Textbook Assignment: Computer Instructions and Man/Machine Interfaces chapter 8, pages 8-1 through 8-26.
Various programming languages and types of
languages are used to write computer programs.
Which of the following are examples of
COBOL and FORTRAN
COBOL and BASIC
FORTRAN and BASIC
BASIC and Ada
For embedded applications, which of the
following languages could be used?
Which of the following languages is considered an
Before a program can be executed on a computer,
it may need to be translated. Which of the
following types of languages need to be
1. High level only
2. Assembly only
3. High level and assembly
4. Machine code
Computer instructions to perform designated
operations are contained in an instruction set.
Which of the following is another name for
1. Operation set
2. Repertoire of instructions
3. Operating system instructions
4. Instruction formats
Other names for the plan used to write a program
include which of the following terms?
Some programs are stored in ROM or PROM.
Which of the following is another name used for
these read-only programs?
1. Operating systems
What type of program provides the link between
the computer hardware and the user and enables.
the execution of operational programs?
1. Operating system
4. User interface
Operating systems are a collection of many
programs used by a computer to manage its own
resources and operations. All of the following are
types of operating systems except which one?
Programmed operational and functional
Which of the following are names commonly used
to describe the programs for tactical, tactical
support, and/or nontactical applications?
1. Application programs only
2. Operational programs only
3. Operational and processing programs only
4. Application, operational, and processing