EXERCISES, LESSON 3
INSTRUCTIONS. Circle the letter of the response that best answers the question or
best completes the incomplete statement or write the appropriate term in the space
After you have completed all the exercises, turn to "Solutions to Exercises" at the
end of the lesson and check your answers. For each exercise answered incorrectly,
reread the material referenced after the solution.
SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS. For exercises 1 through 5, match each term to the
appropriate description. Enter the letter you have selected in the space provided.
(There is one extra lettered statement that will not used.)
1. Application program _____
a. Data that is accumulated, sorted, and
processed periodically as a group, e.g., payroll.
2. Operating system _____
b. Placing a group of records in the desired
3. Batch processing _____
c. Cabled to the computer.
4. Sorting _____
d. A set of programs that runs the computer.
5. On-line _____
e. Arithmetic manipulation of data.
f. A sequence of instructions that solves a
specific problem, that is, budgeting.