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COMPUTER KNOWLEDGE Computer Architecture

Question No : 1

Which is not an integral part of computer?
(1) CPU
(2) Mouse
(3) Monitor
(4) UPS
(5) None of these

Question No : 2

On the motherboard the connection points for chips are referred to as
(1) slots
(2) sockets
(3) ports
(4) lines
(5) None of these
 

Question No : 3

Internal memory in a CPU is nothing but
(1) a set of registers
(2) a set of ALU
(3) microprocessor
(4) bus
(5) None of these

Question No : 4

Microprocessors can be used to make
(1) computer
(2) digital system
(3) calculators
(4) All of these
(5) None of these

Question No : 5

The load instruction is mostly used to designate a transfer memory to a processor register known as
(1) accumulator
(2) instruction register
(3) program counter
(4) memory address register
(5) None of the above

Question No : 6

The word ‘computer’ usually refers to the central processing unit plus
(1) external memory
(2) internal memory
(3) input devices
(4) output devices
(5) None of these

Question No : 7

Which of the following is a part of central processing unit?
(1) Printer
(2) Keyboard
(3) Mouse
(4) Arithmetic and Logic Unit
(5) All of the above

Question No : 8

Control unit of a digital computer is often called the
(1) Clock
(2) nerve centre
(3) Both (1) and (2)
(4) IC
(5) None of these

Question No : 9

The Central Processing Unit (CPU) in a computer consists of
(1) input, output and processing
(2) control unit, primary storage and secondary storage
(3) control unit, arithmetic logic unit registers
(4) All of the above
(5) None of the above

Question No : 10

A group of bits that tells the computer to perform a specific operation is known as
(1) instruction code
(2) micro-operation
(3) accumulator
(4) register
(5) None of these
 

Question No : 11

The communication line between CPU memory and peripherals is called a
(1) bus
(2) line
(3) media
(4) All of these
(5) None of these
 

Question No : 12

Memory unit that communicates directly with the CPU is called the
(1) main memory
(2) secondary memory
(3) auxiliary memory
(4) register
(5) None of these
 

Question No : 13

The first microprocessor was
(1) Intel 4004
(2) 8080
(3) 8085
(4) 4008
(5) 8081

Question No : 14

Where does computer add and compare data?
(1) Hard disk
(2) Floppy disk
(3) CPU chip
(4) Memory chip
(5) None of these

Question No : 15

The control unit controls other units by generating
(1) control signals
(2) timing signal
(3) transfer signal
(4) command signal
(5) None of these
 

Question No : 16

Pipeline strategy is called implement
(1) instruction execution
(2) instruction prefetch
(3) instruction decoding
(4) instruction manipulation
(5) None of these

Question No : 17

When machine instructions are being executed by a computer the instruction phase followed by the execution phase is referred to as
(1) program cycle
(2) machine instruction
(3) task cycle
(4) instruction cycle
(5) machine cycle

Question No : 18

CPU can directly understand this language
(1) C
(2) Assembly
(3) Machine language
(4) Java
(5) None of these

Question No : 19

Which computer memory is used for storing programs and data currently being processed by the CPU?
(1) Mass memory
(2) Internal memory
(3) PROM
(4) Non-Volatile memory
(5) None of these

Question No : 20

The most frequently used instructions of a computer program are likely to be fetched from
(1) hard disk
(2) RAM
(3) ROM
(4) cache memory
(5) None of these

Question No : 21

The main circuit-board of the system unit is
(1) computer program
(2) control unit
(3) motherboard
(4) RAM
(5) None of these

Question No : 22

Following are the names of motherboard except
(1) logic board
(2) system board
(3) main board
(4) planar board
(5) computer board

Question No : 23

The central processing unit is an example of
(1) peripheral
(2) output unit
(3) software
(4) program
(5) hardware

Question No : 24

The types of input include
(1) data
(2) programs
(3) commands
(4) user response
(5) All of these

Question No : 25

Arithmetic logic unit and control sections have special purpose locations called
(1) registers
(2) RAM
(3) BIOS
(4) I/O
(5) ROM
 

Question No : 26

______ is the process of carrying out commands.
(1) Fetching
(2) Storing
(3) Decoding
(4) Executing
(5) None of these

Question No : 27

______ selects, interprets and executes instructions in a CPU.
(1) ALU
(2) Control unit
(3) Memory
(4) Storage
(5) None of these

Question No : 28

CPU retrieves its data and instruction from
(1) secondary memory
(2) auxiliary memory
(3) main memory
(4) All the above
(5) None of these

Question No : 29

______ is the raw facts from which ______ is derived.
(1) Data, information
(2) Input, information
(3) Data, output
(4) Output, input
(5) Information, message
 

Question No : 30

 The system unit
(1) coordinates input and output devices
(2) is the container that housed electronic components
(3) is a combination of hardware and software
(4) controls and manipulates data
(5) does the arithmetic operations

Question No : 31

Which of the following memory chips is programmed during the manufacturing process?
(1) RAM
(2) ROM
(3) PROM
(4) EEPROM
(5) None of these
 

Question No : 32

Which of the following components is the most essential for the computer system to work?
(1) Input system
(2) Output system
(3) Storage system
(4) Monitor
(5) CPU

Question No : 33

A(n) ______ device is any device that provides information, which is sent to the CPU.
(1) input
(2) output
(3) CPU
(4) memory
(5) processing

Question No : 34

Which of the following controls the machine cycle?
(1) Control unit
(2) Memory unit
(3) Logical unit
(4) Arithmetical unit
(5) None of these

Question No : 35

Which of the following executes the computer commands?
(1) Arithmetic unit
(2) Logic unit
(3) Both (1) and (2)
(4) Control unit
(5) None of these

Question No : 36

The machine cycle includes
(1) fetch
(2) decode
(3) execute
(4) store
(5) All of these

Question No : 37

If a computer has more than one processor then it known as?
(1) Uniprocess
(2) Multiprocessor
(3) Multithreaded
(4) Multiprogramming
(5) None of these

Question No : 38

Which of the following registers is used to keep track of address of the memory location where the next instruction is located?
(1) Memory Address Register      
(2) Memory Data Register                 
(3) Instruction Register           
(4) Program Register  
(5) None of these

Question No : 39

Group of instructions that directs a computer is called _______
(1) Storage
(2) Memory
(3) Logic
(4) Program
(5) None of these

Question No : 40

Which of following is not a valid bus in computer system?
(1) Data Bus
(2) Memory Bus
(3) Address Bus
(4) System Bus
(5) None of these

Question No : 41

Branch Instructions are used to
(1) Manipulate Numeric Data
(2) Transfer Control
(3) Logical Data
(4) Manage Data
(5) None of the above

Question No : 42

The word size of a Microprocessor refers to
(1) The amount of a information that can be stored in a byte
(2) The amount of a information that can be stored in a cycle
(3) The number of machine operations performed in a seconds
(4) The minimum length of an English word that can be input to a computer
(5) None of the above

Question No : 43

Different components on the motherboard of a PC unit are linked together by sets of parallel
electrical conducting lines. What are these lines called?
(1) Conductors
(2) Buses
(3) Connectors
(4) Consecutives
(5) None of these
 

Question No : 44

An instruction code must specify the address of the _________
(1) Operand
(2) Opcode
(3) Mnemonic
(4) Both (1) and (2)
(5) None of above

Question No : 45

If CPU and I/O interface share a common bus than transfer of data between two units is known as?
(1) Asynchronous
(2) Clock dependent
(3) Synchronous
(4) Decoder independent
(5) None of these

Question No : 46

Which technique helps processor to run a program concurrently with input output operations?
(1) IOP
(2) DMA
(3) Interrupt driven I/O
(4) DCA
(5) None of these

Question No : 47

 Intercrosses arbitration system for multiprocessor shares a __?
(1) Control Bus
(2) Domain Bus
(3) Primary Bus
(4) Common Bus
(5) None of these
 

Question No : 48

Which table handle store address of interrupt handling subroutine?
(1) Vector table
(2) Symbol link table
(3) Interrupt vector table
(4) Small scale table
(5) None of above

Question No : 49

The part of the CPU that accesses and decodes programme instructions, and coordinates the flow of data among various system components is the
(1) ALU                                         
(2) Control unit                                  
(3) Megahertz 
(4) Motherboard         
(5) None of these