1) _ is a set of computer programs used on a computer to help perform tasks.

a) An instruction.


b) Software.


c) Memory.


d) A processor.



2) System software is a set of programs that enables your computer hardware devices and _ software to work together.

a) management.


b) processing.


c) utility.


d) application.



3) The PC (personal computer) and the Apple Macintosh are examples of two different _

a) platform.


b) applications.


c) programs.


d) storage devices.



4) _ controls the way in which the computer system functions and provides a means by which users can interact with the computer.

a) The platform.


b) The operating system.


c) Application software.


d) The mother board.



5) The operating system is the most common type of _ software.

a) communication.


b) application.


c) system.


d) word – processing software.



6) The two broad categories of software are _ and _

a) word processing and spreadsheet.


b) transaction and application.


c) Window and Mac OS.


d) system and application.



7) Which is the best definition of a software package?

a) An add-on for your computer such as additional memory.


b) A set of computer programs used for a certain function such as word processing.


c) A protection you can buy for a computer.


d) The box, manual and license agreement that accompany commercial software.



8) Utility software is _

a) is a computer program that translates a program.


b) a program that stands for Disk Operating System.


c) is a great variant of UNIX.


d) a system software designed to help analyze, configure, optimize or maintain a computer.



9) What is Windows XP?

a) Operating System.


b) Storage Device.


c) Processor.


d) Output Devices.



10) Which of the following is responsible for the management and coordination of activities and the sharing of the resources of the computer?

a) Application Software.


b) Motherboard.


c) Operating System.


d) RAM.

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