Electronics - Computer Hardware and Software

Exercise :: Computer Hardware and Software - Filling the Blanks

1. 

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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2. 

The __________ program is used to convert mnemonic code to machine code.

A. debug
B. C++
C. fortran
D. assembler

Answer: Option D

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3. 

A(n) ________________ is the time it takes a microprocessor to fetch and execute a complete instruction.

A. instruction cycle
B. machine cycle
C. timing cycle
D. write cycle

Answer: Option A

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4. 

The ________ is the "brains" of every microcomputer.

A. ROM
B. ALU
C. CPU
D. MPU

Answer: Option C

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5. 

The circuits in the 8085 that provide the arithmetic and logic functions are called the __________.

A. CPU
B. ALU
C. I/O
D. bus decoder

Answer: Option B

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