Microprocessors MCQs Set-8

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  1. 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. 2. Which of the following items are examples of storage devices?
    • Floppy / hard disks
    • CD‐ROMs
    • Tape devices
    • All of the above
  3. 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. 4. Which is the type of memory for information that does not change on your computer?
    • RAM
    • ROM
    • ERAM
    • RW / RAM
  5. 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. 6. Before a disk can be used to store data. It must be…….
    • Formatted
    • Reformatted
    • Addressed
    • None of the above
  7. 7. Which company is the biggest player in the microprocessor industry?
    • Motorola
    • IBM
    • Intel
    • AMD
  8. 8. A typical personal computer used for business purposes would have… of RAM.
    • 4 KB
    • 16 K
    • 64 K
    • 256 K
  9. 9. The word length of a computer is measured in
    • Bytes
    • Millimeters
    • Meters
    • Bits
  10. 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