QUIZ

CHAPTER 1

Your Name:



1.1 How many different combinations of bits are possible in a byte?
(a) 64
(b) 16
(c) 8
(d) 256

1.2 If the eax register holds the number 7, what do you suppose would be held in that register after executing the following Intel Pentium instruction?

add eax,eax

(a) impossible to say
(b) 7
(c) 14
(d) 8

1.3 What decimal number does the binary number 00111111 represent?

(a) 63
(b) 31
(c) 111111
(d) 6

1.4 If A is 65, B is 66, ... in the ASCII coding scheme, what string of text is represented by the following sequence of numbers?

72 69 76 76 79

(a) hello
(b) GEKKO
(c) OLLEH
(d) HELLO

1.5 If our current directory on a Windows system is C:\a\b\c\d, where should we be after entering the following commands into a Command Prompt window?
cd ..
cd ..
cd c
cd flub

(a) C:\a\b\c\d\flub
(b) C:\a\b\c\flub
(c) C:\a\c\flub
(d) C:\c\flub