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Chapter 1: An Overview of Computers and ProgrammingTRUE/FALSE1.Software can be classified into two broad types: application software and programming software.PTS:1REF:2
2.Every programming language has rules governing its word usage and punctuation.PTS:1REF:3
3.Besides the popular, comprehensive programming languages such as Java and C++, manyprogrammers use scripting languages such as Python, Lua, Perl, and PHP.PTS:1REF:4
4.Professional computer programmers write programs to satisfy their own needs.PTS:1REF:8
5.The heart of the programming process lies in planning the program’s logic.PTS:1REF:9
6.Once a program is completely coded, it is ready for a company or organization to use.PTS:1REF:13
7.A flowchart is an English-like representation of the logical steps necessary to solve aproblem.PTS:1REF:14
8.An infinite loop is a flow of program logic that repeats and never ends.PTS:1REF:18
9.Alan Turing is often regarded as the first programmer.PTS:1REF:26
10.Programmers can use either procedural programming or object-oriented programming to developprograms.PTS:1REF:26
MULTIPLE CHOICE1.____ data items may involve organizing or sorting them, checking them for accuracy, or performingcalculations with them.
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b.Inputtingd.ConvertingANS: APTS:1REF:22.____ errors are relatively easy to locate and correct because the compiler or interpreter you usehighlights every error.PTS:1REF:3
3.If you use an otherwise correct word that does not make sense in the current context, programmers sayyou have committed a ____ error.a.syntaxc.semanticb.logicd.programmingANS: BPTS:1REF:5
4.A(n) ___ is a named memory location whose value can vary.PTS:1REF:6
5.Computer programmers often refer to memory addresses using ____ notation.PTS:1REF:7
6.Before a programmer plans the logic of the program, he or she must ____.PTS:1REF:8
7.After a programmer plans the logic of a program, the next step is ____.a.understanding the problemc.translating the programb.testing the programd.coding the programANS: DPTS:1REF:10

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