What is Alphanumeric? - Definition & Characters


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Which of the following are alphanumeric characters?

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1. Computer programs written with 0s and 1s are using which of these codes?

2. What is the ASCII code for the letter R?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet will check your understanding of the alphanumeric characters as used in writing computer programs. Topics covered in the lesson include identifying alphanumeric characters and the ASCII code for the letter R.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In this lesson, you will be quizzed on:

  • Type of computer programs written with 0s and 1s
  • Where you can find numeric codes
  • Computer key used to write an alphanumeric character

Skills Practiced

You will practice the following skills in this lesson:

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding where to find numeric codes
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related information systems lesson
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the ASCII code
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about creating alphanumeric characters and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

Get more in-depth information about this concept with the accompanying lesson called What Is Alphanumeric? - Definition and Characters. The lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Define alphanumeric
  • Examine alphanumeric characters in computer programming
  • Provide partial ASCII table
  • Detail using keyboard with keypad to create these characters
  • Describe using character map to find codes