Student: Hard Disk Drive and Word Processor

1.Which of the following is true about 1 bit?

2.Which of the following terms means approximately 106 bytes?

3.Which answer lists the correct number of bits associated with each term?

4.Which of the following answers are true about random-access memory (RAM) as it is normally used inside a personal computer? (Two answers)

5.This chapter describes the concepts behind how a CPU reads the contents from RAM. Which of the following is true about the process of read data, as described in the chapter?

6.A user had opened a word processor, typed the numbers 123456789, and stored the document as a filed called report1. Which of the following determines, in part, what bits the computer stores in the file to represent the text typed into the report?

7.A user has opened a calculator application, typed the numbers 123456789, and then done some math problem using this number. Which of the following determines, in part, what bits the computer stores in RAM to represent the number 123456789?

8.Which of the following is not a feature of a file system that might be used with a hard disk drive?

9.A student writes a report using a word processor, saving the report in a file called my_report. The student stores the file on his laptop hard disk drive. Later, he posts the file on a file-sharing site for a classmate to review the report. Then, he copies an updated version of the file to a flash drive to submit it to his instructor. Which of the following are some of the important features supplied by files as defined by a computer OS? (Three
answers)

10.You write some files to a flash drive and then share the drive with a classmate. That classmate opens an application that lists the contents (folders and files) of what is on the flash drive. The classmate sees all the files you had placed onto the flash drive. How does your classmate’s computer know what is on the flash drive?

11.Which of the following answers best describes how a hard disk drive physically writes a binary 0 or 1?

12.Which of the following answers are true about an internal hard disk drive (HDD) as it is normally used inside a personal computer? (two answers)

13.Which of the following are components of an internal hard disk drive (HDD)? (two answers)

14.Which of following technologies are considered to be solid state? (two answers)

15.A user has opened a word processor, typed the numbers 123456789, and looked at the number on the screen in the word processor window. The user sits and starts to daydream about how computers work, particularly about what happened from the time before she typed 123456789 until the number showed up on the screen. Which of the following answers lists the first item that the computer will need to consider?

16.A user presses the a key on a computer keyboard. Which of the following answers best describes how a keyboard knows that the a key was pressed?

17.In a mechanical computer mouse, the mouse, computer, and display work together to move the mouse pointer across the screen. When the mouse signals the computer about how the user has moved the mouse, which of the following answers best describes what the mouse tells the CPU?

18.Which of the following answers describes a feature in common between computer mice and computer keyboard?

19.For a particular computer display, the screen resolution is set to 1280 x 1024. Which of the following is true about the term screen resolution, these two numbers, and what they describe? (Two answers)

20.Which of the following might be a useful part of a pixel map? (two answers)