wpe41.gif (23084 bytes)CIS3355: Business Data Structures
Fall, 2008

Bits and Bytes Quiz 3

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Question 1:    Which of the Following IS a binary situation?


Question 2:    How many different conditions could I represent with 12 light switches?


Question 3:    The formula used to determine how many digits we need for a given number of messages is:

 n = I^B
                          n = B^I
                          n = I log(B)
                          n = log(B)/log(I)
                          n = log(I)/log(B)

Question 4:   Which of the following about parity is TRUE?

 May be even and odd
                          Never used any more
                          Does not catch all errors
                          Is used with the Extended ASCII Character Set
                          Trick Question: ALL are FALSE

Question 5:    ASCII stands for:

 American Standard Code for Information Interchange
                          American Systematic Coding of Indexed Information
                          American Symbolic Coding for Information Interchange
                          American Standard Codes of Indexed Information
                          American Symbolic Catalog of Indexed Interchange

Question 6:    All of the following symbols/representations are found in the standard ASCII character set except:


Question 7:    Which of the following file extensions is typically associated with ASCII Files?


Question 8:    EBCDIC is different that ASCII in that:

 It has some different symbols
                          It was originally an 8-bit coding scheme
                          The bit-sequences used are different
                          All of the above.
                          None of the above.

Question 9:    Unicode is intended to:

 store characters on 2 bytes
                          store graphic characters
                          store most foreign characters
                          All of the above
                          None of the above

Question 10 What are some of the problems in implementing Unicode?

 Lack of fonts
                          Computers have difficulty dealing with 2-bytes
                          A and B
                          A and C


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