LIVE Course for free

Rated by 1 million+ students
Get app now
0 votes
in Computer by (30.0k points)
closed by

PROM stands for :

1. Prime Read Only Memory
2. Programmable Read Only Memory
3. Programmable Random Memory
4. Programmable Read Only Machine

1 Answer

0 votes
by (54.3k points)
selected by
Best answer
Correct Answer - Option 2 : Programmable Read Only Memory

The correct answer is Programmable Read-Only Memory.

  • PROM stands for Programmable Read-Only Memory.
  • A programmable read-only memory (PROM) is a form of digital memory where the setting of each bit is locked by a fuse or anti-fuse.
  • It is one type of read-only memory (ROM).
  • The data in them are permanent and cannot be changed.
  • PROMs are used in digital electronic devices to store permanent data, usually low-level programs such as firmware or microcode. 

Some important abbreviations used in Computer:

  • BIOS - Basic Input Output System
  • CAD - Computer-Aided Design
  • EDVAC - Electronic Discrete Variable Automatic Calculator
  • EPROM - Erasable Programmable Read-Only Memory
  • FORTRAN - FORmula TRANslation
  • GPRS - General Packet Radio Service 

Welcome to Sarthaks eConnect: A unique platform where students can interact with teachers/experts/students to get solutions to their queries. Students (upto class 10+2) preparing for All Government Exams, CBSE Board Exam, ICSE Board Exam, State Board Exam, JEE (Mains+Advance) and NEET can ask questions from any subject and get quick answers by subject teachers/ experts/mentors/students.