What is Application Software? - Definition, Examples & Types


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Which of the following are NOT examples of application software?

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1. What is another name for application software?

2. Mobile apps can be obtained from all of the following except:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Application software is specific to the task it is designed for, and this quiz/worksheet combo will help you test your understanding of its definition and examples. You'll also be assessed on your knowledge of the functions application software.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on your understanding of:

  • Another name for application software
  • Types of application software
  • Mobile apps
  • Examples of hardware

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information about application software from the related computer science lesson
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained from the lesson to identify examples of hardware
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about types of software

Additional Learning

To learn more about types of application software, review the accompanying lesson on What is Application Software? - Definition, Examples & Types. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Learn the definition of application software
  • Differentiate between computer software and hardware
  • Understand the functions of application software
  • Identify different types and uses of software applications