Chapter 1 - Programming for Everybody (Getting Started with Python) 2019 Answers

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  1. When Python is running in the interactive mode and displaying the chevron prompt (>>>) – what question is Python asking you?
    • What would you like to do?
  2. What will the following program print out: >>> x = 15; >>> x = x + 5; >>> print x
    • 20
  3. Python scripts (files) have names that end with:
    • .py
  4. Which of these words are reserved words in Python ?
    • if
    • break
  5. What is the proper way to say “good-bye” to Python?
    • quit()
  6. Which of the parts of a computer actually executes the program instructions?
    • Central Processing Unit
  7. What is “code” in the context of this course?
    • A sequence of instructions in a programming language
  8. A USB memory stick is an example of which of the following components of computer architecture?
    • Secondary Memory
  9. What is the best way to think about a “Syntax Error” while programming?
    • The computer did not understand the statement that you entered
  10. Which of the following is not one of the programming patterns covered in Chapter 1?
    • Random steps