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Basics of Computer Programming Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of the following is good practice as a programmer, in terms of customer interaction?

Question 2 2. Which of the following describes programming?

Question 3 3. Which statement is true of the relationship between the use of flow charts and the use of outlines?

Question 4 4. When writing a program that will do bookkeeping for a small business, the document review step should include going through _____.

Question 5 5. What is a loop?

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Question 6 6. A list data type is also referred to as:

Question 7 7. Why are conditional statements important?

Question 8 8. In the birthday present example in the lesson, what is the first step in creating a flowchart?

Question 9 9. A data type where values can only represent one of a limited number of pre-defined categories is called a(n) _______ data type.

Question 10 10. Who is responsible for writing the Requirements Document?

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Question 11 11. Tisha needs to create a module that will do a specific calculation with only the values provided. She will use _____ programming to accomplish this task.

Question 12 12. Besides being a way for you to make sure you and the customer agree on the user requirements, the review process can also

Question 13 13. What is the definition of analysis?

Question 14 14. Which symbol is used to represent a decision in a flowchart?

Question 15 15. What is the importance of syntax in programming?

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Question 16 16. What is a survey review?

Question 17 17. In order to write a program, a programmer must:

Question 18 18. Which of the following is not a primitive data type?

Question 19 19. A memory location that can store a value within a program is called a/an:

Question 20 20. What is an example of a typical keyword used in a programming language?

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Question 21 21. How has object-oriented programming become the dominant paradigm?

Question 22 22. Procedural programming is also referred to as _____.

Question 23 23. During the meetings and surveys step, the programmer should:

Question 24 24. How many different values can a Boolean contain?

Question 25 25. Why is prototyping so important?

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Question 26 26. Why is the level of detail in an outline or flow chart so important when mapping code?

Question 27 27. Of the five basic blocks of programming, which two is used by every program?

Question 28 28. Which of the following is another term used for procedural programming?

Question 29 29. Who is responsible for writing the Requirements Document Review?

Question 30 30. Which approach to programming uses iteration to repeat a series of steps?

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