Utility Software

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  • 1. 
    • A. 

      It is used to erase all existing data on the disk and so a new disk does not need to be formatted.

    • B. 

      Formatting initialises the filing system and so prepares a disk for use. All existing data on the disk is erased.

    • C. 

      Formatting erases everything on the disk except the operating system.

    • D. 

      All the above are true.

  • 2. 
    • A. 

      Scandisk

    • B. 

      Antivirus

    • C. 

      Defragmentation

    • D. 

      Winzip

  • 3. 
    Why is a File-Compression utility ideal for use when files are being transferred over a network connection?
    • A. 

      Zipped files are smaller and so sending them is faster

    • B. 

      Zipped files are always virus-free

    • C. 

      It is impossible to send unzipped files over a network connection

    • D. 

      None of the above are true

  • 4. 
    Which of these utilities can help us get rid of malicious software?
    • A. 

      Scan disk, antivirus

    • B. 

      Anti-spyware software, antivirus

    • C. 

      Scan disk, antivirus, anti-spyware software

    • D. 

      Antivirus, trojan, anti-spyware software

  • 5. 
    • A. 

      A virus copies itself automatically between and within computers by attaching itself to another file.

    • B. 

      A worm spreads very fast over a network and often slows down a system.

    • C. 

      Trojans are not viruses because they do not copy themselves automatically

    • D. 

      All the above are true