Do You Know A Nibble?

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Do You Know A Nibble? - Quiz

Alright computer whizes, here's another one. What's a nibble (smaller than a bit)? What do you know about it? And how extensive is your knowledge of it? Attack this quiz.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    A nibble is known as half of?

    • A.

      Bit

    • B.

      Byte

    • C.

      Octet

    • D.

      Terabit

    Correct Answer
    C. Octet
    Explanation
    A nibble is known as half of an octet. An octet is a unit of digital information that consists of 8 bits. Since a nibble represents 4 bits, it is exactly half of an octet.

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  • 2. 

    A nibble can be represented by a?

    • A.

      Numeric byte

    • B.

      Bit number

    • C.

      Hex digit

    • D.

      Digit

    Correct Answer
    C. Hex digit
    Explanation
    A nibble is a unit of digital information that consists of 4 bits. It represents a single hexadecimal digit, which can have a value from 0 to 15. Hex digits are commonly used in computer systems to represent binary data in a more compact and readable format. Therefore, a nibble can be represented by a hex digit.

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  • 3. 

    How many possible values has a nibble?

    • A.

      16

    • B.

      1024

    • C.

      102

    • D.

      1000

    Correct Answer
    A. 16
    Explanation
    A nibble is a unit of digital information that consists of 4 bits. Each bit can have two possible values, 0 or 1. Therefore, for a nibble, there are 2^4 = 16 possible values.

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  • 4. 

    A hexadecimal digit is at base?

    • A.

      6

    • B.

      10

    • C.

      12

    • D.

      16

    Correct Answer
    D. 16
    Explanation
    A hexadecimal digit is at base 16 because hexadecimal is a number system with a base of 16. It uses 16 different symbols to represent values from 0 to 15, where the symbols 0-9 represent their respective values and the symbols A-F represent values 10-15. This base is commonly used in computer programming and digital systems because it can represent large numbers in a compact and easily understandable format.

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  • 5. 

    A nibble is also known as?

    • A.

      Mega bit

    • B.

      Quartet

    • C.

      Kilobit

    • D.

      Octetit

    Correct Answer
    B. Quartet
    Explanation
    A nibble is a unit of digital information that consists of four bits. It is also commonly referred to as a quartet. The term "quartet" is used to describe a group or set of four, which aligns with the four bits that make up a nibble. Therefore, quartet is the correct term for a nibble. "Mega bit," "kilobit," and "octetit" are not accurate terms for a nibble.

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  • 6. 

    Do you know another name for a nibble?

    • A.

      Byle

    • B.

      Niblet

    • C.

      Nyble

    • D.

      Nibblet

    Correct Answer
    C. Nyble
    Explanation
    A nibble is a unit of digital information that consists of four bits. Another name for a nibble is "nyble", which is a variation of the original term.

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  • 7. 

    What do you call a nibble in networking?

    • A.

      A nibble

    • B.

      Bi-bit

    • C.

      Quad bit

    • D.

      Semi-bit

    Correct Answer
    C. Quad bit
    Explanation
    A nibble in networking is called a quad bit. A nibble is a unit of data that consists of four bits, and each bit can have two possible values, either 0 or 1. Therefore, a nibble represents a total of 16 possible combinations, which can be represented by four bits.

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  • 8. 

    When was the earliest recorded use of nybble?

    • A.

      1989

    • B.

      1976

    • C.

      1977

    • D.

      1978

    Correct Answer
    C. 1977
    Explanation
    The earliest recorded use of nybble was in 1977.

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  • 9. 

    Which of the following is the ideal ow nibble?

    • A.

      1111 base 2

    • B.

      0001 base 2

    • C.

      0110 base 2

    • D.

      0111 base 2

    Correct Answer
    B. 0001 base 2
    Explanation
    The ideal low nibble is the nibble that represents the smallest value. In binary, a nibble is a group of 4 bits. The binary representation of the numbers given are as follows: 1111, 0001, 0110, 0111. Among these, the binary number 0001 represents the smallest value, making it the ideal low nibble.

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  • 10. 

    There are how many types of nibbles, if you're using their values as a basis?

    • A.

      M5

    • B.

      4

    • C.

      3

    • D.

      2

    Correct Answer
    D. 2
    Explanation
    The question is asking about the number of types of nibbles based on their values. A nibble is a unit of data equal to four bits, and each bit can have two possible values (0 or 1). Therefore, when using their values as a basis, there are only two types of nibbles: 0 and 1.

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