Electronics - Semiconductor Memory - Discussion

9. 

Memory that loses its contents when power is lost is:

[A]. nonvolatile
[B]. volatile
[C]. random
[D]. static

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

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Udayan Kamble said: (Jul 8, 2011)  
Volatile memory, also known as volatile storage, is computer memory that requires power to maintain the stored information.It has been less popularly known as temporary memory.

Non-volatile memory, nonvolatile memory, NVM or non-volatile storage, in the most basic sense, is computer memory that can retain the stored information even when not powered.

Static memory allocation refers to the process of allocating memory at compile-time before the associated program is executed.

Dynamic memory allocation or automatic memory allocation where memory is allocated as required at run-time.

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