# Fortran Multiple choice Questions & Answers

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### 1. Which of the following is not a valid property of a PARAMETER statement? | Fortran Questions

A. Can combine other parameters with FORTRAN arithmetic operators to compute the value of a new parameter

B. Parameters can be set anywhere in a program

C. Integer parameters can be used to set array dimensions

D. Parameters can be used as bounds on do loops.

Ans: B A. x*0.5

B. x+0.5

C. x**0.5

D. sqrt(x)

Ans: C

### 3. Which of the following is not a valid property of a PARAMETER statement? | Fortran Questions

A. Can combine other parameters with FORTRAN arithmetic operators to compute the value of a new parameter

B. Parameters can be set anywhere in a program

C. Integer parameters can be used to set array dimensions

D. Parameters can be used as bounds on do loops.

Ans: B

A. 8.0

B. 12.0

C. 16.0

D. 64.0

Ans: B

A. 3.0

B. 3.5

C. 4.0

D. 4.5

Ans: C

A. 1.5

B. 3.0

C. 4.5

D. 6.0

Ans: D

### 7. In a FORTRAN program x=1.0, y=2.0 and w=3.0. What is the value of z if: z=2.0(x(y+3.0)+w) | Fortran Questions

A. 12.0

B. 16.0

C. 18.0

D. not determined due to a FORTRAN syntax error

Ans: D

A. /

B. +

C. *

D. **

Ans: D

1)x*0.5

2)x+0.5

3)x**0.5

4)sqrt(x)

A. 1-2-3-4

B. 1-2-4-3

C. 2-1-3-4

D. 2-1-4-3

Ans: D

A. 4

B. 7

C. 15

D. 32

Ans: D

A. 3

B. 7

C. 31

D. 15

Ans: D

A. 4

B. 6

C. 30

D. 32

Ans: D

### 13. What is the first number in the following list that can not be represented with a Fortran INTEGER*4 ( the default setting on the Hammond machines )data type? | Fortran Questions

A. 0

B. 1025

C. 2,000,000

D. 2,000,000,000,000

Ans: D

A. -3.0*1050

B. 3.0*101000

C. 3.0*10-80

D. 3.0*10100

Ans: B

A. ALLOCATE

B. DIMENSION

C. EXTERNAL

D. PARAMETER

Ans: A

A. INTRINSIC

B. DIMENSION

C. EXTERNAL

D. CLOSE

Ans: D

### 17. A FORTRAN WHERE statement: | Fortran Questions

A. Provides the current line number in the input file being processed

B. Returns the name of the current Subroutine or Function

C. Conditionally executes one or more Fortran 90 vector (array) statements

D. Provides the current cursor position on the terminal screen

Ans: C

### 18. The statement "read(10,end=100) mm " will: | Fortran Questions

A. branch to the statement with label 100 when the end of the file is reached on unit 10

B. branch to the statement label with 100 when the struing "end" is read from unit 10

C. branch to the end of the program when a value of 100 is read from unit 10

D. Set the variable mm = 100 when the end of the file is reached

Ans: A

### 19. Which of the following statements is a valid way to open the file test.data and associate it with unit 10? | Fortran Questions

A. open(10,test.data)

B. open(10,'test.data')

C. open(10, file= test.data )

D. open(10,file='test.data')

Ans: D

A. 4

B. 7

C. 32

D. 15

Ans: D

### 21. What are the basic datatypes in Fortran?

A. Integer, Real, Double Precision, Character

B. Integer, Real, Character, Logical

C. INteger, Real, Complex, Character

Ans: B

A. 6

B. 9

C. 7

Ans: C

### 23. What signals a comment in Fortran 95?

A. An exclamationmark ! anywhere on the line

B. A C in column one

C. An asterisk * in column six?

Ans: A

### 24. How can we continue source code from one line to the next in Fortran 95?

A. by an asterisk * in column 6

B. An ampersand & at the end of a line

C. By using brackets

Ans: B

### 25. What is the purpose of a number in column 2 to 5 in Fortran 77 fixed format

A. A jump label or format label

B. Just a jump label

C. Just a format label

Ans: A

### 26. Which of the following is not a valid property of a PARAMETER statement?

A. Can combine other parameters with FORTRAN arithmetic operators to compute the value of a new parameter

B. Parameters can be set anywhere in a program

C. Integer parameters can be used to set array dimensions

D. Parameters can be used as bounds on do loops.

E. Can be passed as arguments to subroutines

Ans: B

A. 8.0

B. 12.0

C. 16.0

D. 32.0

E. 64.0

Ans: B

A. 3.0

B. 3.5

C. 4.0

D. 4.5

E. 5.0

Ans: C

A. 1.5

B. 3.0

C. 4.5

D. 6.0

Ans: D

### z=2.0(x(y+3.0)+w)

A. 12.0

B. 16.0

C. 18.0

D. 22.0

E. not determined due to a FORTRAN syntax error

Ans: E

A. /

B. +

C. *

D. **

E. -

Ans: D

A. d

B. dd

C. dl

D. r

E. x

Ans: B

### 33. The command " man ls > more " will:

A. Provide help on the command "ls" as text in a file called "more"

B. Provide help on the command "ls" viewed with the utility "more"

C. Provide help on commands alphabetically between ls and more

D. Provide a more detailed help on the command "ls" than is usually given

Ans: A

A. del

B. dd

C. df

D. rf

E. rm