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Which number system uses "1" and "0" to represent "true" and "false", respectively?

binary

decimal

hexadecimal

ASCII

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Which number system has ten possible values, 0 through 9, for a single digit?

binary

decimal

hexadecimal

ASCII

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The decimal system is also known as ___

base-two notation

base-ten notation

base-sixteen notation

ASCII

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The binary number 101, when converted to base-10 is ___

2

5

10

11

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The binary number 100111, when converted to base-10 is ___

4

23

39

43

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The binary number 101010, when converted to base-10 is ___

28

30

36

42

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When adding 1 + 1 in binary, you need to ___

use the symbol 2

put 0 as the sum and carry the 1

put 1 as the sum and carry the 1

put 1 as the sum and carry the 0

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Each of the binary digits 1 or 0 is called ___

a bit

a byte

a base-ten digit

a pixel

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For 8-bit numbers, the lowest value is 0 and highest value is ___

127

128

255

256

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How many different colors can be displayed by an 8-bit game?

8

64

256

16,777,216

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A unit of digital information that consists of eight bits is called ___

an octobit

a byte

a nibble

a chunk

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The metric prefix for a million is mega (M). What is the prefix for a billion?

beca (B)

kilo (k)

giga (G)

tera (T)

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How many bits are required to represent numbers as large as the US national debt?

8 bits

16 bits

32 bits

64 bits

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For data storage and retrieval, computers must label locations in their memory known as ___

bit locations

addresses

ZIP codes

box numbers

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Numbers that are not whole numbers, like 12.7 and 3.14, are called ___

decimal numbers

floating-point numbers

hexadecimal numbers

irrational numbers

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In the IEEE 754 standard, the part of the number consisting of its significant digits is called ___

the body

the significand

the exponent

the root

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In a 32-bit floating-point number, what is the first bit is used for?

the address of the number

the sign of the number

the parity check

the decimal location

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In the 1600s, which English writer used 5-bit sequences to encode the alphabet?

Jane Austen

Charles Dickens

William Shakespeare

Francis Bacon

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Which 7-bit code, invented in 1963, was developed to represent characters?

binary

hexadecimal

ASCII

Unicode

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The ability of computer systems to universally exchange information is called ___

cross-platforming

interoperability

linguistics

universal translating

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What was the major limitation of the 7-bit ASCII system?

it could only store 64 values

it was only designed for English

it didn't include capital letters

it didn't include punctuation

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ASCII was expanded to 8 bits, allowing codes 128-255 to be used for ___

punctuation

national characters

upper case letters

numbers 0-9

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What encoding scheme, devised in 1992, was developed to include many languages?

7-bit ASCII

8-bit ASCII

16-bit Unicode

32-bit Windows OS

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The acronym ASCII stands for ___

Accepted Simplified Characters for Information Interchange

Accepted Standard Code for Intelligent Interoperability

American Simplified Characters for Intelligent Interoperability

American Standard Code for Information Interchange