Choosing Secondary Storage Medium Quiz

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Which type of optical storage has a capacity of 50 GB?

Blu-ray-ROM/R

What is the storage capacity range of a USB memory stick?

2 GB-2 TB

What is a key characteristic of a solid-state drive?

Very fast

Why is the DVD-RW easily scratched, damaged, or broken?

Very portable

What is a common use of a Blu-ray-RW?

Backups, archives

What is a downside of the USB memory stick for long-term storage?

Fast

What factors should a user consider when deciding on the type of secondary storage medium needed?

Cost, Capacity, Speed of access, Portability, Durability, Reliability

What is the typical use of a hard disk as a storage medium?

Long-term storage of programs and data

What is the capacity range of a hard disk as a storage medium?

500 GB-12 TB

What is the typical use of a CD-ROM/R as a storage medium?

Backups, archives, copies of data, distribution of programs and music

What is the capacity of a CD-ROM/R as a storage medium?

640 MB

What is the typical use of a CD-RW as a storage medium?

Copies of data, transferring files between computers

What is the capacity of a DVD-ROM/R as a storage medium?

4.7 GB

Test your knowledge about suitable devices and storage media for a given application. This quiz covers factors to consider when deciding on the type of secondary storage medium, such as cost, capacity, speed of access, portability, and durability.

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