosetta, and quicktime 7 if needed.

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