Computers can store all sorts of different things in all manner of different files, e.g.
As you found out in the lesson, though, the computer actually stores all of these in the same way on the hard disc or in its RAM. The links give you an idea of how different types of data can be stored by the computer:
This task tests your understanding of how the different types of data are stored inside the computer. Understanding how this happens gives you a better understanding of how to edit files, and what you can do to reduce the size of your files. It will also help you in the future should you wish to write your own programs to manipulate text, images or sounds.