Computer Software Questions and Answers

21. _____ is a set of keywords, symbols and a system of rules for constructing statements by which human can communicate the instructions to be executed by a computer.
  A.  An assemble
  B.  A programming language
  C.  A computer program
  D.  Syntax
Ans: B
A programming language
22. The two major categories of software include
  A.  System software and utility software
  B.  System software and application software
  C.  Personal productivity and system
  D.  Operating system and utility
Ans: B
System software and application software
23. Specialized program(s) designed to allow particular input or output device(s) to communicate with the rest of the computer system is called
  A.  Interpreters
  B.  Device drivers
  C.  Compiler
  D.  Operating system
Ans: B
Device drivers
24. What is Direct X?
  A.  World processing software
  B.  Operating system
  C.  Software that drives graphics hardware
  D.  Web browser
Ans: C
Software that drives graphics hardware
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