Basic Computer Programming Test! Trivia Quiz

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Basic Computer Programming Test! Trivia Quiz

People these days are embracing the use of computers on a regular basis and in there is a high demand for hiring people that have the desired technical knowhow when it comes to computers. One of the fields that most people thrive in is computer programming. Are you an aspiring computer programmer? Take up the basic computer programming test below and see how much you know.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is the name for a character in Scratch? (This comes from computer programming where the code is oriented to an object.)
    • A. 

      Variable

    • B. 

      Scratcher

    • C. 

      Sprite

    • D. 

      Spritely Scratch Window Script

  • 2. 
    This part of the Library is Orange. They are control and are used to create..
    • A. 

      Conditional Statements by giving you the "when" and loops by giving the "forever"

    • B. 

      A Change in costume

    • C. 

      Some data

    • D. 

      Variables

    • E. 

      How to save your Scratch program

  • 3. 
    Which of these is a conditional statement that uses data?
    • A. 

      When the space key is pressed, forever move

    • B. 

      When the green flag is clicked, turn 15 degrees

    • C. 

      If i snap my fingers, talk quietly

    • D. 

      Repeat 10 times

  • 4. 
    When I click in the Sprite/Script window and click on the costume tab, I am
    • A. 

      Making a loop

    • B. 

      Making it move

    • C. 

      Adding a sound

    • D. 

      Creating costumes for a Sprite

  • 5. 
    To get a new Sprite, I just drag it from the desktop.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    What would this script make the cat do most likely? ** it's a tricky one, act it out if you need to!
    • A. 

      Go 10 steps and then turn

    • B. 

      Turn and the move across the page forever

    • C. 

      Go in a circle

    • D. 

      Move 10 steps, then turn, then move again

  • 7. 
    Computers can't process a command like "slowly," they need _________ which is usually numbers, but can be letters too.
    • A. 

      Loops

    • B. 

      Conditional Statements

    • C. 

      Data

  • 8. 
    In this program, when the Sprite was touching the cheese puffs, it would change the hunger variable
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Which of the following is not a type of computer programming language?
    • A. 

      Java

    • B. 

      Scratch

    • C. 

      Lasers

    • D. 

      C++

    • E. 

      Pascal

  • 10. 
    An algorithm is..
    • A. 

      Data and Loops mixed together

    • B. 

      A fixed set of steps to solve a problem, like the scripts in Scratch

    • C. 

      Only in Java and it's mostly # and %

    • D. 

      Conditional Statements without the "ifs"

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