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  • 1. 

    1. It permits a set of instructions to be repeated until a condition is reached.

    • A.

      Array

    • B.

      Loop

    • C.

      Condition

    • D.

      Flowchart

    Correct Answer
    B. Loop
    Explanation
    A loop is a programming construct that allows a set of instructions to be repeated until a certain condition is met. It is used to efficiently execute a block of code multiple times without having to write the same code over and over again. In this case, the loop is used to repeat a set of instructions until a specific condition is reached.

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  • 2. 

    2. A loop in visual basic that executes a block of statements for a specific number of times.

    • A.

      Do Loop

    • B.

      While Loop

    • C.

      Do Until Loop

    • D.

      For Loop

    Correct Answer
    D. For Loop
    Explanation
    A For Loop in Visual Basic is used to execute a block of statements for a specific number of times. It is commonly used when the number of iterations is known in advance. The loop consists of an initialization statement, a condition statement, and an increment or decrement statement. The loop will continue executing as long as the condition statement is true. Once the condition becomes false, the loop will terminate. This makes the For Loop a suitable choice when a specific number of iterations is required.

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  • 3. 

    3. A loop that the code execution continues until the condition is met.

    • A.

      Do Until Loop

    • B.

      Do While Loop

    • C.

      For Loop

    • D.

      While Loop

    Correct Answer
    A. Do Until Loop
    Explanation
    A Do Until Loop is a type of loop in programming where the code execution continues until the condition is met. In this loop, the code block is executed first and then the condition is checked. If the condition is false, the loop continues to execute. Once the condition becomes true, the loop stops executing and the program moves on to the next line of code. This type of loop is useful when you want to repeat a certain task until a specific condition is satisfied.

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  • 4. 

    4. A loop that executes the code while the condition is still being met.

    • A.

      While Loop

    • B.

      Do Until Loop

    • C.

      Do While Loop

    • D.

      For Loop

    Correct Answer
    C. Do While Loop
    Explanation
    A do while loop is a loop that executes the code while the condition is still being met. This means that the code block will be executed at least once, regardless of whether the condition is initially true or false. After the code block is executed, the condition is checked again, and if it is still true, the loop will continue to execute. If the condition is false, the loop will exit and the program will continue with the next line of code.

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  • 5. 

    5. It is a boolean expression that should be satisfied for the loop to continue executing.

    • A.

      Statements

    • B.

      Condition

    • C.

      Operation

    • D.

      Start

    Correct Answer
    B. Condition
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Condition" because in a loop, the condition is evaluated before each iteration. If the condition evaluates to true, the loop continues executing and if it evaluates to false, the loop terminates. Therefore, the condition acts as a boolean expression that determines whether the loop should continue executing or not.

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  • 6. 

    6. Which of the following is the correct syntax of For Loop?

    • A.

      For var = Int to End //Statements Next

    • B.

      For var = Start to End //Statements Next

    • C.

      For var Next = Start //Statements End

    • D.

      For Next Var = End //Statements Start

    Correct Answer
    B. For var = Start to End //Statements Next
    Explanation
    The correct syntax for a For Loop is "For var = Start to End". This syntax specifies the starting value of the variable "var" and the ending value "End". The loop will iterate through the statements between the "For" and "Next" keywords, incrementing the value of "var" with each iteration until it reaches the ending value.

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  • 7. 

    7. It is a collection of data having the same type stored in one name.

    • A.

      Loop

    • B.

      Repetition

    • C.

      Index

    • D.

      Array

    Correct Answer
    D. Array
    Explanation
    An array is a data structure that allows you to store multiple values of the same type under one name. It provides a way to organize and access these values using an index. Arrays are commonly used in programming to store and manipulate collections of data efficiently.

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  • 8. 

    8. It represents an array in the program.

    • A.

      Index

    • B.

      Array Name

    • C.

      Dim

    • D.

      Element

    Correct Answer
    B. Array Name
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Array Name" because in programming, an array is a data structure that stores a fixed-size sequence of elements of the same type. The array name is used to refer to the entire array, and it is used to access individual elements within the array by using the index. Therefore, the array name represents the array in the program.

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  • 9. 

    9. It refers to values inside an Array.

    • A.

      Elements

    • B.

      Variables

    • C.

      Index

    • D.

      Data Type

    Correct Answer
    A. Elements
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Elements". In programming, an array is a data structure that can store multiple values of the same data type. Each value in the array is called an element. Therefore, when it is mentioned that "It refers to values inside an Array," it is referring to the elements of the array.

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  • 10. 

    10. An integer assigned to an array element to specify its position within the array.

    • A.

      Index

    • B.

      Element

    • C.

      Integer

    • D.

      Dim

    Correct Answer
    A. Index
    Explanation
    An index is an integer value assigned to an array element to represent its position within the array. It is used to access and retrieve specific elements from the array. By using the index, we can easily locate and manipulate the desired element within the array.

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  • 11. 

    11. An index of an array starts in _____.

    • A.

      1

    • B.

      0

    • C.

      2

    • D.

      0 and 1

    Correct Answer
    B. 0
    Explanation
    The index of an array typically starts at 0. This means that the first element in the array is accessed using the index 0. This convention is followed in many programming languages, including C, C++, Java, and Python. Starting the index at 0 allows for easier and more efficient memory access and manipulation of array elements.

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  • 12. 

    12. Dim StudentName () As String = {“Mae”, “Alex”, “Bernice”, “Cherries”} What element in this array has an index of 2?

    • A.

      Alex

    • B.

      Mae

    • C.

      Bernice

    • D.

      Cherries

    Correct Answer
    C. Bernice
    Explanation
    The element in this array that has an index of 2 is "Bernice". In arrays, the index starts at 0, so the first element has an index of 0, the second element has an index of 1, and so on. Since "Bernice" is the third element in the array, it has an index of 2.

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  • 13. 

    13. Dim StudentName () As String = {“Mae”, “Alex”, “Bernice”, “Cherries”} What is the name of the array?

    • A.

      String

    • B.

      StudentName

    • C.

      Dim

    • D.

      As

    Correct Answer
    B. StudentName
    Explanation
    The name of the array is "StudentName". This is indicated by the line "Dim StudentName () As String = {"Mae", "Alex", "Bernice", "Cherries"}" where "StudentName" is the variable name used to declare and initialize the array.

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  • 14. 

    14. Which of the following is not a data type in Visual Basic?

    • A.

      Boolean

    • B.

      String

    • C.

      Double

    • D.

      Dim

    Correct Answer
    D. Dim
    Explanation
    Dim is not a data type in Visual Basic. It is a keyword used to declare variables. Data types in Visual Basic include Boolean, String, and Double, which are used to store different types of values such as true/false, text, and decimal numbers respectively. However, Dim is used to indicate that a variable is being declared, but it does not represent a specific data type.

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  • 15. 

    15. A set of values used to initialize each element in an array.

    • A.

      Initial Values

    • B.

      Subscript

    • C.

      Data Types

    • D.

      Array Name

    Correct Answer
    A. Initial Values
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Initial Values" because when creating an array, we can provide a set of values that will be used to initialize each element in the array. These initial values can be of any data type and are assigned to the corresponding elements based on their order in the array. The array name and subscript are used to access specific elements in the array once it has been initialized.

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