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Coding Pre-assessment

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  • Q1
    What is Coding?
    a set of symbolic instructions that tells a computer what to do
    a secret language that you make up with your friends
    a type of game you play on the computer
    30s
  • Q2
    What is an algorithm?
    a list of steps you follow to complete a task
    something you use to create music
    a type of math equation
    30s
  • Q3
    What is a program?
    Another type of computer game
    An algorithm that has been coded into something that can be run by a machine
    Anything that you use when you are on a computer
    30s
  • Q4
    What is a loop?
    A type of circle
    The action of doing something over and over again
    A knot that you can tie with ropes
    30s
  • Q5
    What is sequencing?
    A bunch of stuff that you do on the computer
    When steps are out of order
    Following or putting steps in a specific order
    30s
  • Q6
    What does “debugging” mean?
    Finding or fixing problems in your algorithm or program
    Getting rid of bugs that may be in your house
    When you clean up your computer from viruses
    30s
  • Q7
    How do you turn an algorithm into a program?
    By using a computer
    With a magic wand
    By coding it
    30s
  • Q8
    What is a conditional?
    Steps that will only work under certain conditions
    A type of code that uses only conditions
    Instructions for something
    30s
  • Q9
    What is this an example of: “Move right one square, move down one square”
    a program
    a code
    an algorithm
    a conditional
    30s
  • Q10
    What is this an example of: “Move forward, If Wall, Turn right”
    a program
    an algorithm
    a conditional
    a code
    30s

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