Secondary Two Computer Applications: Input and Output Devices Quiz

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What is the smallest unit of data in a computer?

Bit

How many bits make up a byte?

8

What does the word 'bit' stand for?

Binary digit

Which data unit represents a character on the computer?

Byte

What is the meaning of 'binary' in the context of a bit?

Two parts

Which unit has a value of either 1 or 0 in a computer system?

Bit

What is the smallest unit of data?

Bit

Which storage unit can store the most data?

Petabyte (PB)

What is the abbreviation for kibibyte?

KiB

Which unit of data is usually expressed using the abbreviation MB?

Megabyte (MB)

What type of memory is RAM?

Volatile memory

How many bytes are in a megabyte?

1,000,000 bytes

What caused confusion in the past regarding the term 'kilobyte'?

It was used to represent either 1,000 or 1,024 bytes

'KiB' represents how many bytes?

1,024 bytes

'GB' stands for which data storage unit?

'Gigabyte'

'PB' can store approximately how many years of continuously-playing music?

~2,000 years

What is the main difference between primary and secondary storage?

Primary storage is volatile while secondary storage is non-volatile

Which of the following is an example of volatile memory?

Random Access Memory (RAM)

What does the word 'bit' stand for in the context of computers?

Binary digit

How many bits make up a byte in a computer system?

8 bits

Which data unit represents a character (a number, letter, or symbol) on the computer?

Byte

What does the term 'volatile' refer to in the context of computer memory?

Memory that is temporary and loses its data when powered off

What is the value of 1 kibibyte (KB or KiB) in terms of bytes?

1,024 bytes

Which storage unit can store approximately 2,000 years of continuously-playing music?

Petabyte (PB)

What is the smallest unit of data in a computer system?

Bit

What is the abbreviation for kibibyte?

KiB

Which data storage unit has a value of either 1,000 or 1,024 bytes?

Kibibyte (KB or KiB)

What does the term 'kilo' represent in the context of data storage units?

1,000 bytes

Which unit of data is usually expressed using the abbreviation MB?

Megabyte (MB)

'PB' can store approximately how many years of continuously-playing music?

~2,000 years

'GB' stands for which data storage unit?

'Gigabyte'

What caused confusion in the past regarding the term 'kilobyte'?

The term 'kilo' having two different representations

Test your knowledge about input and output devices, computer storage, data units, primary and secondary storage, volatile and non-volatile memory, secondary storage media, and file compression benefits.

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