An operating system is the suite of programs that control the operations of the computer system. Utility programs keep a computer system working efficiently and protect it from threats.
Which of the following is the correct definition of ‘portable’ software?
All software used on tablet and mobile devices
Software that can be used on an operating system other than the one it was originally designed for
Software used to enable portable hard disc drives to operate properly
What does OS stand for?
Which of the following is a function of an operating system?
Providing an accurate welcome screen when games load
Providing the user with an interface
Providing a connection for Skype calls
What is the definition of a computer platform?
The surface where a computer system is designed, built and tested
A type of computer game which involves 'platform puzzles'
Different computer platforms consist of computer systems with different hardware and software characteristics
Steven purchases a new operating system for his computer. When he tries to install it, the software is incompatible with his computer system. Why is this?
He does not have the correct capacity of free backing storage
The platform he has bought the software for is most likely not the correct one for his computer system
He does not have the correct processing speed
What does the term HCI stand for?
Human Computer Interface
Human Controller Interface
Human Computer Interaction