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Info System Fundamentals
Info System Fundamentals
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Computer Science
10/21/2007

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Which of the following types of program errors is the easiest to correct?
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Syntax error
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In a problem statement, which of the following terms refers to the information that you supply to the computer to help it solve a problem?

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Known information
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A(n) __________ language is a set of keywords and grammar rules designed for creating instructions that a computer can ultimately process or carry out.
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programming,computer
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When a known bug is being exploited by hackers, the programmer's remaining line of defense is to produce a(n) _________.
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Patch

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In a programming language, keywords and parameters are combined with punctuation according to a series of rules called __________.
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Syntax

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The OO paradigm defines a(n) __________ as a unit of data that represents an abstract or real-world entity.
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object
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During __________ execution, the computer performs each instruction in the order that it appears.
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Sequence

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Declarative programming languages are most suitable for problems that __________.
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pertain to words and concepts rather than to numbers
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Prolog allows you to ask an open-ended question by replacing a constant with a(n) _________.
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Variable
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A(n) __________ editor is a type of text editor specially designed for entering code for computer programs.
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Program

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A subroutine, function, or __________ is a section of code that is part of a program, but not included in the main sequential execution path.
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Procedure
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In a Prolog program, a(n) __________ represents an unchanging value or attribute.
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Constant
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