Storage Device: Short Trivia Quiz

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Storage Device: Short Trivia Quiz

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following is/are magnetic storage devices?
    • A. 

      Hard Disk

    • B. 

      CD

    • C. 

      Magnetic Tape

  • 2. 
    If a disk has 10 tracks, each divided into 12 sectors, how many sectors are there on the disk?
    • A. 

      10

    • B. 

      120

    • C. 

      240

  • 3. 
    Which of the following allows serial access ONLY?
    • A. 

      Magnetic Tape

    • B. 

      Floppy Disk

    • C. 

      Both of the above

  • 4. 
    In which of the following situations is direct access better suited than serial access?
    • A. 

      Book Lending Library system

    • B. 

      Payroll system

    • C. 

      Telephone billing System

  • 5. 
    In which of the following situations is serial access better suited than direct access?
    • A. 

      Telephone billing System

    • B. 

      Payroll system

    • C. 

      Both of the above

  • 6. 
    Which of the following are both optical storage devices?
    • A. 

      CDs and Hard Disks

    • B. 

      DVDs and CDROMs

    • C. 

      RAM and ROM

  • 7. 
    Which of the following storage devices is volatile? (Volatile means that everything stored on the device will be lost once the computer is switched off)
    • A. 

      RAM

    • B. 

      ROM

    • C. 

      Pen Drive

  • 8. 
    What is a reasonable capacity for a modern-day Hard Disk?
    • A. 

      1 GB (1 Gigabyte)

    • B. 

      1 TB (1 Terabyte)

    • C. 

      1 MB (1 Megabyte)

  • 9. 
    Which of the following storage devices are arranged in order of their access speed?  
    • A. 

      RAM, Hard Disk, Magnetic Tape

    • B. 

      Magnetic Tape, Hard Disk, RAM

    • C. 

      Hard Disk, RAM, Magnetic Tape

  • 10. 
    What is the approximate capacity of a modern-day Pen Drive?
    • A. 

      1 TB

    • B. 

      8 GB

    • C. 

      8 MB