Microprocessors MCQs Set-8

1. Most important advantage of an IC is its
  • Easy replacement in case of circuit failure
  • Extremely high reliability
  • Reduced cost
  • Low powers consumption
2. Which of the following items are examples of storage devices?
  • Floppy / hard disks
  • CD‐ROMs
  • Tape devices
  • All of the above
3. The Width of a processor’s data path is measured in bits. Which of the following are common data paths?
  • 8 bits
  • 12 bits
  • 16 bits
  • 32 bits
4. Which is the type of memory for information that does not change on your computer?
  • RAM
  • ROM
  • ERAM
  • RW / RAM
5. What type of memory is not directly addressable by the CPU and requires special softw3are called EMS (expanded memory specification)?
  • Extended
  • Expanded
  • Base
  • Conventional
6. Before a disk can be used to store data. It must be…….
  • Formatted
  • Reformatted
  • Addressed
  • None of the above
7. Which company is the biggest player in the microprocessor industry?
  • Motorola
  • IBM
  • Intel
  • AMD
8. A typical personal computer used for business purposes would have… of RAM.
  • 4 KB
  • 16 K
  • 64 K
  • 256 K
9. The word length of a computer is measured in
  • Bytes
  • Millimeters
  • Meters
  • Bits
10. What are the three decisions making operations performed by the ALU of a computer?
  • Grater than
  • Less than
  • Equal to
  • All of the above