technology in action quiz 5

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All of the following are terms related to part of the boot process EXCEPT ________.


Which of the following is NOT a Windows utility program?


Which of the following is NOT a user interface?

application programming interface (API)

The location of a file is specified by its ________.

file path

Which of the following capabilities of UNIX is FALSE?

It is only for super computers.

Most supercomputers use the ________ operating system.


Deleted files on a Mac computer are moved to the ________.


Which utility temporarily removes redundancies in a file to reduce the file size?

file compression

You can use the Windows ________ to check on a nonresponsive program.

task manager

Using hard disk space to temporarily store data or instructions from RAM is referred to as the ________.

virtual memory

Each device attached to your computer has a special program called a(n) ________ that enables the device and operating system to communicate with each other.

device driver

The ________ utility automatically creates duplicates of your libraries, desktops, contacts and favorites to another storage location.

file history

The Mac OS was the first commercially available OS to incorporate ________.

point and click technology

All of the following are examples of network operating systems EXCEPT ________.


Which of the following is a proprietary OS for desktop and laptop computers?


CMOS is a special kind of memory that uses a great deal of power.


Gaming consoles, such as Xbox One and PlayStation 4, do not need an operating system.


Preemptive multitasking is the term used when the operating system processes higher-priority tasks before lower-priority tasks


OS X is the operating system developed by ________.


In the late 1980s, computer specialists were concerned that proprietary software had too many ________, so they started working on open source projects.


Which of the following Windows utility programs arranges pieces of files on your hard drive to allow for faster access?

disk defragmenter

The ________ of the operating system enables users to communicate with the other computer system.

user interface

Windows 10 uses a(n) ________ account for easy access and storage of online files.


Most desktop and laptop computers run some version of Windows


All of the following can be used in an OS X file name EXCEPT ________.

: (colon)

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