# FUNDAMENTALS OF COMPUTER

## BASIC COMPUTER CONCEPTS

### COMPUTER SYSTEM TYPES

 Question [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Which statement below best describes a BIT?
 A The smallest unit of data represented by a 0 or a 1. B A set of eight bits C The amount of data that can be stored in a storage device D The permanent store of data that remains after the computer has been shut down.
Explanation:

Detailed explanation-1: -Detailed Solution. The correct answer is option 3) i.e. Bit. A bit is a binary digit and it is the smallest unit of data on a computer. A bit can hold only one of two values: 0 or 1.

Detailed explanation-2: -A bit (binary digit) is the smallest unit of data that a computer can process and store. A bit is always in one of two physical states, similar to an on/off light switch. The state is represented by a single binary value, usually a 0 or 1.

Detailed explanation-3: -The smallest unit of information, a computer can understand and process is known as a bit.

Detailed explanation-4: -The correct answer is Bit. A bit is the smallest unit of the computer. It is represented by binary digits and can hold only two digits is 0 and 1.

Detailed explanation-5: -A byte is the smallest unit of memory used in today’s computing. Bytes consist of eight bits, and a byte is used to encode a single number, letter, or symbol.

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