Chapter 5: Business Storage

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Physical items like desks, computers, and tractors constitute what in business?
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Tangible property
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How many bits in a byte?
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8
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What coding scheme is used by most microcomputers?
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ASC II
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What is the capacity of Cloud Storage?
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Unlimited
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When data is no longer needed on a daily basis, how is it backed up?
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Archived
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Name a primary storage with no physical movement that can be accessed in any order.
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RAM
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What was the storage capacity of a floppy disk?
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1.44 Mg
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What plan is for a future business catastrophe?
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Disaster Recovery Plan
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What is the new version of FAT?
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NTFS
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A read/ write head on a spinning disk is like what?
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A record player arm
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What is the table of contents for a disk drive?
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FAT
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What storage device is reel-to-reel?
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Magnetic Tape
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What does the acronym FAT mean?
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File Allocation Table
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What coding scheme do main frame computers use?
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EBCDIC
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How many kilobytes are in a Megabyte?
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1,024
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Operating systems have their file management systems modeled after what?
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Filing Cabinets
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What storage device is considered the slowest?
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Magnetic Tape
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What coding scheme is used for Japanese and Chinese computers?
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Unicode
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Which storage device is a series of stacked platters?
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RAID
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In computing, what is best described as where the user works?
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Primary Storage
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What storage device is read sequentially?
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Magnetic tape
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In computing, what is best described as where the user stores their work?
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Secondary Storage
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What is bigger than a Yottabyte
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Brontobyte
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What is meant by the variety of ways a computer can save data and information?
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Computer Storage
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Magnetic tape is still used extensively for what type of computer?
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Mainframe Computers
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What is a concentric circular band around the disk that is divided in to pie shaped wedges?
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Track
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In what coding scheme are there 256 possible combinations of eight bits in a byte, that means there are 256 possible character representations?
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ASCII
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What represents ones and zeros with positive or negative electromagnetic charges?
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Physical Storage Media
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What means that something is made up of two parts?
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Binary
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What type of storage retains its data and information even after the computer system is turned off?
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Secondary Storage
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What is primary storage that is temporary and volatile?
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RAM
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What is the legal claim that a business has to names, inventions, and ideas?
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Intellectual Property
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What is the variety of ways a computer system can store (save) data and information?
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Computer Storage
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_______ refers to the amount of time needed to get data and information from a storage device to its user.
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Access time
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The cloud is essentially using a hard drive that resides on the __________.
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Internet
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secondary storage is typically __________ than primary storage
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slower
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Secondary storage memory _________ directly accessible by the central processing unit
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is NOT
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____________ storage is non-volatile.
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secondary
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______ are the dominant storage device
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hard-drives

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