Data Types in Programming: Numbers, Strings and Others


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Which of the following is not a primitive data type?

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1. Which of the following is not a numeric data type?

2. How many different values can a Boolean contain?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

You'll need a firm understanding of data types, including primitive, list and numeric, to pass this quiz. As soon as you finish answering the questions, you'll receive your scores.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Correctly answer questions about the following to pass this quiz:

  • Examples of primitive and numeric data types
  • The number of different values a Boolean can contain
  • The data type where values are limited by pre-defined categories
  • The alternate term for a list data type

Skills Practiced

  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main terms, such as Boolean and numeric data type
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on data types in programming
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding the different data types and interpret them well enough to identify examples

Additional Learning

The accompanying lesson, Data Types in Programming: Numbers, Strings and Others, provides more details on the topic, including the following objectives:

  • Define data type
  • Explore strings
  • Examine numeric data types
  • Review composite data types
  • Recognize the data type for date and time