all of the following are examples of network operating systems except

all of the following are examples of network operating systems except


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The two major types of system software programs are utility programs and theoperating system
The ___ of the operating system enables users to communicate with the computer systemuser interface
OS X is the operating system developed byapple
All of the following are examples of network operating systems EXCEPTMS-DOS
UNIX was developed by Ken Thompson and Dennis Richie, who worked atAT and Ts Bell Labs
The latest version of the Mac OS X isMavericks
Which of the following is NOT a user interface?Application programming interface (API)
Using hard disk space to temporarily store data or instructions from RAM is referred to asVirtual memory
Each device attached to your computer comes with a special program called ___ enables the device and operating system to communicate with each otherdevice driver
Which of the following is the first step in the boot process?The BIOS is activated by turning on the computer
Which of the following Windows utility programs arranges pieces of files on your hard drive to allow for faster access?Disk defragmenter
Which of the following is NOT a windows utility program?Desktop
Which utility removes redundancies in a file to reduce the file size?File compression
You can use the Windows ___ to check on a nonresponsive programTask manager
Mac OS X includes a backup utility calledTime machine
FolderStorage location for a collection of files
TracksConcentric circle on the hard drive
SectorPie-shaped wedge on the hard drive
PlattersRound, thin plate of mental that makes up a hard drive
TaskbarDisplays open and favorite applications
LatencyTime needed for correct sector to spin to the read/write head
Seek timeTime required for the read/write head to move to the correct track
There are ___ levels of cache memoryThree
___ provides high-speed information processing by enabling a new set of instructions to start before the previous set is finishedHyperthreading
The speed of a level of cache memory is impacted bythe chip's proximity to the CPU
RAM is an example of ____ storagevolatile
The amount of RAM storage is measured inGB
In most current systems, ____ is the type of RAM usedDDR3
The ____ has the largest capacity of any storage deviceMechanical hard drive
Which of the follow ports is NOT used to connect a video card?USB
To speed up the display of graphics, a __ is installed on some video cardsGPU
A __ enables the computer to drive the speaker systemSound card
In Dolby Digital 7.1, the 1 indicates a ___ speakersubwoofer
Running the disk defragmenter utility will _____.Make the hard dive work more efficiently
Running the disk cleanup utility is a quick way toclear out unnecessary files
To remove all the changes made to your system, the Windows __ utility returns your computer to the state it was in when it came from the factory.Refresh
Which statement pertaining to system reliability is FALSE?An accumulation of temporary internet files has no effect on your computer's overall performance
To securely erase data, the U.S Department of Defense suggests that the data be overwritten ____ times.seven
The CPU is composed of the control unit and the ___ unitarithmetic logic
The process the CPU performs for each program instruction is called themachine cycle
_____ is a feature of a CPU that allows it to begin to fetch the next instruction before it has finished executing the current one.Hyperthreading
fiber-opticmade up of plastic or glass and transmits data at extremely fast speeds
twisted pairmade up of copper wires
coaxial cablesingle copper wire surrounded by layers of plastic
peer-to-peereach node can communicate directly with every other node on the network
client/servercentral computer provides information and resources to other computers
MP3digital music file format
PMPportable media player
MPEG-4digital video file format
GPSuses satellites to locate a device
MMStechnology that allows the sending of text, sound, images, and video clips
resolutionnumber of data points used to capture and image
Bluetoothuses radio wave to transmit data
analogcontinuous sound or light waves
SMStext messaging
data plandetermines the cost and amount of data transfer for mobile devices
The Form 1 3D printer founders used the crowdfunding site ________ to ask for $100,000 in pledgesKickstarter
The term ________refers to the use of a single unifying device that handles media, Internet, entertainment, and telephone needs.digital convergence
What is iOS?An operating system for mobile devices
The operating system of a cell phone is stored in ________ROM
The primary input devices for smartphones are ________microphone and touch pad
Many mobile devices include a micro ________ portUSB
Text messaging is also called ________.short message service (SMS)
SMS messages are limited to a maximum of ________ characters160
You can send messages that include photos and videos between mobile devices using ________ technologymultimedia message service (MMS)
An Internet connectivity plan is also known as a ________ plan.data
All of the following are advantages of VoIP EXCEPT _______Excellent reliability during Internet or power outages
________ is a very well-known free VoIP providerSkype
The global positioning system is a network of 21 ________ plus 3 working sparessatellites
A main difference between the tablet and the smartphone is the _______screen size
Which of the following mobile devices is the lightest?Smartphone
iOS and Android are _____ for tablets and smartphones.operating systems
The Apple iPhone uses a version of Apple's _____ as its operating system.OS X
When using a cell phone, a(n) _______ converter chip changes your voice's sound waves into digital signals.Analog-to-digital and analog to digital
Google ___ is an online store delivering software for mobile devices.play
Each cell in a cellular network is a geographic area centered on ______ station, which is a large communications tower.base transceiver
Which of the following is NOT an example of a smartphone OS?Linux
You are most likely to find a real-time operating system (RTOS)in your automobile.
Borrowing hard drive space to optimize RAM storage is known asvirtual memory.
If your computer can't store all the required OS data in RAM, it can use a temporary file on the hard drive to store data. This is known as a _________ file.swap
To decide if your current system is still useful for youcheck each subsystem to see how it is performing during your work day.
Which of the following is true?The CPU contains the ALU.
RAID 0 cuts the time it takes to write a file to disk in halfTrue
SuperFetch is a memory-management technique that pulls info from your hard drive into RAMTrue
When using 7.1 surround sound there are a total of8 speakers
Windows creates "restore points" so that you canreturn your system to the way it was before you installed new software.
SSD startup drives will reduce the amount of time to boot upTrue
Donating your computer will not necessarily put you at risk for identity theftFalse
Which type of Internet connection requires hardware to be installed outside your home?Satellite
Network adapters installed internally in a device are called NICsTrue
Which of the following can be used to add additional ports to your network?Switch
To determine what devices are connected to your router, you shouldlog into an account associated with your router's IP address.
Which of the following is NOT a reason to connect your digital entertainment device to your home network?Your stored entertainment files are more secure when connected to a home network.
Which of the following is NOT an operating system for a smartphone?HTC
A cell phone is cellular becauseit uses a network made up of cells or base transceiver stations
Which of the following is false?Your phone can only be connected to the Internet if there is a WiFi network available
An example of an open source OS isLinux
Each device attached to your computer needs a device driver to communicate with the OSTrue
The first step of the boot process is the power on self testFalse
Which of the following is NOT considered an accessibility utility?system restore
Apps specifically designed for windows 8run full screen
The windows app used for file management isfile explorer
If you place a document from your C; drive in the recycle bin in windowsit remains on your hard drive until you empty the recycle bin
the ___ utility is used for detecting lost files and fragments of files on your hard driveerror checking
You can terminate nonresponsive programs with Task ManagerTrue
System restore points can only be created by Windows automatically on a regular scheduleFalse
Moore's law refers tothe number of transistors inside a CPU chip
You would not want to consider overclocking ifyou want to keep the warranty on your system
The amount of time your current CPU is working is calledCPU usage
The most common type of video memory is a modern video card isGDDR5
You can run multiple monitors on your system only ifyou have a video card that supports more than one monitor
An audio MIDI interface box lets you connect your computer toGuitars and microphones
Which of the following would NOT be a benefit of networking computers?Sharing software licenses
Megabit per second is usually used to measureboth a and b
Which of the following is an example of a locally administered network?P2P network
What do you need to get wireless internet access at home?Wireless router
802.11ac is the current wireless Ethernet standardTrue
Which of the following might cause interference or poor connectivity between nodes on a wireless network?All of the above
What device would be useful to amplify a wireless signal?Wireless range extender
Home network servers are used for file management tasks on a home networktrue
All devices must run the same version of an operating system to connect to a home networkfalse
VOIP is a service that lets youPlace phone calls using the internet as the network
Which of the following is NOT a mobile device?Base transceiver station
Every smartphone contains a GPS chipTrue
A WiFi network is always faster than a 4G networkFalse
Analog signals are different than discrete signals becauseAnalogs waves are continuous
Which is NOT true about self-publishing?Self-publishing means your work will have a limited reach to readers.
To play digital music files you can useAll of the above
Streaming music services allow you toSubscribe monthly and have access to millions of songs
A digital camera's resolutionis measured in MP
Digital video can be stored in an /mpg, file, a.mpeg file or a mp4 fileTrue
The aspect ratio of an HD television is more square than that of a standard definition TVFalse
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