The following are practice questions reviewing the information in the tutorial, similar to the questions that will be on the Operating Systems test. Click on the answer you think is right and see how well you do.
Write Protecting a disk formats it so that information can only be read from it, not written to it.True / False
Computer A has a 3 GHz processor, 1.5 GB RAM, and an 800 MHz bus. Computer B has dual 2.4 GHz processors, 768 MB RAM and the same bus speed. What should be upgraded first on Computer B if it is not running quite as fast as Computer A?
- special software that controls hardware devices in a computer.
- a program that allows you to perform tasks like edit documents and surf the web.
- a collection of data that can be manipulated by software programs and displayed or printed.
- used for formatting hard disks so applications can be installed.