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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. The ouput of var_export((bool)"NULL");






2. Leading 0x: 0x13F or 0xA23






3. does a certain action when called upon






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






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






6. $_SERVER - $_POST - $_GET - $_COOKIE - $_SESSION - $_ENV; special arrays.






7. identity






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






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






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






11. Asynchronous Javascript And XML






12. To sort by the keys while maintaining the correlation between the key and its value






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






14. To reorganise the array randomly






15. $_POST and $_GET are ________ variables.






16. To refer to an element in a multidimensional array list the indices in order of _____ to more precise;






17. container of both data and code






18. a type with two possible values: true and false






19. signed floating-point value






20. PHP has two conditional: if and ______.






21. The seven main error reporting constants are: E_NOTICE - E_WARNING - E_PARSE - E_ERROR - E_ALL - _____ - E_DEPRECATED






22. Used to find the length of a string






23. To put a dollar sign before a variable like $10 where 10 is the variable's value - you can escape the first dollar sign; $$cost; or you can use __________.






24. leading zero: 0100 or 0567






25. To assign array element values to individual variables






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






27. says 'if' this then do this 'else' do this or 'while' this do this






28. To refer to an item in an array






29. Hyper Text Markup Language






30. Control structures that break exit






31. Returns an array that corresponds to the fetched row of MySQL data and moves the internal data pointer ahead






32. To determine the amount of elements in an array






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






34. To iterate over the values of an array






35. Variable names cannot begin with _______






36. equivalence






37. bitwise AND






38. _______ is a comparison operator






39. Function used to round up to the highest integer






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






41. To set up error reporting






42. Standard Generalized Markup Language






43. bitwise XOR






44. To declare a constant






45. Tag to end a php script






46. a positive or negative number






47. a storage location in the computer's memory that has a type & a name and a contents






48. Active Server Pages






49. The output of var_export((float)array());






50. Alias of rtrim()