Trivia Questions On Central Processing Unit! Quiz

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Trivia Questions On Central Processing Unit! Quiz

Are you familiar with the central processing unit? It is the major part of any computer system, and it is generally arranged by the main memory, control unit, or arithmetic logic unit. It represents the center of the entire computer system. It is connected to various peripheral equipment, which includes input and output devices. This magnificent quiz is all ready for you to discover new things about the central processing unit.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The CPU speed is largely dependent on
    • A. 

      Wordlength, Cache Memory and Clock Speed

    • B. 

      Wordlength only

    • C. 

      Cache Memory and Wordlength only

    • D. 

      Wordlength and Clock Speed only

  • 2. 
    A CPU's wordlength is
    • A. 

      The number of bits on that CPU's databus

    • B. 

      The number of bits the CPU can send and receive at a go

    • C. 

      The number of bits the CPU can process at a go

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 3. 
    A CPU register
    • A. 

      Is also known as Cache Memory

    • B. 

      Is also known as accumulator

    • C. 

      Is a temporary storage location

    • D. 

      Can hold a maximum of 32 bits

  • 4. 
    Given a 32-bit CPU, how many words are there in 'processor'?
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      3

    • C. 

      9

    • D. 

      2

  • 5. 
    Which of the following are registers?
    • A. 

      Accumulator

    • B. 

      Program Counter, Instruction Register

    • C. 

      Shift Register

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 6. 
    The Address Bus
    • A. 

      Determines the number of memory locations that can be directly acessed by the CPU

    • B. 

      Carries data between the CPU and main memory

    • C. 

      Is a two-way bus

    • D. 

      All of the above are true

  • 7. 
    What is address space?
    • A. 

      It is a general purpose register

    • B. 

      It is the amount of RAM installed

    • C. 

      It is the number of memory locations that can be accessed by the CPU and is determined by the number of lines on the address bus

    • D. 

      It is the number of bits on the address bus

  • 8. 
    What is the function of the Control Unit?
    • A. 

      It is a temporary storage location inside the CPU

    • B. 

      It is a section of CPU responsible for all transfer of data between CPU and other components and for fetching, decoding and executing instructions

    • C. 

      It is a special purpose register

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 9. 
    What is the role of the Program Counter during the Fetch-Execute cycle?
    • A. 

      It holds the next instruction to be executed

    • B. 

      It holds the address of the next instruction to be executed

    • C. 

      It fetches the next instruction

    • D. 

      It decodes instructions

  • 10. 
    The databus
    • A. 

      Is a bus connecting CPU and main memory that can carry data between them

    • B. 

      Is a two-way bus

    • C. 

      Both of the above are true

    • D. 

      None of the above are true

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