Test Bank for Starting Out With Visual Basic 2012, 6th Edition Gaddis, Irvine
In Starting Out with Visual Basic 2012, Tony Gaddis and Kip Irvine take a step-by-step approach, helping students understand the logic behind developing quality programs while introducing the Visual Basic language. Fully-updated throughout, the 2012 edition also includes an extensive set of VideoNotes, including walk-throughs of many of the in-chapter tutorials. Each new student edition comes with a Visual Studio 2012 Express software package.
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Identify the letter of the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question.
____ 1. The properties of a control are listed in the __________ window.
c. Solution Explorer
____ 2. When you select a control on a form in the Designer window, ____________.
a. its color changes to dark blue
b. the tool box will be visible
c. its sizing handles appear
d. the project will automatically be saved
____ 3. If a Label control’s AutoSize property equals False and the label is not wide enough for the text assigned to the control, ________.
a. the text will be only partially displayed
b. none of the text will be displayed
c. the extra text is wrapped onto the next line or lines
d. the label will expand to fit the text
____ 4. When Visual Studio displays a new project, a blank form is shown in the __________ window.
____ 5. In order to delete a control from a form, you should select the control and then __________.
a. click the Remove Item icon on the menu bar
b. click the Cut icon in the Properties window
c. press the Delete key on the keyboard
d. click Delete from the VIEW menu
____ 6. Which value of the SizeMode property is used to automatically adjust the size of a PictureBox control to fit the size of the image?
____ 7. A Visual Studio project may be saved in all of the following ways except _____________.
a. Click FILE on the Visual Studio menu bar, and then click Save All
b. Press Ctrl+Shift+S on the keyboard
c. Click the Save Project button on the standard toolbar
d. Click the Save All button on the standard toolbar
____ 8. Which of one of the following will stop an application and end its execution?
a. Click the EDIT on the Visual Studio menu bar, and then click Delete
b. Click the Minimize button on the applications window
c. Click DEBUG on the Visual Studio menu bar, and then click Stop Debugging
d. Press F1 on the keyboard
____ 9. The project file is saved with this file extension.
____ 10. A label control may be added to a form by double-clicking on the Label control icon in the __________ window.
____ 11. The code template for an event handler identifies it as a type of __________ procedure.
____ 12. If the Visible property of a control is set to false, it __________ in the Designer window.
a. is grayed out
b. is no longer displayed
c. continues to be shown
d. becomes inactive
____ 13. You can display the Code window in all of the following ways except ____________.
a. Click the View Code button in the Solution Explorer window
b. Click PROJECT on the menu bar, and then click Show all files
c. Click VIEW on the menu bar, and then select Code
d. Press the F7 key
____ 14. In the statement Me.Close(), the keyword Me refers to __________.
a. the current form
b. the programmer
c. the Close method
d. the Close button
____ 15. The __________ property can prevent the user from resizing your application’s form at runtime.
____ 16. To lock all of the controls on a form during design time, ______________.
a. left-click an empty spot on the form, then click Locked in the properties window
b. right-click an empty spot on the form, then select the Lock Controls option from the pop-up menu
c. click Window on the Menu Bar, then click Lock Controls
d right-click the form, then click the lock controls icon on the toolbar
____ 17. The form’s __________ property can be set to True or False, depending on whether or not you want the minimize button to appear.
____ 18. A Label control’s __________ property allows a label to change size to fit the text in its text property.
____ 19. Compile errors __________.
a. result from an attempt to perform an operation that cannot execute
b. are not syntax errors
c. are errors found while an application is running
d. are errors such as misspelled key words or incorrect use of operators
____ 20. You can run an application in all of the following ways except _____________.
a. Click the Start Debugging button on the toolbar
b. Press the Ctrl-F4 keys
c. Press the F5 key
d. Click DEBUG on the menu bar, and then click Start Debugging
____ 21. IntelliSense is a feature of Visual Studio that ___________________________.
a. provides hints about the input data requested from the user
b. provides automatic code completion as you write programming statements
c. allows the user to easily modify properties for a control in design mode
d. is a feature that will help the programmer use proper naming conventions
____ 22. When you have an item selected and press the F1 key, you get __.
a. properties window
b. the solution explorer window
c. context-sensitive help
d. tool-tip for the item
____ 23. The code that is executed when the user clicks a button is known as __________.
a. a property
b. a control
c. an event handler
d. a keyword
____ 24. The value of a control’s property may be changed while the application is running by __________.
a. using an assignment statement
b. using the Properties window
c. using the Toolbox window
d. all of the above
____ 25. The __________ property appears in parentheses so it will appear at the top of the alphabetical Property list.
d. all of the above
____ 26. Which of the following is not a valid value for the FormBorderStyle property?
____ 27. Which of the following statements are correct?
a. A Visual Studio project is a container that holds a solution.
b. A Visual Studio project may have multiple solutions.
c. A Visual Studio project must belong to a solution.
d. Both A and B are correct.
____ 28. Assume you have a Button control named btnDisplayList. Which is the default name for an event procedure that will be executed when the user clicks on the control?
____ 29. Programs should use comments (remarks) to ____________________.
a. explain what the code does
b. save time when the program must be modified
c. save time when you have to debug the program
d. all of the above
____ 30. Choose the correct assignment statement for a Label control named lblTitle that would align the control’s text with the middle and center of the control’s bounding box?
a. lblTitle.TextAlign = MiddleCenter
b. lblTitle.TextAlign = Middle
c. lblTitle.TextAlign = ContentAlignment.Center
d. lblTitle.TextAlign = ContentAlignment.MiddleCenter
____ 31. Which property determines the characters that appear in the title bar of Form1?
____ 32. What will the following section of code do?
Private Sub btnExit_Click(ByVal sender As System.Object, _
ByVal e as System.EventArgs) Handles btnExit.Click
a. Shut down the computer
b. Log off the current user
c. Close the current form
d. All of the above
____ 33. Which of the following displays a message box with the text “Hello World”?
a. MessageBox.Show(“Hello World”)
b. MessageBox.Display(“Hello World”)
c. MessageBox.Text(“Hello World”)
d. MessageBox.Send(“Hello World”)
____ 34. The ____________________ control uses a Label to display program status information and messages to the user.
____ 35. The ___________ property of a label determines if the label can be seen by the user at runtime.
___ 36. The color of the text in a Label control is determined by the __________ property.
Answer Page Reference
1. b 46
2. c 50
3. a 88
4. d 46
5. c 52
6. d 52
7. c 47
8. c 58
9. c 60
10. b 48
11. d 70
12. c 68
13. b 76
14. a 79
15. d 82
16. b 83
17. a 82
18. a 88
19. d 99
20. b 56
21. b 84
22. c 98
23. c 70
24. a 74
25. a 62
26. d 82
27. c 58
28. b 74
29. d 79
30. d 90
31. b 47
32. c 78
33. a 91
34. b 93
35. b 64
36. c 81