A Trivia Quiz On Storage Devices!

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A Trivia Quiz On Storage Devices!

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following is the smallest unit of data which can be stored?
    • A. 

      Byte

    • B. 

      Bit

    • C. 

      Kilobyte

    • D. 

      Megabyte

  • 2. 
    Put the following units of storage into the correct order, starting with the smallest first and going down to the largest. 1. Kilobyte 2. Byte 3. Megabyte 4. Terabyte 5. Gigabyte 6. Bit
  • 3. 
    The word 'bit' is made up of 'Binary Digit'. True or false?
  • 4. 
    The correct size of a kilobyte is
    • A. 

      1024 megabytes

    • B. 

      1000 megabytes

    • C. 

      1024 bytes

    • D. 

      1000 bytes

  • 5. 
    ROM is 'volatile' memory. True or false?
  • 6. 
    ROM stores the computer starts- up instructions called the BIOS. True or false?
  • 7. 
    RAM is volatile memory. True or false?
  • 8. 
    Which of the following is NOT one of the jobs of RAM?
    • A. 

      Storing the modules that are needed to make your applications work

    • B. 

      Letting you switch between different windows which you have open

    • C. 

      Storing the data that you are working on

    • D. 

      Storing the instructions to start the computer up

  • 9. 
    Which of the following would be a likely size for the amount of RAM which would be installed in a computer?
    • A. 

      1 megabyte

    • B. 

      1 kilobyte

    • C. 

      1 gigabyte

    • D. 

      1 byte

  • 10. 
    The hard disk stores the applications that you regularly use on your computer. True or false?
  • 11. 
    A hard disk is an optical storage device. True or false?
  • 12. 
    A typical size for a hard disk installed in a computer would be...
    • A. 

      120 gigabytes

    • B. 

      120 bytes

    • C. 

      120 kilobytes

    • D. 

      120 megabytes

  • 13. 
    A floppy disk is a magnetic storage device. True or false?
  • 14. 
    Floppy disk store how much data?
    • A. 

      1.44 megabytes

    • B. 

      1.44 kilobytes

    • C. 

      1.44 bytes

    • D. 

      1.44 gigabytes

  • 15. 
    A zip disk is an optical storage device. True or false?
  • 16. 
    Zip drives are usually installed into most computers. True or false?
  • 17. 
    Which of the following is true? A magnetic tape is...
    • A. 

      An optical device with random access

    • B. 

      A magnetic device with random access

    • C. 

      An optical device with serial access

    • D. 

      A magnetic device with serial access

  • 18. 
    If you want to be able to save your files over and over again to the same CD, which of the following types of CD would you need to use?
    • A. 

      CD-WORM

    • B. 

      CD-RW

    • C. 

      CD-ROM

    • D. 

      CD-DVD

  • 19. 
    How much data can a CD store?
    • A. 

      650 megabytes

    • B. 

      650 kilobytes

    • C. 

      650 bytes

    • D. 

      650 gigabytes

  • 20. 
    A DVD is an optical storage device. True or false?
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