What Causes Segmentation Fault in C++?


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Which of the following is a characteristic of segmentation faults?

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1. Who created C++ and when?

2. Which of the following is NOT a characteristic of C++?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Segmentation faults in C++ will the the focus of this worksheet/quiz. Topics on the quiz will cover key points like how segmentation faults are characterized and when C++ was invented and by whom.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The following will be addressed:

  • A characteristic of C++ that doesn't belong
  • Segmentation fault that doesn't apply to C++
  • Causes of a segmentation fault

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on segmentation faults in C++
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding who created C++ and when that was
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the characteristics and causes of segmentation faults

Additional Learning

Learn more about C++ with the lesson entitled What Causes Segmentation Fault in C++. These areas of study will be discussed further:

  • Why segmentation faults were developed
  • What C++ is
  • The protection of memory via C++