Computer Organization Questions and Answers – Pipelining

This section focuses on "Pipelining" of Computer Organization & Architecture. These Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ) should be practiced to improve the Computer Organization & Architecture skills required for various interviews (campus interview, walk-in interview, company interview), placements, entrance exams and other competitive examinations.

1. How many types of Pipelining exist?

A. 2
B. 3
C. 4
D. 5

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2. Arithmetic Pipeline is used for?

A. floating point operations
B. interger operations
C. character operations
D. None of the above

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3. Which of the following is not a Pipeline Conflicts?

A. Timing Variations
B. Branching
C. Load Balancing
D. Data Dependency

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4. Which of the following is disadvantage of Pipelining?

A. cycle time of the processor is reduced.
B. The design of pipelined processor is complex and costly to manufacture.
C. The instruction latency is more.
D. Both B and C

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5. Which of the following is an advantage of pipelining?

A. Instruction throughput increases.
B. Faster ALU can be designed when pipelining is used.
C. Pipelining increases the overall performance of the CPU.
D. All of the above

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6. The processor contends for the usage of the hardware and might enter into a ____________.

A. hazard state
B. Stalk State
C. Deadlock State
D. None of the above

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7. The Tomasulo algorithm is a hardware algorithm developed ___________.

A. 1966
B. 1967
C. 1968
D. 1969

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8. In Arithmetic Pipeline, the floating point addition and subtraction is done in ____________ parts.

A. 2
B. 3
C. 4
D. 5

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9.  ______ have been developed specifically for pipelined systems.

A. Utility software
B. Speed up utilities
C. Optimizing compilers
D. None of the above

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10. The pipelining process is also called as ______

A. Assembly line operation
B. Von Neumann cycle
C. Superscalar operation
D. None of the above

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