Computer Organization Questions and Answers – RISC & CISC

This section focuses on "RISC & CISC" 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. What is the full form of RISC?

A. Read Instruction Set Architecture
B. Reduced Instruction Set Computer.
C. Register Instruction Set Computer.
D. None of the above

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2. What is the full form of CISC?

A. Complex Instruction Set Computer.
B. Completed Instruction Set Computer.
C. Control Instruction Set Computer.
D. None of the above

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3. Which Processors includes multi-clocks?

A. Complex Instruction Set Computer
B. Reduced Instruction Set Computer
C. ISA
D. ANNA

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4. Which Processors Data transfer Register to register?

A. Complex Instruction Set Computer
B. Reduced Instruction Set Computer
C. ISA
D. ANNA

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5. The Sun micro systems processors usually follow _____ architecture.

A. CISC
B. ULTRA SPARC
C. ISA
D. RISC

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6. Which of the following is true?

A. The RISC processor has a more complicated design than CISC.
B. Risc Focus on software
C. Cisc Focus on software
D. Risc has Variable sized instructions

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7. Which processor requires more number of registers?

A. CISC
B. ISA
C. RISC
D. ANNA

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8. Both the CISC and RISC architectures have been developed to reduce the ______

A. Semantic gap
B. Time Delay
C. Cost
D. Reduced Code

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9. Which of the following is true about CISC processor?

A. Micro programmed control unit is found in CISC.
B. Data transfer is from memory to memory.
C. In this instructions are not register based.
D. All of the above

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10. Out of the following which is not a CISC machine.

A. IBM 370/168
B. Motorola A567
C. Intel 80486
D. VAX 11/780

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