Introduction To Programming Quiz

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Test students knowledge on the generations of programming language and the stages of program development. Developed by Ms. Stacy Sutherland for my third form students.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    A set of intructions that tells the computer how to behave, what to do and derive at a solution to a particular problem is:
    • A. 

      Algorithm

    • B. 

      Pseudocode

    • C. 

      Programming

    • D. 

      Program

  • 2. 
    A set of logically sequenced instructions that allows to find the solution to a problem is:
    • A. 

      Algorithm

    • B. 

      Pseudocode

    • C. 

      Programming

    • D. 

      Program

  • 3. 
    The six stages of program development in logical order are:
    • A. 

      Define, Analyze, Write, Test, Document, Debug

    • B. 

      Define, Analyze, Develop, Write, Test and Debug, Document

    • C. 

      Define, Write, Develop, Analyze, Test, Document

    • D. 

      Define, Develop, Write, Test, Document, Debug

  • 4. 
    The programming language that is used to show pupils the concept and structure of programming is called:
    • A. 

      Basic

    • B. 

      Cobol

    • C. 

      Pascal

    • D. 

      Java

  • 5. 
    Java is an example of which generation programming language
    • A. 

      4GLs

    • B. 

      3rd

    • C. 

      2nd

    • D. 

      1st

  • 6. 
    Which of the following generations of programming language executed code faster:
    • A. 

      4GLs

    • B. 

      3rd

    • C. 

      2nd

    • D. 

      1st

  • 7. 
    Algorithms must be all of the following except:
    • A. 

      Logical

    • B. 

      Ambiguous

    • C. 

      Concise

    • D. 

      Precise

  • 8. 
    Which language had codes such as MOV, ADD, SUB
    • A. 

      Java

    • B. 

      Binary

    • C. 

      Pascal

    • D. 

      Assembly

  • 9. 
    Which of the following had executes programming codes line by line, rather than the whole program:
    • A. 

      Compiler

    • B. 

      Interpreter

    • C. 

      Executer

    • D. 

      Translator

  • 10. 
    All the following are examples of third programming language except:
    • A. 

      Pascal

    • B. 

      C#

    • C. 

      Basic

    • D. 

      Fortran

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