Computer Organization & Architecture MCQ Questions Answers CSE Engineering

Computer Organization & Architecture MCQ Questions Answers Computer Engineering CSE


1) Which memory unit has lowest access time?

a) cache

b) registers

c) magnetic disk

d) main memory

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Option – b)

2) Polled intrrupet are handled by

a) software

b) hardware

c) firmware

d) none of the above

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Option – a)

3) Given a 5 stage pipeline with stages taking 1,2,3,1, 1 units of time, the clock period of the pipeline is

a) 8

b) 1/8

c) 1/3

d) 3

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Option – d)

4) A 32-bit address bus allows access to a memory of capacity

a) 64 Mb

b) 16 Mb

c) 1 Gb

d) 4 Gb

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Option – d)

5) -_________ is a piece of hardware that executes a set of machine language instructions.

a) controller

b) bus

c) processor

d) motherboard

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Option – c)

6) The system bus is made up of

a) data bus

b) data bus and address bus

c) data bus and control bus

d) data bus, control bus and address bus

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Option – d)

7) Booth’s algorithm is used in floating-point

a) addition

b) subtraction

c) multiplication

d) division

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Option – c)

8) Which of the following data transfer mode takes relatively more time?

a) DMA

b) interrtupt initiated I/O

c) programmed I/O

d) Isolated I/O

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Option – c)

9) Which of the following units can be used to measure the speed of a computer

a) SYPS

b) MIPS

C) BAUD

d) none of the above

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Option – b)

10) The minimum time delay between the initiations of  two independence memory operation is called

a) access time

b) cycle time

c) transfer rate

d) latency time

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Option – b)

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