Introduction To Programming Quiz

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Introduction To Programming Quiz

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