2.1.3 Software

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A multiple choice quiz for the A451 unit on Software

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Question 1

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System software...
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  • controls the hardware
  • handles real world jobs that users want to do
  • has limited functionality and is used to maintain computer systems

Question 2

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Application software (e.g. word processors, hotel booking systems, e.t.c.)...
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  • controls the hardware.
  • handles real world jobs that users want to do.
  • has limited functionality and is used to maintain computer systems.

Question 3

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Utility software (e.g. firewalls, system cleanup, defragmentation)...
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  • has full functionality and is used to maintain computer systems.
  • has limited functionality and is used to maintain computer systems.
  • has limited functionality and is used to maintain applications.

Question 4

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The operating system is a set of programs that...
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  • controls the hardware and lets users work with the computer.
  • lets users and applications work with the computer.
  • controls the hardware and lets users and applications work with the computer.

Question 5

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A user interface of a computer is...
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  • the boundary between human user and the machine.
  • the boundary between human user and the internet.
  • the boundary between human user and an application.

Question 6

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A command line interface requires users to...
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  • type commands.
  • click on icons.
  • type responses.

Question 7

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A graphical user interface (GUI) uses images, known as icons to represent resources, files, programs and actions. GUI's are useful because...
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  • they are intuitive and the user does not need to learn commands.
  • keyboard use is minimal and the user does not need to learn commands.
  • they are intuitive, keyboard use is minimal and the user does not need to learn commands.

Question 8

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Operating systems to need to manage memory and decide what goes where in memory. They have to make sure that...
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  • 1)memory is used efficiency. 2) important data is not overwritten during the running of a program.
  • 1)memory is used efficiency. 2) important data may be overwritten during the running of a program.
  • 1)memory is used efficiency. 2) important programs are not overwritten during the running of a program.

Question 9

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Operating systems organise files on secondary storage. Most use hierarchical systems: - Files are stored in directories. - Directories can include sub-directories. A directory is a...
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  • random grouping of files. In a Windows based system directories are often called folders.
  • logical grouping of files. In a Windows based system directories are often called files.
  • logical grouping of files. In a Windows based system directories are often called folders.

Question 10

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Privileges are the rights assigned to users and groups. They may include features such as whether for a particular file the user can:
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  • read (view it) - write (change it) - execute (run it if it is a program)
  • read (view it) - protect (secure access) - execute (run it if it is a program)
  • write (change it) - protect (secure access) - execute (run it if it is a program)

Question 11

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Custom written software is...
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  • software specifically created for a particular users needs
  • software that can be bought from a supplier and is ready to install. It may have additional features that the user does not need.
  • software placed in the public domain by programmers. They often produce software to improve their skills or for the public good.
  • software that is developed for profit by a company. The source code is retained as a valuable trade secret. Users but a license to use it.

Question 12

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Open source software is...
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  • software specifically created for a particular users needs
  • software that can be bought from a supplier and is ready to install. It may have additional features that the user does not need.
  • software placed in the public domain by programmers. They often produce software to improve their skills or for the public good.
  • software that is developed for profit by a company. The source code is retained as a valuable trade secret. Users but a license to use it.

Question 13

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Off the shelf software is...
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  • software specifically created for a particular users needs
  • software that can be bought from a supplier and is ready to install. It may have additional features that the user does not need.
  • software placed in the public domain by programmers. They often produce software to improve their skills or for the public good.
  • software that is developed for profit by a company. The source code is retained as a valuable trade secret. Users but a license to use it.

Question 14

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Proprietary software is...
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  • software specifically created for a particular users needs
  • software that can be bought from a supplier and is ready to install. It may have additional features that the user does not need.
  • software placed in the public domain by programmers. They often produce software to improve their skills or for the public good.
  • software that is developed for profit by a company. The source code is retained as a valuable trade secret. Users but a license to use it.
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