PHP MCQ – Multiple Choice Questions and Answers – Basics – Part 1

This collection of PHP Multiple Choice Questions and Answers (MCQs): Quizzes & Practice Tests with Answer focuses on “PHP basic”.

1. In PHP, variables start with _____?

A &

B $

C #

D %

In PHP, variables start with the symbol $, Example:

$myVar = 5;
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2. What does PHP stand for?

A Hypertext Preprocessor

B Pretext Hypertext Processor

C Preprocessor Home Page

D Personal Home Page

A, D
PHP, before represent Personal Home Page now represent Hypertext Preprocessor.
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3. PHP is an example of ___________ scripting language.

A Browser-side

B Client-side

C In-side

D Server-side

PHP is an example of Server-side scripting language.



4. Who is known as the father of PHP?

A List Barely

B Drek Kolkevi

C Rasmus Lerdorf

D Willam Makepiece

Rasmus Lerdorf is known as the creator of PHP



5. PHP scripts are enclosed within _______

A <php> . . . </php>

B <?php . . . ?>

C ?php . . . ?php

D <p> . . . </p>

PHP scripts are enclosed within <?php . . . ?>



6. The file extension of PHP script is_______.

A .ph

B .html

C .xml

D .php

.php is the default file extension of PHP files.



7. Which version of PHP introduced Try/catch Exception?


B PHP 5 and later



PHP v5 and next versions added support for Exception Handling.



8. Which of the following statements is not true about PHP?

A PHP makes a website dynamic

B PHP can not be embedded into html.

C PHP applications can not be compile

D PHP can be used to create web applications.

We can embedd PHP into html.
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9. Which of the following should be installed on your laptop in order to run PHP script?


B Apache and PHP


D Adobe Dreamweaver

A, B, C
In order to run PHP code you need to have PHP and a web server, both IIS and Apache are web servers. You can choose one or other according to your platform.



10. We can use _________ to comment a single line?

A /?

B //

C #

D /* */

B, C, D
// and # are used only for single line comment, and /* */ used to comment a paragraph, and also single line.
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