Test Your Knowledge About Operating System Quiz

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Operating System Quizzes & Trivia

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is the main purpose of an Operating System? 
  • 2. 
    List the main Functions of the Operating System 
  • 3. 
    Provide a description of what the Kernel is and does? 
  • 4. 
    Booting is the process of permanently removing a computer from operation.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Linux is open source software, which means it code cannot be modified or re-distributed 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    The __ Chip which uses battery power, stores configuration information about the computer.
    • A. 

      BIOS

    • B. 

      RAM

    • C. 

      POST

    • D. 

      CMOS

  • 7. 
    __ often difficult to use because they require exact spelling, grammar and punctuation  
    • A. 

      Graphical User Interface

    • B. 

      Command line Interface

    • C. 

      Menu Driven Interface

    • D. 

      All the above

  • 8. 
    ______ shares characteristics with both hardware and software  
    • A. 

      Operating System

    • B. 

      Software

    • C. 

      Hardware

    • D. 

      None

  • 9. 
    _______ is the first program run on a computer when the computer boots up  
    • A. 

      System Software

    • B. 

      Operating System

    • C. 

      System Operation

    • D. 

      None

  • 10. 
    The central program in an operating system is called the Kernel 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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