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22-08-2021 Technology

Q. How many bits in a byte?

A. 4
B. 8
C. 16
D. 32


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Commented on 2021-08-22 11:53:56 (IST)
Answer - B.

Explanation - The smallest unit of measurement used for measuring data is a bit. A single bit can have a value of either zero(0) or one(1). It may contain a binary value (such as True/False or On/Off or 1/0) and nothing more. Therefore, a byte, or eight bits, is used as the fundamental unit of measurement for data storage. A byte can store 256 different values, which is sufficient to represent standard ASCII table, such as all numbers, letters and control symbols.