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Coding Concepts

Quiz by Rita Ayers

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  • Q1
    A small computer on a circuit board provided by the BBC for students to learn programming.
    Microbit
    30s
  • Q2
    The program which is used to write programs for microbits
    Makecode
    30s
  • Q3
    Light Emitting Diode; 25 of them form the output screen
    LED
    30s
  • Q4
    This component senses when the micro:bit is moved. It can also detect other actions, e.g. shake, tilt, and free-fall.
    Accelerometer
    30s
  • Q5
    Detects the earth's magnetic field, allowing you to detect which direction the micro:bit is facing.
    Compass
    30s
  • Q6
    Connects the micro:bit to a computer via a micro-USB cable, powering the device and downloading programs onto the micro:bit.
    USB Interface
    30s
  • Q7
    The component of the micro:bit that follows instructions, acts on the input and produces output
    Processor
    30s
  • Q8
    Two of these are on the front of the micro:bit, labeled A and B, allowing for user input
    Buttons
    30s
  • Q9
    The practice of writing phrases such that each word or abbreviation in the middle of the phrase begins with a capital letter, with no intervening spaces or punctuation
    Camel case
    30s
  • Q10
    A set of computer instructions
    Algorithm
    30s
  • Q11
    A detailed outline or rough draft of a computer program
    Pseudocode
    30s
  • Q12
    Data that is entered into the computer system via a device like a keyboard, mouse or button
    Input
    30s
  • Q13
    The results of the operation of any system, such as a smiley face on the LED lights.
    Output
    30s
  • Q14
    A machine that simulates an environment for the purpose of training, teaching, or testing.
    Simulator
    30s
  • Q15
    Used to connect the micro:bit to external components and devices, such as a GiggleBot
    Edge connector
    30s

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