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SPOT VALLEY HIGH

Information Technology worksheet (Operating system)
Name: __________________________
Grade 9___
Date: ____________________________

Complete all the questions below.
1. List the functions of the operating system.
a. ______________________________
b. ______________________________
c. ______________________________
d. ______________________________
e. ______________________________
f.

______________________________

2. Which function of the operating systems 'starts and stops the program'? _______________
3. Examine the image below and state which function of the operating system it represents. ______

4. Which function of the operating system provides security such as user name and password?
____________________
5. Which function of the operating system provides security such as user name and password.

6. Which function of the operating system Allocates (gives) storage space between all data stored
on the computer? ________________________
7. Which function of the operating system will enable you to copy, erase, rename and back up files?
________________________
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Which function of the operating system allows you to locate the files stored on your computer.
The __________ has six main functions.
What is the password of the computers in your school’s computer lab? ________________
Match the function to the correct tasks.
Matching

12. The image below is an example of which function of the operating system? _________________

13. The image below is an example of which function of the operating system? _________________

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15.
16.
17.

In the image in question 13, the 3 symbols represent three _________________
The abbreviation OS is short for? _______________________________
Which function of the operating system is used to locate stored files? _______________
Which function of the operating system provides security such as user name and password?
___________________

18. What is the right way to shutdown a computer?
______________________________________________________________________________
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19. The image below is an example of which function of the operating system? _________________

Answer True or False to the following questions.
20. The logging of events has to do with using password to access the computer.

______

21. Android is an example of an operating system.
22. Samsung galaxy is an operating system.

______
______

23. The operating system is the life of the computer.

______

24. Passwords are case sensitive.

_______

25. One computer may have several user accounts.

_______

26. Hyper links within a PowerPoint presentation can allow you to link a word or picture to another
slide within the presentation or a website.

______

27. It is not possible to insert images within a PowerPoint presentation.

______

28. The Password student and Student are the same.

______

29. A smart phone such as an Iphone has an operating system installed to it.

______

30. Log in is the same as Logging.

______

31. The image in question 13 is related to the logging function of the OS.

______

32. Without the operating system, none of the computer’s hardware will work.

______

33. All user accounts on a computer will be exactly the same.

______

Answer the multiple choice questions that follow.
34. ___________ is when one processor performs several tasks at the same time, to make the
computer faster, more efficient and multifunctional.
a

Multitasking

b

Multiprocessing

c

Multithreading

d

Multi-user

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35. __________ means that the computer can have two or more central processing units (CPUs) that
programs share.
a

Multitasking

b

Multiprocessing

c

Multithreading

d

Multi-user

36. __________ is a situation in which a program can be broken into smaller parts that can be loaded
as needed by the operating system. Multi-threading allows individual programs to be multitasked.
a

Multitasking

b

Multiprocessing

c

Multithreading

d

Multi-user

37. Which of the following is not an operating system?
a.
b.
c.
d.
e.

Windows 7
Windows 8
Android
Apple
Microsoft PowerPoint
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