NT1210- Unit 1 Assignment 1 Essay

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1. Which of the following is true about 1 bit? c. Represents one binary digit 2. Which of the following terms means approximately 106 bytes? b. Megabyte 3. Which answer lists the correct number of bits associated with each term? c. 64 bits per quadruple word 4. Which of the following answers are true about random-access memory (RAM) as it is normally used inside a personal computer? (Choose two answers.) a. Used for short-term memory e. Is installed onto the motherboard 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? a. The CPU tells the RAM which address holds the data that the CPU wants to…show more content…
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? a. By reading the file system’s directory information, which is stored on the storage device 11. Which of the following answers best describes how a hard disk drive physically writes a binary 0 or 1? c. Changing the disk’s surface so that later the light will reflect differently for 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? (Choose two answers.) d. Connects to the CPU over a bus using a cable 13. Which of the following are components of an internal hard disk drive (HDD)? (Choose two answers.) a. Actuator arm c. Platters 14. Which of the following technologies are considered to be solid state? (Choose two answers.) a. RAM d. USB flash drive 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.

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