Unit 1.7 Systems Software MCQs 1
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  • Question 1
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    Q. What type of Software is needed to control the computer’s hardware? (1-3) 
    answer choices
    Programming Software 
    Systems Software 
    Application Software 
    Bespoke Software 
  • Question 2
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    Q. The following is not a type of Systems Software (4-6) 
    answer choices
    Device Drivers 
    Utility Programs 
    Applications 
    Operating Systems 
  • Question 3
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    Q. A Virtual Machine is said to... (7-9) 
    answer choices
    Allow the user to play games with Virtual Reality Glasses 
    Allow the user to virtually use an Operating System 
    Allow a MAC to run on Windows 
    Hide the complexities of the hardware from the user 
  • Question 4
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    Q. Dividing tasks so that the Operating System appears to multitask is dealt with under: (4-6) 
    answer choices
    Memory Management 
    File Management 
    Processor Management 
    Peripheral Management 
  • Question 5
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    Q. Diving processor time between processes so that they appear to multitask is known as: (1-3) 
    answer choices
    Time Slicing 
    Fish Slicing 
    Time waiting 
    Idle Time 
  • Question 6
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    Q. Operating Systems need to manage System _________? (1-3) 
    answer choices
    Objectives 
    Electricity 
    Restores 
    Resources 
  • Question 7
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    Q. To allow a user to interact with an Operating System – it must have a ______ ? (1-3) 
    answer choices
    User Connection 
    User Interface 
    Virtual Connection 
    Remote Access 
  • Question 8
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    Q. Windows, Icons, menus and Pointers are all part of this? (1-4) 
    answer choices
    Graphical User Interface 
    Command Line Interface 
    Menu Interface 
    No User Interface 
  • Question 9
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    Q. Operating Systems will allocate sections of RAM to the processes as part of: (4-6) 
    answer choices
    Processor Management 
    File Management 
    Peripheral Management 
    Memory Management 
  • Question 10
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    Q. This piece of software is used to control hardware devices and allow an Operating System to make use of the hardware (7-9) 
    answer choices
    Device Management 
    Device Driver 
    Device System 
    Hardware Peripheral Device 
  • Question 11
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    Q. This following is an example of a peripheral (7-9) 
    answer choices
    Processor 
    Main Memory (RAM) 
    Hard Disk Drive 
    ROM 
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