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Which of the following devices is the computer hardware that records and/or retrieves items to and from a flash drive or external hard drive, for example?

Storage

Which of the following kinds of cards stores data on an integrated circuit embedded in the card?

Smart

Which of the following is true of SSDs compared to traditional hard disks?

SSDs have faster transfer rates

Which of the following is a multisession optical disc on which users can write, but not erase, their own items such as text, graphics, and audio?

CD-R

Which of the following is the mechanism that reads and writes items in the drive as it barely touches the disk's recording surface?

read/write head

Which of the following can be used to store a prepaid amount of money. such as for student purchases on campus?

Smart cards

Which of the following kinds of RIFD tags contains a battery that runs the chip's circuitry and broadcasts a signal to the RIFD reader?

Active

Which of the following kinds of backup is another name for a full backup?

Archival

What is the term for the case that contains the same adapters found on a motherboard with which to connect the internal hard drive?

Enclosure

The inflexible, circular platters on which kind of disks use magnetic particles to store data, instructions, and information?


Hard

Which of the following is made of aluminum, glass, or ceramic and is coated with an alloy material that allows items to be recorded magnetically on its surface?

platter

Some computers improve hard disk access time by using which of the following, which consists of memory chips that store frequently accused items?

Disk cache

Which of the following is a high-capacity optical disc on which users can read but not write or erase?

DVD-ROM

Which of the following consists of a special-purpose chip and electronic circuits that govern the transfer of data, instructions, and information from a drive to and form the system bus and other components in the computer?

Controller

The process of copying audio and/or video data from a purchased disc and saving it on digital media is called ______.

Ripping

Which of the following is a type of optical disc that users can read from but not write to or erase?

DVD-ROM

Which of the following overcomes the major disadvantage of CD-R disks, which is being able to write on them only once?

CD-RW

What kind of storage is an internet service that provides storage to computer or mobile users?

Cloud

Which of the following kinds of devices are servers connected to a network with the sole purpose of providing storage?

NAS

Which of the following kinds of access refers to reading or writing data consecutively?

Sequential

Which of the following provides a myriad of financial reporting requirements and guidelines for public companies?

Sarbanes-Oxley Act

Which of the following terms is the number of bytes (characters) a storage medium can hold?

Capacity

Storage devices access items in which of the following units of time?

milliseconds

What kind of disc is a type of storage media that consists of a flat, round, portable disc made of metal, plastic, and lacquer that is written to and read by a laser?

Optical

Which of the following is a device that reads from and writes on memory cards?

Reader/writer