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Unformatted text preview: Mallard ECE 290: Computer Engineering I - Spring 2007 - Graded WebQuiz: Some Arch... Page 1 of 2 Graded Graded WebQuiz: Some Architecture Terminology You have submitted this WebQuiz 1 time (including this time). You may submit this WebQuiz a total of 10 times and receive full credit. RISC/CISC will be discussed in lecture on Monday. Question Question #1 Give the meaning (e.g., MSI would be "medium scale integration") of each of the following common acronyms. Warning: Your answers must be precise: any misspellings will be marked wrong. CPU central processing unit CISC complex instruction set computer MSI medium scale integration TOS top of stack IR instruction register VLSI very large scale integration SP stack pointer CAR control address register RISC reduced instruction set computer ALSU arithmetic logic shift unit You answered each item correctly. You received a raw score of 100% on this question. Question Question #2 Which of the following are typical properties / advantages of a CISC rather than a RISC architecture? Instructions perform simple operations Control Control unit is usually microprogrammed Instructions Instructions perform simple and complex operations Many addressing modes Many Fixed length instructions Control unit is usually hardwired Easily pipelined Small Small register file Most instructions access memory Most Variable Variable length instructions file://C:\Documents and Settings\Al\Desktop\ece 290 b\Some Architecture Terminology_fil... 5/1/2007 Mallard ECE 290: Computer Engineering I - Spring 2007 - Graded WebQuiz: Some Arch... Page 2 of 2 Few addressing modes Only load and store operations access memory Small offsets Simple control unit You received a raw score of 100% on this question. WebQuiz WebQuiz Grade Summary Raw score Adjusted score Minimum passing score Grade for this submission Cumulative Cumulative Grade 100.00% 100.00% 60.00% 100% 100% To improve a grade, you must load a new quiz: NEW Quiz Mallard Copyright ?1995-2000 Course Content Copyright?1995-2007 Donna J. Brown. All rights reserved. file://C:\Documents and Settings\Al\Desktop\ece 290 b\Some Architecture Terminology_fil... 5/1/2007 ...
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