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In serial data transmission, every byte of data is padded with a $'0'$ in the beginning and one or two $'1'$s at the end of byte because:

  1. receiver is to be synchronized for byte reception
  2. receiver recovers lost $'0'$s and $'1'$s from these padded bits
  3. padded bits are useful in parity computation
  4. none of the above
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In serial communication in beginning $'0'$ is padded as start bit and one or two $'1'$s are padded as stop bit.

and those bits are for synchronize receiver

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the stop bits can be 1 or 2
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Option a
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answer must be (D)

-bcoz reciever is to be synchronized for bit reception not for byte reception
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