For Chapter 1
THIS PAGE CONTAINS A SAMPLE quiz on material from
Chapter 1 of this on-line
Java textbook. You should be able to answer these questions after
studying that chapter. Sample answers to all the quiz questions can
be found here.
One of the components of a computer is its CPU. What is a
CPU and what role does it play in a computer?
Explain what is meant by an "asynchronous event." Give some examples.
What is the difference between a "compiler" and an "interpreter"?
Explain the difference between high-level languages
and machine language.
If you have the source code for a Java program, and you want to
run that program, you will need both a compiler and an
interpreter. What does the Java compiler do, and
what does the Java interpreter do?
What is a subroutine?
Java is an object-oriented programming language. What is an object?
What is a variable? (There are four different ideas associated
with variables in Java. Try to mention all four aspects in your answer.
Hint: One of the aspects is the variable's name.)
Java is a "platform-independent language." What does this mean?
What is the "Internet"? Give some examples of how it is used. (What kind
of services does it provide?)
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