Microprocessor MCQ Questions

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

1. What is true about microprocessor?

A. Microprocessor is a controlling unit of a micro-computer
B. It is fabricated on a small chip capable of performing ALU (Arithmetic Logical Unit) operations
C. It also communicate with the other devices connected to it.
D. All of the above

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2. Microprocessor consists of?

B. register array
C. control unit
D. All of the above

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3. The __________ controls the flow of data and instructions within the computer.

A. control unit
B. register array
C. accumulator

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4. Which of the following is not a features of a Microprocessor?

A. Versatility
B. Reliability
C. Low Bandwidth
D. Low Power Consumption

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5. The microprocessor ___________ those instructions from the memory

A. Fetch
B. Decode
C. Execute
D. None of the above

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6. It determines the number of operations per second?

A. Bandwidth
B. Word Length
C. Clock Speed
D. Operations Speed

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7. Clock Speed is also known as?

A. Clock Rate.
B. Clock Length.
C. Clock Set.
D. Clock Type.

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8. An 8-bit microprocessor can process _____ data at a time.

A. 4-bit
B. 8-bit
C. 16-bit
D. All of the above

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9. The number of bits processed in a single instruction is known as ?

A. Instruction Set
B. Bandwidth
C. Bandspeed
D. Instruction Speed

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10. What is false about microprocessor?

A. The microprocessor is of small size chip, hence is not portable.
B. microprocessor chips are available at low prices
C. microprocessors are versatile
D. failure rate of an IC in microprocessors is very low

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