Mid-TermSp2010KEY - CIS 127 Windows 100 Point Mid-Term Name...

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CIS 127 –- Windows --- 100 Point Mid-Term Name ______________________ For the following, write the answers on the lines provided. All binary and hex answers must be displayed as the PC would record i t . If your answer is incorrect, but you show your math, you may receive partial credit (you may use the back of this page, if you need more room). (18 points) A. Give the decimal and binary equivalent of 9Fh . Decimal __ 159 _ Binary __ 1 0 0 1 1 1 1 1 __ B. Give the Hex and binary equivalent of 444 . Hex __ 01 BC __ Binary _ 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 1 1 1 0 0 _ C. Give the Decimal and hex value of 01111111 Decimal __ 127 ____ Hex ___ 7F _______ Help Desk -- 1. Eric has an 80 GB hard drive PC, and wants to repartition it into a 10 GB and a 70 GB partition. Which of the file system(s) discussed in the text can he use on each partition? (6 points) 10 GB __ FAT32, NTFS ____ 70 GB __ NTFS ____________ 2. Sharon created a shortcut to jump-drive file and wants to know why it’s size is 309 bytes, but the Size on Disk is 8 KB? (8 points) __ The Size on Disk is the minimum storage area used by the operating system when saving a file. It is a cluster or allocation unit.__________________________________________________________________ __ Even though the shortcut file is small (309 bytes), it still uses one cluster of disk space .__________ ___________________________________________________________________________________ __ How many sectors are involved in storing the shortcut? ___ 16 _____ 3. Mary calls after finding out that IT defragged her hard drive. She wants to know what her hard drive was like before and after this procedure. And, because it took several hours, she wants to know what benefit she’ll get from this. (Be sure to answer all questions!) (8 points) _ Before the defragging, your files were spread throughout the disk as many pieces (clusters) that had to be found by the hard drive; assembled into one file, and they displayed . ________________________ __ After the defragging, the pieces of each file are arranged in sequential order (contiguous). The hard drive goes only to one location to find the entire file. ________ _______________________________ Page 1 of 7
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__ The benefit is that a data file on the hard drive should load and display faster than before the defragging, since the hard drive finds the entire file in one location; and, with no pre-assembly required, the file is displayed immediately. _____________________________________________________________ Page 2 of 7
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CIS 127 – Windows 100 Point Mid-Term Directions: For each of the following multiple choice items, fill in the circle next to the letter of the choice on the Answer Sheet that best answers or completes each of the following. (60 points) 1. Which one of the following is TRUE ? a.
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Mid-TermSp2010KEY - CIS 127 Windows 100 Point Mid-Term Name...

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