Which one of the following is not a storage device?

By BYJU'S Exam Prep

Updated on: September 25th, 2023

(a) Magnetic Tape

(b) Modem

(c) Flash Driver

(d) Hard Drives

Among the following, Modem is not a storage device. The modem converts signals from your ISP into signals that can be used by your local devices and the other way around.

Why Modem is not a Storage Device?

Modulator-demodulator is referred to as a modem. Electrical signals transmitted across phone lines, coaxial cables, or other types of wiring are modulated and demodulated by a modem.

Additional gadget details:

  • Magnetic tape is a form of magnetic recording that consists of a long, narrow strip of plastic film with a thin, magnetisable layer on it.
  • Flash Driver – The phrase flash driver refers to memory chips that can be found in digital cameras and printers as well as USB flash drives.
  • Hard Drives – A hard disc drive uses magnetic storage and one or more stiff, quickly spinning platters coated with magnetic material to store and retrieve digital data.


Which one of the following is not a storage device? (a) Magnetic Tape (b) Modem (c) Flash Driver (d) Hard Drives

The modem is not a storage device. Modulator-demodulator is called a modem that transfers electrical signals across coaxial cables, phone lines, or other types of wiring and modulate and demodulate them.

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