Cop4858 Final Review - 52 Questions

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CPU Quizzes & Trivia

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  • 1. 
    In the decimal or binary notations, the symbol used to represent a digit and the digit’s position in a string determines its ____.
    • A. 

      Sign

    • B. 

      Placement

    • C. 

      Base

    • D. 

      Value

  • 2. 
    ____ occurs when the absolute value of a negative exponent is too large to fit in the bits allocated tostore it.
    • A. 

      Rounding

    • B. 

      Rotation

    • C. 

      Overflow

    • D. 

      Underflow

  • 3. 
    A(n) ____ is a set of related data values.
    • A. 

      Pointer

    • B. 

      List

    • C. 

      Array

    • D. 

      Record

  • 4. 
    A(n) ____ is a data structure that uses pointers so that list elements can be scattered among nonsequential storage locations.
    • A. 

      Array

    • B. 

      Queue

    • C. 

      Linked list

    • D. 

      Stack

  • 5. 
    During the ____ cycle of the CPU, data inputs are prepared for transformation into data outputs.
    • A. 

      Execution

    • B. 

      Store

    • C. 

      Fetch

    • D. 

      Wait

  • 6. 
    A ____ instruction copies data bits to storage locations and can copy data between any combination of registers and primary storage locations.
    • A. 

      JUMP

    • B. 

      LOAD

    • C. 

      STORE

    • D. 

      MOVE

  • 7. 
    An ____ is a template that specifies the number of operands and the position and length of the op code and operands.
    • A. 

      Instruction format

    • B. 

      Instruction template

    • C. 

      Operation format

    • D. 

      Operand template

  • 8. 
    When manipulating single-precision floating-point numbers, CPU performance is measured in ____.
    • A. 

      Watts

    • B. 

      MHZ

    • C. 

      MFLOPS

    • D. 

      MIPS

  • 9. 
    ____ states that the cost of fabrication facilities for the latest chip generation doubles every four years.
    • A. 

      Rick’s Law

    • B. 

      Moore’s Law

    • C. 

      Nelson’s Law

    • D. 

      Lamb’s Law

  • 10. 
    ____ is a generic term for describing secondary storage data transfer units.
    • A. 

      Sector

    • B. 

      Wafer

    • C. 

      Cluster

    • D. 

      Block

  • 11. 
    ____ stores each bit by using a single transistor and capacitor.
    • A. 

      Dynamic ROM

    • B. 

      Static ROM

    • C. 

      Dynamic RAM

    • D. 

      Static RAM

  • 12. 
    The ratio of cache hits to read accesses is called the cache’s ____.
    • A. 

      Hit ratio

    • B. 

      Efficiency

    • C. 

      Performance

    • D. 

      Hit boundary

  • 13. 
    ____ sensors capture input from special-purpose symbols placed on paper or the flat surfaces of 3D objects.
    • A. 

      Dot and image

    • B. 

      Mark and image

    • C. 

      Mark and pattern

    • D. 

      Image capture

  • 14. 
    PDF417 bar codes can hold around ____ of data.
    • A. 

      1 KB

    • B. 

      1 MB

    • C. 

      1 GB

    • D. 

      1 TB

  • 15. 
    A(n) ____ is the maximum number of bits or bytes per second that the channel can carry.
    • A. 

      Minimum data transfer rate

    • B. 

      Overhead data transfer rate

    • C. 

      Net data transfer rate

    • D. 

      Raw data transfer rate

  • 16. 
    As bit transmission speed is increased, the duration of each bit in the signal, known as the ____, decreases.
    • A. 

      Bit time

    • B. 

      Overhead

    • C. 

      Block time

    • D. 

      Modulation time

  • 17. 
    A(n) ____ extracts the data embedded in the signal it receives and retransmits a new signalcontaining the same data.
    • A. 

      Repeater

    • B. 

      Multiplexer

    • C. 

      Amplifier

    • D. 

      Booster

  • 18. 
    The ____ standard divides frequency bands in the 5.2, 5.7, and 5.8 GHz ranges into 12 channels.
    • A. 

      802.11n

    • B. 

      802.11g

    • C. 

      802.11b

    • D. 

      802.11a

  • 19. 
    The term ____ refers to the spatial organization of network devices, physical routing of network cabling, and flow of messages from one network node to another.
    • A. 

      Network infrastructure

    • B. 

      Network topology

    • C. 

      Network path

    • D. 

      Network interface

  • 20. 
    The ____ layer includes communication protocols used by programs that make and respond to high-level requests for network services.
    • A. 

      Presentation

    • B. 

      Data Link

    • C. 

      Network

    • D. 

      Application

  • 21. 
    The ____ layer forwards messages to their correct destinations.
    • A. 

      Session

    • B. 

      Data Link

    • C. 

      Network

    • D. 

      Data Link

  • 22. 
    The ____ layer is the interface between network software and hardware.
    • A. 

      Session

    • B. 

      Data link

    • C. 

      Application

    • D. 

      Network

  • 23. 
    IP accepts messages called ____ from Transport-layer protocols and forwards them to theirdestination.
    • A. 

      Datagrams

    • B. 

      Frames

    • C. 

      Blocks

    • D. 

      Packets

  • 24. 
    The written format of 128-bit IP addresses is called ____ notation.
    • A. 

      Dotted decimal

    • B. 

      Dotted hexadecimal

    • C. 

      Colon decimal

    • D. 

      Colon hexadecimal

  • 25. 
    At the sending node, the ____ layer’s role is to translate IP datagrams into a format that can be transported and forwarded over a specific physical network.
    • A. 

      Application

    • B. 

      Network Interface

    • C. 

      Session

    • D. 

      Transport

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