What is COBOL Programming? - History & Examples


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All of these are divisions of COBOL except:

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1. What is a legacy program?

2. What does COBOL mean?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

COBOL is a legacy programming language, and this quiz/worksheet combo will test your understanding of it. You'll be assessed on your knowledge of legacy programs and what is needed to create a COBOL program.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments, you will be tested on:

  • What COBOL stands for
  • The Divisions of COBOL
  • Identifying types of programming languages

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related computer science lesson
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main terms, such as legacy program and simple language
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained about what you need to make a COBOL program
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about COBOL

Additional Learning

Learn more about computer science, by reviewing the lesson, What is COBOL Programming? - History & Examples. The lesson addresses these objectives:

  • Learn about the history of computer programming
  • Understand how COBOL functions
  • Identify the structure of COBOL as a programing language