Components of a Computer System and Program Categories

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Which component of a computer system manages, organizes, optimizes, and enhances the functioning of the system?

Utility software

What type of programs are Word processors, web browsers, database systems, and video games categorized as?

Application programs

Which component of a computer system provides basic computing resources like CPU, memory, and I/O devices?

Hardware

What component of a computer system is responsible for controlling and coordinating the use of hardware among various applications and users?

Operating system

Which one of these programs is NOT listed as a utility program in the text?

Database systems

What do utility programs like disk checker, disk cleaner, disk defragmenter, and disk space analyzer aim to enhance in a computer system?

Hardware

In the context of a computer system, what role do application programs like Word processors, web browsers, database systems, and video games serve?

Managing utility software

Among the listed components of a computer system, which one directly interacts with people, machines, and other computers?

Operating system

Which category of programs are utility software tools like disk checker, disk cleaner, and disk space analyzer classified under?

Application programs

When considering the components of a computer system, which element plays a critical role in allocating hardware resources among different applications and users?

I/O devices

Learn about the four key components of a computer system including hardware such as CPU and memory, and explore the categories of programs like application programs and system software. Test your knowledge on how computers function and the programs that run on them.

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