Visual Basic Chapter 1

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Questions from chapter 1 of Visual Basics. These questions will be on Exam 1.
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  1. The job of the _______ is to fetch instructions, carry out the operations commanded by the instructions, and produce some outcome or resultant information.
    Central Processing Unit (CPU)
  2. A _____ is an example of a secondary storage device.
    Disk
  3. The two general categories of software are _______ and ________.
    • Operating systems
    • applications
  4. A program is a set of _________.
    instrustions
  5. Since computers can't be programmed in natural human language, algorithms must be written in a __________ language.
    Programming
  6. ________________ is the only language computers really process.
    Machine language
  7. Words that have special meaning in a programming language are called ____________.
    Key words
  8. A ______ is a name that represents a storage location in memory.
    Variable
  9. _________ are characters or symbols that perform operations on one or more operands.
    Operators
  10. A ________ is part of an application's code but is ignored by the compiler.  It is intended for documentation purposes only.
    Remark or comment
  11. The rules that must be followed when writing a program are called ________.
    Syntax
  12. _________ is information a program gathers from the outside world.
    Input
  13. ________ is information a program sends to the outside world.
    Output
  14. An _______ is a set of well-defined steps for perfroming a task or solving a problem.
    Algorithm
  15. A ______ is a digram that graphically illustrates the flow of a program.
    Flowchart
  16. _______ is a cross between human language and a programming language.
    Pseudocode
  17. A _________ is a piece of data that determines some characteristic of a control.
    Property
  18. If you do not see the Solution Explorer or Properties window in Visual Studio, you may use the _____ menu to bring them up.
    View
  19. You click the pushpin icon in a window's title bar to turn the _________ feature on or off.
    Autohide
  20. You use the __________ to place Buttons, Lables, TextBoxes, and other controls on an application's forms.
    Toolbox
  21. The ______________ window allows you to navigate among the files in your project.
    solution explorer
  22. The ______ window allows you to examine and change a control's project.
    Properties
  23. When windows are ______, it means they are attached to one of the edges of the Visual Studio main window.
    Docked
  24. To dock a floating window, right-click its title bar and then select ______. 
    Dock
  25. To reset the Visual Studio window layout, you select Reset Window layout from the ______ menu.
    Window
  26. All commands executed by the ___________ may also be executed from a menu.
    Standard toolbar
  27. The _____ window shows your application's form.  This is where you design your application's user interface by placing controls on the form that appears when your application executes.
    Designer
  28. When you want to place a Button, label, TextBox, or other control on an application's form, you select it in the _______, and drag it onto the form in the Designer window.
    Toolbox
  29. You can access the full documentation for Visual Studio by Clicking _____ on the menu bar and then selecting View Help.
    Help
  30. A _____ is a small box that is displayed when you hold the mouse cursor over a button on the toolbar or in the Toolbox for a few seconds.
    Tooltip

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