C Language Exam 1

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C Language Exam 1

C language is the first language that most programmers get introduced to programming. The quiz below is a sample test to show you the questions you would expect to get in your papers come exam time. Give it a try and all the best as you continue on the programing journey.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Identify the loop construct:
    • A. 

      If-else

    • B. 

      Goto

    • C. 

      While

    • D. 

      Switch-case

  • 2. 
    Which of the following is not a storage class
    • A. 

      External

    • B. 

      Automatic

    • C. 

      Register

    • D. 

      Define

  • 3. 
    Which of the following is a correct way of defining a symbolic constant pie in C
    • A. 

      # define pie = 22/7

    • B. 

      #define pie 22/7

    • C. 

      #define pie= 3.142

    • D. 

      # Define pie 22/7

  • 4. 
    The minimum number of times the for loop is executed is
    • A. 

      0

    • B. 

      Cannot be predicted

    • C. 

      1

    • D. 

      2

  • 5. 
    In switch statement
    • A. 

      More than one default allowesd

    • B. 

      Default case, if used, should be the last case

    • C. 

      Default case, if used, can be placed anywhere

    • D. 

      Default case must be present

  • 6. 
    How many while statements are possible in do.... While loop?
    • A. 

      2

    • B. 

      3

    • C. 

      Any number

    • D. 

      1

  • 7. 
    The storage area for register variables
    • A. 

      Cache

    • B. 

      Memory

    • C. 

      Processor registers

    • D. 

      Virtual memory

  • 8. 
    Which of the following statements is false
    • A. 

      The initialization and increment parts of a for statement can be empty

    • B. 

      The body of do-while statement can be empty

    • C. 

      The expression in the condition part of a for statement can be empty

    • D. 

      The initialization part of a for statement cannot have more than one initialization

  • 9. 
    Consider the segment If(1) printf(“yes”); else printf(“no”); what will be the output
    • A. 

      No

    • B. 

      Unpredictable

    • C. 

      Yes

    • D. 

      Error

  • 10. 
    The global variable can be declared
    • A. 

      After main

    • B. 

      After block

    • C. 

      Before main

    • D. 

      Within block

  • 11. 
    Which of the following is not correct
    • A. 

      While loop is executed atleast once

    • B. 

      Do . while loop is executed at least once

    • C. 

      While loop is executed only if the condition is true

    • D. 

      Dowhile loop is ececuted only if the condition is true

  • 12. 
    printf (“\ “ well done\” ”); what will be the output of this statement
    • A. 

      \“well done \”

    • B. 

      Well done

    • C. 

      “ well done”

    • D. 

      \ well done \

  • 13. 
    What is the output of the following program main() {static int y; printf (“%d\n”, y); }
    • A. 

      0

    • B. 

      Run-time error

    • C. 

      Undefined

    • D. 

      Compilation error

  • 14. 
    The number of elements in array declaration
    • A. 

      Dynamically identifies based on largest index used in program

    • B. 

      Does not require to be specified

    • C. 

      Assume default size as ‘0’

    • D. 

      Requires to be specified

  • 15. 
    In C every variable has
    • A. 

      A type and size

    • B. 

      A type, name, value and size

    • C. 

      A name and type

    • D. 

      A size and value

  • 16. 
    All the elements in the array must be
    • A. 

      Defined

    • B. 

      Neither initialized nor defined

    • C. 

      Initialized and defined

    • D. 

      Initialized

  • 17. 
    How many bytes will be allotted for the declaration int num[4] [3]
    • A. 

      6 bytes

    • B. 

      24 bytes

    • C. 

      12 bytes

    • D. 

      48 bytes

  • 18. 
    If statement is a —————statement
    • A. 

      Loop construct

    • B. 

      Two way decision

    • C. 

      Multiway decision

    • D. 

      One-way decision

  • 19. 
    The total memory required for an array
    • A. 

      Sizeof (datatype) * 2

    • B. 

      Size of (datatype) * size of used array elements

    • C. 

      Sizeof (datatype) * sizeof array

    • D. 

      Size of (array) * datatype

  • 20. 
    int table [2][3] ={{0}, {0}} in this statement
    • A. 

      None of the element are initialized to zero

    • B. 

      Only first row elements are initialized to zero

    • C. 

      Only last row elements are initialized to zero

    • D. 

      All the array elements are initialized to zero

  • 21. 
    The statements that prints out the character set from A-Z is, where a is an integer variable
    • A. 

      For(a=‘A’; a

    • B. 

      For(a=‘A’; a

    • C. 

      For(a=‘a’; a

    • D. 

      For(a=’A’ a

  • 22. 
    The amount of storage required for holding elements of the array depends on
    • A. 

      Data type

    • B. 

      Datatype and size

    • C. 

      Run-time requirement

    • D. 

      Size

  • 23. 
    If we don’t initialize a static array, what will be the elements set to:
    • A. 

      Character constant

    • B. 

      A floating point number

    • C. 

      0

    • D. 

      An undetermined value

  • 24. 
    • A. 

      Char array cannot be printed directly using printf

    • B. 

      Array is not a left value and so cannot be assigned to

    • C. 

      Program compiles without error, but prints an unpredictable value

    • D. 

      Array cannot be initialized as above

  • 25. 
    Array subscripts in ‘C’ always start at
    • A. 

      0

    • B. 

      Compiler dependent

    • C. 

      1

    • D. 

      -1