Chapter 3 Storage

10 Questions | Total Attempts: 60

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Storage Quizzes & Trivia

This is a short quiz about storage media and devices. Read each question carefully before selecting an answer. Good Luck!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following is an example of a storage device?
    • A. 

      Hard disk

    • B. 

      Hard drive

    • C. 

      CD Rom

    • D. 

      Zip disk

  • 2. 
    Which of the following is an example of a storage medium that does not require power or electricity (nonvolatile)?
    • A. 

      RAM

    • B. 

      ROM

    • C. 

      ASCII

    • D. 

      EBCDIC

  • 3. 
    Hard drives can either be internal or external.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Flash memory cards are small cards that contain one or more chips that connect to the printer to print data.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Remote storage is a storage device that is not directly part or the PC being used, such as a network storage or online storage.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    An advantage of a direct-access storage device is that the computer:
    • A. 

      Does not need to use the read/write heads to access data.

    • B. 

      Can switch to another drive if there is a hardware failure

    • C. 

      Can go directly to the location at which the required data are stored.

    • D. 

      All of the above are advantages of direct access.

  • 7. 
    CD-R discs are read-only while CD-RWs can be read from and written to.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    CDs, DVDs, and floppy disks are all examples of:
    • A. 

      Memory.

    • B. 

      Software.

    • C. 

      Volatile storage.

    • D. 

      Removable media.

  • 9. 
    One of the disadvantages of an individual using an online storage Web site to store data is the high expense.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    DVD drives can only play DVDs.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False