Utility Programs And Operating Systems

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Utility Programs And Operating Systems

Utility Programs and Operating Systems


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  • 1. 
     is application software which is designed to remove all or parts of a specific other application software.
    • A. 

      Search

    • B. 

      Internet Filter

    • C. 

      Uninstaller

    • D. 

      Screen Saver

  • 2. 
    With _______________ computers can read from and write to that memory. Holds the data of the software. Helps speed up the computer.
    • A. 

      Hard Disk

    • B. 

      CPU

    • C. 

      RAM

    • D. 

      Video Card

  • 3. 
    Uses lasers to read or write CD’s or DVD’s
    • A. 

      RAM

    • B. 

      CPU

    • C. 

      Optical Drive

    • D. 

      Hard Drive

  • 4. 
    This removes malicious programs that installs itself on your computer surreptitiously and monitors and reports your activities and personal information to third parties. And also removes a kind of spyware that generates annoying pop-up ads. 
    • A. 

      Spyware and Adware Removers

    • B. 

      Disk Defragment

    • C. 

      File Manager

    • D. 

      File Compression

  • 5. 
    They give your computer the ability to display graphics. Not all cards are the same.
    • A. 

      Queen of Diamonds

    • B. 

      Sound

    • C. 

      Video Card

    • D. 

      Option 4

  • 6. 
    The ________________________________ component provides a supply of electricity throughout the rest of the computer. When you plug your computer into a power socket, electricity flows from the cord into a shielded box containing a transformer.
    • A. 

      Power Supply

    • B. 

      Hard Disk

    • C. 

      Motherboard

    • D. 

      Video Card

  • 7. 
    The software that supports a computer's basic functions, such as scheduling tasks, executing applications and controlling peripherals.
    • A. 

      File Compression

    • B. 

      Computer Maintenance

    • C. 

      Operating System

    • D. 

      File Managers

  • 8. 
    The computer brain is a microprocessor called the _____________________ The _____________________ is a chip containing millions of tiny transistors. It's  job  is to perform the calculations necessary to make the computer work 
    • A. 

      RAM

    • B. 

      Hard Disk

    • C. 

      Opitical Drive

    • D. 

      CPU

  • 9. 
    The base of operations for the brains of a computer  is ___________________________. The _________________________ serves as a literal foundation for many of the other elements inside your computer.
    • A. 

      Power Supply

    • B. 

      Hard Disk

    • C. 

      CPU

    • D. 

      Motherboard

  • 10. 
    Term typically used to describe computer software for playing back multimedia files.
    • A. 

      VHS

    • B. 

      8 Track

    • C. 

      Record Player

    • D. 

      Media Player

  • 11. 
    Software is used to prevent, detect, and remove malware, including computer viruses, worms, and Trojan horses. Such programs may also prevent and remove adware, spyware, and other forms of malware.
    • A. 

      GOOGLE

    • B. 

      Internet Filter

    • C. 

      File Manager

    • D. 

      Antivirus Programs

  • 12. 
    Process of encoding information using fewer bits.
    • A. 

      Disk Defragment

    • B. 

      File Compression

    • C. 

      Screen Saver

    • D. 

      Uninstaller

  • 13. 
    Optical disc authoring, including DVD and Blu-ray Disc authoring is the process of assembling source material--video, audio or other data--into the proper logical volume format to then be recorded on an optical disc.
    • A. 

      Media Player

    • B. 

      Streaming

    • C. 

      Disc Burning

    • D. 

      Virus

  • 14. 
    Is commonly referred to as "content control software," is a piece of software designed to restrict what websites a user can visit on his or her computer.
    • A. 

      Search

    • B. 

      Computer Maintenance

    • C. 

      Internet filters

    • D. 

      Disk

  • 15. 
    Is a computer program that provides a user interface to work with file systems. The most common operations performed on files or groups of files are: create, open, edit, view, print, play, rename, move, copy, delete, search/find, and modify file attributes, properties and file permissions. Files are typically displayed in a hierarchy
    • A. 

      Search Utility

    • B. 

      Disk Defragment

    • C. 

      Uninstaller

    • D. 

      File Manager

  • 16. 
    Either a series of thin platters that store information using magnetic recordings or a solid state flash hard drive with no moving parts. 
    • A. 

      Opitcal Drive

    • B. 

      Video Card

    • C. 

      Hard Disk

    • D. 

      Soft Disk

  • 17. 
    Disk storage, such as your hard drive, fills up with unwanted files over time. This may be performed as regular maintenance to remove these. Files may become fragmented and so slow the performance of the computer. Disk defragmentation may be performed to combine these fragments and so improve performance. What kind of maintenace is this?
    • A. 

      Personal Firewall

    • B. 

      File Mangager

    • C. 

      Personal Computer Maintenance

    • D. 

      Media Player

  • 18. 
    An animated image that is activated on a personal computer display when no user activity has been sensed for a certain time 
    • A. 

      File Manger

    • B. 

      Spyware and Adware Remover

    • C. 

      Screen Saver

    • D. 

      Virus Remover

  • 19. 
    A software program that searches a database and gathers and reports information that contains or is related to specified terms. 
    • A. 

      Personal Firewall

    • B. 

      Antivirus

    • C. 

      Backup

    • D. 

      Search Utility

  • 20. 
    A process that reduces the amount of fragmentation in file systems.
    • A. 

      File Manager

    • B. 

      Disk Defragment

    • C. 

      Internet Filter

    • D. 

      Screen Saver

  • 21. 
    A multilevel storage facility to ensure continued data security in case of component or sub-system failure
    • A. 

      Internet

    • B. 

      File Manager

    • C. 

      Search

    • D. 

      Backup and Restore

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