In analyzing the compilation of PL/I program, the term "Syntax analysis" is associated with

A. recognition of basic syntactic constructs through reductions

B. recognition of basic elements and creation of uniform symbols

C. creation of more optional matrix

D. use of macro processor to produce more optimal assembly code

Answer: Option A

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The function(s) of the Syntax phase is/ are:

A. to recognize the major constructs of the language and to call the appropriate action routines that will generate the intermediate form or matrix for these constructs

B. to build a literal table and an identifier table

C. to build a uniform symbol table

D. to parse the source program into the basic elements or tokens of the language

A self-relocating program is one which

A. cannot be made to execute in any area of storage other than the one designated for it at the time of its coding or translation

B. consists of a program and relevant information for its relocation

C. can itself perform the relocation of its address-sensitive portions

D. All of the above