Systems & Application Software

Multiple Choice Identify the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question. 1. Which of the following is NOT a function of an d. touch screen operating system? 7. Which of the following statements is true of a transaction file? a. Control input/output operations b. Provide security a. It is the most complete and up-to-date file. c. Perform calculations b. It is used as a back-up copy. d. Provide a friendly user interface c. It is used for real-time processing. 2. Which of the following is NOT a type of d. It is used to update the master file. application software? 8. Which type of processing system will use sequential file organisation? a. Word processor b. Spreadsheets a. Real-time processisng c. Windows b. Batch processing d. Smart Draw c. Transaction processing 3. An example of multitasking is d. Online processing a. doing a background save while typing a document b. allowing many users to use the same program c. allowing one user to use one program d. opening one program by many users 4. Quality Developers is a company that writes programs to do specific jobs for other companies. These programs are called a. b. c. d. general-purpose software special-purpose software custom-purpose software off-the-shelf software 9. An airline reservation system is an example of a. b. c. d. batch processing real time processing interactive processing distributed processing

10. Which of the following is not a utility program? a. b. c. d. Disk repair program Backup program Spreadsheet program File defragmentation program

11. Application software consists of: a. b. c. d. Entertainment software Productivity software Speciality software All of the above

5. Which of the following is NOT a software interface? a. b. c. d. Command-driven Touch screen Menu-driven Graphical User Interface (GUI)

12. An integrated software package: a. Can transfer data from one component to another very easily b. Costs less than individual applications c. Takes up less disk space than individual applications d. All of the above

6. The name of the interface used by blind persons to perform operations on a computer is a. sensor b. icon c. braille

An example of a menu interface is a . Real-time processing is used for: a. b. c. In which of the following file formats can music files be compressed? a. Batch processing can be used for: a. a file compression program a troubleshooting program an anti-virus program an un-install program 15. c. Managing files and memory Managing tasks Creating a document Managing input and output devices 22. d. b. d. Pop-up Pop-down Push-pull Pull-up 21. b. b. c. Interactive games Processing utility bills Credit card billing All of the above 23. Icon Menu Mouse Window 14. b. d.13. Payroll processing Processing utility bills Credit card billing All of the above 16. d. Graphics presentation software Operating system Utility program Language translators a. b. Operating system software that allows more than one user to access the same data is called: a. d. c. b. Which of the following is not considered to be system software? a. d. b. c. d. c. b. c. Linux Unix Windows ME Language translator 18. Which of the following is easy to remember and makes Graphical User Interfaces user-friendly? a. Which of the following is not an operating system? a. d. b. c. c. d. A type of utility program used to reduce the size of a program is a. gif jpeg mp3 mpeg 17. d. d. A folder or directory can contain: a. b. c. Files Folders Programs All of the above 19. Multitasking operating system Multi-user operating system Single user operating system File managing operating system 20. c. Which of the following is not a function of the operating system? a.

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