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Chapter 7: Storage Study Guide You have successfully completed your practice test! If you answered the question correctly, the answer will appear in GREEN . If you answered the question incorrectly, the answer will appear in RED and the corrected answer will appear in GREEN . Your results have been saved to the Universal Grade Book! 1 out of 20 correct Study Page: 373 1. A ____ is an erasable multisession disc you can write on multiple times. a. CD-ROM b. CD-R c. CD-RW d. DV-R 2 out of 20 correct Study Page: 353 2. A storage medium is the ____on which a computer keeps data, instructions, and information. a. random area b. fixed area c. physical material d. deposit
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3 out of 20 correct Study Page: 361 3. In their personal computer advertisements, vendors usually state the type of hard disk interface supported by the ____. a. hard disk cache b. SATA bus c. hard disk controller d. EIDE unit 4 out of 20 correct Study Page: 358 4. The platters in the hard disk usually spin at a rate of ____ revolutions per minute (rpm). a. 1,000 to 5,400 b. 2,000 to 6,400 c. 4,300 to 8,000 d. 5,400 to 15,000 5 out of 20 correct Study Page: 370
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5. An optical disc is a type of storage media that consists of a flat, round, portable disc made of metal, plastic, and lacquer that is written and read by a ____. a. magnetic pulse b. laser c. Zip unit d. disk controller 6 out of 20 correct Study Page: 362 6. Flash memory is a type of ____ memory that can be erased electronically and rewritten. a. RAM b. CMOS c. sequential d. nonvolatile 7 out of 20 correct Study Page: 377 7. Smart cards contain a processor and have input, process, output, and ____ capabilities.
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a. CMOS b. caching c. storage d. fetching 8 out of 20 correct Study Page: 368 8. IDrive and ____ provide backup or additional storage for any type of file. a. Flickr b. Google Docs c. Windows Live SkyDrive d. IBM Quicksilver 9 out of 20 correct Study Page: 355 9. When storage devices ____ from storage media, they function as a source of input. a. fetch b. read c. burn d. write
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10 out of 20 correct Study Page: 360 10. An external hard disk is a separate free-standing hard disk that connects with a cable to a USB port or ____ port on the system unit. a. FireWire b. Bluetooth c. SCSI d. IrDA 11 out of 20 correct Study Page: 353 11. Storage media are also called ____. a. primary storage b. storage drives c. secondary storage d. RAM 12 out of 20 correct Study Page: 359 12. Hard disks improve their access time by using ____.
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a. ROM b. perpendicular recording c. disk cache d. RAM 13 out of 20 correct Study Page: 354 13. Items on a storage medium remain intact even when power is removed from the computer. Thus, a storage medium is ____. a. cloudy
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