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Chapter 2 TRUE/FALSE 1)The first true 32-bit operating system developed by Microsoft was Windows 3

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Chapter 2

TRUE/FALSE

1)The first true 32-bit operating system developed by Microsoft was Windows 3.1.

 

 

     2.   Windows 95 used cooperative multitasking for 16-bit applications and preemptive multitasking for 32-bit applications.

 

 

     3.   Windows 98 was the first Windows OS to use the Kerberos security system.

 

 

     4.   The advanced firewall in Windows Vista monitors incoming communications only.

 

 

     5.   Mac OS X allows multiple users to access the OS in their own workspaces.

 

 

MULTIPLE CHOICE

 

     1.   Which of the following OSs was the first  to offer true 32-bit functionality?

a.

MS-DOS

c.

Windows 95

b.

Windows 3.1

d.

Windows 98

 

 

 

     2.   If you suspect that a Windows problem is related to the database that stores hardware and software configuration information, which Windows component should you investigate?

a.

ActiveX

c.

Component Object Model

b.

Plug and Play

d.

Registry

 

 

 

     3.   Which of the following features differentiated Windows NT from Windows 95/98?

a.

Windows NT supported plug and play

c.

Windows NT had a GUI

b.

Windows NT’s kernel ran in privileged mode

d.

Windows NT had built-in network support

 

 

 

     4.   Which of the following is NOT a feature of the Windows NT security model?

a.

file and folder protection

c.

all network data is encrypted

b.

user accounts and passwords

d.

support for domains

 

 

 

     5.   Which of the following is NOT a feature first introduced in Windows 2000?

a.

user accounts and passwords

c.

Kerberos

b.

Active Directory

d.

IntelliMirror

 

 

 

     6.   You need to set up a new network with 15 workstations.  You must provide access to network services for all 15 stations simultaneously and you have been told to use Active Directory in this network.  Which OS should you use?

a.

Windows 2000 Professional

c.

Linux

b.

Windows 2000 Server

d.

Mac OS Server

 

 

 

     7.   From which OS did Windows XP evolve?

a.

Windows 98

c.

Windows 2000

b.

Windows ME

d.

Windows Server 2003

 

 

 

     8.   Which of the following features was first available in Windows Server 2003 and Windows XP?

a.

64-bit Itanium support

c.

Kerberos authentication

b.

Active Directory

d.

Component Object Model

 

 

 

     9.   You have a network of 175 workstations, 5 servers, and 12 printers.  You want to be able to maintain enterprise-wide control of your network printers from one location.  What new tool in Windows Server 2003 R2 can help you do that?

a.

Group Policy

c.

Print Management Console

b.

MMC 3.0

d.

Printer and Queue Management

 

 

 

   10.   You’re running several Windows Server 2003 R2 servers.  You re considering purchasing an application that requires user authentication and authorization.  You want to be able to manage your user accounts through a single database that will work both for centralized logon and for this application.  What feature should you consider using?

a.

ADAM

c.

COM

b.

DFS

d.

MOM

 

 

 

   11.   You’re an administrator for a network with 6 Windows Server 2003 R2 servers.  You maintain shared files on four of those servers and your users frequently get confused as to which server holds which share.  You want to simplify access to the shares on these servers.  What feature can you use?

a.

MOM

c.

ADAM

b.

ADFS

d.

DFS

 

 

 

   12.   File Server Resource Manager offers which of the following features?

a.

common hierarchy for file shares

c.

quota management

b.

single sign-on

d.

dynamic systems initiative

 

 

 

   13.   You have created a number of different documents using several applications including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.  These files are located in different folders on your hard drive.  You want to be able to access these folders from a single location without actually moving them from their current location.  What feature of Windows Vista can you use?

a.

distributed file system

c.

virtual folders

b.

DSI

d.

file server resource manager

 

 

 

   14.   Which of the following will be launched automatically if Vista detects a problem while booting the system?

a.

Restart Manager

c.

Service-failure Recovery

b.

Microsoft Update

d.

Startup Repair Tool

 

 

 

   15.   Which Windows Vista feature protects the registry and specific folders so that their contents are only available to a specific user?

a.

UAP

c.

Systems Management Server

b.

IPSec

d.

GPMC

 

 

 

   16.   Which new feature in Windows Server 2008 allows you to run multiple independent operating systems on a single physical server?

a.

failover clustering

c.

Hyper-V

b.

Server Core

d.

Server Manager

 

 

 

   17.   You want to be able to take advantage of the new Server Core feature.  You have both 32-bit and 64-bit computers you want to install Server Core on.  Which Windows OS should you purchase?

a.

Windows Server 2003 R2

c.

Windows Server 2008 R2

b.

Windows Server 2008

d.

Windows Server 2008 Core Edition

 

 

 

   18.   You are the administrator for a company that has users that must access the network remotely on a regular basis.  You want the remote connection to be secure and as easy as possible to set up for your users.  What new feature found in Windows Server 2008 R2 along with Windows 7 can you use to accomplish this?

a.

DirectAccess

c.

FCI

b.

BranchCache

d.

MMC 3.0

 

 

 

   19.   What feature in Windows 7 uses flash memory to supplement RAM?

a.

DirectAccess

c.

BranchCache

b.

Bluetooth

d.

ReadyBoost

 

 

 

   20.   What component of a Linux/Unix OS functions similar to a MS-DOS command prompt?

a.

X Window

c.

shell

b.

Gnome

d.

NFS

 

 

 

COMPLETION

 

     1.   _____________ enables the operating system to automatically detect newly installed hardware.

 

 

 

     2.   A technique in which two or more servers are linked to equally share the server processor load is called _______________.

 

 

 

     3.   _________________ was a new feature in Windows Server 2003 that allows companies to secure their documents from copying, forwarding, and printing.

 

 

 

     4.   You can limit the amount of space users can use on a volume by setting __________.

 

 

 

     5.   Mac OS supported a peer-to-peer networking protocol called _________ until Mac OS X Snow Leopard.

 

 

 

MATCHING

 

 

a.

ADFS

f.

privileged mode

b.

clustering

g.

Server Core

c.

domain

h.

storage area network

d.

Hyper-V

i.

virtual folder

e.

IPsec

j.

task supervisor

 

 

     1.   A logical grouping of computers and computer resources that helps manage these resources and user access to them

 

     2.   Allows a server to run multiple independent operating systems at the same time along with running multiple virtual servers on one physical server

 

     3.   A scaled-back version of Windows Server 2008 where all configurations and

maintenance are done via the command-line interface

 

     4.   The ability to share the computing load and resources by linking two or more

discrete computer systems to function as though they are one

 

     5.   A set of storage devices that appear to the server as being locally attached, but in fact are on their own network with access granted to the server

 

     6.   Enables single sign-on for both network and Web-based resources

 

     7.   A combination of folders and files based on content. The files can be in any

location on the local computer or the network

 

     8.   A way to secure Internet protocol (IP) traffic by encrypting and

authenticating each packet

 

     9.   A process in the operating system that keeps track of the applications that

are running on the computer and the resources they use

 

   10.   A feature of the operating system kernel introduced in Windows NT

which protected it from problems created by a malfunctioning program or process

 

       

       

 

SHORT ANSWER

 

     1.   Describe the registry which was introduced in Windows 95.

 

 

 

     2.   Describe Active Directory - what it is, what it contains, and how it is organized.

 

 

 

     3.   What term can be defined as the sum of all the costs associated with purchasing, maintaining, and supporting a product or service?

 

 

 

     4.   List three features found in Windows Server 2008 that are not found in Windows Server 2003 R2.

 

 

 

     5.   Briefly describe how DFS can make server resource access easier for users.

 

 

 

     6.   What feature can you use to prevent users from storing particular types of files on server volumes?

 

 

 

     7.   Describe why you might want to use virtual folders.

 

 

 

     8.   List three new reliability features that became available starting with Vista.

 

 

 

     9.   How can the Hyper-V feature be useful in the datacenter?

 

 

 

   10.   With respect to computer hardware, what is a major difference between Mac OS and Windows or Linux?

 

 

 

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