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The elemental language of computers comprising a long sequence of binary zeros and ones (bits) is called _______
1. Machine language
2. Algorithm
3. Flow chart
4. High level Language
5. None of these

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Correct Answer - Option 1 : Machine language

The correct answer is Machine Language.

  • A machine language is a low-level programming language used to directly control a computer's Central Processing Unit.
  • It comprises of a long sequence of binary zeroes and ones (bits). It is the only language a computer is capable of understanding.
  • High-level languages such as Swift and C++ must be compiled into machine language before the code is run on a computer.
  • Machine language is normally displayed in the hexadecimal form so that it is a little bit easier to read.


Term Meaning
Algorithm An algorithm is a procedure or formula for solving a problem, based on conducting a sequence of specified actions.
Flow Chart A flow chart is simply a graphical representation of steps in sequential order and is widely used in presenting the flow of algorithms, workflow, or processes.
High-Level Language   It is a programming language with strong abstraction from the details of the computer.

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