Quiz On Data Representation! Trivia

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Quiz On Data Representation! Trivia

Are you familiar with data representation? Do you suppose you can get past this quiz? Data representation refers to the internal method utilized to represent different types of information stored on a computer. It is the way that the physical properties of a medium are used to characterize data. For example, a modern digital computer represents data using the binary numeral system. Take this quiz and see how much you know about data representation.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    • A. 

      1-9

    • B. 

      0-5

    • C. 

      3-4

    • D. 

      0-1

  • 2. 
    What is a bit?
    • A. 

      8 bytes

    • B. 

      Binary digit and a single 1 or 0

    • C. 

      1024 bytes

    • D. 

      10 kilobytes

  • 3. 
    1   2   4   8   16   ...... finish up to 8 bits.
    • A. 

      32 64 128

    • B. 

      38 72 140

    • C. 

      25 51 123

    • D. 

      17 18 19

  • 4. 
    How many bits are in 1 byte?
    • A. 

      16

    • B. 

      8

    • C. 

      10

    • D. 

      1024

  • 5. 
    How many bytes are in 1 kilobyte?
    • A. 

      1024

    • B. 

      8

    • C. 

      145

    • D. 

      90

  • 6. 
    How real numbers are stored by the computer?
    • A. 

      Binary

    • B. 

      Floating Point Representation using Mantissa and Exponent

    • C. 

      Floating Boat Representation

    • D. 

      ASCII

  • 7. 
    How graphics are represented by the computer?
    • A. 

      Binary

    • B. 

      Bitmap

    • C. 

      ASCII

    • D. 

      Unicode

  • 8. 
    How text is represented by the computer?
    • A. 

      ASCII

    • B. 

      Unicode

    • C. 

      Bitmap

    • D. 

      Floating Point Representation

  • 9. 
    How many different characters can ASCII represent?
    • A. 

      54

    • B. 

      128

    • C. 

      1024

    • D. 

      90

  • 10. 
    Using ASCII, how many bits is required for 1 character?
    • A. 

      14

    • B. 

      9

    • C. 

      8

    • D. 

      11

  • 11. 
    Why computers use binary?
    • A. 

      Because there's no other method

    • B. 

      Beacuse it sounds nice

    • C. 

      Because it's simple

    • D. 

      Beacause it's simple and stops signal degredation