Storage Device Applications

Lesson Instructions

Watch and follow the YouTube video,  the lesson contains three parts:

Selecting Storage Devices Full Lesson Video.mp4

Task - Storage Device Scenarios Activity

Task - Exam Questions - Deliberate Practice

Exam Questions - Print

Mark Scheme

Question 1 (a)(i)

Question 1 (a)(ii)

Candidates need to identify a relevant characteristics of solid state storage for the first mark, and expand by explaining why this is an advantage in an e-book reader for the second mark.

Note: portable / capacity are not acceptable answers here (as solid state storage is not particularly more portable / larger than other forms of storage for this application)

Question 2 (a)

1 mark for identifying the reason why solid state was chosen, 1 mark for explanation.


Do not accept portability / reliability

Do not accept "faster" without clarification of what is faster.