HTML/CSS Mini Exam (In Class)
- February 26, 2019
- March 05, 2019
This mini exam will act as our “midterm”. It will encompass all of the basic technical principles behind HTML and CSS.
We will continue to have class in addition to the midterm.
PURPOSE OF EXAM
The purpose of the exam is to evaluate you on some very basic principles of HTML, CSS and responsive web designed learned in the first 7 weeks of class. If you know these basic principles, you’ll have demonstrated that you understand how the web works and are ready to begin developing your own basic web sites.
FORMAT OF EXAM
- Written, with fill-in-the-blank, short answer and multiple choice
- While you may be asked for small code examples, you won’t have to produce any working code.
This is a list of the topics to study. If you don’t see a topic specifically listed, you don’t have to focus on that topic for the exam.
- Purpose of HTML
- Purpose of CSS
- CSS Box Model (border, margin, padding)
- Basic Text Tags (Paragraphs, Lists, etc.)
- Link Tags
- Image tags and image accessibility
- Image formats (what the images are saved as)
- Block vs. inline elements
- Styling an element with CSS
- Basic styling with CSS (color, font family, bold, italic, underline)
- CSS inheritance rules
- Basic size units used on the web
- HTML 5 elements and their purpose
- Media queries and their purpose
- Single CSS rule that will make images flexible for responsive design (not break out of their containing box)
- Breakpoints and how to choose them
- What is flexbox (display: flex) and why it is useful (no code)
- What are floats and what are the pros and cons