IFSM 201 Unit 4, Module 10 “Licenses” quiz and final Unit 4 quiz ‘System and Application Software Unit’

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Question 1

Points: 10 out of 10

What does it mean for an app to be platform independent?

  •  The app was created by independent vendors but operates exactly the same way across platforms.
  •  The app can be run on different platforms with different OSs.
  •  The app can be run on different platforms but each platform must be running the same OS.

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Question 2

Points: 0 out of 10

True or false? You have created a great new smartphone app while working for Apple. Apple can sell this app to a third party.

  •  True
  •  False

Question 3

Points: 10 out of 10

Claudia is allowed to work from home 3 days per week. She takes home sensitive personnel files on a flash drive for use while at home. The company does not allow remote access to the company servers, but Claudia is free to use either a cloud-based version of the application or have it installed on her home machine. Which type of application category would you recommend Claudia use at home?

  •  Cloud or SaaS software
  •  Installed software

Question 4

Points: 10 out of 10

Some of the latest smartphones claim that a user can work with two apps simultaneously. This would be an example of a unit that uses a —multiprocessingmultitaskingOS.

Question 5

Points: 10 out of 10

A —perpetualcloud-based license has a recurring monthly or yearly fee associated with keeping the license valid.

Question 6

Part 1: 10 out of 10

Part 2: 10 out of 10

Part 3: 10 out of 10

Points: 30 out of 30

Edwin works for company ZZZ and reported to the Business Software Alliance that his company was using software without a legal license for that software. What are some of the potential outcomes of his whistleblowing action? Select Yes or No for each option.

The software manufacturer can file a civil suit against the company with potential penalties up to $150,000 that ZZZ would have to pay.

—YesNo

The government can criminally prosecute the company and fine ZZZ up to $250,000.

—YesNo

Edwin may receive a bounty or reward based on his actions and upon successful collection of fines to be paid by ZZZ.

—YesNo

Question 7

Points: 10 out of 10

True or false? A system utility such as a disk defragger, written for a Mac OS X would also work on a device loaded with an Android OS.

  •  True
  •  False

Question 8

Points: 10 out of 10

Which type of software might you find in a microwave?

  •  Application software
  •  Firmware
  •  System software

Question 9

Points: 10 out of 10

Which of the following would be considered an application software suite?

  •  OpenOffice
  •  Adobe Acrobat Reader
  •  Safari
  •  Angry Birds

Question 10

Points: 10 out of 10

True or false? One advantage of cloudware is that it is free.

  •  True
  •  False

Question 11

Part 1: 10 out of 10

Part 2: 10 out of 10

Part 3: 10 out of 10

Points: 30 out of 30

Which of the following are factors that would impact a decision to use installedapps versus cloud-based apps? Select Yes or No for each option.

You have reliable and high-speed internet access

—YesNo

One-time cost is considerably less than subscription fees calculated over a year of use (disregarding maintenance and upgrade fees).

—YesNo

Full functionality is provided by only the installed version.

—YesNo

Question 12

Points: 10 out of 10

True or false? It is possible to add to a computer system utility that did not come bundled with the OS.

  •  True
  •  False

Question 13

Part 1: 10 out of 10

Part 2: 0 out of 10

Points: 10 out of 20

EULAs typically contain conditions or other terms related to what the user can do with the software. What other items may also be contained in an EULA? Select Yes or No for each option.

Items related to the vendor’s intention to gather statistics or include ads

—YesNo

A guarantee that the terms of the EULA will not be changed

—YesNo

Question 14

Points: 10 out of 10

Helen obtained a refurbished computer from a reputable reseller. It came with all the required hardware but no OS. She prefers to install a customizable OS that can be obtained for little or no cost. Which OS would you recommend?

  •  Apple
  •  Linux
  •  Windows

Question 15

Part 1: 10 out of 10

Part 2: 0 out of 10

Points: 10 out of 20

The latest smartphones have almost all the functions available as those on a laptop. If you intend to use your smartphone the same way you would use a laptop (e.g., productivity work, gaming, texting, photos, internet browsing) and phone calls, which of the following are factors to consider when deciding on which model to purchase? Select Yes or No for each option.

Choose a style of phone that you like. The OS is not important.

—YesNo

Your first consideration should be choosing a cellular service provider with decent data and voice reception wherever you may be. The OS is secondary.

—YesNo

Question 16

Points: 10 out of 10

License terms for an application purchased via the cloud are usually delivered via a —shrink-wrappedclick-wrapped license.

Question 17

Part 1: 10 out of 10

Part 2: 10 out of 10

Part 3: 10 out of 10

Part 4: 10 out of 10

Points: 40 out of 40

Which of the following is/are considered a job that an operating system must perform? Select Yes or No for each option.

Managing a library of functions and routines used by applications

—YesNo

Managing the memory and storage requirements for processing

—YesNo

Processing raw data and instructions into information

—YesNo

Starting the GUI

—YesNo

Question 18

Points: 0 out of 10

In addition to an operating system, system software also includes —application softwarea user interfacefirmware.

Question 19

Points: 10 out of 10

Walt wants to complete almost all of his work-related tasks on a phablet. But he still needs to share files with co-workers and would do this by downloading and uploading files from their machines. Should this situation influence his decision on the type of phablet to purchase?

  •  Yes
  •  No

Question 20

Points: 10 out of 10

Anything that can be stored electronically on hardware is called —softwarefirmware.

Question 21

Part 1: 10 out of 10

Part 2: 0 out of 10

Part 3: 10 out of 10

Points: 20 out of 30

On a device that utilizes firmware along with an OS and software applications, for which of the following is compatibility with that firmware required? Select Yes or No for each option.

A utility program

—YesNo

An operating system

—YesNo

Software

—YesNo

Question 22

Points: 10 out of 10

Software that is embedded in a piece of hardware is —firmwarean OSan application program.

Question 23

Part 1: 10 out of 10

Part 2: 10 out of 10

Part 3: 10 out of 10

Part 4: 0 out of 10

Part 5: 10 out of 10

Part 6: 10 out of 10

Part 7: 10 out of 10

Points: 60 out of 70

For each of the following, is the software example assigned to the correct category of software? Select Yes or No for each option.

The operating system software is system software.

—YesNo

The GUI is considered part of the system software.

—YesNo

An accounting program is considered application software.

—YesNo

Device drivers belong to the category of system software.

—YesNo

The Microsoft Office suite belongs to the category of application software.

—YesNo

Internet Explorer is an example of application software.

—YesNo

Utilities installed with the OS are considered system software.

—YesNo

Question 24

Points: 0 out of 10

You need to set up a brand new wireless network that you have created in your home. To do this you work through which type of software listed here?

  •  Operating system
  •  System utility
  •  Application
  •  Firmware

Question 25

Points: 10 out of 10

What is the least significant issue that needs to be addressed when ensuring the proper functioning of a computer?

  •  Compatibility among the hardware, OS, and application software
  •  Determining the best fit of hardware, OS, and software for the user
  •  Evaluating application packages that support the user’s needs

Question 26

Points: 0 out of 10

By Berne Convention rules, what does the right of integrity grant to the author of an original work?

  •  The right to object to any modification or distortion of the work
  •  The right to distribute or sell the work
  •  The right to claim authorship of a work

Question 27

Points: 10 out of 10

You use hotmail as your email program. What type of software are you using?

  •  Custom
  •  Installed
  •  SaaS

Question 28

Points: 10 out of 10

Which major OS the fewest reported security breaches?

  •  Apple’s OS X
  •  Microsoft’s Windows 8
  •  Blackberry OS

Question 29

Points: 10 out of 10

True or false? Underlying source code for Open Source software can be viewed.

  •  True
  •  False

Question 30

Points: 0 out of 10

—SharewareFreewareCopylefted software can be legally downloaded and copies made without any restrictions.

Question 31

Points: 0 out of 10

True or false? A single-user, single machine license typically allows you to install an app on 3-5 machines as long as you are the only user and you own the machines.

  •  True
  •  False

Question 32

Points: 10 out of 10

Which of the types of software can be modified by the end user?

  •  Packaged software
  •  Shareware
  •  Public domain software

Question 33

Points: 10 out of 10

Rebecca has downloaded a trial version of Microsoft Office. But she finds that she cannot complete all of her assignments because some functions she needs are not included in the trial version. To what type of software does this application belong?

  •  Open source software
  •  Shareware
  •  Custom software

Question 34

Part 1: 10 out of 10

Part 2: 10 out of 10

Part 3: 10 out of 10

Part 4: 10 out of 10

Points: 40 out of 40

Which of the following can be modified by the end user? Select Yes or No for each option.

Microsoft Powerpoint

—YesNo

Trial version of Adobe Acrobat

—YesNo

Chrome browser

—YesNo

Open source version of Linux’s Ubuntu OS

—YesNo

Question 35

Points: 10 out of 10

An application designed to remotely access or control a computer without being detected by users or by installed security programs is called —malwarenagwareadware.

Question 36

Part 1: 10 out of 10

Part 2: 10 out of 10

Points: 20 out of 20

Which of the following would typically be described as a “plug and play” device you install on your computer? Select Yes or No for each option.

Flash or thumb drive

—YesNo

An internet browser

—YesNo

Question 37

Points: 10 out of 10

Frederick misused a well-known accounting program to defraud one of his clients. He was criminally charged and faces jail time. Can he claim that the accounting program vendor is also liable for making it easy to use the product to defraud the client?

  •  Yes
  •  No

Licenses Module

CDTScore:100%Points:110 out of 110

Question 1

Points:10 out of 10When the copyright holder leases, for a fee, the product for use by others (lessors), what happens to the copyright protection?

  1.  It is transferred to the lessors under “first sale doctrine.”
  2.  It remains with the copyright holder.
  3.  It is passed to the person/company that leases the product.

Question 2

Points:10 out of 10Ryan opts to purchase an Office suite that he installs on his local computer and which he wants to use anywhere via the internet. The cloud-based version does not support downloading a limited version of the suite onto the local computer. What type of license should he purchase?

  1.  A cloud-based subscription
  2.  A single-user license
  3.  A single-user license and a cloud-based subscription

Question 3

Points:10 out of 10Which of the following is a potential consequence of loading your single-user legal copy of a software application on a friend’s computer?

  1.  You and your friend may be subject to fines and criminal charges.
  2.  Various forms of spyware might be introduced onto your friend’s computer.
  3.  A valid license was purchased, so you are acting within the terms of the license.

Question 4

Points:10 out of 10True or false? One purpose of the EULA is to tell the user what can be done or not done with a software package.

  1.  True
  2.  False

Question 5

Points:10 out of 10True or false? A proprietary cloud-based application typically does not include an EULA.

  1.  True
  2.  False

Question 6

Points:10 out of 10Under what circumstances does a product or work lose its original copyright protection?

  1.  The author leases the work to another person/company.
  2.  The author dies.
  3.  The author sells the work to another person/company.

Question 7

Part 1: 10 out of 10Part 2: 10 out of 10Points:20 out of 20

Which type(s) of license(s) allow the underlying software code to be viewed? Select Yes or No for each option.

Freeware

—YesNo

Free software

—YesNo

Question 8

Points:10 out of 10Bitcoin is a distributed, worldwide, decentralized digital money system. The software you need to download to your computer in order to participate in Bitcoin is free software and any developer can contribute to the project. It is distributed under a/an—open-sourcesharewarefreeware license.

Question 9

Points:10 out of 10A company needs all employees to access a common set of software applications while at the workplace. The type of license that allows installation and use on multiple machines at a specific location is a—sitesingle user, multiple machinesdual-use license.

Question 10

Points:10 out of 10If you misuse a software application and the result is damages to your computer, who is liable for those damages?

  1.  You
  2.  The vendor