- Date: Thursday, Mar 2
- Time/Location: Your exam will take place in lecture.
- Duration: 75 minutes
- Closed-book, Closed-notebooks, No Computers/Calculators.
- Use a pencil/mechanical pencil (no pen) to answer the exam.
- Please take a look at the general exam rules available at
- The best way to prepare for the exam is to practice old exams. Complete several
of them in the allocated time specified in the exam.
- We curve in this course. After you taken the exam, do not discuss
anything associated with the exam with other students that have
not taken the exam yet.
- Posting any information in Piazza about the exam after taking it
is considered an academic integrity violation.
- Please bring a stapler if you tend to separate the pages of the exam.
- Short answer questions: This includes for example, multiple
choice, true/false and fill-in-the-blank type questions.
- Code analysis questions: We will give a short segment of code and
you may be asked to identify syntax and logical errors, generate code
- Code Writing: Write a program/code snippets to solve a given
problem. You should be prepared to give a complete program, but we may also
ask you to provide just a single function or a code fragment.
The exam will include all the material covered in discussion session (lab),
lecture, quizzes, exercises, and projects (#1 and #2) including the following topics:
- Unix - You must be familiar with the following commands
- C Language
- #include and #define preprocessor directives
- Conditional statements
- Arrays (1-dimensional and 2-dimensional)
- Strings - You are responsible for the following string functions:
- Command line arguments
- Input/output redirection
- Memory maps - Please use the style provided in the following
The exam will NOT cover the following topics:
- Data Representation, Bitwise Operations, Emacs, debugger, splint, valgrind, -fmudflapth -lmudflap, make utility (makefiles), dynamic memory allocation,
reading/writing from files, function pointers
Honor Section Requirements
Your instructor will provide additional information.
Practice material can be found in the grace system under 216public/exams/exam1. To
transfer this material to your computer use https://dav.terpconnect.umd.edu
. Use your directory id/passwd (same one used for grace) to log on.