### Challenge levels:

##### (or: exams)

**Notes:**

- Challenge Levels will take place at the end of four week blocks.
- Solutions will be handed out in class.
- All Challenge Levels and the Final Boss Level will be held in our normal lecture room.

### Contents and Clocks:

#### Challenge Level 1 covers material tested in the Levels 1, 2, and 3—Pong, Zork, and Space Invaders:

#### Level 1: Pong

##### Due Thursday, January 22

#### Level 2: Zork

##### Due Thursday, January 29

#### Level 3: Space Invaders

##### Due Thursday, February 5

#### Level 4: Asteroids

##### Due Thursday, February 19

#### Level 5: Pac-Man

##### Due Thursday, February 26

#### Level 6: Donkey Kong

##### Due Tuesday, March 17

#### Level 7: Galaga

##### Due Tuesday, April 7

#### Level 8: Pitfall

##### Due Tuesday, April 14

#### Level 9: Q*bert

##### Due Tuesday, April 21

#### Level 10: Tetris

##### Due Thursday, April 30

#### Challenge Level 1 Clock:

#### Challenge Level 2 covers material tested in the Levels 4, 5, and 6—Asteroids, Pac-Man, and Donkey Kong:

#### Level 1: Pong

##### Due Thursday, January 22

#### Level 2: Zork

##### Due Thursday, January 29

#### Level 3: Space Invaders

##### Due Thursday, February 5

#### Level 4: Asteroids

##### Due Thursday, February 19

#### Level 5: Pac-Man

##### Due Thursday, February 26

#### Level 6: Donkey Kong

##### Due Tuesday, March 17

#### Level 7: Galaga

##### Due Tuesday, April 7

#### Level 8: Pitfall

##### Due Tuesday, April 14

#### Level 9: Q*bert

##### Due Tuesday, April 21

#### Level 10: Tetris

##### Due Thursday, April 30

#### Challenge Level 2 Clock:

#### Challenge Level 3 covers material tested in the Levels 7, 8, and 9—Galaga, Pitfall, and Q*bert:

#### Level 1: Pong

##### Due Thursday, January 22

#### Level 2: Zork

##### Due Thursday, January 29

#### Level 3: Space Invaders

##### Due Thursday, February 5

#### Level 4: Asteroids

##### Due Thursday, February 19

#### Level 5: Pac-Man

##### Due Thursday, February 26

#### Level 6: Donkey Kong

##### Due Tuesday, March 17

#### Level 7: Galaga

##### Due Tuesday, April 7

#### Level 8: Pitfall

##### Due Tuesday, April 14

#### Level 9: Q*bert

##### Due Tuesday, April 21

#### Level 10: Tetris

##### Due Thursday, April 30

#### Challenge Level 3 Clock:

#### The Final Boss Level covers material tested in all Levels 1 through 10—Pong to Tetris:

#### Level 1: Pong

##### Due Thursday, January 22

#### Level 2: Zork

##### Due Thursday, January 29

#### Level 3: Space Invaders

##### Due Thursday, February 5

#### Level 4: Asteroids

##### Due Thursday, February 19

#### Level 5: Pac-Man

##### Due Thursday, February 26

#### Level 6: Donkey Kong

##### Due Tuesday, March 17

#### Level 7: Galaga

##### Due Tuesday, April 7

#### Level 8: Pitfall

##### Due Tuesday, April 14

#### Level 9: Q*bert

##### Due Tuesday, April 21

#### Level 10: Tetris

##### Due Thursday, April 30

#### Final Boss Level Clock:

### How grading works:

Questions are worth 3 points according to the following scale:

- 3 = correct or very nearly so.
- 2 = acceptable but needs some revisions.
- 1 = needs major revisions.
- 0 = way off, no banana or equivalent reward. Ook.

And for the full score, you must show your complete working ...

### Summary of Challenge Level Scores:

#### Challenge Level 1: Pong, Zork, and Space Invaders

##### Mean=20.1, Median=20.0, Std. Dev.=2.39, Min=13.0, Max=24.0.

#### Challenge Level 2: Asteroids, Pac-Man, and Donkey Kong

##### Mean=19.1, Median=19.0, Std. Dev.=3.53, Min=11.0, Max=24.0.

#### Challenge Level 3: Galaga, Pitfall, and Q*bert

##### Mean=19.9, Median=20.0, Std. Dev.=1.59, Min=15.5, Max=22.5.

#### Final Boss Level: Everything

##### Mean=30.1, Median=31.0, Std. Dev.=3.47, Min=23.0, Max=37.0.