ASCII and Unicode to Represent Characters in Binary Code


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ASCII lets your computer _____.

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1. Which of the following does Bit stand for?

2. There are _____ bits in a byte.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

ASCII, binary, bits and bytes all function together. In this quiz, you will be tested on your ability to recognize their definitions and attributes.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The questions on this quiz will test your knowledge of subjects such as:

  • The function of ASCII
  • What a bit is and how it relates to a byte
  • How binary digits are represented
  • The form of bytes

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet will give you a chance to practice the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson in computer code
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast subjects from the lesson, such as bits and bytes
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about ASCII and binary

Additional Learning

ASCII and binary are discussed further in the article accompanying this quiz, titled ASCII and Unicode to Represent Characters in Binary Code. Some of the information you will find in this article includes:

  • Definitions of ASCII, bits, and bytes
  • What ASCII is used for
  • How binary is involved in the process