Subject Title: ICT Revision Kit
TOPIC: Overview of Operating Systems
April 2021 Question Three A
Discuss six reasons why a computer operating system is considered as a resource manager. (6 marks)
November 2019 Question Six B
Explain the following types of operating systems:
i. Time sharing operating system.
ii. Real time operating system
May 2018 Question Three C
Discuss five types of operating systems.
November 2017 Question Seven B
Explain four main functions of an operating system.
May 2017 Question Four B
Highlight four ways in which an operating system could be used to sort computer files.
May 2016 Question Three A
Distinguish between “cold booting” and “warm booting” as used in computer systems.
November 2015 Question Three C
Giving an example in each case, state three criteria of classifying operating systems.
Pilot paper 2015 Question Seven B
Outline four factors to consider in the acquisition of an operating system.