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CMT - Chapter 11



True/False
Indicate whether the statement is true or false.
 

 1. 

An example of multithreading is Microsoft Word requesting that the subsystem read a large file from the hard drive and print a job at the same time.
 

 2. 

A domain uses a peer-to-peer networking model.
 

 3. 

The active partition is the partition on the hard drive used to boot the OS.
 

 4. 

Windows XP is able to use an application installed under the other OS in a dual boot.
 

 5. 

FAT32 supports compression of individual files and folders.
 

Multiple Choice
Identify the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question.
 

 6. 

Windows XP ____ Edition is used for high-end gaming computers using AMD processors, for servers, or for heavily technical workstations that run scientific and engineering applications and need greater amounts of memory and higher performance than standard desktop PCs.
a.
Media Center
c.
Home
b.
Professional x64
d.
Tablet PC
 

 7. 

____ mode is a processor mode in which programs have only limited access to system information and can access hardware only through other OS services.
a.
User
c.
Software
b.
Kernel
d.
Guest
 

 8. 

The OS has several subsystems, or OS ____, that use the user mode and interface with the user and with applications.
a.
kernels
c.
modules
b.
applications
d.
subroutines
 

 9. 

A ____ is a single task that a process requests from the kernel.
a.
process
c.
module
b.
thread
d.
slack
 

 10. 

A ____ is a program or group of programs that is running, together with the system resources assigned to it, such as memory addresses, environmental variables, and other resources.
a.
process
c.
module
b.
thread
d.
partition
 

 11. 

____ mode is the operating system mode in which programs have extensive access to system information and hardware.
a.
User
c.
Software
b.
Kernel
d.
Guest
 

 12. 

The ____ is the layer between the OS and the hardware.
a.
kernel
c.
HAL
b.
MFT
d.
domain controller
 

 13. 

Executive services interface between the subsystems in user mode and the ____.
a.
kernel
c.
domain controller
b.
HAL
d.
RAM
 

 14. 

A workgroup uses a(n) ____ networking model.
a.
client/server
c.
Internet
b.
hierarchical
d.
peer-to-peer
 

 15. 

____ is a directory database and service that allows for a single administration point for all shared resources on a network.
a.
Active Directory
c.
Domain Controller
b.
Active Controller
d.
Domain Directory
 

 16. 

In Windows 2000/XP, a(n) ____ has rights and permissions to all computer software and hardware resources and is responsible for setting up other user accounts and assigning them privileges.
a.
user
c.
administrator
b.
controller
d.
inspector
 

 17. 

A hard drive is divided into ____-byte sectors.
a.
256
c.
512
b.
313
d.
756
 

 18. 

When Windows 2000/XP is installed on a new hard drive, each partition is divided into one or more ____.
a.
sectors
c.
cylinders
b.
logical drives
d.
boot devices
 

 19. 

FAT32 is efficient for logical drives up to ____ GB.
a.
4
c.
32
b.
16
d.
64
 

 20. 

To take full advantage of Windows 2000/XP power management abilities, your system BIOS must be ____-compliant.
a.
ACPI
c.
PDC
b.
NTFS
d.
BDC
 

 21. 

The ability to boot from both Windows XP and Windows 2000 on the same machine or to boot Windows 2000/XP and another OS is called a ____.
a.
horizontal boot
c.
virtual boot
b.
dual boot
d.
logical boot
 

 22. 

Windows 2000/XP can support up to ____ partitions on a hard drive.
a.
two
c.
four
b.
three
d.
five
 

 23. 

A text file or script that contains the answers to installation questions is called a(n) ____ file.
a.
startup
c.
setup
b.
installation
d.
answer
 

 24. 

____ is a process which replicates a drive to a new computer or to another drive on the same computer.
a.
Unattended installation
c.
Dual booting
b.
Drive imaging
d.
Drive installation
 

 25. 

Product ____ is a method used by Microsoft to prevent unlicensed use of its software so that you must purchase a Windows XP license for each installation of Windows XP.
a.
activation
c.
acquisition
b.
installation
d.
renewal
 

 26. 

____ is the last service pack Microsoft made available for Windows 2000 before it stopped providing mainstream support for the OS.
a.
SP2
c.
SP4
b.
SP3
d.
SP5
 

Completion
Complete each statement.
 

 27. 

Windows XP ____________________ Edition is an enhanced version of Windows XP Professional, and includes additional support for digital entertainment hardware such as video recording integrated with TV input.
 

 

 28. 

All 16-bit Windows 3.x applications reside in a(n) ____________________ environment.
 

 

 29. 

Every domain has a(n) ____________________, which stores and controls a database of user accounts, group accounts, and computer accounts.
 

 

 30. 

NTFS uses a database called the ____________________ to hold information about files and directories and their locations on the hard drive.
 

 

 31. 

After the installation, when you boot with a dual boot, the ____________________ menu automatically appears and asks you to select an operating system.
 

 

Matching
 
 
Identify the letter of the choice that best matches the phrase or definition.
a.
Windows domain
f.
Windows 2000 Server
b.
boot partition
g.
Service Pack 2
c.
Windows 2000 Datacenter Server
h.
primary partition
d.
extended partition
i.
slack
e.
NTVDM
 

 32. 

A network operating system that is a step up from Windows 2000 Advanced Server; it is intended for use in large enterprise operations centers
 

 33. 

The improved version of Windows NT Server; designed as a network operating system for low-end servers
 

 34. 

A carefully controlled environment that Windows 2000/XP provides
 

 35. 

A group of networked computers that share a centralized directory database of user account information and security for the entire group of computers
 

 36. 

Has only one logical drive
 

 37. 

Has more than one logical drive
 

 38. 

The partition where the Windows 2000/XP operating system is stored
 

 39. 

Wasted space on a drive
 

 40. 

Offers some great benefits, including Windows Firewall and Internet Explorer Pop-up Blocker
 



 
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