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W03: CP02 Quiz (CSCI0823)

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  • Q1
    What were early computers characterized by?
    Room-sized machines with limited memory
    Large memory
    Compact size
    Highly efficient programming languages
    20s
  • Q2
    Which programming languages were primarily used for scientific and numerical computations in the late 40’s and early 50’s?
    COBOL
    FORTRAN
    FLOWMATIC
    BASIC
    20s
  • Q3
    What was the primary purpose of creating pseudocode?
    To replace machine code with human-readable code
    To increase the size of source codes
    To simplify programming by creating a higher-level language
    To make programming more complex
    20s
  • Q4
    Who developed the first compiled high-level language?
    Dennis Ritchie
    Niklaus Wirth
    John Mauchly
    John Backus
    20s
  • Q5
    Which language was developed specifically for business computing applications?
    BASIC
    PL/I
    ALGOL
    COBOL
    20s
  • Q6
    What was the primary objective of ALGOL 60?
    To support systems programming and list processing
    To simplify programming for non-science students
    To provide fast turnaround for homework
    To create a universal programming language
    20s
  • Q7
    Who is credited with the development of the programming language Pascal?
    Niklaus Wirth
    Thomas Kurtz
    Bjarne Stroustrup
    John Kemeny
    20s
  • Q8
    What was the main goal of developing ADA?
    To facilitate remote terminal access
    To create a language for business computing
    To develop a language for embedded systems
    To enhance data processing capabilities
    20s
  • Q9
    What is the primary characteristic of a fourth-generation language (4GL)?
    Hardware dependence
    Easy and quick application-building process
    Limited debugging capabilities
    Low productivity
    20s
  • Q10
    Which language was considered a key player in Japan's Fifth Generation project for artificial intelligence?
    Java
    ADA
    Prolog
    C++
    20s
  • Q11
    Which language was an evolution of the C programming language and introduced object-oriented programming features?
    Java
    Pascal
    ADA
    C++
    20s
  • Q12
    Who developed the Java programming language?
    Bjarne Stroustrup
    James Gosling
    Thomas Kurtz
    John Kemeny
    20s
  • Q13
    What was the primary goal of the development of Java?
    To facilitate remote terminal access
    To increase interactivity on the World Wide Web
    To create a language for embedded systems
    To enhance data processing capabilities
    20s
  • Q14
    Which language was widely used as a teaching tool in the mid-1970s?
    C++
    Pascal
    ADA
    Prolog
    20s
  • Q15
    What was the main characteristic of ALGOL 58?
    It was designed primarily for business computing
    It was remarkably different from ALGOL 60
    It supported object-oriented programming
    It was translatable into machine programs
    20s

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