# Computer Fundamentals Questions and Answers – Pseudo Code

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This set of Computer Fundamentals Multiple Choice Questions & Answers (MCQs) focuses on “Pseudo Code”.

1. Keep the statement language ______________ while writing a pseudo code.
a) Dependent
b) Independent
c) Case sensitive
d) Capitalized

Explanation: The statement’s language should be independent. Other rules are to write only one statement per line and end multiline structures.

2. Capitalize initial keyword – This is a rule while writing a pseudo code.
a) True
b) False

Explanation: The statement is true. It is an important rule to capitalize the initial keyword while writing a pseudo code.

3. Which of the following is not a keyword?
b) Write
c) start
d) endif

Explanation: Start is not a Keyword. Other words like read, write, if, else, etc are keywords and convey a special meaning.

4. ______________ is used to show hierarchy in a pseudo code.
a) Indentation
b) Curly Braces
c) Round Brackets
d) Semicolon

Explanation: Each design structure uses a particular indentation pattern.
Indentation should be considered in the following cases:
Sequence
Selection
Loop.

5. The statement that tells the computer to get a value from an input device and store it in a memory location.
b) write
d) WRITE

Explanation: The READ statement is used to take the input. READ being a keyword should be in capital letters.
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6. _____________ are identified by their addresses, we give them names (field names / variable names) using words.
a) Memory variables
b) Memory Locations
d) Data variables

Explanation: Memory locations are identified by their addresses, we give them names (field names/variable names) using words descriptive to us such as ctr as opposed to a location addresses such as 19087.

7. ____________ begins with lower case letters.
a) Keywords
b) Variables
c) Tokens
d) Functions

Explanation: Variables begin with a lowercase. They contain no spaces. They also involve the consistent use of names.

8. Another notation for exponentiation.
a) *
b) **
c) ***
d) *^

Explanation: Double asterisk sign is also used for exponentiation. The general notation is ^ sign.

9. A symbol used for grouping.
a) ()
b) {}
c) [].
d) ” ”

Explanation: Parenthesis is used for grouping while working with fields. There are other symbols like *, +, -, **, etc.

10. A statement used to close the IF block.
a) ELSE
b) ELSEIF
c) END
d) ENDIF

Explanation: The answer is ENDIF. It is used to close the IF block. ENDIF statement should be in line with the IF statement.

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