What is a Zip Drive? - Definition & Concept

Instructions:

Choose an answer and hit 'next'. You will receive your score and answers at the end.

question 1 of 3

When was the Zip drive released?

Start Your Free Trial To Take This Quiz

As a member, you'll also get unlimited access to over 75,000 lessons in math, English, science, history, and more. Plus, get practice tests, quizzes, and personalized coaching to help you succeed.

Free 5-day trial
It only takes a few minutes to set up and you can cancel at any time.
Already registered? Login here for access

1. What were the advantages of the Zip drive over floppy disks?

2. Why did Zip drives become obsolete?

Start your free trial to access this entire page
A premium account gives you access to all lesson, practice exams, quizzes & worksheets
Access to all video lessons
Quizzes, practice exams & worksheets
Certificate of Completion
Access to instructors
Create an account to get started Create Account

About This Quiz & Worksheet

A Zip drive was a popular computer storage medium and this quiz/worksheet combo will help you test your understanding of them. You'll be assessed on your knowledge of the functions and history of the technology.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on your understanding of:

  • History of the Zip drive
  • Functions of a Zip drive
  • Company that created the Zip drive

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related computer science lesson
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the company who introduced the zip drive
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about data storage

Additional Learning

To learn more about computer science, review the accompanying lesson on What is a Zip Drive? - Definition & Concept. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Learn about the history of data storage
  • Understand the technological significance of the Zip drive
  • Know why the Zip drive became obsolete
Support