Test: CISC & RISC Processors


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QUESTION: 1

The CISC stands for ___________

Solution:

Answer: d
Explanation: CISC is an computer architecture where in the processor performs more complex operations in one step.

QUESTION: 2

The computer architecture aimed at reducing the time of execution of instructions is ________

Solution:

Answer: b
Explanation: The RISC stands for Reduced Instruction Set Computer.

QUESTION: 3

 The Sun micro systems processors usually follow _____ architecture.

Solution:

The Risc machine aims at reducing the instruction set of the computer.

QUESTION: 4

The RISC processor has a more complicated design than CISC. 

Solution:

Answer: b
Explanation: The RISC processor design is more simpler than CISC and it consists of fewer transistors.

QUESTION: 5

The iconic feature of the RISC machine among the following are

Solution:

Answer: c
Explanation: A branch delay slot is an instruction space immediately following a jump or branch.

QUESTION: 6

Both the CISC and RISC architectures have been developed to reduce the ______

Solution:

Answer: c
Explanation: The semantic gap is the gap between the high level language and the low level language.

QUESTION: 7

Out of the following which is not a CISC machine.

Solution:
QUESTION: 8

Pipe-lining is a unique feature of _______

Solution:

Answer: a
Explanation: The RISC machine architecture was the first to implement pipe-lining.

QUESTION: 9

 In CISC architecture most of the complex instructions are stored in _____

Solution:

Answer: d
Explanation: In CISC architecture more emphasis is given on the instruction set and the instructions take over a cycle to complete.

QUESTION: 10

Which of the architecture is power efficient?

Solution:

Answer: b
Explanation: Hence the RISC architecture is followed in the design of mobile devices.

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