You are creating a family budget for the year, using a
spreadsheet program. Does this program belong to the operating system software
category? Select Yes or No.
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The user interface (GUI or command line) is part of
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CC BY-NC-SA by UMUCAlternative version: The center circle
contains a question mark. Three outer circles with arrows pointing from the
center circle are labeled “Firmware,” “System Software,”
and “Applications” respectively.
In this picture of a computer system, what appears to be
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What is software?
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Instructions that can be stored electronically on hardware
Anything that can receive instructions or data and perform
functions with the instructions or data
The bundling of application packages or an operating system
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In order for a device such as an iPhone or a DVD player to
function properly,the firmware embedded in the device must be compatible with
which of the following ?
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Any software that is being used on the device
Any operating system
Any utility program utilized by the device
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True or false? Software application packages function as the
interface between the operating system and firmware.
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What is firmware?
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Firmware is software that is embedded in a piece of
Firmware is a collection of software that manages computer
hardware resources and provides common services for computer programs.
Firmware is a computer program designed to help people
perform an activity.
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Are the following categories of software sufficient by
themselves to result in a fully functioning computer system (assuming the
appropriate hardware is in place)? Select Yes or No.
Operating system, utilities, device drivers
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Which of the following would be embedded on a “plug and
play” external device you attach to your computer?
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True or false? An operating system is typically embedded on
a “plug and play” external device you attach to your computer.
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