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Test your basic knowledge 
Basic Python Programming
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Study First
Subject
:
itskills
Instructions:
Answer 50 questions in 15 minutes.
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Match each statement with the correct term.
Don't refresh. All questions and answers are randomly picked and ordered every time you load a test.
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 reenforces your understanding as you take the test each time.
1. multiply AND assignment operator
truncate
+=
*=
/
2. Create a variable.
%=
=
round()
continue
3. unction to read one line of a file
readline
*=
continue
/=
4. returns the length of a string (number of characters)
truncate
//=
str
len()
5. Prints a string to the screen which is a signed decimal.
+
%d
math.sqrt(a)
in
6. turns an object into a string
Variables
%s
str()
7. Binary Ones Complement Operator is unary and has the efect of 'flipping' bits. (~a ) will give 60 which is 1100 0011
<<
~
>
append()
8. A string that begins with the % symbol and contains a sequence of printable characters and format specifiers that determine how values output should look.
math.sqrt(a)
format string
continue
for
9. Modulus operator. It's the remainder after division
and
==
%
#
10. This keyword in the body of a conditional  gives an alternative execution.
return
<=
else
>
11. Greater than or equal symbol.
<<
>=
while
and
12. inserts an item inside a list at a certain index
argv
/
insert()
**=
13. Prints a string to the screen which will be Unicode.
%=
*=
%s
str
14. Binary OR Operator copies a bit if it exists in eather operand. (a  b) will give 61 which is 0011 1101
Variables

%
close
15. An operator that removes a value from a list.
close
a//b
argument variable
del
16. Create a variable.
=
&
pass
<<
17. Modulus operator. It's the remainder after division
+
%
readline
input()
18. Binary Left Shift Operator. The left operands value is moved left by the number of bits specified by the right operand. a << 2 will give 240 which is 1111 0000
continue
file.readline()
<<
print
19. Function to open or read a file
open()
floating point number
a**b
+=
20. adds an item to a list
append()
()
read
**=
21. deletes an item from a list
del
*
*
str
22. writes stuff to the file
abs(a)
open()
file.write(stuff)
%
23. turns an object into an integer
int()
continue
:
~
24. subtract AND assignment operator
format string
=
=
=
25. absolute value
abs(a)
**=
print
a//b
26. Symbol to subtract things from each other
len()

%r
a%b
27. floor division AND assignment operator
&
%=
except
//=
28. Binary Right Shift Operator. The left operands value is moved right by the number of bits specified by the right operand. a >> 2 will give 15 which is 0000 1111
continue
write
n
>>
29. Where the parameters go. A necessary punctuation after any function even if it's empty.
^
//=
=
()
30. multiply AND assignment operator
==
==
/=
*=
31. Function to write something to a file
n
<=
write
raise
32. turns an object into a string
round()
read
str()
file.readline()
33. Function to read the contents of a file
str()
read
not
>>
34. This keyword begins the simplest form of a conditional statement.
and
*
if
round()
35. This keyword in the body of a conditional  gives an alternative execution.
^
else
a//b
/
36. Function to empty the contents of a file  no recovery is possible
.py
a**b
truncate
*readline
37. exponent AND assignment operator
**=
<=
%s
//=
38. Called Logical AND operator. If both the operands are true then then condition becomes true. (a and b) is true.
def
:
truncate
and
39. Binary Ones Complement Operator is unary and has the efect of 'flipping' bits. (~a ) will give 60 which is 1100 0011
~
format string
del
+
40. Less than symbol
Variables
^
<
del
41. Prints a string to the screen which is a signed decimal.
break
#
*
%d
42. Empties the file  watch out if you care about the file.
*truncate
*
^
a**b
43. modulus AND assignment operator
=
%=
input()
append()
44. The extension for Python scripts
.py
round()
in
while
45. single line comment
in
input()
del
#
46. A logical operator which compares two operands and produces True if they are equal and False otherwise
n
#
else
==
47. Binary XOR Operator copies the bit if it is set in one operand but not both. (a ^ b) will give 49 which is 0011 0001
^
*readline
Variables
return
48. A builtin function that converts integers and strings to floatingpoint numbers.
continue
float
.py
a%b
49. A builtin function that takes any value and converts it to an integer if possible  or complains otherwise.
a**b
int
#
%
50. floor division AND assignment operator
*readline
//=
else
int