Computer Science Quiz

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Computer Science Quiz

The device on which you’re viewing this quiz – do you know how it works? There is a vast amount of processes going on under the hood of whatever phone, laptop or tablet you use on a daily basis, an endless array of ones and zeroes all working together to display these words. How does it all work? Test your knowledge on that and all the other facets of computer science in this quiz!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    • A. 

      110.101

    • B. 

      100.101

    • C. 

      10.011

    • D. 

      100.11

  • 2. 
    A segment of a track in a mass storage system
    • A. 

      Pixel

    • B. 

      Address

    • C. 

      Sector

    • D. 

      Flip-flop

  • 3. 
    A numeric value used to identify a memory cell
    • A. 

      Hexadecimal notation

    • B. 

      Boolean operation

    • C. 

      Bit

    • D. 

      Address

  • 4. 
    A means of encoding text in which each symbol is represented by 16 bits
    • A. 

      ISO

    • B. 

      ASCII

    • C. 

      Unicode

    • D. 

      LZW

  • 5. 
    Which of the following storage systems is best suited for storing and retrieving long strings of data that are processed in their sequential order?
    • A. 

      Magnetic disk

    • B. 

      Main memory

    • C. 

      Optical CDs and DVDs