1. Which of the following retains its data even after the computer is switched off?
2. The hard disk is a computer's main internal backing store.
3. The size of a hard disk is best measured in bytes
4. A hard disk is a type of magnetic media
5. A CD-ROM is an example of zip solid state storage device
6. DVD stands for 'Digital Versatile Disc' as they are able to store a variety of data formats, though they are most commonly used for storing video.
7. A ______________would be the most suitable device to transport a file from home to school
8. Floppy disk, CD-ROM, DVD is the correct order of storage size, starting with the smallest.
9. Cloud storage is a service provided where your data is stored and managed and backed up ……
10. The data servers at the cloud data centre uses thousands of secondary storage devices such as hard disks and solid state drives to retain the data
11. A secondary storage device is the _______________ that carries out the storage action
12. When selecting an appropriate storage media device which of the following factors would you take into consideration:
13. Optical discs are more portable than hard disks
14. The following excerpt is a disadvantage of ______________
15. If you are using ____________you will need to remember a login and user name in order to access your data remotely
16. This type of storage is less durable than a hard disk as it has a limited number of erase \ write cycles - maybe a 100,000 cycles before it wears out.
17. ______________are silent unlike hard disks
18. You have a smart phone with 6GB of storage. You want to store music and photos on the phone. A typical mp3 encoded music file takes up 4MB.
How many tracks can be stored on the phone?
19. Imagine that a typical photo taken by a phone will be around 2MB. Convert GB into MB so you are using the same quantity. 6GB = 6000MB. How many photos can be stored?
20. Magnetic tape is the lowest cost per Gigbayte, so a few cheap cartriges can easily store 10TB.