2kazen Quiz - Computer Software

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This quiz measures your comprehension of the video by Common Craft, entitled "Computer Software."


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Without software on a computer, your computer is basically a typewriter.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Software is a set of instructions that enables a computer to perform specific tasks and functions. Without software, a computer would only be able to perform basic functions like typing, similar to a typewriter. Therefore, the statement that without software, a computer is basically a typewriter is true.

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  • 2. 

    A software program gives the computer a set of instructions that tells the computer exactly what to do.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    A software program is a set of instructions that are written in a specific programming language. These instructions are designed to be executed by a computer, guiding it on how to perform specific tasks or operations. Therefore, it is correct to say that a software program gives the computer a set of instructions that tell it exactly what to do.

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  • 3. 

    A Translator is called software and it makes a computer useful.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The statement suggests that a Translator is a type of software that adds value to a computer by enabling it to perform translation tasks. This implies that without a Translator software, a computer may not be as useful in terms of its ability to translate languages. Therefore, the statement is true.

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  • 4. 

    Most computers have an operating system and software programs to make the computer work.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    This statement is true because most computers indeed have an operating system, which is the main software that manages and controls the computer's hardware and software resources. Additionally, computers also require software programs to perform specific tasks or functions, such as word processing, web browsing, or playing games. Therefore, the statement accurately reflects the common setup of computers.

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  • 5. 

    An operating system (OS) is only made by Microsoft. 

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The given statement is false because an operating system is not only made by Microsoft. There are various operating systems available in the market developed by different companies, such as macOS by Apple, Linux by various organizations and individuals, and Android by Google. Microsoft's operating system is called Windows, but it is not the only operating system available.

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