Chapter 9

Chapter 9
Indicate whether the statement is true or false.
1. Mini CD-R/RW is installed in digital cameras and can be moved to a computer and read by a regular CD
2. A DVD can only use the top surface for data.
3. A CD or DVD drive will not properly read a CD or DVD when the drive is standing vertically.
4. A mirrored volume corresponds to a primary partition on a basic disk and consists of disk space on a single
physical disk.
____ 5. A group of hard drives implementing RAID is called an array.
Complete each statement.
6. A(n) ____________________ is a video camera that is used to capture digital video that can be used to feed
live video on the Internet.
7. A(n) ____________________ card can turn your computer into a television.
8. A(n) ____________________ card lets you capture the video input from a TV tuner card and save it to a file
on your hard drive.
9. Currently, the most popular interface for an optical drive is ____________________.
10. ____________________ 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.
Identify the letter of the choice that best matches the phrase or definition.
a. pit
b. flash memory card
h. land
i. MP3
____ 11. A sound format that takes up less space on a hard drive or other media than does raw digitized sound
____ 12. A standard format used by digital cameras and scanners for transferring images
____ 13. An example of a solid state device
____ 14. A common compression standard for storing photos
____ 15. An uncompressed picture format; often supported by high-end cameras
____ 16. An international standard for data compression for motion pictures, video, and audio
____ 17. A set of standards that are used to represent music in digital form
____ 18. A raised area or bump on the surface of a CD
____ 19. A recessed area on the surface of a CD
Short Answer
20. What is an instruction set?