Programming Practice & Techniques: The Programming Process

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Database Design & Development Programming Practice & Techniques The Programming Process


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  • 1. 
    The programming process is a _______________.
    • A. 

      System-development process

    • B. 

      Coding process

    • C. 

      Testing process

    • D. 

      Problem solving process

  • 2. 
    Which one is true?
    • A. 

      The programming process is a problem solving process.

    • B. 

      The programming process is a data transformation process.

    • C. 

      The programming process is a coding process.

    • D. 

      The programming process is problem-defining process.

  • 3. 
    In the problem definition, which of the following do we use to describe the output that is to be printed?
    • A. 

      Print chart

    • B. 

      Display system layout sheet

    • C. 

      A record format form

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 4. 
    Who usually provides the problem definition to a programmer?
    • A. 

      The system analyst

    • B. 

      The program manager

    • C. 

      The project manager

    • D. 

      A senior programmer

  • 5. 
    Which of the following defines an algorithm?
    • A. 

      It is a graphical representation of a program flow

    • B. 

      It is the documentation of program logic

    • C. 

      It is a list of the sequence of steps required to solve the problem

    • D. 

      It is the actual program code

  • 6. 
    What is used for keeping track of the number of times something occurs in a program?
    • A. 

      A loop

    • B. 

      A counter

    • C. 

      A decision construct

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 7. 
    What do mean by incrementing?
    • A. 

      Squaring

    • B. 

      Adding one

    • C. 

      Subtracting one

    • D. 

      Setting initial value

  • 8. 
    What do we can an error that occurs while a program is being executed?
    • A. 

      Syntax error

    • B. 

      Logical error

    • C. 

      Execution-time error

    • D. 

      Bug

  • 9. 
    Which of the following procedure can you use to check an algorithm?
    • A. 

      Debugging by automated debugger

    • B. 

      Desk-checking

    • C. 

      Inspection

    • D. 

      Consultation

  • 10. 
    Which of the following defines an algorithm?
    • A. 

      It is a symbolic representation an algorithm

    • B. 

      It is the documentation of program logic

    • C. 

      It is a list of the sequence of steps required to solve the problem

    • D. 

      It is the actual program code

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