Test: Hierarchy of Memory


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QUESTION: 1

The standard SRAM chips are costly as _________

Solution:

Answer: b
Explanation: As they require a large number of transistors, their cost per bit increases.

QUESTION: 2

The drawback of building a large memory with DRAM is ______________

Solution:

Answer: c
Explanation: The DRAM’s were used for large memory modules for a long time until a substitute was found.

QUESTION: 3

To overcome the slow operating speeds of the secondary memory we make use of faster flash drives. 

Solution:

Answer: a
Explanation: To improve the speed we use flash drives at the cost of memory space.

QUESTION: 4

The fastest data access is provided using _______

Solution:

Answer: d
Explanation: The fastest data access is provided using registers as these memory locations are situated inside the processor.

QUESTION: 5

The memory which is used to store the copy of data or instructions stored in larger memories, inside the CPU is called _______

Solution:

Answer: a
Explanation: These memory devices are generally used to map onto the data stored in the larger memories.

QUESTION: 6

The larger memory placed between the primary cache and the memory is called ______

Solution:

Answer: b
Explanation: This is basically used to provide effective memory mapping.

QUESTION: 7

The next level of memory hierarchy after the L2 cache is _______

Solution:

Correct Answer :- d

Explanation : The next level of memory hierarchy after the L2 cache are Registers.

QUESTION: 8

 The last on the hierarchy scale of memory devices is ______

Solution:

Answer: b
Explanation: The secondary memory is the slowest memory device.

QUESTION: 9

 In the memory hierarchy, as the speed of operation increases the memory size also increases. 

Solution:

Answer: b
Explanation: As the speed of operation increases the cost increases and the size decreases.

QUESTION: 10

If we use the flash drives instead of the harddisks, then the secondary storage can go above primary memory in the hierarchy. 

Solution:

Answer: b
Explanation: The flash drives will increase the speed of transfer but still it wont be faster than primary memory.

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