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Computer Architecture MCQ - Multiple Choice Question and Answer

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Question No : 1
During the execution of the instructions, a copy of the instructions is placed in the ______ .

Register
RAM
System heap
Cache

Question No : 2
The main virtue for using single Bus structure is ,

Cost effective connectivity and speed
Fast data transfers
Cost effective connectivity and ease of attaching peripheral devices
None of these

Question No : 3
Two processors A and B have clock frequencies of 700 Mhz and 900 Mhz respectively. Suppose A can execute an instruction with an average of 3 steps and B can execute with an average of 5 steps. For the execution of the same instruction which processor is faster ?

A
B
Both take the same time
Insuffient information

Question No : 4
______ are used to over come the difference in data transfer speeds of various devices .

Bridge circuits
Speed enhancing circuitory
Buffer registers
Multiple Buses

Question No : 5
A processor performing fetch or decoding of different instruction during the execution of another instruction is called ______ .

Pipe-lining
Super-scaling
Parallel Computation
None of these

Question No : 6
To extend the connectivity of the processor bus we use ______ .

SCSI bus
PCI bus
Multiple bus
Controllers

Question No : 7
ANSI stands for,

American National Standard Interface
American National Standards Institute
American Network Standard Interfacing
American Network Security Interrupt