ANSWERS TO QUESTIONS Q1. THROUGH Q40.
A2. By symbols.
A4. By either direct or indirect means.
A5. Punched cards, paper tape, magnetic tape, or magnetic disk.
A6. Extended Binary Coded Decimal Interchange Code.
A9. Packing or packed data.
A10. American Standard Code for Information Interchange.
A11. To standardize a binary code to give the computer user the capability of using
several machines to process data regardless of the manufacturer.
A12. No, they are identical.
A13. To detect errors in the circuitry.
A15. Program storage area.
A16. By the individual programs being used.
A17. A single binary digit.
A19. Number of bytes.
A20. Magnetic cores are strung together on a screen of wire.
A21. In primary storage.
A22. The manufacturer.
A23. Variable-word-length or byte-addressable.
A25. By bits, characters (bytes), fields, records, and files.
A26. A collection of related records.
A28. Direct-access storage.
A29. Magnetic core, semiconductor, thin film, and bubble.
A30. A network.
A31. Exchange information.
A32. A communications facility and interface units.
A34. Broadband and baseband.
A35. A party line.
A36. Global connections.
A37. It is an acronym for modulator/demodulator.
A38. Those devices that serve to interconnect.
A39. It is given a signal warning that data is about to be transmitted.