Computer Organization Important Questions For External Exam Unit Wise
UNIT-I1) What are functional units? Discuss the basic functional units of a computer?
2) With a neat diagram explain the basic operational concepts of computer?
a) Explain various types of buses?
b) Discuss the functions of system software?
4) Discuss and differentiate multi computers and multi processors.
5) Explain the different types of data representation?
6) Explain about the error detection codes with parity checker circuit?
2) Discuss in detail about various arithmetic operations.
3) Explain the following operations in detail
a) Basic micro operations.
b) Arithmetic shift.
c) Circular shift.
d) Rotate shift.
4) What is an instruction code? Explain in detail various addressing modes.
5) Explain the instruction cycle with a neat flow chart.
6) Explain the data transfer and manipulation instructions.
7) Define interrupt? Explain the types of interrupts.
8) Define and discuss the types of registers.
2) Explain the design of control unit.
3) Define and discuss the differences between hardwired control unit and micro programmed control unit.
1) Define the Static RAM (SRAM). Explain the working of SRAM cell with a neat diagram.
2) Define the Dynamic RAM (DRAM). Explain the working of DRAM with a neat diagram.
3) Define the Read Only Memory. Explain in detail the types of ROM’s.
4) Define and discuss the types of replacement algorithms.
5) Define Virtual Memory. Explain the process of converting virtual addresses to physical addresses with a neat diagram.
6) Explain the following secondary storage devices
a) Magnetic disk.
b) Magnetic tape.
7) Explain the following mapping functions
a) Associative mapping.
b) Direct mapping.
c) Set Associative mapping.
1) Explain about asynchronous data transfer and asynchronous communication interface.
2) Explain about modes of transfer.
3) Explain about interrupt priorities.
4) Explain about DMA in detail.
2)a) Define pipelining? Explain the structure of pipelining with an example.
b) Explaining the implementation of four stage pipelining.
3) List out the limitations of instruction pipeline.
4) List out the advantages of RISC and CISC
5) Define vector processing. Explain the characteristics of vector processing.
6) Explain the instruction format of vector processor.
7) What is array processor? Explain the two categories of array processor
UNIT-VIII1) List out several of characteristics of multi processors.
2) What is meant by interconnection structure? Mention the various types of interconnection structures.
3) Define the following in detail
a) Inter Process Arbitration.
b) Inter Process Communication.
4) Explain about cache coherence in detail.
5) Discuss about the shared memory multi processors.