Computer: OS Vocabulary Worksheet

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Computer Vocabulary Quizzes & Trivia

Choose the correct vocabulary word to complete each sentence. Use Lesson 6 Computers: Inside & Out - Operating Systems to find the correct answers.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The large program that controls how the CPU communicates with other hardware components is the
    • A. 

      BIOS

    • B. 

      DOS

    • C. 

      Graphics

    • D. 

      Operating System

  • 2. 
    A computer that is easy to operate is called
    • A. 

      Windows

    • B. 

      DOS

    • C. 

      System 8

    • D. 

      User friendly

  • 3. 
    The _____ wakes up the computer and reminds it what to do.
    • A. 

      BIOS

    • B. 

      DOS

    • C. 

      Graphics

    • D. 

      Operating System

  • 4. 
    The _____ part of the operating system is stored on ROM.
    • A. 

      Upgraded

    • B. 

      User friendly

    • C. 

      Essential

    • D. 

      Graphics

  • 5. 
    Important, but non-essential, parts of the operating system are stored on the computer's
    • A. 

      BIOS

    • B. 

      DOS

    • C. 

      Hard Drive

    • D. 

      Graphics

  • 6. 
    Disk-based Operating System is also known as
    • A. 

      BIOS

    • B. 

      DOS

    • C. 

      System 8

    • D. 

      Windows

  • 7. 
    _____ is the most common operating system for PCs.
    • A. 

      BIOS

    • B. 

      DOS

    • C. 

      System 8

    • D. 

      Windows

  • 8. 
    Operating systems are constantly being _____ as technology advances.
    • A. 

      Upgraded

    • B. 

      User friendly

    • C. 

      Essential

    • D. 

      Graphics

  • 9. 
    One example of a Macintosh operating system is
    • A. 

      BIOS

    • B. 

      DOS

    • C. 

      System 8

    • D. 

      Windows

  • 10. 
    A Graphical User Interface uses _____ to help the user navigate within the computer system.
    • A. 

      Upgraded

    • B. 

      User friendly

    • C. 

      Essential

    • D. 

      Graphics

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