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- 0 - ECE 2500 Midterm Examination I Spring 2008 NAME (print): _________________________________________ STUDENT ID: ______________________________________________________ Honor Pledge: I have neither given nor received unauthorized aid on this exam. SIGNATURE: _____________________________________________________ Instructions 1. Do not open the exam until the instructor says to begin. 2. All work on this exam must be your own. Sign the Honor Pledge above to confirm that you understood this. Print your name or initials on each page of this exam. 3. If you have questions during the exam, call the instructor by raising your hand. Do not communicate with another student. 4. This exam is closed-book, closed notes. No calculators. Use only pen or pencil. 5. Write all your answers in this handout. Use the back of the pages if you need additional space to work on a problem. Clearly indicate your final answer. 6. Think before you answer and pace yourself through the questions. 7. The exam is worth 100 points. Time limit: 70 minutes. 8. The exam consists of 4 sets on 8 pages . 9. Find the MIPS reference data sheet at the last page. Good Luck ! Set Points Grade A 40 B 20 C 20 D 20 Total 100
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Your Name or Initials: _________________ - 1 - Set A. – Concept (40 points) 1) [2 pt] What are the five components of any computer? Input Output Memory Control Datapath 2) [2 pt] What are the 3 steps in machine cycle? Fetch Decode Execute 3) [6 pt] What component(s) in problem 1) is(are) involved in each machine cycle in 2)? Fetch : Control, Memory, Datapath Decode: Control Execute: Control, Memory, Datapth, [Input, Output] 4) [2 pt] What is the abstract interface between the hardware and the lowest level software of a machine? Do NOT abbreviate. Instruction Set Architecture 5) [2 pt] Arithmetic instructions in the MIPS will never fetch operands from memory. True /False
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Your Name or Initials: _________________ - 2 - 6) [2 pt] Assume that the register $s0 contains 0x10000000. Beginning at that address there are five words in a row. Write a MIPS instruction that load the 3 rd
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This note was uploaded on 03/31/2008 for the course ECE 2500 taught by Professor Lnazhandali during the Spring '08 term at Virginia Tech.

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