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Following are mostly asked Fortran MCQ test that are designed for professionals like you to crack you interviews. You can take this Fortran online test before appearing to you real interview. This Fortran quiz there are around 30+ multiple choice questions on Fortran with four options.

1) A Fortran is not....

  • A. System supported
  • B. Programmer supported
  • C. Case Sensitive
  • D. Source supported

2) The delimiter in a FORTRAN code:

  • A. Colon
  • B. Comma
  • C. Blank space
  • D. Semicolon

3) A program that reads the source code and converts it to a form usable by the computer:

  • A. Compiler
  • B. Assembler
  • C. Linker
  • D. Interpreter

4) A valid variable declaration in FORTRAN is....

  • A. Celsius real
  • B. real :: Celsius
  • C. real : Celsius
  • D. real Celsius

5) In FORTRAN, the declarations of variables can be modified using the ....parameter:

  • A. make
  • B. select
  • C. change
  • D. kind
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6) For the following FORTRAN operations give the rank from fastest to slowest in terms of computer time required:

  • A. x+0.5
  • B. x**0.5
  • C. sqrt(x)
  • D. x*0.5

7) On the Hammond machines, a single percision floating point (REAL*4) number uses how many bits of memory?

  • A. 8
  • B. 15
  • C. 32
  • D. 47

8) Language used to solve complex mathematical computations is termed as:

  • A. FORTRAN
  • B. Pascal
  • C. Ada
  • D. COBOL

9) For the following FORTRAN operations give the rank from fastest to slowest in terms of computer time required: 1)x*0.5 2)x+0.5 3)x**0.5 4)sqrt(x)

  • A. 1-2-4-3
  • B. 2-1-4-3
  • C. 1-2-3-4
  • D. 2-1-3-4

10) Which of the following is invalid statement in FORTRAN:

  • A. DO 10001 = 1,5
  • B. Continue
  • C. P + Q +
  • D. Dimension X (30,20)

11) FORTRAN was developed by:

  • A. Google
  • B. IBM
  • C. Apple
  • D. Black berry

12) Which of the following is not a valid property of a PARAMETER statement?

  • A. Integer parameters can be used to set array dimensions
  • B. Can combine other parameters with FORTRAN arithmetic operators to compute the value of a new parameter
  • C. Parameters can be used as bounds on do loops
  • D. Parameters can be set anywhere in a program

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?

  • A. 2,000,000,000,000
  • B. 1025
  • C. 2,000,000

14) A FORTRAN WHERE statement:

  • A. Returns the name of the current Subroutine or Function
  • B. Conditionally executes one or more Fortran 90 vector (array) statements
  • C. Provides the current cursor position on the terminal screen
  • D. Provides the current line number in the input file being processed

15) Which of the following statements is a valid way to open the file test.data and associate it with unit 10?

  • A. open(10,’test.data’)
  • B. open(10,file=’test.data’)
  • C. open(10,test.data)
  • D. open(10, file= test.data )

16) In a FORTRAN program, I have set x=2.0, a=2.0 and b=4.0. What is the value of y if y = a*x+b**2/x?

  • A. 8.0
  • B. 16.0
  • C. 64.0
  • D. 12.0

17) The command ” man ls > more ” will:

  • A. Provide help on the command “ls” viewed with the utility “more”
  • B. Result in a system message: “Command not found”
  • C. Provide help on the command “ls” as text in a file called “more”
  • D. Provide help on commands alphabetically between ls and more

18) When using vi, which of the following commands will delete a full line?

  • A. dd
  • B. r
  • C. x
  • D. dl

19) After compiling the FORTRAN statement: y = c/d + a*x**2-5 Which operation is performed first by the computer?

  • A. +
  • B. /
  • C. *
  • D. **

20) not determined due to a Fortran Syntax error 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)

  • A. 12.0
  • B. not determined due to a FORTRAN syntax error
  • C. 14.0
  • D. 15.0

21) What is the purpose of a number in column 2 to 5 in Fortran 77 fixed format:

  • A. Just a jump label
  • B. Just a format label
  • C. A jump label or format label
  • D. None

22) How can we continue source code from one line to the next in Fortran 95?

  • A. An ampersand & at the end of a line
  • B. By using brackets
  • C. by an asterisk * in column 6
  • D. None of the above

23) What signals a comment in Fortran 95?

  • A. A C in column one
  • B. An exclamation mark ! anywhere on the line
  • C. An asterisk * in column six?
  • D. None of the above

24) What are the basic data types in Fortran?

  • A. INteger, Real, Complex, Character
  • B. Integer, Real, Double Precision, Character
  • C. Integer, Real, Character, Logical
  • D. none

25) Which of the following is an executable statement ( takes action when “a.out” is executed)?

  • A. DIMENSION
  • B. CLOSE
  • C. EXTERNAL
  • D. INTRINSIC

26) What is the first number in the following list that can not be represented with a FORTRAN REAL*8 ( Double Precision ) variable?

  • A. 3.0*101000
  • B. 3.0*10-80
  • C. 3.0*10100
  • D. 3.0*1050

27) Which of the following is an invalid DO statement in FORTRAN ?

  • A. DO 88 L = 3, K, 2
  • B. DO 77 NX= 1,27
  • C. DO 71 X = 1, 10, 2
  • D. DO 50 IPQ = 3, 27,2.

28) The FORTRAN statement DO 400, K = X, J, 18 is incorrect. It should be

  • A. DO, 400 K = X,J, 18
  • B. DO 400 K = X, J, 13.
  • C. DO 400 K = (X), J, 18
  • D. DO 400 K = I X, J, 18

29) The FORTRAN expression E.1E6 is recognized as

  • A. 5.1 x 106
  • B. 0.51 x 106
  • C. 5 x 106.
  • D. 51 x 106

30) The number of elements in array x, y in the statement DIMENSION x (.150), >(4,8) are respectively

  • A. 50 and 16
  • B. 50 and 64
  • C. 50 and 80.
  • D. 50 and 32

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