On a single hard drive, you have created three primary partitions. You have also created an extended partition that contains two logical partitions. Which of these statements would be true of the logical partitions?
A) There can only be four logical partitions per physical disk
B) The logical partitions cannot be partitioned with the NTFS file system
C) Operating systems loaded onto logical partitions are not bootable
D) One of the logical partitions can be marked as active
E) The logical partition has an irrational belief in itself
The answer: C) Operating systems loaded onto logical partitions are not bootable
Although extended partitions can allow for more than four partitions per hard drive, the logical partitions inside of an extended partition are not bootable.
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