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Which of the following is/are NOT part of a program's problem statement?


A) outputs or the information that is expected to be produced

B) inputs or the data that is expected to be provided

C) pseudocode or the text-based approach to documenting the algorithm

D) processing or the set of steps that transform input into output

 



Answer: C

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Decision points consist of binary decisions and ________.


A) repeating loops

B) functions

C) Boolean values

D) logical operators

 



Answer: A

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Translating an algorithm into a programming language is called


A) compiling.

B) interpreting.

C) executing.

D) coding.

 



Answer: D

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Structured Query Language (SQL) is an example of a


A) fifth-generation language.

B) third-generation language.

C) second-generation language.

D) fourth-generation language.

 



Answer: D

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Which statement does NOT describe fifth-generation languages?


A) They use a set of short English-based commands (such as SUB) that speak directly to the CPU.

B) Problems are presented as a series of facts instead of a specific algorithm.

C) The system of facts can be queried.

D) They are the most natural of languages.

 



Answer: A

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Some programmers include scroll bars title bars buttons and menus in a program simply by adding them to a layout through a process called ________ programming.


A) visual

B) applications

C) layout

D) drag and drop

 



Answer: A

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An alternative approach to systems development called ________ makes use of a prototype at the beginning of the project.


A) the waterfall method

B) rapid application development (RAD)

C) integrated development (ID)

D) the iterative method

 



Answer: B

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________ building a small program model is a form of rapid application development (RAD).


A) Interpreting

B) Flowcharting

C) Prototyping

D) Compiling

 



Answer: C

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In which industries is COBOL still commonly used?


A) insurance

B) transportation

C) manufacturing

D) Web design

 



Answer: A

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Which statement about selecting the right programming language for a project is FALSE?


A) Select a language that is easy for programmers to use and maintain.

B) Some programming languages may take up too much space.

C) Programming languages require the same amount of time to execute.

D) Certain languages are customized to support a UNIX or Windows environment.

 



Answer: C

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