AIU Faculty of Informatics CS - Chapter 5 Storage Mediums Quiz

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What is the main reason for saving data on permanent storage media?

Which of the following is NOT mentioned as an example of storage media?

How is access time measured?

What is the function of access time in a storage device?

Which type of storage media provides much greater storage capacity than a USB flash drive?

Where are most hard disks housed?

What is the main difference between connecting an external hard disk and a removable hard disk to a computer?

What are the main components of a hard disk?

What is responsible for receiving instructions from the CPU in a hard disk?

What is the function of a cluster in a hard disk?

At what level are hard disks formatted during manufacturing?

What is the capacity range of memory cards?

What type of drive is a memory card?

What is the purpose of formatting a hard disk after purchase?

What is the storage capacity range of memory cards?

What is the main function of an input device?

Which type of keys on a keyboard are used for moving within files and internet pages?

What is the purpose of the numeric keypad on a keyboard?

Which component is responsible for receiving instructions from the CPU in a hard disk?

Which type of storage media offers much greater storage capacity than a USB flash drive?

At what level are hard disks formatted during manufacturing?

Which pointing device fits comfortably under the palm of the hand and has right and left buttons?

What type of input device is sensitive to pressure and motion?

Which input device is used to touch a flat surface such as a screen of a computer, a smart or a tablet device, or signature pad?

Which type of device performs minimal or no processing at all and rather receives instructions from the user and sends it to a server?

What type of input device is used for PC games and gaming consoles?

Which type of device allows users to capture still images or videos of the environment, and store them in digital form?

Which device is connected to the computer and used to broadcast still images or videos on the internet?

What does an optical scanner do?

What is the main purpose of a pointing device?

What does a touch sensitive screen allow the user to do?

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Test your knowledge of storage mediums such as RAM, flash drives, hard disks, optical discs, memory cards, magnetic strip cards, smart cards, microfilm, and microfiche. Understand the differences between volatile and permanent storage media.

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