What Is Primary Storage? - Definition, Devices & Types

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Which of the following is not a term for primary storage?

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1. What does RAM stand for?

2. What do we call the brains of the computer?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz focuses on computer-related terminology pertaining to primary storage devices and types. Quiz questions require a good understanding of computer functions, such as the relationship between RAM and CPU.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz asks you to:

  • Remember what RAM is an abbreviation for
  • Define CPU
  • Identify terms for primary storage
  • Recall the type of RAM used by most computers and laptops

Skills Practiced

  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to comprehend how RAM communicates with the CPU in a different light
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding primary storage and interpret it correctly
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define the term CPU

Additional Learning

To learn more about primary storage devices and related computer functions, see the lesson called What is Primary Storage? - Definition, Devices, & Types. This lesson includes information on:

  • Cache and its relation to CPU
  • Benefits of random access
  • Other types of RAM
  • Disadvantages of RAM
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