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Translate the following decimal number to hexadecimal: 258
Which popular programming language is well-known for executing its target programs on a virtual machine?
Add the following binary integers: 00101101 and 00111011:
Translate the following signed decimal number to binary: -78
In a 6-stage dual-pipelined processor, how many clock cycles are required to execute 5 instructions? (Assume that stage 4 requires two clock cycles, and that stage 4 has two pipelines.)
Which type of RAM is typically used for cache memory?
In a 4-stage single-pipelined processor, how many clock cycles are required to execute 3 instructions? (Assume that each stage executes in a single clock cycle.)
0 to 127
The integer range of standard ASCII codes is:
0 != 1
What is the largest signed integer that may be stored in 32 bits?
can be executed on multiple platforms.
A program is considered portable if it . . .
100 101 000 101 011
Which of the following binary values is equivalent to hexadecimal 4A2B?
During which phase of the instruction execution cycle is the program counter incremented?
translates Java into Java Bytecodes
Which of the following correctly describes the Java Virtual Machine?
111 110 010 111 110
Which of the following binary values is equivalent to hexadecimal 7CBE?
An interpreter program inside the CPU is written in a language called a(n) __________.
Machine language instructions are found at which virtual machine level?
Which type of program must usually run on multiple platforms?
0 != 0
21, 5F, 101
Which list contains the correct hexadecimal translation (in order) of the following unsigned decimal integers? 33, 95, 257
What is the name of the lowest 8 bits of the EDX register?
translation is too difficult
If virtual machine V2 is radically different that virtual machine V1, what major problem results when we try to run V2 programs on machine V1?
reversing (inverting) the bits and adding 1
The two's complement of an integer is formed by doing which of the following?
one to one
Which of the following best describes the relationship between assembly language and machine language?
What is the name of the time delay in a CPU caused by differences between the speed of the CPU, the system bus, and memory circuits?
data, address, control
The three types of buses connected to the CPU are:
When the CPU tries to execute part of a program that has been swapped out to disk, it executes a
Which of the following is the binary translation of signed decimal -33 ?
Real-address mode combines which two values to form addresses?
writing directly to video memory
Which type of output will execute the most quickly?
Which two 32-bit registers are known as extended index registers?
A low-level programming language in which a mnemonic is used to represent each of the machine language instructions.
bus interface, code prefetch, instruction decode, execution, segment, paging
What are the six stages, or units involved in executing a single IA-32 instruction?
Which mode is the native state of the Intel processor?
8 bit data bus, 32 bit address bus
42h, 57h, 36h, 35h, 34h
Convert the following string to a sequence of hexadecimal ASCII codes: "BW654" knowing that "A" is 41h and 1 is 31h. Use comas to separate your answer.
Translate the following signed decimal number to binary: 34
A program that combines object files into an executable program is called a __________.
Which of the following linear addresses matches the segment-offset address 08F0:0200?
How much memory can be addressed in Real-address mode?
In a 4-stage non-pipelined processor, how many clock cycles are required to execute 3 instructions? (Assume that each stage executes in a single clock cycle.)
What is the largest unsigned integer that may be stored in 24 bits?
Which of the following correctly describes the sequence of reading from memory during
Address placed on bus; Read line set low; Operand placed on data bus by memory controller; Read line set high, indicating that data bus contains the requested data.
clock, registers, control unit, arithmetic logic unit
The four parts of a CPU are:
Did IBM allow other manufactures to "clone" their machine?
Within the CPU, all calculations and logic operations take place inside the __________.
How many bits are used by Unicode characters in MS-Windows?