Computer Hardware Fundamentals: Quiz!

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Computer Hardware Fundamentals: Quiz!

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  • 1. 
    First OS used by IBM computers/compatibles
    • A. 

      Disk Operating System

    • B. 

      Windows 1

    • C. 

      System 1

    • D. 

      Batch File

  • 2. 
    DOS windows 3.1 has the following features except for one which is?
    • A. 

      Windows desktop Windows desktop

    • B. 

      Graphical user interface (GUI)

    • C. 

      Windows concept

    • D. 

      Windows Essential

  • 3. 
    First Windows OS using 32 bits at a time.
    • A. 

      Windows 98

    • B. 

      Windows NT

    • C. 

      Windows ME

    • D. 

      Windows1

  • 4. 
    This windows OS allows multiple users to log on simultaneously.
    • A. 

      Windows XP

    • B. 

      Windows NT

    • C. 

      Windows 98

    • D. 

      Windows ME

  • 5. 
    It is the upgraded version of Windows XP.
    • A. 

      Windows NT

    • B. 

      Windows Vista

    • C. 

      Windows 7

    • D. 

      Windows ME

  • 6. 
    The following are functions common to all operating systems except for one.
    • A. 

      Managing files managing files

    • B. 

      Managing application

    • C. 

      Providing a user interface

    • D. 

      Managing bugs

  • 7. 
    It relates to the user and application.
    • A. 

      Shell

    • B. 

      BIOS

    • C. 

      Bootstrap

    • D. 

      Kernel

  • 8. 
    Which of the following statement is not True?
    • A. 

      Device driver allows kernel to communicate with hardware

    • B. 

      BIOS provides instructions to the CPU for device communication BIOS provides instructions to the CPU for device communication Windows XP , 2000 and Vista have many things in common

    • C. 

      BIOS provides instructions to the CPU for device communication BIOS provides instructions to the CPU for device communication BIOS provides instructions to the CPU for device communication BIOS provides instructions to the CPU for device communication BIOS provides instructions to the CPU for device communication

    • D. 

      BIOS are written to work for specific OS

  • 9. 
    X86 processors are also called 32-bit processors.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    It is a program that controls the execution of application programs.
    • A. 

      Operating system

    • B. 

      Application Software

    • C. 

      Hardware

    • D. 

      Network System

  • 11. 
    The following are the most common operating systems for personal computers except for one which is?
    • A. 

      Android OS Linux OS

    • B. 

      Microsoft OS

    • C. 

      Android OS

    • D. 

      MAC O.S

  • 12. 
    The windows operating system was created by?
    • A. 

      Apple

    • B. 

      IBM

    • C. 

      Microsoft

    • D. 

      None of the choices

  • 13. 
    The very first macintosh operating system is known as?
    • A. 

      Windows 1

    • B. 

      System 1

    • C. 

      Windows XP

    • D. 

      None

  • 14. 
    The following are windows OS version except for one which is?
    • A. 

      3.1

    • B. 

      Windows 95

    • C. 

      System 32

    • D. 

      Vista

  • 15. 
    Check the company who developed Macintosh operating system.
    • A. 

      IBM

    • B. 

      Microsoft

    • C. 

      Apple

    • D. 

      Motorola

  • 16. 
    The first OS X version release was named as?
    • A. 

      Cheetah

    • B. 

      El Capitan

    • C. 

      System 1

    • D. 

      Puma

  • 17. 
    It was the longest-running Microsoft Operating system.
    • A. 

      Windows 95

    • B. 

      Windows7

    • C. 

      Windows vista

    • D. 

      Windows XP

  • 18. 
    The following are macintosh Operating system except for one which is?
    • A. 

      Panther

    • B. 

      Tiger

    • C. 

      Lion

    • D. 

      Cat

  • 19. 
    Without the OS a computer is useless.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    BIOS is a program that controls the execution of application programs.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
    The need to change the OS on a regular basis places requirements on its design.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 22. 
    The operating system usually comes pre loaded on any computer you buy.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 23. 
    Windows 8 is considered by many as what Windows Vista should have been.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 24. 
    MAC OS comes preloaded on all new Macintosh Operating System.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 25. 
    Steve Jobs is the owner of Microsoft.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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