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CMT - Chapter 10



True/False
Indicate whether the statement is true or false.
 

 1. 

A group of hard drives implementing RAID is called an array.
 

 2. 

Mini CD-R/RW is installed in digital cameras and can be moved to a computer and read by a regular CD drive.
 

 3. 

A DVD can only use the top surface for data.
 

 4. 

A CD or DVD drive will not properly read a CD or DVD when the drive is standing vertically.
 

 5. 

A mirrored volume corresponds to a primary partition on a basic disk and consists of disk space on a single physical disk.
 

Multiple Choice
Identify the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question.
 

 6. 

____ is a process that allows the CPU to receive a single instruction and then execute it on multiple pieces of data rather than receiving the same instruction each time each piece of data is received.
a.
RAID
c.
MIMD
b.
SISD
d.
SIMD
 

 7. 

The Surround Sound standard supports up to ____ separate sound channels of sound information for up to ____ different speakers, each producing a different sound.
a.
four, two
c.
eight, four
b.
six, six
d.
eight, eight
 

 8. 

The number of bits used to store a sample of sound is called the ____.
a.
sample depth
c.
sample size
b.
card size
d.
sampling rate
 

 9. 

The ____ of a sound card is the number of samples taken of an analog sound signal over a period of time.
a.
sample depth
c.
sample size
b.
card size
d.
sampling rate
 

 10. 

A storage device that uses memory chips to store data instead of spinning disks is called a ____ device.
a.
solid state
c.
hard memory
b.
chip
d.
soft memory
 

 11. 

A popular audio compression method is ____, a method that can reduce the size of a sound file as much as 1:24 without much loss of quality.
a.
TIFF
c.
JPEG
b.
MP3
d.
TWAIN
 

 12. 

____ is a multimedia data compression standard that tracks movement from one frame to the next and stores only what changes, rather than compressing individual frames.
a.
TIFF
c.
JPEG
b.
MPEG
d.
TWAIN
 

 13. 

Playing MP3 files directly from the Internet without first downloading them is called ____.
a.
burning audio
c.
streaming audio
b.
sampling
d.
ripping
 

 14. 

Converting files from regular music CDs into MP3 files is called ____.
a.
ripping
c.
streaming
b.
burning
d.
downloading
 

 15. 

____ is a method of digitally describing and storing every individual note played by each individual instrument used in making music.
a.
MIDI
c.
JPEG
b.
MP3
d.
TIFF
 

 16. 

DVD drives use the ____ file system.
a.
CDFS
c.
FAT12
b.
NTFS
d.
UDF
 

 17. 

DVD and CD technologies are known as ____ storage technologies.
a.
serial
c.
optical
b.
numerical
d.
parallel
 

 18. 

The surface of a CD stores data as pits and ____.
a.
sectors
c.
mounts
b.
lands
d.
tracks
 

 19. 

With constant ____ velocity, the disc rotates at a constant speed.
a.
angular
c.
circular
b.
linear
d.
optical
 

 20. 

A ____ disc is purchased with data already burned on it.
a.
CD-W
c.
CD-RW
b.
CD-R
d.
regular CD
 

 21. 

A ____ disc can only be written to once.
a.
CD-W
c.
CD-RW
b.
CD-R
d.
regular CD
 

 22. 

A ____ disc can be used to write and overwrite.
a.
CD-W
c.
CD-RW
b.
CD-R
d.
regular CD
 

 23. 

A DVD can hold ____ GB of data.
a.
4.5
c.
7.2
b.
6.8
d.
8.5
 

 24. 

Tapes currently have capacities of 20 to ____ GB compressed.
a.
100
c.
800
b.
500
d.
1000
 

 25. 

Collectively, the methods used to improve performance and automatically recover from a failure are called ____.
a.
RAID
c.
SIMD
b.
MMX
d.
MP3
 

 26. 

A ____ volume appears as a simple volume but can use space from two or more physical disks.
a.
striped
c.
spanned
b.
RAID-5
d.
simple
 

Completion
Complete each statement.
 

 27. 

A(n) ____________________ is a video camera that is used to capture digital video that can be used to feed live video on the Internet.
 

 

 28. 

A(n) ____________________ card can turn your computer into a television.
 

 

 29. 

A(n) ____________________ card lets you capture the video input from a TV tuner card and save it to a file on your hard drive.
 

 

 30. 

Currently, the most popular interface for an optical drive is ____________________.
 

 

 31. 

____________________ is a computer’s ability to respond to a fault or catastrophe, such as a hardware failure or power outage, so that data is not lost.
 

 

Matching
 
 
Identify the letter of the choice that best matches the phrase or definition.
a.
pit
f.
JPEG
b.
flash memory card
g.
MIDI
c.
TIFF
h.
land
d.
MPEG
i.
MP3
e.
TWAIN
 

 32. 

A sound format that takes up less space on a hard drive or other media than does raw digitized sound
 

 33. 

A standard format used by digital cameras and scanners for transferring images
 

 34. 

An example of a solid state device
 

 35. 

A common compression standard for storing photos
 

 36. 

An uncompressed picture format; often supported by high-end cameras
 

 37. 

An international standard for data compression for motion pictures, video, and audio
 

 38. 

A set of standards that are used to represent music in digital form
 

 39. 

A raised area or bump on the surface of a CD
 

 40. 

A recessed area on the surface of a CD
 



 
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