External and Internal Storage Devices: Optical, Magnetic & Semiconductor Storage


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Which main categories can storage devices be placed?

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1. Which of these storage devices can hold the most data?

2. Which of the following saves data by using a laser?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

These practice materials will quiz you on the different types of computer data storage and how they function. Quiz question topics include the storage device that is capable of holding the most data, which storage type saves data over the internet, and the device that saves data with a laser.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These assessments cover the following objectives:

  • Recognize the main categories of data storage devices
  • Identify which device holds the most data
  • Understand which storage type saves data with lasers
  • Identify the storage type that uses the internet to save data

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related information systems lesson
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding computer storage devices
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about how storage devices function

Additional Learning

Learn more about this topic in the related lesson called External and Internal Storage Devices: Optical, Magnetic & Semiconductor Storage. In this lesson, students can learn about the following topics:

  • Types of computer storage devices
  • History of computer storage devices
  • Mainframe system usage in magnetic storage
  • How semiconductors work
  • Cloud storage