Characteristics of Robust Programs


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Which of the following is a characteristic of a program?

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1. Which of the following is NOT an example of a program?

2. _____ is the term or phrase that describes the ability to handle run-time influences that can affect operation.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Use these quiz questions to see if you understand robustness as it applies to computer programs. You must explain what makes a computer program robust.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In this quiz you'll test your knowledge and understanding of:

  • The ability to handle run-time instances that affect operation
  • Examples of a program
  • The characteristics of a robust program

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson, such as what program robustness characteristic is commonly revamped on older programs
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding examples of programs
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the characteristics of programs and robust programs

Additional Learning

For more information about this computer science topic, review the lesson titled Characteristics of Robust Programs. You will learn about:

  • The importance of controlled data access to robustness
  • How programs are written
  • Examples of robustness in real-world applications