Test Your Knowledge About RAM And ROM

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A ROM chip is a non-volatile storage medium and does not require a constant source of power to retain the information stored on it. A RAM chip is volatile so it loses any information it is holding when the power is turned off. Test your knowledge of the basics of the two. Have fun!


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  • 1. 
    RAM stands for...
    • A. 

      Random Access Memory

    • B. 

      Random Access Memories

    • C. 

      Robust Access Memory

    • D. 

      Redundant Array Memory

  • 2. 
    What is stored in RAM?
    • A. 

      The BIOS.

    • B. 

      Data and instructions for use by the CPU.

    • C. 

      The operating system.

    • D. 

      Save files for your games.

  • 3. 
    How is the size of RAM normally measured nowadays?
    • A. 

      In KB.

    • B. 

      In MB.

    • C. 

      In GB.

    • D. 

      With a tape measure.

  • 4. 
    You can download more RAM if you run out.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Some programs need a certain amount of RAM to run properly and companies will usually put this information on the box so you know before you buy.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    ROM stands for...
    • A. 

      Really Old Memory

    • B. 

      Red Object Memory

    • C. 

      Read Only Memory

    • D. 

      Redundancy Only Memory

  • 7. 
    ROM stores...
    • A. 

      The operating system.

    • B. 

      Programs currently in use.

    • C. 

      The work that you save in My Documents.

    • D. 

      The instructions needed to start up the computer including the BIOS.

  • 8. 
    The BIOS is...
    • A. 

      Black Ink On Screen.

    • B. 

      Beginning Input Output System.

    • C. 

      Basic Input Output System.

    • D. 

      Big Input Output System.

  • 9. 
    ROM is read only and cannot be written to.
    • A. 

      True.

    • B. 

      False.

    • C. 

      Actually it's not as simple as that....

    • D. 

      Option 4

  • 10. 
    When the CPU is first powered on it looks in this place first before anything else.
    • A. 

      RAM.

    • B. 

      ROM.

    • C. 

      Option 3

    • D. 

      Option 4