Introduction To It - CPU And Memory

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  • 1. 
    The speed of the computer is dependent on the?
    • A. 

      L1 cache

    • B. 

      RAM

    • C. 

      CPU

    • D. 

      L3 cache

  • 2. 
    The CPU speed is measured in?
    • A. 

      Gigabits

    • B. 

      Bits per second

    • C. 

      Hertz

    • D. 

      Mbs

  • 3. 
    The CPU is made up of 3 main parts, ALU, Control Unit and                                      .
    • A. 

      Processor

    • B. 

      Registers

    • C. 

      Motherboard

    • D. 

      RAM

  • 4. 
    Which one do you like?
    • A. 

      Option 1

    • B. 

      Option 2

    • C. 

      Option 3

    • D. 

      Option 4

  • 5. 
    CISC is a type of system architecture which stands for?
    • A. 

      Complex Instructions Super Computer

    • B. 

      Complex Instruction Set Computer

    • C. 

      Complex Instructions System Components

  • 6. 
    A small permanent storage location within the CPU used for a specific purpose is called a                                 .
    • A. 

      Memory

    • B. 

      Register

    • C. 

      ROM

    • D. 

      RAM

  • 7. 
    The type of register that holds data that is to be operated upon, its intermediate results and final results is called ? 
    • A. 

      Program Counter

    • B. 

      Accumulator

    • C. 

      Instruction Register

    • D. 

      Memory Address Register

  • 8. 
    The kind of register that holds the instruction that is currently being executed is called                                ?
    • A. 

      Program Counter

    • B. 

      Accumulator

    • C. 

      Instruction Register

    • D. 

      Status Register

  • 9. 
    The type of registers that is used for high speed temporary storage of program variables is called ?
    • A. 

      Accumulator

    • B. 

      General Registers

    • C. 

      L1 Registers

    • D. 

      L3 Registers

  • 10. 
    • A. 

      All of the above

    • B. 

      I, ii, and iii

    • C. 

      I, iii and iv

    • D. 

      Ii, iii and iv

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 11. 
    Which of the following is a temporal storage?
    • A. 

      Register

    • B. 

      ROM

    • C. 

      RAM

    • D. 

      CMOS

  • 12. 
    The type of RAM that does not need refreshing is called a                                       RAM?
    • A. 

      Static

    • B. 

      Dynamic

    • C. 

      EDO

    • D. 

      ECC

  • 13. 
    EEPROM is a type of ROM which stands for??                                                      
  • 14. 
    Cache memory is an example of a                                         ?
    • A. 

      Static RAM

    • B. 

      Dynamic RAM

    • C. 

      Synchronous RAM

    • D. 

      Rambus RAM

  • 15. 
    The function of the cache is to?
    • A. 

      Save extra data

    • B. 

      Free up CPU space

    • C. 

      Boost CPU speed

    • D. 

      Serves as extra memory storage

  • 16. 
    The smaller the cache the faster it is?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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  • 19. 
    The L1 cache size usually ranges between                    and                      
    • A. 

      8 kb and 16 kb

    • B. 

      8 kb and 32 kb

    • C. 

      16 kb and 32 kb

    • D. 

      32 kb and 64 kb

  • 20. 
    The process by which a computer retrieves a program instruction from its memory, determines what actions the instruction requires, and carries out those actions is called ?
    • A. 

      Fetch-execute-decode cycle

    • B. 

      Fetch-execute cycle

    • C. 

      Fetch-retrieve cycle