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Php Programming Basics

Subject : it-skills
Instructions:
  • Answer 50 questions in 15 minutes.
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1. _________ can be used in conditional statements to set precedence






2. To create an array






3. Active Server Pages






4. container of both data and code






5. To close a connection between a database






6. Hyper Text Markup Language






7. This will show all error reporting except for notice errors.






8. $_POST and $_GET are ________ variables.






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






10. Used to display errors in a particular script - should be placed at top of script.






11. To get over quotation marks while using arrays






12. To assign array element values to individual variables






13. To merge arrays






14. To determine the amount of elements in an array






15. bitwise left shift






16. Online applications and resources which are available to the general public with very few restrictions






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






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






19. Converts a string of ASCII characters to hexadecimal values






20. Hyper Text Transfer Protocol






21. a language in which to make querys to a database with






22. ____ or key is referred to for a value within an array.






23. Function can you use to format a number with commas






24. Document Type Definitions






25. Used to check if a given variable has an "empty" value - no value or 0 or FALSE.






26. Besides GET and POST ________ can be used to access data but $_POST and $_GET are more precise and therefore preferable.






27. When used the value can be passed safely through the URL (GET).






28. To delete a variable or an element of an array






29. The syntax for connecting to a database






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






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






32. Used to convert all HTML tags into their entity versions.






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






34. container of ordered data elements






35. standard notation






36. This error arises from misusing a function.






37. Operators used to operate and assign






38. The prefix for a dynamic variable - also known as a variable variable






39. Used to encrypt values - it is a one-way encryption method






40. Alias of rtrim()






41. Function used to round down to the lowest integer






42. To append elements to an array - this will assign item to the next available index; associative arrays get messy.






43. Control structures that break exit






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






45. identity






46. This fatal error arises from memory allocation problem.






47. used to round numeric values.






48. To set up error reporting






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






50. Hypertext Preprocessor - a server-side programing language used to create webpages