Computer Programming Quizzes & Trivia

Millions of code lines, hours after hours spent in front of the computer, forums and conferences, trainings and tutorials. All this time you’ve been preparing to become an ace in programming and it’s time to be put to the test. Fortunately, we have the right challenge for you. We’re talking of course about our computer programming quiz. Here’s a sneak peek of what you’ll be facing in the next minutes.

What are the five most popular programming languages? What invention is credited to Herman Hollerith, back in 1880? What famous company was derived from Tabulating Machine Company? What software is often used for debugging? What did Dennis Ritchie invent between 1969 and 1973? Did we get your geeky side pumping? Ready for more challenges from the world of programming? Hit start and proceed to more questions!

A programming language is one of the things that every programmer should have a proper understanding of as it is a set of grammatical rules that instruct a computer to carry out a specific task. One of the most common programming...

Questions: 3  |  Attempts: 2492   |  Last updated: Feb 14, 2019
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    What is the most basic language Microsoft made?

There different types of programming languages in use today and we have been able to cover each of the major ones in depth. Do you feel like you understood them all, when and how to apply them? In this quiz you will get to review...

Questions: 10  |  Attempts: 847   |  Last updated: May 30, 2019
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    What does HTML stand for?

Computer programming is one of the jobs where you don’t need to be in an office but can work from anywhere. A computer program is vital in ensuring that the user gets to meet their need from the computer. Are you preparing...

Questions: 5  |  Attempts: 532   |  Last updated: May 30, 2019
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    It is an electronic device capable of performing complex computations in a short time.Application 

C++ is a high-level language that programmers need to have some necessary information on. We got to discuss how to use it to achieve the right functions of the central processing unit. This quiz contains 10 questions that pertain...

Questions: 10  |  Attempts: 519   |  Last updated: Jun 20, 2019
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    Given the enumeration defined by the following line, what is the value of UNBEATABLE ? enum difficulty {NOVICE=1, EASY, NORMAL, HARD, UNBEATABLE};

Preliminary exams are specifically designed to help one review their class content before their exam is due. Exam 1 below is for all programming students who wish to test out their understanding on some topics. Do you feel like...

Questions: 18  |  Attempts: 503   |  Last updated: May 30, 2019
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    What is the top down design?

Computer Programming Questions & Answers

What is the difference between EXE and DLL?
These two terms are used in programming. You can export your finished project to either EXE or DLL after coding. EXE makes it possible to identify a file as a program, and it is a shortened version for word executable. DLL, on the other hand, stands
Which answer best summarizes each line of code of the two followings if statements? string name1, name2;int guess, answer;if (name1.equals(name2)) if (guess == answer)
The "S" in string should be capital and the variables should be initialised. The program will not compile if you write it like that. Therefore the answer is none of the above.