This set of Tricky Computer Fundamentals Questions and Answers focuses on “Flowcharting Rules”.
1. A ______________ is diagram that depicts the flow of a program.
b) Hash Table
Explanation: A flowchart is a diagram that helps us determine the flow of the program. Other options are irrelevant.
2. Terminals are represented by diagonals in a flowchart.
Explanation: The statement is false. Terminals are represented by rounded rectangles. They indicate the starting or ending point in a flowchart.
3. The operation represented by parallelograms.
Explanation: The input/output operations are represented by parallelograms. They generally are used to display messages during input and output part of a program.
4. Which of the following is not a flowchart structure?
Explanation: There are basically four flowcharting structures:
5. The action performed by a ___________ structure must eventually cause the loop to terminate.
Explanation: The action performed by a repetition structure must eventually cause the loop to terminate. Otherwise, an infinite loop is created.
Explanation: This symbol is that of a module. The terminal is denoted by a rounded rectangle. I/O operation by a parallelogram and process by a rectangle.
Explanation: This is a repetition structure. The action performed by a repetition structure must eventually cause the loop to terminate. Otherwise, an infinite loop is created.
Explanation: This is a case structure. Certain cases are given along with a default case in the case structure.
9. A _______ is a connector showing the relationship between the representative shapes.
Explanation: Arrows are the connectors that show the relationship between different shapes. They also show the flow of the program.
Explanation: The answer is decision. Conditions are given in this box and then the result is checked accordingly if the condition is true or false.
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