Ch 8 - 1. (p. 214) Storage that retains its data after the...

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1. (p. 214) Storage that retains its data after the power is turned off is referred to as A. volatile storage. v B. sequential storage. s C. direct storage. d D. nonvolatile storage. Secondary storage is nonvolatile storage as it does not lose the data when the power is turned off. w 2. (p. 214) The ____ indicates how much data a particular storage medium can hold. A. access a B. capacity c C. memory m D. storage Capacity measures how much a particular storage medium can hold. C 3. (p. 214) Which of the following measures the amount of time required by the storage device to retrieve data and programs? A. Nonvolatile media m B. Capacity C C. Access speed A D. RAM Access speed measures the amount of time required by the storage device to retrieve data. 4. (p. 217) An internal hard disk A. provides a variable amount of storage p B. provides a fixed amount of storage p C. is easily portable i D. is generally slow s 5. (p. 217) An external hard disk A. is heavy i B. is hard to remove i C. has a
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Ch 8 - 1. (p. 214) Storage that retains its data after the...

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