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1

Which of the following is NOT a storage device?

Select one:
a. CDROM drive
b. DVD drive
c. Hard disk
d. Monitor
e. USB Flash drive

d. Monitor

2

Where is data saved permanently?

Select one:
a. Printer
b. Memory
c. Motherboard
d. Storage
e. CPU

d. Storage

3

CD and DVD drives are examples of: ________________.

Select one:
a. storage media
b. Zip drives
c. software
d. storage devices
e. solid stage storage

d. storage devices

4

____ storage stores data in nonvolatile, erasable, low-power chips.

Select one:
a. Magnetic
b. Optical
c. Laser
d. Solid state
e. Floppy disk

d. Solid state

5

Which of the following is NOT true about magnetic storage?

Select one:
a. The surface is coated with a magnetically sensitive material.
b. It uses a read-write head.
c. A laser is used to read data.
d. It is not very durable.
e. Hard disks are an example.

c. A laser is used to read data.

6

Optical storage stores data in ____.

Select one:
a. solid state
b. pits and lands
c. tracks and sectors
d. magnetized particles
e. read-write heads

b. pits and lands

7

____ storage is portable, provides fast access to data, and uses very little power.

Select one:
a. ROM
b. solid state
c. optical
d. magnetic
e. convertible

b. solid state

8

A hard disk drive consists of several fixed, rapidly rotating disks called:

Select one:
a. clusters.
b. cylinders
c. RAIDs.
d. mini-disks.
e. platters.

e. platters.

9

A pie-shaped wedge of a hard disk is called which of the following?

Select one:
a. Cylinder
b. Cluster
c. Track
d. Sector
e. Platter

d. Sector

10

Cloud storage is also called ___________ storage.

Select one:
a. live
b. flash
c. USB
d. exabyte
e. online

e. online

11

Which of the following is still the most common method for data entry?

Select one:
a. Microphone
b. Scanner
c. Digital camera
d. Stylus
e. Keyboard

e. Keyboard

12

The pointing device that looks similar to a semi-blunt pen and is frequently used in CAD applications is referred to as a:

Select one:
a. RAM
b. mouse
c. stylus
d. light pen
e. joystick
f. data pen

c. stylus

13

Which of the following type of device gives you control over the movement of the on-screen pointer?

Select one:
a. Insertion
b. Cursor
c. Storage
d. Output
e. Pointing

e. Pointing

14

Match the following terms to their meanings

A) Prevents computer components from being damaged by heat
Choices:System unit,Form factor, Execute, Footprint, Cooling fan

B) Specification for mounting internal components such as the motherboard
Choices:System unit,Form factor, Execute, Footprint, Cooling fan

C) The amount of space taken up by the case on the desk
Choices:System unit,Form factor, Execute, Footprint, Cooling fan

D) Performs a specific action such as adding two numbers
Choices:System unit,Form factor, Execute, Footprint, Cooling fan

E) Any size of case that contains the computer's main hardware
Choices:System unit,Form factor, Execute, Footprint, Cooling fan

A) Cooling Fan
B) Form Factor
C) Footprint
D) Execute
E) System unit