Digital Electronics - Microprocessor Fundamentals

Exercise :: Microprocessor Fundamentals - General Questions

16. 

The control bus and memories share a bidirectional bus in a typical microprocessor system.

A. True
B. False

Answer: Option B

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17. 

All computer programs for a machine are called:

A. software
B. firmware
C. hardware
D. none of the above

Answer: Option A

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18. 

The 8085A is a(n):

A. 16-bit parallel CPU
B. 8-bit serial CPU
C. 8-bit parallel CPU
D. none of the above

Answer: Option C

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19. 

Because microprocessor CPUs do not understand mnemonics as they are, they have to be converted to ________.

A. hexadecimal machine code
B. binary machine code
C. assembly language
D. all of the above

Answer: Option B

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20. 

A register in the microprocessor that keeps track of the answer or results of any arithmetic or logic operation is the:

A. stack pointer
B. program counter
C. instruction pointer
D. accumulator

Answer: Option D

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