Test3 Review CISI

Test3 Review CISI - Test 3 Review Multiple Choice Identify...

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Test 3 Review Multiple Choice Identify the letter of the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question. ____ 1. The _____ is the user most likely to store faxes, presentations, travel records, homework assignments, and quotations. a. home user c. large business user b. mobile user d. power user ____ 2. Examples of nonvolatile storage media include all of the following except _____. a. memory c. microfiche b. floppy disks d. PC Cards ____ 3. Storage devices access items in _____. a. thousandths of a second (milliseconds) c. billionths of a second (nanoseconds) b. millionths of a second (microseconds) d. trillionths of a second (picoseconds) ____ 4. Transfer rates for disks are stated in _____. a. KBps (kilobytes per second) and MBps (megabytes per second) b. MBps (megabytes per second) and GBps (gigabytes per second) c. GBps (gigabytes per second) and TBps (terabytes per second) d. TBps (terabytes per second) and PBps (petabytes per second) ____ 5. With respect to a storage medium, the term _____ means users can remove the medium from one computer and carry it to another computer. a. volatile c. nonvolatile b. fixed d. portable ____ 6. Current personal computer hard disks have storage capacities from 80 to 500 _____ and more. a. KB c. MB b. GB d. PB ____ 7. A hard disk that is mounted inside the system unit sometimes is called a _____. a. fixed disk c. portable hard disk b. Zip disk d. removable hard disk ____ 8. Experts estimate that hard disks using perpendicular recording will provide storage capacities about _____ than disks that use longitudinal recording. a. 10 times greater c. 100 times greater b. 10 times less d. 100 times less ____ 9. All of the following are characteristics of hard disks, except _____. a. write-protect notch c. sectors and tracks b. read/write head d. capacity
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____ 10. A _____ on a hard disk, such as that shown in the accompanying figure, is made of aluminum, glass, or ceramic and is coated with an alloy material that allows items to be recorded magnetically on its surface. a. cluster c. read/write head b. platter d. cache ____ 11. As shown in the accompanying figure, a _____ is a vertical section of track that passes through all platters on a hard disk, such as that shown in the accompanying figure. a. cylinder c. cluster b. sector d. shutter ____ 12. A _____ occurs when a read/write head touches the surface of a hard disk platter, such as that shown in the accompanying figure, usually resulting in a loss of data and sometimes loss of the entire drive. a. disk crash c. drive crash b. head crash d. data crash ____ 13. Access time for today’s hard disks range from _____. a. 8 - 10 KBps c. 3 - 12 ms b. 3 - 12 MBps d. 5,400 - 15,000 rpm ____ 14. Depending on the type of hard disk, transfer rates range from _____. a.
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