Secondary Storage: Definition, Technology & Devices Video


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Secondary storage is _____ because the data that is stored on it remains after the power is shut off.

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1. The primary storage device for computer is the _____.

2. One type of solid state storage device is a _____.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Storage is always an issue with technology, and computer maintenance requires an understanding of storage. This quiz will judge your knowledge of secondary computer storage and its requirements.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This assessment will gauge your knowledge of:

  • Primary computer storage
  • Secondary computer storage
  • Optical storage
  • Storage devices

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information regarding the different computer storage possibilities
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast primary and secondary computer storage
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding storage devices and how they are best used

Additional Learning

To learn more about computer storage, review the lesson titled Secondary Storage: Definition, Technology & Devices. This lesson goes into further details regarding:

  • The definition of secondary storage
  • Magnetic, Optical, and Solid State storage devices
  • Current and historical best practices for computer storage