Computer Science 152 - Fall 1993 - Culler - Midterm 2

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Fall 1993 CS 152 Midterm II Fall 1993 CS 152 Midterm II 11/23/93 You have 120 minutes to complete 125 of the 140 points. You should do 3 of te last 3 problems and indicate which. You may use a calculator or the book if you like, but you will probably do better withou it. The exam is long and hard so pace yourself and think before you write. Show your work. Write neatly and be well-organized. Good Luck! page max score 2 25 3 15 4 15 5 25 6 15 7 15 8 15 9 25 TOTAL 125 Page-2 1.[15]Indicate which of the following are specified in the instruction set architecture (ISA) and which are determined by the machine organization (MO). a. instruction format b. cycle time c. set of operations d. data types and representations e. power consumption f. programmable storage g. pipeline hazard resolution h. CPI i. MFLOPS file:///C|/Documents%20and%20Settings/Jason%20Rafte. ..0-%20Fall%201993%20-%20Culler%20-%20Midterm%202.htm (1 of 5)1/27/2007 6:44:31 PM
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Fall 1993 CS 152 Midterm II j. handling of conditions k. number of branch delay slots l. cache line size m. how memory is addressed n. number of explicit operands o. virtual to physical address translation 2.[5]The normalized single precision IEEE floating point number of smallest magnitude is a. 1.0*2^-127 b. 1.0*2^-126 c. -1.0*2^-127 d. 1.1*2^-126 3.[5]During the post-normalization step of an IEEE floating point addition it may be necesssary to shift the result a. right b. right or left c. right by one or left by some d. right by some or left by one e. right by one or left by one Page-3 4.[5]Briefly explain the difference between horizontal and vertical microcode and indicate the
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