What is Computer Software? - Definition & Applications


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Computer software is _____.

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1. The physical components of a computer are the _____; the digital programs running on the hardware are the _____.

2. BIOS is an example of _____.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Computer software is used for various applications, and this quiz/worksheet combo will help you test your understanding of them. You'll be assessed on your knowledge of different types of software and their functions.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

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

  • The definition of computer software
  • Types of computer software
  • Functions of computer software

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 operating system and BIOS
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding computer software
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about operating systems

Additional Learning

To learn more about computer science, review the accompanying lesson on What is Computer Software? - Definition & Applications. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Learn the definition of computer software
  • Understand the functions of computer software
  • Know different types of software