Visual Basic Chapter 1
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Visual Basic Chapter 1
Questions from chapter 1 of Visual Basics. These questions will be on Exam 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)
A _____ is an example of a secondary storage device.
The two general categories of software are _______ and ________.
A program is a set of _________.
Since computers can't be programmed in natural human language, algorithms must be written in a __________ language.
________________ is the only language computers really process.
Words that have special meaning in a programming language are called ____________.
A ______ is a name that represents a storage location in memory.
_________ are characters or symbols that perform operations on one or more operands.
A ________ is part of an application's code but is ignored by the compiler. It is intended for documentation purposes only.
Remark or comment
The rules that must be followed when writing a program are called ________.
_________ is information a program gathers from the outside world.
________ is information a program sends to the outside world.
An _______ is a set of well-defined steps for perfroming a task or solving a problem.
A ______ is a digram that graphically illustrates the flow of a program.
_______ is a cross between human language and a programming language.
A _________ is a piece of data that determines some characteristic of a control.
If you do not see the S
window in Visual Studio, you may use the _____ menu to bring them up.
You click the pushpin icon in a window's title bar to turn the _________ feature on or off.
You use the __________ to place Buttons, Lables, TextBoxes, and other controls on an application's forms.
The ______________ window allows you to navigate among the files in your project.
The ______ window allows you to examine and change a control's project.
When windows are ______, it means they are attached to one of the edges of the Visual Studio main window.
To dock a floating window, right-click its title bar and then select ______.
To reset the Visual Studio window layout, you select
Reset Window layout
from the ______ menu.
All commands executed by the ___________ may also be executed from a menu.
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.
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
You can access the full documentation for Visual Studio by Clicking _____ on the menu bar and then selecting V
A _____ is a small box that is displayed when you hold the mouse cursor over a button on the toolbar or in the
for a few seconds.