What is a Zip Drive? - Definition & Concept


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When was the Zip drive released?

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

2. Why did Zip drives become obsolete?

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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