Assessment Activity: Quiz

8 Questions
Assessment Activity: Quiz

Think you know all about USB flash drives? Test your knowledge of what a USB flash drive is and for what it is used with this quiz.

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    A USB flash drive is safer to use for storing files rather than a computer’s hard drive because it uses flash based memory with constantly moving parts. True or False?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    Which of the following items is NOT an appropriate nickname for a USB flash drive? 
    • A. 

      Thumb drive

    • B. 

      Memory stick

    • C. 

      USB drive

    • D. 

      Pen drive

  • 3. 
    Fill in the blanks of the following statements by selecting the matching word from the drop-down menu. Use each response only once.
    • A. Protect your USB flash drive from _______ elements
    • A.
    • B. Do not _______ your USB flash drive too many times
    • B.
    • C. ________ add shortcuts to files stored on your USB flash drive
    • C.
    • D. ________ perform the "Safely Remove" command feature when unplugging your USB flash drive
    • D.
  • 4. 
    Which of the following types of data can be stored on a USB flash drive?
    • A. 

      Text files/documents

    • B. 

      PowerPoint presentations

    • C. 

      Video/audio files

    • D. 

      Photos

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 5. 
    It is extremely important to perform the “Safely Remove” action when you are ejecting your USB flash drive from the computer. If you do not, your USB flash drive can: (Check all that apply).
    • A. 

      Get “burned” by the sudden change in electrical impulse

    • B. 

      Become corrupted so that you cannot access any of your data

    • C. 

      Become infected with a virus

    • D. 

      Get “burned” by the heat from the friction of removing the device too quickly

  • 6. 
    Use the image below to select the correct file type from the drop down menu according to file size. Answers will go in order from smallest (A) to largest (D) file size. 
    • A. Smallest
    • A.
    • B. Second smallest
    • B.
    • C. Second largest
    • C.
    • D. Largest
    • D.
  • 7. 
    A USB flash drive is a data storage device that allows you to easily and conveniently transfer files from computer to computer. True or False?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    The storage capacity of a USB flash drive is measured in:
    • A. 

      Megabytes (MB)

    • B. 

      Gigabytes (GB)

    • C. 

      Terabytes (TB)

    • D. 

      Kilobytes (kB)