# What Do You Know About Petabyte?

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Questions: 10 | Attempts: 123  Settings  Petabytes are just a unit of measurement that are prevalent in anything computer. Though, on a scale of one to ten, I doubt it's really that interesting due to its obscurity. A

• 1.

### Describe a petabyte with the International System of Units

• A.

10^5

• B.

10^15

• C.

10^12

• D.

10^25

B. 10^15
Explanation
A petabyte is a unit of digital information storage capacity that is equal to 10^15 bytes. It is commonly used to measure large amounts of data, such as in big data analytics or cloud storage. The prefix "peta" in the International System of Units represents a factor of 10^15, which is why the correct answer is 10^15.

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• 2.

### How many terabytes is one petabyte?

• A.

200

• B.

500

• C.

1000

• D.

1500

C. 1000
Explanation
One petabyte is equal to 1000 terabytes. The prefix "peta" represents a factor of 10^15, while the prefix "tera" represents a factor of 10^12. Therefore, when converting from petabytes to terabytes, we need to multiply the value by 10^3, resulting in 1000 terabytes.

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• 3.

### How many petabytes is equal to one exabyte?

• A.

100

• B.

200

• C.

500

• D.

1000

D. 1000
Explanation
One exabyte is equal to 1000 petabytes. This is because the metric system uses powers of 10 to represent larger units of data storage. Each unit is 1000 times larger than the previous one. Therefore, one exabyte is 1000 times larger than one petabyte.

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• 4.

### As at 1986, the world's ability to exchange processed data through two-way telecommunication network was

• A.

281 petabytes

• B.

670 petabytes

• C.

150 petabytes

• D.

300 petabytes

A. 281 petabytes
Explanation
In 1986, the world's ability to exchange processed data through two-way telecommunication networks was 281 petabytes. This means that the global network had the capacity to transmit and receive a total of 281 petabytes of data at that time.

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• 5.

### As at 2014, Facebook was generating how many petabytes of new data per day

• A.

3

• B.

4

• C.

5

• D.

6

B. 4
Explanation
In 2014, Facebook was generating 4 petabytes of new data per day. This indicates that Facebook was producing a massive amount of data on a daily basis, highlighting the platform's popularity and the high volume of user-generated content being uploaded and shared.

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• 6.

### In 1993, the two-way telecommunication network data exchange was

• A.

471 petabytes

• B.

871 petabytes

• C.

1071 petabytes

• D.

678 petabytes

A. 471 petabytes
Explanation
In 1993, the two-way telecommunication network data exchange was 471 petabytes. This means that during that time, a total of 471 petabytes of data was transferred between two-way telecommunication networks.

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• 7.

### In 2008, AT&T transferred about how many petabytes per day

• A.

40

• B.

50

• C.

20

• D.

30

D. 30
Explanation
AT&T transferred approximately 30 petabytes per day in 2008.

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• 8.

### Google digested how many petabytes per day in 2009

• A.

24

• B.

23

• C.

22

• D.

21

A. 24
Explanation
In 2009, Google processed or "digested" 24 petabytes of data per day. This suggests that Google had a massive amount of data to handle and analyze on a daily basis. Processing such a large volume of data showcases the scale and capabilities of Google's infrastructure and technology.

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• 9.

### The Blue Water has a storage of

• A.

19.4 petabytes

• B.

26.5 petabytes

• C.

29.3 petabytes

• D.

35.8 petabytes

B. 26.5 petabytes
Explanation
The Blue Water has a storage capacity of 26.5 petabytes.

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• 10.

### One petabyte storage, full of music of 1 mb per minute, will take how long to finish?

• A.

3800 years

• B.

4300 years

• C.

1800 years

• D.

2000 years

D. 2000 years
Explanation
Assuming that the question is asking how long it would take to finish listening to all the music stored in one petabyte (which is a unit of digital storage), we can calculate the time by dividing the total storage capacity (1 petabyte) by the size of each song (1 megabyte) and then converting it to years. Since there are 1,048,576 megabytes in a petabyte, dividing it by 1 gives us 1,048,576 minutes. Converting this to years, we get approximately 2000 years.

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