C Language - Frequently Asked Questions
  1. What is C?
    C is a structured procedural programming language.
  2. Who developed C?
    Dennis Ritchie
  3. Where was C developed?
    AT&T Bell Labs between 1969 and 1973.
  4. Why C is called as middle language?
    C combines the elements of high-level languages with the functionalism of assembly language.
  5. What is a pointer?
    Pointer is a variable which stores an address of another variable.
  6. What is a structure?
    Structure is a collection of items of different(dissimilar) data types.
  7. What is an array?
    It is a collection of items of similar data type.
  8. What is an union?
    Union is a collection of heterogeneous data type.
  9. What is the difference between array and structure?
    Array is a collection of similar data type, where as Structure is a collection of dissimilar data type.
  10. What is a function?
    Function is a set of instruction to perform a task which is smaller than the program.
Father of C Language
Dennis Ritchie

Dennis Ritchie

Born: September 9, 1941, Bronxville
Died: October 9, 2011, Murray Hill