Banking Computers IBPS RRBs Officer CWE Main Exam 2016

  • question_answer ASCII and EBCDIC are the popular character coding systems. What does EBCDIC stand for?

    A)  Extended Binary Code, Decimal Interchange Code

    B)  Extended Bit Code Decimal Interchange Code

    C)  Extended Bit Case Decimal Interchange Code

    D)  Extended Binary Case Decimal Interchange Code

    E)  None of these given as options

    Correct Answer: A

    Solution :

    [a] EBCDIC stands for Extended Binary Coded Decimal Interchange Code, It is an eight-bit character encoding used mainly on IBM mainframe and IBM midrange computer operating systems. EBCDIC is not used on the IBM PC and all subsequent "PC clones" that use ASCII as the: primary character and symbol coding system.


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