Disk Operating System (DOS) – Section 2

16. Which command is executed before the others when a computer is first turned on?

A. Device=c:\emm386.exe
B. Device=c:\dos\himem.sys
C. Prompt=$p$g
D. Patch c:\dos
E. None of the above

Correct Answer: B. Device=c:\dos\himem.sys

17. Where do you load the CD Rom drivers?

A. Autoexec.bat
B. Control Panel/Drivers
C. Into Upper memory
D. Config.sys
E. None of the above

Correct Answer: D. Config.sys

18. Which best describes a fragmented hard drive?

A. The platters are bad
B. Data files are corrupted
C. Clusters of data are damaged
D. Files are not stored in consecutive clusters
E. None of the above

Correct Answer: D. Files are not stored in consecutive clusters

19. Which of the following represents a correct sequence for the boot process on a DOS machine?

A. AUTOEXECBAT, CONFIG.SYS
B. CONFIG.SYS, AUTOEXEC.BAT
C. AUTOEXECBAT COMMAND.COM
D. CONFIG.BAT, AUTOEXEC.BAT
E. None of the above

Correct Answer: B. CONFIG.SYS, AUTOEXEC.BAT

20. When you create a subdirectory within a directory, the process is known as _____

A. directing
B. making
C. backing
D. nesting
E. None of the above

Correct Answer: D. nesting

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