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HIGH LEVEL LANGUAGES OBJECTIVE QUESTIONS

1) The steps and tasks needed to process data such as responses to questions or clicking an icon are called:

a) instruction.

 

b) the operating system.

 

c) application software.

 

d) the system unit.

 

 

2) C, BASIC, COBOL, and Java are examples of _ languages.

a) low-level.

 

b) computer.

 

c) system programming.

 

d) high-level.

 

 

3) A compiler is _

a) combination of computer hardware.

 

b) a program which translates from one high – level to another.

 

c) a program which translates from one high level to a machine level language.

 

d) none of the above.

 

 

4) BASIC is _ language.

a) a procedural.

 

b) an object oriented.

 

c) both A and B.

 

d) None of the above.

 

 

5) Indicate which of the following is not true about 4GL.

a) 4GL does not support a high level of screen interaction.

 

b) Many database management system packages support 4GLs.

 

c) a 4GL is a software which is written, possibly, in some third generation language.

 

d) All of the above.

 

 

6) A compiler for a high – level language that runs on one machine and produces code for a different machine is called _

a) optimizing compiler.

 

b) one pass compiler.

 

c) cross compiler.

 

d) multipass compiler.

 

 

7) Assembly code data base is associated with:

a) a permanent table which lists all key words and special symbols of the language in symbolic form.

 

b) a permanent table of decision rules in the form of patterns for matching with the uniform symbol table to discover syntactic structure.

 

c) consists of a full or partial list or the tokens as they appear in the program.

 

d) assembly language version of the program which is created by the code generation phase and is input to the assembly phase.

 

 

8) An interpreter is _

a) a program that appears to execute a source program as if it were machine language.

 

b) a program that automate the translation of assembly language into machine language.

 

c) program that accepts a program written in a high level language and produces an object program.

 

d) a program that places programs into memory and prepares them for execution.

 

 

9) Assembler is _

a) a program that automate the translation of assembly language into machine language.

 

b) a program that accepts a program written in a high level language and produces an object program.

 

c) a program that places programs into memory and prepares them for execution.

 

d) a program that appears to execute a source program as if it were machine language.

 

 

10) The advantage(s) inherent to using high level languages is / are:

a) fewer people, less management and shorter transition in learning time.

 

b) Improved debugging capability, and superior documentation.

 

c) a greater degree of machine independence.

 

d) all of the above.

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