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Sample Test 4 - Sample Test 4 Multiple Choice Identify the...

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Sample Test 4 Multiple Choice Identify the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question. ____ 1. To start up, a computer locates ____. a. application software in storage and loads it into memory b. application software in memory and loads it onto storage c. an operating system in storage and loads it into memory d. an operating system in memory and loads it onto storage ____ 2. Examples of nonvolatile storage media include all of the following except ____. a. memory c. microfiche b. floppy disks d. PC Cards ____ 3. 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 ____ 4. The hard disk that is mounted inside the system unit sometimes is called a(n) ____ disk. a. removable c. portable b. optical d. fixed ____ 5. A(n) ____ is a thin, credit-card-sized device that fits into a PC Card slot. a. Flash Card c. Smart Card b. Key Card d. PC Card ____ 6. The use of microfilm and microfiche provides all of the following advantages except ____. a. they greatly reduce the amount of paper firms must handle b. they are inexpensive c. they have the longest life of any storage media d. they can be read without a microfilm or microfiche reader ____ 7. On desktop computers, platters have a(n) ____ factor, or size, of approximately 3.5 inches in diameter. a. base c. form b. shape d. dimensionality ____ 8. Tape ____. a. no longer is used as a primary method of storage but is used most often for long-term stor- age and backup b. is used as a primary method of storage and for long-term storage and backup c. no longer is used for long-term storage and backup but is used most often as a primary method of storage d. no longer is used as a primary method of storage or for long-term storage and backup
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____ 9. Figure 7-1 A ____ on a hard disk, such as that shown in Figure 7-1, 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 ____ 10. A ____ occurs when a read/write head touches the surface of a hard disk platter, such as that shown in Figure 7-1, 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 ____ 11. All of the following are characteristics of hard disks, except ____. a. write-protect notch c. sectors and tracks b. read/write head d. capacity ____ 12. An advantage of portable hard disks and removable hard disks is that users can ____. a. transport a large number of files b. add storage space to a notebook computer or Tablet PC c. share a drive with multiple computers d. all of the above
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____ 13. Figure 7-2
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