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Php Programming Basics

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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This is a study tool. The 3 wrong answers for each question are randomly chosen from answers to other questions. So, you might find at times the answers obvious, but you will see it re-enforces your understanding as you take the test each time.
1. Returns a character from a specified ASCII value






2. bitwise XOR






3. either hasn't yet been set or is assigned NULL value






4. To remove all HTML and PHP tags.






5. a database which is best supported by PHP






6. The seven main SQL (structured query language) functions are alter - create - delete - _______ - insert - select - update






7. Standard Generalized Markup Language






8. bitwise right shift






9. Hyper Text Markup Language






10. Similar to mysql_fetch_array() - but cannot be accessed by integer offset






11. Shorthand used to increment and decrement






12. This will not show error reporting - it will be turned off.






13. The four main error types are:Notice - Warning - ________ and Error.






14. To get over quotation marks while using arrays






15. Used to create a substring (referred to as a token) from a larger string






16. This fatal error arises from memory allocation problem.






17. any programing language where the user must support the language the script is written in






18. Leading 0x: 0x13F or 0xA23






19. Used to replace a substring with another string - it is not case-sensitive.






20. a positive or negative number






21. This will show all errors that fall under E_ALL or E_STRICT - the pipe | is used for 'or' so that errors that fall under either will be shown.






22. container of both data and code






23. Alias of rtrim()






24. Search Engine Optimization






25. Predefined constants such as __LINE__ or __FILE__ or __FUNCTION__ or __CLASS__ and __METHOD__






26. To merge arrays






27. A data structure that can hold a number of items of data of the same type eg. a list of names






28. To assign keys to the values in an array






29. Tag to begin a php script






30. ___________ can be used with substr() to count backward






31. Converts a string of ASCII characters to hexadecimal values






32. Function that contains the highest value that rand() can have randomly






33. A conditional or loop is a ________________.






34. To reset an array _______ the array() function to the array






35. Tag to end a php script






36. does a certain action when called upon






37. Used to convert certain HTML tags into their entity versions.






38. To sort the values while maintaining the correlation between each value and its key - in reversed order






39. PHP has two conditional: if and ______.






40. Control structures that break exit






41. Use ______ when a variable contains any amount of variables; in general.






42. This fatal fatal is caused by a semantic mistake: omission of a semicolon or imbalance of quotations or parentheses or braces.






43. Used to remove any white space - spaces or newlines or tabs - from the beginning and end of a string - not the middle.






44. Use ______ for search engines or catalogued pages or pages that would be bookmarked.






45. To sort values of an array without regard to the keys






46. Function used to find the absolute value of a number or numeric variable






47. signed floating-point value






48. $_POST Data sent using POST found is sent to _______






49. Operators used to operate and assign






50. Used to check if a variable has a valid numerical value; strings with numerical values pass.