Data Storage MCQs

Data Storage MCQs

Try to answer these Data Storage MCQs and check your understanding of the Data Storage subject. Scroll down and let's begin!

1: A ____ is a place to store something temporarily.

A.   Cache

B.   Storage medium

C.   Storage server

D.   CD-RW

2: A ________ is an example of pre-digital data storage that is comparable to a database.

A.   Doctor's office invoice

B.   Library card catalog

C.   Cash register

3: Current ssds use ____ as the storage medium.

A.   Flash RAM

B.   Dynamic RAM

C.   Static RAM

D.   Access time

4: Hard disk storage technology can be classified as ____ storage.

A.   Magnetic

B.   DVI port

C.   Multi-core

D.   Volatile

5: Most computers have temporary holding areas called __________.

A.   RAM

B.   Memory

C.   Serial

D.   Read-only

6: Problematic data are referred to as ________.

A.   Rough data

B.   Clickstream data

C.   Granular data

D.   Dirty data

7: The easiest way to convert your paper files into electronic files is by _______.

A.   Using an electronic scanner

B.   Typing each document by hand

C.   None of th above

8: Storage device speed is called ____.

A.   Retrieval time

B.   Access time

C.   Movement time

D.   Fetch time

9: The term _____ is used for material on which the data is stored.

A.   Storage media

B.   True

C.   Blu-Ray Disks

D.   Flash memory card

10: Magnetic disks are a _____ access storage medium.

A.   Storage

B.   True

C.   False

D.   Direct

11: The office ____ is a temporary storage area.

A.   Warehouse

B.   Clipboard

C.   Storehouse

D.   Gallery

12: Storage that retains its data after the power is turned off is referred to as _______.

A.   Volatile storage

B.   Sequential storage

C.   Direct storage

D.   Nonvolatile storage

13: Hard disks store and organize files using all the following, except _______.

A.   Tracks

B.   Sectors

C.   Cylinders

D.   Paths

14: The privilege ____ can be granted to retrieve data.





15: The report wizard allows detail records to be sorted by up to four fields. ____________________

A.   True

B.   False

16: Most computer tapes today are in the form of ____ tapes.

A.   Floppy

B.   Flash

C.   Optical

D.   Cartridge

17: On a hard disk each track is divided into invisible wedge-shaped sections called _______.

A.   Bits

B.   Platters

C.   Cylinders

D.   Sectors

18: The types of ____ systems used with personal and business computers today include smart cards.

A.   Folder

B.   Storage

C.   Removable

D.   Memory

19: Data ________ helps to ensure data integrity by maintaining information in only one place

A.   Flexibility.

B.   Redundancy.

C.   Mapping.

D.   Centralization.

20: Data are __________________, whereas information is ______________.

A.   Processed and analyzed in a formal, intelligent way; raw facts and figures collected by the organization

B.   Raw facts and figures collected by the organization; processed and analyzed in a formal, intelligent way

C.   Processed and analyzed in a formal, intelligent way; expertise and skills acquired by a person through experience and education

D.   Expertise and skills acquired by a person through experience and education; raw facts and figures collected by the organization

21: Data becomes ____ when it is presented in a format that people can understand and use.

A.   Processed.

B.   Graphs.

C.   Information.

D.   Presentation