Chapter 14 Multiple Choice

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1. Written description of the purpose and process of a program. Documentation is written within the program itself and in printed documents. Programmers will find themselves frustrated without adequate documentation, especially when it comes time to update or modify the program.
fourth generation language (4GL)
program documentation
program coder
portable language
2. Instructions for the computer to follow in order to process data. See also Software.
logic error
debugging
programming language
program
3. Testing by a select group of potential users in the final stage of testing a program.
loop structure
beta testing
lower level
computer-aided software engineering (CASE) tools
4. An outline of the logic of the program to be written. It is the steps or the summary of the program before you actually write the program for the computer. Consequently, you can see beforehand what the program is to accomplish.
computer-aided software engineering (CASE) tools
pseudocode
levels
programmer
5. Techniques consisting of top-down program design, pseudocode, flowcharts, and logic structures.
problem-oriented language
structured programming techniques
machine language
logic error
6. Programming professionals or programmers who analyze user's needs and create application software.
software engineer
modules
coding
logic error
7. Graphical presentation of a detailed sequence of steps needed to solve a programming problem.
formatting language
program maintenance
program flowcharts
debugging
8. Programming languages that are closer to the language humans use.
compiler
fourth generation language (4GL)
logic error
higher level
9. Actual writing of a computer program, using a programming language.
natural language
interpreter
program modules
coding
10. Logically related program statements.
maintenance programmer
program
modules
structured programs

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