Parallel Processing MCQ (Part-2)

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Parallel Processing MCQ (Part-2)

Parallel Processing MCQ (Part-1)

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Multiple Choice Questions

Q.1. A program segment chosen for parallel processing is known as:

  • Grain
  • Cluster
  • Work station
  • None of the above

Answer: Grain

Q.2. A compiler that automatically detects the parallelisms is known as:

  • Optimizing compiler
  • Run-time compiler
  • Interpreter
  • None of the above

Answer: Optimizing compiler

Q.3. A loop level parallelism has a grain size of:

  • 20
  • 200
  • 500
  • None of the above

Answer: 500

Q.4. Demand driven computers are also known as:

  • Control flow computer
  • DFC
  • Reduction computers
  • None of the above

Answer: Reduction computers

Q.5. Pentium-IV works on:

  • Control flow mechanism
  • Data flow mechanism
  • Demand-driven mechanism
  • All of the above

Answer: Control flow mechanism

Q. 6. Static data flow computer (SDFC) was given by:

  • Dennis
  • Bernstein
  • Albrecht
  • None of the above

Answer: Dennis

Q. 7. Pipelining uses:

  • data parallelism
  • temporal parallelism
  • spatial parallelism
  • None of the above

Answer: temporal parallelism

Q.8. Scalar pipelines are under:

  • Software control
  • Hardware control
  • Firmware control
  • None of the above

Answer: Software control

Q.9. The utilization pattern of successive stage in the pipeline is

  • Space-time diagram
  • Reservation table
  • Both the above
  • None of the above

Answer: Both the above

Q.10. Latency values must:

  • Negative
  • Positive
  • Either Negative and Positive
  • None of the above

Answer: Positive

Q.11. Forbidden latency means:

  • Distance between any two checkmarks in the same row of the reservation table
  • Distance between any two checkmarks in the same column of the reservation table
  • Distance between all the checkmarks
  • None of the above

Answer: Distance between any two checkmarks in the same row of the reservation table

Q.12. The average latency of a constant cycle is:

  • Constant
  • Latency itself
  • Not Known
  • None of the above

Answer: Latency itself

Q. 13. CPA stands for:

  • Carry power adder
  • Carry storage adder
  • Carry simple adder
  • None of the above

Answer: Carry simple adder

Q.14. CSA stands for.

  • Carry save adder
  • Carry storage adder
  • Carry simple adder
  • None of the above

Answer: Carry save adder

Q.15. A separate register that has one bit to identify each register of the register file is called as a  

  • Blackboard
  • Whiteboard
  • Scoreboard
  • None of the above

Answer: Scoreboard

Q.16. Loop scheduling includes:

  • Loop unrolling
  • Software Pipelining
  • Both
  • None of the above

Answer: Both

Q.17. In out-of-order execution, the task are:

  • in different order
  • in same order
  • no order
  • None of the above

Answer: in different order

Q.18. A possible execution path within a loop is known as:

  • Control path
  • Flow path
  • Trace
  • None of the above

Answer: Trace

Q.19. During loop scheduling, when the loop size is large, the relative gain is:

  • Large
  • Less
  • No change
  • None of the above

Answer: Less

Q.20. Real pipelines are:

  • Linear
  • Non-Linear
  • Exponential
  • None of the above

Answer: Non-Linear

Q.21. CISC stands for:

  • Compound Instruction Symbolic Computer
  • Complex Instruction Set Computer
  • Common Idea Set Computer
  • None of the above

Answer: Complex Instruction Set Computer

Q.22. CISC microprocessors have:

  • Complex machine instruction
  • Best addressing capability
  • Both the above
  • None of the above 

Answer: Both the above

Q.23. A system in which one instruction is issued per cycle:

  • Base Scalar processor
  • Super Scalar  
  • Vector
  • None of the above  

Answer: Base Scalar processor

Q.24. For an ideal pipeline, effective CPI is:

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4

Answer: 1

Q.25. RISC stand for:

  • Remote Instruction Set Computer  
  • Reduced Instruction Set Computer  
  • Ram Instruction Set Computer  
  • None of the above

Answer: Reduced Instruction Set Computer  

Q.26. 8086/186/286/386 are examples of:

  • Vectors
  • RISC
  • CISC
  • None of the above

Answer: CISC

Q.27. RISC has:

  • Unified cache
  • I and D cache
  • L1 cache
  • None of the above

Answer: I and D cache

Q.28. Pentium employs a:

  • BTB
  • PSP
  • ASP
  • DSP

Answer: BTB

Q.29. A pure CISC processor is:

  • 186
  • 286
  • 386
  • 486

Answer: 386

Q.30. More RAM is required in:

  • CISC
  • RISC
  • Vectors
  • None of the above

Answer: RISC

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