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What is the storage capacity of a double density 3.5-inch floppy disk?

A. 1.44 MB

B. 1.44 GB

C. 1.40 KB

D. 1.40 GB


1. C
2. A
3. D
4. B

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The correct answer is A.

  • A double-density 3.5-inch floppy disk has a storage capacity of 1.44 MB.

  • The floppy disk is a thin, flexible magnetic disk sealed in a carrier made of square plastic.
  • The floppy disk drive (FDD) was invented at IBM in 1967 by Alan Shugart.
  • Types of Floppy disk:
    • 8-inch floppy
    • 5.25-inch floppy (mini floppy)
    • 3.5-inch floppy
  • Data is read/write at a fast speed with a 3.5-inch floppy disk. It is small in size but has a lot of storage capacity.
  • The 3.5-inch floppy disk spins at a speed of 300 rotations per minute.

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