1.
Question :
(TCO 1) Pseudocode and/or flowcharts are used in which of the following
steps in program development?
Student Answer:
Understand the problem
Plan and design the logic
Develop the logical solution
Desk-check the solution

Instructor
Explanation:
Chapter 1, pages 3–4 and lecture notes
Points Received:
0 of 2
Comments:
Question 2
.
Question :
(TCO 1) The purpose of analyzing a problem is to determine the goal of
solving the problem and the items that are needed to achieve that goal.
Programmers refer to the goal as the _____.

Instructor
Explanation:
Chapter 1, page 3 and lecture notes
Points Received:
0 of 2
Comments:
Question 3
.
Question :
(TCO 1) What symbol represents input in a flowchart?

Instructor
Explanation:
Appendix 1, page 264
Points Received:
2 of 2
Comments:
Question 4
.
Question :
(TCO 1) _____ uses standardized graphical symbols to describe the
logical steps of an algorithm.

Instructor
Explanation:
Chapter 1, page 4
Points Received:
2 of 2
Comments:
Question 5
.
Question :
(TCO 1) Which of the following is an invalid variable name?
Student Answer:
my_Name
budget2013
Current$Balance
All of the above are valid

Instructor
Explanation:
Chapter 2, page 16 and lecture notes
Points Received:
2 of 2
Comments:
Question 6
.
Question :
(TCO 1) What would be the appropriate data type for a variable that is
used to represent a graduation date (example data: 10/22/2012)?

Integer
String
Boolean
Instructor
Explanation:
Chapter 1, pages 8–10 and lecture notes
Points Received:
2 of 2
Comments:
Question 7
.
Question :
(TCO 1) Assume that the variable temp has a data type of string and val
has a data type of integer. Which of the following assignment statements
is invalid?

Instructor
Explanation:
Remember, the left side must be a variable, and string data types should have
quotations around the data value. Chapter 1, pages 8–10 and lecture notes
Points Received:
2 of 2
Comments:
Question 8
.
Question :
(TCO 1) Which of the following is not one of the three control structures
described by the structure theorem?

Points Received:
2 of 2

Comments:
Question 9
.
Question :
(TCO 1) What is the value of
x
in this expression?
x
= (2 + 3) * 4
Student
Answer:
20
14
21
15

Instructor
Explanation:
Follow order of operations of math (parenthesis, exponents, multiplication, division,
addition, subtraction):
x
= 5 * 4,
x
= 20, from lecture notes
Points Received:
2 of 2
Comments: