chapter 5 checkpoint

chapter 5 checkpoint - COSC 1301-102 2/7/08 Chapter 5...

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COSC 1301-102 2/7/08 Chapter 5 Checkpoint Multiple Choice 1. B 2. C 3. C 4. B 5. D 6. C 7. A 8. D 9. D 10. B 11. A 12. B 13. A 14. C Matching 1. B 2. F 3. C 4. G
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E 6. A 7. J 8. H 9. K 10. D Short Answer 1a. Access time measures the amount of time it takes a storage device to locate an item on a storage medium or the time required to deliver an item from memory to the processor 1b. A track is a narrow recording band that forms a full circle on the surface of the disk. The disk’s storage location consists of pie-shaped sections, which break the tracks into small arcs called sectors. The difference between the two is the different ways they process and divide the disk into tracks and sectors, so the operating system can store and locate data and information on the disk. 2a. A hard disk that is mounted inside the system unit sometimes is called a fixed disk because it is not portable. 2b. Some of the advantages of external and removable hard disks over internal hard disks are: 1. Transport large number of files
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course COSC COSC 1301 taught by Professor Davis during the Spring '08 term at Alamo Colleges.

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chapter 5 checkpoint - COSC 1301-102 2/7/08 Chapter 5...

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