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. 
  • 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. 
    • 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?