Chapter 7 – Hardware Support A+

A hard drive can only have one single root directory.

True or False

False
The Windows desktop is itself a folder.

True or False

True
In Windows, there are two types of user accounts: an administrator account and a standard account.

True or False

True
The Windows 8 interface is known as the Aero interface.

True or False

False
A service is a program that runs in the foreground and is visible on the taskbar.

True or False

False
What type of software is used to control a computer?

application
operating system
interface routine
ROM routine

operating system
Which Windows utility program lists errors and issues that need attention?

-Action Center
-Control Panel
-System Information Windows
-Network and Sharing Center

Action Center
What is the name of the interface that uses graphics as compared to a command-driven interface?

text
menu-based
common user
graphical user

graphical user
What is the name for the 3D user interface provided by Windows 7 and Vista?

Glass
Aero
Air
Shield

Aero
What part of the Windows display shows information about open programs and provides quick access to others?

Aero Snap
taskbar
notification area
properties

taskbar
What part of the path to a file indicates how the file is organized or formatted?

subdirectory
filename
root directory
file extension

file extension
What is another name for the notification area in Windows?

system tray
taskbar
Control Panel
Start Menu

system tray
In Windows 7, a collection of folders can be organized into conveniently accessed shortcuts known by what term?

directory
library
root directory
setting

library
What GUI element is usually on the right side of the taskbar and displays open services?

status tray
display area
system tray
identification area

system tray
What is another name for several small utility programs that are found in the Control Panel?

downloads
system processes
categories
applets

applets
What term describes one or more characters following the last period in a filename, such as .exe, .txt, or .avi?

filename
file extension
file version
file type

file extension
What dialog box in Windows appears each time a user attempts to perform an action that can be done only with administrative privileges?

-User Account Confirmation
-User Account Control
-User Access Control
-User Access Confirmation

User Account Control
Under the Control Panel, what console contains Print Management, Computer Management, and Event Viewer?

Windows Firewall
System
Administrative Tools
Admin Page

Administrative Tools
What software in Windows 8 serves as built-in antivirus software?

Windows Firewall
BitLocker
Windows AnitMalware
Windows Defender

Windows Defender
The power saving state that saves all work to the hard drive and powers down the system is known by what term?

sleep mode
suspend mode
save mode
hibernation

hibernation
What is the maximum amount of memory supported by a 32-bit Windows operating system?

1GB
4GB
16GB
64GB

4GB
Apps that offer continuous real-time updates on the Windows 8 modern interface are referred to by what term?

live tiles
stream apps
fast tiles
webapps

live tiles
Apps that offer continuous real-time updates on the Windows 8 modern interface are referred to by what term?

Aero
App multitasking
side-by-side apps
app tiling

side-by-side apps
What type of network does not have centralized control, such as one in a small office or home office?

client server network
star topology
peer-to-peer (P2P)
hub network

peer-to-peer (P2P)
What command can be used to launch the System Information window?

msinfo32.exe
sysinfo.exe
info32.exe
msconfig.exe

msinfo32.exe
What two terms describe a power saving mode in windows that saves the current running state including open files to memory and then shuts down, while keeping memory powered?

hibernation mode
sleep mode
half-awake mode
suspend mode

sleep mode
suspend mode
Which of the following file extensions are hidden just after Windows is installed? Choose all that apply.

.exe
.xlsx
.com
.txt

.exe
.com
.txt
Which of the following are valid types of user accounts in Windows?

visitor
administrator
standard
temporary

administrator
standard
What two methods can be used to access items in the Quick Launch menu?

-Right click the Start button, select an item from the Quick Launch menu
-Right click the taskbar, select Quick Launch, select an item
-Press Win+X on the keyboard to access the Quick Launch menu from anywhere
-Press CTRL+X on the keyboard to access the Quick Luanch menu from anywhere

Right click the Start button, select an item from the Quick Launch menu

Press Win+X on the keyboard to access the Quick Launch menu from anywhere

What terms refer to directories that exist under the root directory?

subdirectories
child directories
folders
containers

subdirectories
child directories
folders
A utility that can be used to solve a failed network connection
Network and Sharing center
Can give you a quick look at what hardware and software is installed
system window
Creates a folder with a .zip extension
compressed folder
Found on the left side of the Windows Explorer or Computer window
navigation pane
a mini-app that provides information such as the time, date, news headlines, or weather.
gadget
A tool that lists errors and issues that need attention
Action Center
A Microsoft online storage service
OneDrive
Small programs stored on the hard drive that tell the computer how to communicate with a specific hardware device
device drivers
The initial screen that is displayed when an OS has a GUI interface loaded
desktop
A directory that is housed inside another a directory
child directories