Backup school: Quiz one

Now that you've listened to Backup school webcasts 1-4, take a quiz and test your expertise on backup. Good luck!

Question #1

What is backup?

a. Adding more components to your network
b. Protecting data by copying it from the original source to a different destination
c. Filtering old data from the new data
d. Accessing data on tape
 

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Question #2

Dorian Cougias says there are typically this number of steps to a backup process:

a. 4
b. 1
c. 7
d. 5
 

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Question #3

What different types of backups can be done?

a.Full, differential, incremental
b. Full, minor, instant
c. Half, major, timed
d. Full, half, continuous
 

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Question #4

All of these are examples of media you can use to back up data EXCEPT:

a. Tape
b. Disk
c. CD
d. Files

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Question #5

Serial ATA, USB, Firewire and mini RAID arrays are all kinds of what?

a. Networking infrastructures
b. Mounted hard drives
c. Tape mounts
d. None of the above

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Question #6

Most drives today are:

a. ATA
b. USB
c. Firewire
d. Mini RAID arrays
 

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Question #7

This is an example of a Removable Disk format:

a. CD-R/W
b. DVD-R/W
c. WORM
d. All of the above
 

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Question #8

In cost justifying your backup plan, costs can be broken down into these categories:

a. Archive, evaluated, simple
b. Proactive, active, reactive
c. Procative, active, non-responsive
d. Complex, simple, returning
 

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Question #9

Which of the following has a cost calculation rule?

a. Simple costs
b. Proactive recovery
c. Opportunity costs
d. System failure resulting in downtime
 

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Question #10

Loss of a commerce server costs; downtime and recovery of a critical workstation costs; downtime costs for events; downtime costs for loss of a server and ripple effects costs all fall under which of the following:

 

a. Exposure costs
b. Reactive technology and people costs
c. Cost justification
d. Non-responsive costs
 

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Question #11

When writing data to the cache:

a. Only the effected blocks are changed
b. All of the blocks are changed
c. None of the blocks are changed
d. Empty blocks are changed

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Question #12

The anatomy of a database includes:

a. Cache that sits in RAM
b. An index
c. Programs
d. None of the above

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So, how did you do? Drop us an e-mail to let us know. Or, tell us your Backup School quiz ideas.

This was first published in April 2004
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