CSCE101 Computer Programming Outline Quiz

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What is a computer program?

A set of step-by-step instructions to tell a computer how to solve a problem or carry out a task

What is the most valuable part of learning to program according to the text?

Learning the sequence of instructions to solve the problem or carry out the task

What are programming languages made up of?

Keywords and grammar rules

What is the Program Development Life Cycle (PDLC)?

A series of steps for developing software programs

What is the difference between Compiler and Interpreter?

Compiler translates high-level language code into machine code, while Interpreter directly executes the high-level language code.

Which category of programming language is considered as the natural language of a particular computer?

Machine Language

What is the main purpose of using assembly language?

To make programming easier

Which type of language typically includes commands specific to a particular CPU or microprocessor?

Low-level Language

What do high-level languages use, based on human languages?

Command words and grammar based on human languages

What is the main function of a compiler in translating source code into machine language?

Converts all the statements in a source code in a single batch

Test your knowledge of computer programming outline concepts including introduction, program development life cycle (PDLC), and program design. Explore topics such as computer programs, programming languages, compilers, and interpreters.

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