programming for everybody week 3 quiz answers

Chapter 1

1. When Python is running in the interactive mode and displaying the chevron prompt (>>>) - what question is Python asking you?

  • What is the next machine language instruction to run?
  • What Python script would you like me to run?
  • What Python statement would you like me to run?
  • What is your favourite color?

2. What will the following program print out:

>>> x = 15
>>> x = x + 5
>>> print(x)
  • 20
  • 5
  • 15
  • “print x”
  • x + 5

3. Python scripts (files) have names that end with:

  • .doc
  • .py
  • .exe
  • .png

4. Which of these words are reserved words in Python ?

  • todo
  • break
  • concat
  • machine
  • if

5. What is the proper way to say “good-bye” to Python?

  • while
  • // stop
  • #EXIT
  • quit()

6. Which of the parts of a computer actually executes the program instructions?

  • Input/Output Devices
  • Main Memory
  • Secondary Memory
  • Central Processing Unit

7. What is "code" in the context of this course?

  • A set of rules that govern the style of programs
  • A password we use to unlock Python features
  • A sequence of instructions in a programming language
  • A way to encrypt data during World War II

8. A USB memory stick is an example of which of the following components of computer architecture?

  • Secondary Memory
  • Central Processing Unit
  • Main Memory
  • Output Device

9. What is the best way to think about a "Syntax Error" while programming?

  • The computer did not understand the statement that you entered
  • The computer needs to have its software upgraded
  • The computer is overheating and just wants you to stop to let it cool down
  • The computer has used GPS to find your location and hates everyone from your town

10. Which of the following is not one of the programming patterns covered in Chapter 1?

  • Random steps
  • Sequential Steps
  • Conditional Steps
  • Repeated Steps

Assignment: Chapter 1

Assignment: Write Hello World

print(“hello world”)

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