What Is Programming? - Definition & Introduction for Beginning Programmers


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Which of the following describes programming?

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1. What are the two main parts of a programmer's job?

2. A computer program can be best described as _____. Choose the best answer.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Programming is how we tell computers what to do, and this quiz/worksheet combo will help you test your understanding of the concept. The questions will test you on key definitions related to the subject. The questions are all complete the sentence style queries.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on your understanding of:

  • The definition of programming
  • The programmer's toolbox
  • The skills required to write programs

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related computer science lesson
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding programming
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about programmers

Additional Learning

To learn more about computer science, review the accompanying lesson on What is Programming? - Definition & Introduction for Beginning Programmers. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Learn the fundamentals of programming
  • Understand how to think like a programmer
  • Know how programs are written