A+ 220-701 And 220-702 Ch12

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  • 1. 
    Which of the following drives uses a 1.44MB disk to store data and can also be used for bootable diagnostics?
    • A. 

      CD-ROM

    • B. 

      Floppy disk

    • C. 

      USB drive

    • D. 

      External hard drive

  • 2. 
    Which of the following is installed in all computers and is used for storing the operating system?
    • A. 

      USB drive

    • B. 

      CD drive

    • C. 

      Hard drive

    • D. 

      Firewire drive

  • 3. 
    What is the sector size on the platter on a hard drive?
    • A. 

      1024 bytes

    • B. 

      750 bytes

    • C. 

      512 bytes

    • D. 

      128 bytes

  • 4. 
    • A. 

      SATA

    • B. 

      IrDA

    • C. 

      PATA

    • D. 

      USB

  • 5. 
    You have just installed a CD-ROM drive to your computer. You want to listen to music so you insert a music CD into the drive. Windows Media Player starts up and you can see a song title and the elapsed time of the song within the player. Everything looks correct; however, for some reason you cannot hear the music. What could be the problem?
    • A. 

      The power cable is not connected to the CD-ROM drive

    • B. 

      You need to connect the CD audio cable to the sound card

    • C. 

      You need to go the manufacturer's website for an updated CD-ROM driver

    • D. 

      The CD is faulty

  • 6. 
    What are the sizes available for the Iomega Zip removable storage drives? (Choose all that apply.)
    • A. 

      100MB

    • B. 

      250MB

    • C. 

      300GB

    • D. 

      750MB

  • 7. 
    Which of the following storage devices uses magnetic tape to store large amounts of data?
    • A. 

      External hard drive

    • B. 

      USB drive

    • C. 

      ATA drive

    • D. 

      Tape drive

  • 8. 
    You are in need of a device that will read the different types of memory cards. You purchase a flash card reader. How would you install this device on your computer?
    • A. 

      Connect it to the motherboard

    • B. 

      Connect it to an available USB port

    • C. 

      Connect it to the serial port

    • D. 

      Connect it to the removable disk drive slot

  • 9. 
    Which of the following devices is the best solution for quickly transferring data between systems and running utility programs?
    • A. 

      USB drive

    • B. 

      3.5-inch floppy

    • C. 

      100 MB Zip drive

    • D. 

      CD-ROM drive

  • 10. 
    You purchase a new USB flash memory drive. Which of the following file systems has this drive been pre-formatted with? (Select two.)
    • A. 

      NTFS

    • B. 

      NFS

    • C. 

      FAT16

    • D. 

      FAT32

  • 11. 
    Which of the following connections are used for external hard disks? (Choose all that apply.)
    • A. 

      ESATA

    • B. 

      USB

    • C. 

      IEEE 1394

    • D. 

      PCIe

  • 12. 
    You have just installed a new floppy drive on a computer. You notice that when you turn the computer on, the drive light stays on. What could be causing this problem?
    • A. 

      The cable has been installed incorrectly

    • B. 

      The drive is faulty

    • C. 

      The drive has been installed improperly

    • D. 

      The BIOS has not been configuration properly