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1

What makes up layers of an operating system?

A. Hardware
B. Software
C. Memory
D. Silicon

B. Software

2

An operating system typically controls what interactions?

A. Between system and the human.
B. Between chair and keyboard.
C. Between AC adapter and the wall outlet.
D. Between Windows and Linux

A. Between system and the human.

3

Which of the following describes responsibilities of an OS?

A. Printer cartridges
B. AC to DC conversion
C. Disk and file management
D. Inverters

C. Disk and file management

4

If Windows 7 is a version, what is Windows 7 Ultimate?

A. OEM Windows
B. Edition
C. Patch
D. Update

B. Edition

5

Which of the following describes the OS code in all but one of the Windows XP editions?

A. GUI
B. Multitasking
C. 64-bit
D. 32-bit

D. 32-bit describes the OS code in all but one of the Windows XP editions.

6

What Microsoft policy defines the length of time Microsoft will support a product, as well as support options for that product?

A. Software Assurance
B. Support Life cycle
C. Upgrade Adviser
D. Compatibility Wizard

B. Support Life Cycle

7

Which of the following is the biggest difference between 32-bit and 64-bit Windows?

A. Memory Requirements
D. Drive Space requirements
C. Maximum address space
D. Administrative tools.

C. Maximum address space

8

Which of the following best describes system requirements for an OS?

A. Platform
B. CPU, amount of RAM, hard disk space, and platform.
C. Form factor
D. Code size.

B. CPU, amount of RAM, hard disk space, and platform.

9

Which of the following cannot be directly upgraded to Windows 7 Professional?

A. Windows Vista Ultimate
B. Windows Vista Home Premium
C. Windows Vista Business
D. Windows XP Professional

D. Windows XP Professional

10

Before you install Windows 7, download the latest version of this program to determine if your computer's hardware and software is compatible with the new OS.

A. Setup
B. Back up
C. Upgrade Adviser
D. Help | About.

C. Upgrade Adviser

11

If an old app will not run in Windows 7 Professional, Enterprise, or Ultimate editions, even after trying other methods to help it run, use this Microsoft tool, which includes a fully licensed version of XP installed in a virtual machine.

A. Adminsitrative Tools
B. Windows Virtual PC
C. Windows XP Mode
D. Compatibility Mode

C. Windows XP Mode

12

The Windows GUI uses this metaphor.

A. Mouse
B. Desktop
C. Taskbar
D. Task list.

B. Desktop

13

FOlders, mouse pointer, icons, shortcuts, dialog boxes, windows, buttons, etc., are all examples of these componenets of a GUI.

A. Pixels
B. Pictures
C. Graphics
D. Graphical objects

D. Graphical objects

14

What is the horizontal bar that is usually across the bottom of the Windows desktop?

A. Taskbar
B. Start Menu
C. Sysstray
D. Menu bar

A. Taskbar

15

What is the central tool for finding and starting programs in Windows XP, Windows Vista, and Windows 7?

A. Taskbar
B. Start Menu
C. Computer
D. Menu bar

B. Start Menu

16

By default, what is the only shortcut displayed on the Windows XP desktop?

A. Start menu
B. Recycle Bin
C. My Programs
D. My Computer

B. Recycle Bin

17

What three buttons usually appear on the Turn off Computer dialog box in Windows XP?

A. Shut Down, Log Off, Restart
B. Standby, SHut Down, Restart
C. Log off, turn off, restart
D. Standby, Turn Off, Restart

D. Standby, Turn Off, Restart

18

What is the name for the list of items on the upper left of the Start menu beginning in Windows XP, Windows 7, and Windows 8?

A. Recently used programs list.
B. Pinned items list
C. Quick Launch Bar
D. Task list

B. Pinned items list

19

This enhancement, introduced in Windows Vista, brings to the Windows desktop many new features that affect the entire Windows GUI.

A. Sidebar
B. Gadgets
C. Windows Aero
D. Systray

C. Windows Aero

20

Which of the following is a feature of Windows Aero that allows you to switch among open windows?

A.. Taskbar
B. Aero Wizards
C. Windows Flip 3D
D. Glass

C. Windows Flip 3D