Object-Oriented Programming vs. Procedural Programming


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A procedure in programming is also called _____.

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1. Which programming paradigm uses classes?

2. Procedural programming is also referred to as _____.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

There are several types of computer programming philosophies and these materials will give you the chance to study two of them. The quiz will test how well you understand the differences between two types of programming languages.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use the quiz to make sure you comprehend:

  • The definition of object-oriented programming
  • Examples of procedural programming
  • Characteristics of object-oriented programming
  • Alternative names for these programming philosophies

Skills Practiced

When you take this quiz, you'll be practicing the following skills:

  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding programming languages and interpret it correctly
  • Making connections - use understanding of the concept of procedures
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about procedural programming

Additional Learning

If you want to learn more, check out the accompanying lesson titled Object Oriented Programming vs. Procedural Programming. In that lesson, you'll cover the following objectives:

  • Define two types of programming philosophies: object-oriented programming and procedural programming
  • Learn what characteristics make up these two programming concepts
  • Compare and contrast the features of each programming type
  • Study types of programming languages that are procedural, object-oriented, or both