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Hardware Categories - Quiz

Each question is worth one point. Select the best answer or answers for each question.
1. As discussed in this module, the term hardware comprises four categories: servers, PCs, handheld devices, and peripherals. Which of these hosts client operating systems, personal applications, and Web browsers?
Please select the best answer.
  A. Servers
  B. PCs
  C. Handheld devices
  D. Peripherals

2. When choosing hardware for your solution, why should you seriously consider who your client is?
Please select all the correct answers.
  A. If you are developing a B2C solution, you will have no direct control over your client's hardware choice, as your client will be anyone who uses the Web for transactions. Therefore, you will want to choose hardware that will give you the most flexibility and your client the fewest problems, even if using the least-sophisticated systems.
  B. If you're developing a B2B solution, you may have some influence over client hardware if dealing with new companies or new company divisions.
  C. If you are developing a B2C solution, you will have some control over your client's hardware choice, particularly if you are selling handheld devices online. If you're developing a B2B solution, you may have some influence over client hardware if dealing with applications requiring handheld devices.
  D. If you are developing a B2B solution, you may have some influence over client hardware if dealing with applications requiring handheld devices.

3. Operating systems provide a variety of functions. Which of the following do they include?
Please select all the correct answers.
  A. Translate input from a keyboard
  B. Connect computers whose reach extends beyond one building so that their users can share information directly
  C. Make sure that different programs running at the same time do not interfere with each other
  D. Control disk drives and printers

4. Why is Linux an appealing alternative to other operating systems?
Please select all the correct answers.
  A. It is an open system.
  B. Its design is simpler than those of Solaris or Windows NT/2000.
  C. It is free.
  D. It is not bound by standards.

5. As discussed in this module, systems management products fall into which of the following categories?
Please select all the correct answers.
  A. Network management
  B. Inventory management
  C. Systems management
  D. Applications management
  E. Service-level management