Machine Code and High-level Languages: Using Interpreters and Compilers - Quiz & Worksheet


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Which of the following translates and executes program code line by line rather than the whole program in one step?

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1. Which of the following is an interpreted programming language?

2. Which of the following languages uses codes such as MOVE, ADD and SUB?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and corresponding worksheet will help you gauge your knowledge of compilers and interpreters for computer programs. Topics you'll need to know to pass the quiz include understanding the language that is machine-independent and the execution of code.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use this printable worksheet and quiz to review:

  • Language that is machine-independent
  • The translation and execution of code
  • Interpreted programming language
  • What Fortran is
  • Codes such as MOVE and ADD

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz will let you practice the following skills:

  • Interpreting information - verify you can read information regarding what Fortran is and interpret it correctly
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about codes like SUB and ADD
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related compilers and interpreters lesson

Additional Learning

You should also review the corresponding lesson called Machine Code and High-level Languages: Using Interpreters and Compilers. This lesson will help you:

  • Identify the two major types of programming languages
  • Understand the difference between the two types
  • Describe the characteristics of the two types of low-level languages
  • Explain how to execute a program in a high-level language
  • Appreciate what an interpreter does with the code