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# Algorithms and Flowcharts in CPPM Unit-1 Quiz

Test your understanding of algorithms and flowcharts in CPPM Unit-1 with this quiz. Explore the concepts of algorithm design, sequence of instructions, and problem-solving methods. Identify the characteristics and features of algorithms, and their variations in time and space utilization.

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### What is a characteristic of a well-defined algorithm?

Clear and unambiguous instructions

### Which of the following best defines an algorithm?

A finite set of instructions to accomplish a task

### What is the requirement for the number of input quantities in an algorithm?

One or more quantities

### What is a key feature of an algorithm in terms of termination?

<p>It should terminate after a finite number of steps in all cases</p> Signup and view all the answers

### What does the effectiveness of an algorithm refer to?

<p>The ability to be carried out using pencil and paper by a person</p> Signup and view all the answers

### What is a desirable property of an algorithm in terms of programming?

<p>General to deal with any situation</p> Signup and view all the answers

### What is the purpose of a flowchart?

<p>To represent the sequence of steps for solving a problem visually</p> Signup and view all the answers

### What is the disadvantage of large algorithms?

<p>The flow of program control becomes difficult to track</p> Signup and view all the answers

### What is the purpose of an algorithm?

<p>To find out the most efficient solution to a given problem</p> Signup and view all the answers

### What is the structure of a looping algorithm?

<p>Repetition of certain steps as required in the problem</p> Signup and view all the answers

### Who created the first flowchart?

<p>John Von Neumann</p> Signup and view all the answers

### What does a flowchart provide?

<p>An overview of the sequence of steps for solving a problem</p> Signup and view all the answers

### What is the major disadvantage of algorithms?

<p>They are time-consuming</p> Signup and view all the answers

### What purpose does an algorithm serve in program development?

<p>Facilitates design document or blueprint for program development.</p> Signup and view all the answers

### What is the best description of a flowchart?

<p>A symbolic diagram indicating sequence, dataflow, control flow, and processing logic.</p> Signup and view all the answers

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