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With respect to CD-ROM, the term WORM stands for:
1. Work On Random Memory
2. Write On Random Memory
3. Write-Once Read-Many
4. Write-Many Read-Once

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Correct Answer - Option 3 : Write-Once Read-Many

The correct answer is Write-Once Read-Many.

  • CDs are also known as WORM discs, for “Write Once Read Many.”
  • A rewritable version based on excitable crystals and known as CD-RW was introduced in the mid-1990s.
  • In computer storage media, WORM (write once, read many) is a data storage technology that allows information to be written to a disc a single time and prevents the drive from erasing the data.

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 

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