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Computer systems

Systems software - Test

1.

What kind of tasks are high level languages designed to carry out? (1 mark G KU)

2.

What is the name of the computer's own low level language?

3.

Programmers use high level programming languages to write their programs. Which of the following are advantages of using a high level language for programming?

4.

What is the name given to the type of program which turns a high level language into binary?

5.

There are two different types of translator programs - interpreter and compiler.

Match the name of the translator with the statement which best describes it from the dropdown list.

Interpreter

Compiler

6.

Jim has done his homework on his home computer and has brought his disk in to school to print it out. He finds that the school's computer will not load his file. Which of the following statements might explain this? You may tick more than one answer.