1. One of the main functions of any computer is that it handles text. To a computer however, all data is….
2. Text needs to be converted into __________________ in order for a computer to convert/comprehend it.
3. The most commonly used 'standard' or system that allows us to use the full range of characters (e.g. A - Z including upper and lower case) is:
5. ASCII stands for: Australian Standard Code for Information Interchance
6. The 7 bit ASCII code gives you 2 to the power of 8 possible values which is 128, so the….
7. According to this ASCII table what is lowercase 'a'?
8. What binary value does the 'backspace' key on your keyboard have?
9. The decimal value of '35' corresponds to what ASCII value?
10. Standard ASCII only uses the first 128 binary numbers available out of a possible 256. _______________ take advantage of the other numbers
11. The central point is that language and symbols can be represented as binary numbers within a computer
12. When you press a key on your keyboard the ____________________ translates the signal produced from key's position into its binary code value
13. Note that a character set is NOT a font and that a different language like Hindi would use a different character set.
14. ASCII and extended ASCII can only cater for 256 symbols - what happens if a language requires more than this?
15. Look at the following list and select the statement from the options that is correct