Computer Technology Quiz: Memory And Hard Drives

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How much do you know about memory and hard drives? Hard drives and memory are two of the most intermingled terms in computing. Both hard drives and memory are internal storage spaces in a computer, but each performs a unique task. RAM stands for Random Access Memory, while hard drives are where information is documented. If you must see what you know about memory and hard drives, look no further than this quiz.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The first network was______
    • A. 

      The internet

    • B. 

      The pony express

    • C. 

      The Cray super computer

    • D. 

      The Telegraph

  • 2. 
    The protocol used on the internet for packet switching is_________.
    • A. 

      HTTP

    • B. 

      HTML

    • C. 

      TCP/IP

    • D. 

      AARPA

  • 3. 
    The internet, as we know it today, developed from _______.
    • A. 

      DARPA- Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency

    • B. 

      Microsoft

    • C. 

      Apple

    • D. 

      Al Gore

  • 4. 
    Name one pioneer of the internet and/or networking and list one major contribution.
  • 5. 
    The three types of memory are:
    • A. 

      Ram, Rom, Hard drive

    • B. 

      Hard Drive, Cache, Ram

    • C. 

      Cache, Ram, Rom

    • D. 

      Cache, CPU, Ram

  • 6. 
    Which of the following is located inside the processor?
    • A. 

      Ram

    • B. 

      Rom

    • C. 

      Level 3 Cache

    • D. 

      Level 1 Cache

  • 7. 
    Ram is a form of memory that is non-volatile.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    The Hard Disk Drive is a form of memory that is volatile.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    The hard disk drive stores data on the magnetic surface of the ___________.
    • A. 

      The actuator

    • B. 

      The Platter

    • C. 

      The Ram Chips

    • D. 

      The South Bridge

  • 10. 
    Data is transfered from the Ram to the Processor Cache via the __________.
    • A. 

      South Bridge

    • B. 

      North Bridge

    • C. 

      The Bus

    • D. 

      Chip circuit

  • 11. 
    When data is deleted from a hard disk, the data is gone and can never be retrieved.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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