5 Basic Elements Of Programming


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

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1. Why are conditional statements important?

2. How is output from a program characterized?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

There are five basic programming elements: input, output, arithmetic operations, conditional statements and looping. This quiz/worksheet combo will help test your knowledge of how these basic elements function.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments, you'll be tested on:

  • The basic elements that every program uses
  • The use of arithmetic operations
  • Types of program loops
  • The use of conditional statements
  • Output from a program

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the five basic programming elements, including which ones are more commonly used than others
  • Defining key concepts - test how well you can define the five basic elements of programming
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions regarding the usage and functions of the five basic programming elements

Additional Learning

To learn more about programming, review the accompanying lesson on Programming's 5 Basic Elements. This lesson covers the following definitions:

  • Input
  • Output
  • Arithmetic
  • Conditional
  • Looping