Single & Multi-User Operating Systems

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Introduction to
Computers
:

Activity 5

Page
1



Introduction to
Computers

First Diploma

















Use your knowledge to help you
tick the correct boxes

in the table below.


Single
-
user
operating system

Multi
-
user
operating system

A mainframe computer often uses this
type of operating system




A super computer always uses this type
of operating system




a personal computer at home usually
uses this kind of operating system




This type of operating system is more
suitable for a single person to use




This type of operating system is mo
re
suitable for many users to use
simultaneously




This type of operating system needs a
username and password to log on




With this type of operating system, the
user has exclusive access to the
computer, they do not have to share
resources




This
type of operating system ensures
that resources are shared out amongst
users e.g. printers




With this type of operating system,
computer performance can slow down
as more

people try to access the resources




This type of operating system can
allocate

computing/processing time
amongst users.





Name:

Surname:

Group:


Activity
5:

Single & Multi
-
User
Operating Systems

Total Marks out of 10: _______