Unit 1 Pre-Assessment

This is a pre-assessment of the material covered in Unit 1.  Each question has only one answer. Please answer all questions. The data collected from the pre- and post- unit assessments are used by CSP-AIMS to understand what you knew when you came in to the unit and what you learned during the unit.  This assessment is not graded. 


  1. 1 point
    What are 3 abstractions that exist in any agent-based model?
  2. 1 point
    What are the three rules that will result in the emergent behavior of flocking birds?
  3. 1 point
    What causes an agent-based model to produce different results when you run the model multiple times using the same input parameters?
  4. 1 point
    What is a local variable in a NetLogo program?
  5. 1 point
    What three types of loops exist in most programming languages?
  6. 1 point
    After performing the following procedure, what shape did the turtle draw (assume that one turtle was created with its pen down)?