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Basic Programming Vocab

Subject : it-skills
Instructions:
  • Answer 50 questions in 15 minutes.
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  • Match each statement with the correct term.
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1. A sequence of characters used as data






2. Variable that has been declared but has not been assigned a value






3. A string that appears in the actual code of a program






4. A module that returns a value to the program






5. A variable that is accessible to every module in a program






6. Iterates a specific number of times






7. Procedures and subroutines and subprograms and methods and functions






8. A storage location in memory represented by a name






9. Pieces of data that are sent into a module






10. Allows a program to perform actions only if certain conditions are met






11. The execution of the body of a loop






12. Data generated and displayed by a program






13. Statements execute in the order in which they appear






14. Used to write a dual alternative decision structure






15. Performs an iteration before testing its condition






16. Has two possible paths of execution






17. Specifies variable's name and data type






18. Allows a program to perform actions only if certain conditions are met






19. A storage location in memory represented by a name






20. A logical design that controls the order in which a group of statements execute






21. Provides only one alternate path of execution






22. Uses a true/false condition to control the number of times that it repeats






23. A group of statements that perform a specific task






24. Data that a program receives while it is running






25. A sequence of characters used as data






26. Repeats a specific number of times






27. A loop that iterates until a condition is true






28. Specifies variable's name and data type






29. Has two possible paths of execution






30. A statement designed to initialize and test and increment a counter variable






31. Provides only one alternate path of execution






32. Used to write a single alternative decision structure






33. AND-OR-NOT






34. The process of converting an algorithm into a series of subtasks






35. Causes a set of statements to execute repeatedly






36. Tests its condition before performing an iteration






37. The execution of the body of a loop






38. A logical design that controls the order in which a group of statements execute






39. A variable that is accessible to every module in a program






40. Used to create complex Boolean expressions






41. The process of converting an algorithm into a series of subtasks






42. Sets a variable to a specified value






43. Functions that are built into the programming language






44. Another name for a repetition structure






45. Uses a true/false condition to control the number of times that it repeats






46. Causes a set of statements to execute repeatedly






47. A message that asks the user to enter a specific value






48. Iterates a specific number of times






49. Storage locations in an array






50. The identifying number assigned to each element in an array