ALGOL: Types & History


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ALGOL is an acronym that stands for _____.

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1. Which of the following is NOT a feature provided by the ALGOL language?

2. Which of the following is a basic data type in ALGOL?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Find out what you know about the kinds of ALGOL with this quiz and worksheet. Interactive questions will cover areas of study that include what the acronym represents and the features it provides.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Test questions will assess you on:

  • Basic data type(s) in ALGOL
  • How to create a complex data type using ALGOL
  • Something that was created in Paris with regard to ALGOL

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on the different types of ALGOL
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the development of a complex data type with ALGOL
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about what ALGOL stands for and the features that it provides

Additional Learning

For more information, feel free to review the lesson named ALGOL: Types & History. The lesson will teach you about the following topics:

  • Computer languages and how they are used
  • A variety of basic types under ALGOL
  • ALGOL's history