Problem of the Week: Operating Systems

A computer's operating system does which of the following?

(A) manages all other programs in a computer

(B) defines data types and their interactions with one another

(C) creates a set of computer files where documents can be created or edited

(D) finds and removes viruses

The answer is (A).

This is problem 10 (16-2) from the NEW third edition of “Surveying Solved Problems for the FS and PS Exams” by Jan Van Sickle, PLS (formerly "1001 Solved Surveying Fundamentals Problems"). Reprinted with permission from “Surveying Solved Problems for the FS and PS Exams” by Jan Van Sickle, PLS (2008 Professional Publications Inc.). For details on this and other FLS exam-prep books, call 800/426-1178 or visitwww.ppi2pass.com.