Chapter 5 Study Questions

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Chapter 5 Study Questions 1. What is the API of an Operating System? 2. Verification of a login name and password is known as _________ 3. The ________, stored on a ROM chip, is responsible for loading the operating system from its permanent location on the hard drive into RAM. 4. What is the sequence of actions that takes place during the boot-up process? 5. Where can you both add and remove programs from the system? 6. The process of collecting scattered pieces of files on the hard disk and rearranges them sequentially on the hard drive is referred to as _____________ . 7. What is a real-time operating system and where are you likely to find it used? 8. What is an open-source operating system and give the name of an example? 9. What are some of the things an operating system does? 10. During the boot process, the ________ tells the system where to look for the system files. 11. What is the name given list of commands that appear on the screen? 12. The ability of an operating system to control the activities of multiple programs at the
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This note was uploaded on 05/20/2010 for the course CIS 110 taught by Professor Raney during the Spring '10 term at Grossmont.

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