Unit 3 Reading Activity Plus Questions

Read the following text and then complete the activities that follow.

Learning About Operating Systems

An operating system is a generic term for the multitasking software layer that lets you perform a wide array of 'lower level tasks' with your computer. By low-level tasks we mean:


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Quiz: Reading Questions

1. At the heart of every operating system is the kernel, which controls the supply of electricity to the processor.
2. Files permissions & hidden files are controlled by file compression.
3. Low-level tasks include formatting storage devices & managing device drivers.
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