CompTIA A+ 220-901 Exam Set A – Q65

The loud clicking noise coming from a faulty hard drive is MOST likely created by:

A. the coil reversing polarity in an endless loop.
B. one or more bad spindle motor bearings.
C. repeated motion of the read/write head armature parallel to the platter.
D. the solid state read/write head scratching the platter surface.

Correct Answer: C