How Much You Know About Storage Devices? Trivia Quiz

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How Much You Know About Storage Devices? Trivia Quiz

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    When configuring a new hard drive for use in a hot-swappable environment, which of the following connection types should be used?
    • A. 

      PATA

    • B. 

      ESATA

    • C. 

      IDE

    • D. 

      SATA

  • 2. 
    Which of the following connection types is MOST commonly used to connect external hard drives to a PC? 
    • A. 

      USB

    • B. 

      PATA

    • C. 

      SATA

    • D. 

      ESATA

    • E. 

      IDE

  • 3. 
    Which of the following is used to provide secure file storage to network users only?
    • A. 

      IMAP

    • B. 

      NAS

    • C. 

      SAN

    • D. 

      SSH

  • 4. 
    Which of the following hard drives has the BEST shock resistance?
    • A. 

      NAS

    • B. 

      IDE

    • C. 

      SSD

    • D. 

      SATA

  • 5. 
    Which of the following connection types is MOST likely associated with an external DVD drive?
    • A. 

      Fiber

    • B. 

      USB

    • C. 

      Bluetooth

    • D. 

      SATA

  • 6. 
    The boot process of a laptop is slow and often displays "no operating system found". Which of the following would BEST solve these problems?
    • A. 

      Ensure MBR is properly formatted.

    • B. 

      Disable CD/DVD from boot options.

    • C. 

      Remove any external USB drives during boot.

    • D. 

      Place HDD on top of boot options.

  • 7. 
    Which of the following represents a connector that supports the connection of external devices? 
    • A. 

      IEEE1394

    • B. 

      ESATA

    • C. 

      EIDE

    • D. 

      SATA

    • E. 

      IDE

  • 8. 
    A technician is looking to install a 3.5 inch desktop hard drive into an external enclosure. Which of the following input interfaces would provide the MOST throughput for the drive?
    • A. 

      USB 2.0

    • B. 

      IEEE 1394

    • C. 

      Bi-Directional Parallel

    • D. 

      ESATA

  • 9. 
    To configure two drives for MAXIMUM performance, which of the following RAID types should be used?
    • A. 

      RAID 0

    • B. 

      RAID 1

    • C. 

      RAID 5

    • D. 

      RAID 10

  • 10. 
    Which of the following requires a MINIMUM of four hard drives?
    • A. 

      RAID 0

    • B. 

      RAID 1

    • C. 

      RAID 5

    • D. 

      RAID 10

  • 11. 
    When installing multiple SCSI drives in a system, which of the following is correct?
    • A. 

      All drives must have the same SCSI ID.

    • B. 

      Drives will be automatically assigned an ID by the controller.

    • C. 

      Drives in the same RAID array must have the same SCSI ID.

    • D. 

      Each drive must have a different SCSI ID.

  • 12. 
    A new server has recently been purchased and needs to have the RAID configured for its four drives. Which of the following RAID levels would be set up to provide the BEST performance and data protection?
    • A. 

      0

    • B. 

      1

    • C. 

      4

    • D. 

      5

  • 13. 
    RAID 5 requires a minimum of how many hard drives?
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      3

    • D. 

      4

  • 14. 
    Which of the following levels of RAID is MOST likely to increase performance while NOT offering additional reliability?
    • A. 

      RAID 0

    • B. 

      RAID 1

    • C. 

      RAID 5

    • D. 

      RAID 10

  • 15. 
    Which of the following is the correct configuration for a RAID 5 array?
    • A. 

      A two disk set with one data strip

    • B. 

      A three disk set with two data strips and a parity strip

    • C. 

      A two disk set with two data strips

    • D. 

      A four disk set with two sets of data strips

  • 16. 
    Which of the following RAID types employs two identically sized disks and creates a mirror for data redundancy purposes?
    • A. 

      RAID 0

    • B. 

      RAID 1

    • C. 

      RAID 5

    • D. 

      RAID 4

  • 17. 
    A technician installs three hard drives into a computer. The user would like the drives configured such that the RAID array has the best write performance and if one of the drives were to fail the user would still have a fully operational PC. Which of the following RAID types should the technician configure?
    • A. 

      0

    • B. 

      1

    • C. 

      5

    • D. 

      10

  • 18. 
    Which of the following storage media would be used to build a RAID 5 array?
    • A. 

      Dual layer DVD

    • B. 

      SATA Hard disk drive

    • C. 

      Blu-ray

    • D. 

      CD ROM

  • 19. 
    When installing a wide SCSI controller in a computer, which ID number should be configured on the controller to give it the highest priority in the chain?
    • A. 

      0

    • B. 

      8

    • C. 

      7

    • D. 

      15

  • 20. 
    A technician is installing new hard drives into a server and needs to set IDs to numbers ranging from 0-15. Which of the following types of drives is the technician installing?
    • A. 

      SATA

    • B. 

      USB

    • C. 

      SCSI

    • D. 

      EIDE

  • 21. 
    A technician installing hard drives into a computer needs to set jumpers on the drives to master and slave. Which of the following types of drives is the technician installing?
    • A. 

      USB

    • B. 

      SATA

    • C. 

      IDE

    • D. 

      SCSI

  • 22. 
    Which of the following provides the MOST storage capacity?
    • A. 

      Floppy Disk

    • B. 

      Blu-Ray

    • C. 

      DVD

    • D. 

      CD ROM

  • 23. 
    When installing a floppy drive data cable, it is important for a technician to ensure which of the following?
    • A. 

      Availability of compatible power connectors

    • B. 

      Adequate hard drive capacity

    • C. 

      Correct CPU clock speeds

    • D. 

      Correct Master/Slave jumper settings

    • E. 

      Proper orientation of the data cable

  • 24. 
    Which of the following is the only place where initial boot settings can be configured?
    • A. 

      CMOS

    • B. 

      BIOS

    • C. 

      HAL

    • D. 

      MBR

  • 25. 
    Primary system functions like basic boot priorities, voltage parameters for the processor, and SATA options are configured in which of the following areas of a PC system?
    • A. 

      CMOS

    • B. 

      BIOS

    • C. 

      VRAM

    • D. 

      MBR