A directory of Objective Type Questions covering all the Computer Science subjects.

1. One byte equals to how many bits ?
a. 4 bits
b. 8 bits
c. 12 bits
d. 16 bits
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Answer: (b).8 bits

2. The numbers written to the power of 10 in the representation of decimal numbers are called as _____.
a. Height factors
b. Size factors
c. Scale factors
d. None of the above
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Answer: (c).Scale factors

3. If the decimal point is placed to the right of the first significant digit, then the number is called as ________.
a. Orthogonal
b. Normalized
c. Determinate
d. None of the above
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Answer: (b).Normalized

4. ________ constitute the representation of the floating number.
a. Sign
b. Significant digits
c. Scale factor
d. All of the above
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Answer: (d).All of the above

5. The sign followed by the string of digits is called as ______.
a. Significant
b. Determinant
c. Mantissa
d. Exponent
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Answer: (c).Mantissa

6. In IEEE 32-bit representations, the mantissa of the fraction is said to occupy ______ bits.
a. 24
b. 23
c. 20
d. 16
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Answer: (b).23

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