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1.
Specialized programs that allow particular input or output devices to communicate with the rest of the computer system are called
A)operating systems.
B)utilities.
C)device drivers.
D)language translators.
2.
"GUI" stands for
A)Gnutella Universal Interface.
B)Graphic Uninstall/Install.
C)Graphical User Interface.
D)General Utility Interface.
3.
Popular network operating systems include all of the following EXCEPT
A)NetWare.
B)Windows NT Server.
C)Windows XP Server.
D)Microsoft DOS.
4.
If you were trying to locate a lost file on your Macintosh, which application would you use?
A)Dock
B)Sherlock
C)Aqua
D)DiskCheck
5.
Which of the following is a type of utility used to reduce the size of files to increase the amount of available disk space?
A)file compression program
B)troubleshooting program
C)antivirus program
D)uninstall program
6.
A cold boot occurs when the computer is already on and you restart it without turning off the power.
A)True
B)False
7.
Desktop operating systems control various desktops or notebook computers.
A)True
B)False
8.
Linux is an example of a proprietary operating system.
A)True
B)False
9.
Dashboard Widgets are a collection of specialized programs that will constantly update and display information.
A)True
B)False
10.
Norton SystemWorks is one of the most widely used utility suites.
A)True
B)False







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