What is Programming Language? - Types & Examples


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Computers think in the language of:

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1. Which of these is not a type of programming language?

2. Machine language is:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet will help you review your understanding of computer programming languages. For the quiz, you will need to recall the basic language used by all computers and understand the different types of programming languages available.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz will test your knowledge of the following languages:

  • Computer
  • Assembly
  • Machine
  • High-level

Skills Practiced

  • Critical thinking - apply relevant knowledge to examine information about computers in a different light
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding programming languages and interpret it correctly
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define assembly language and machine language

Additional Learning

To learn more information about programming languages, refer to the lesson called What is Programming Language? Types & Examples. Objectives covered include:

  • Define bits
  • Explain the function of an assembler
  • Discuss how scripting languages work