HOLY TRINITY COLLEGE OF GENERAL SANTOS CITY Daproza Avenue, General Santos City CSO Midterm Exam Instructor

: Mr. Roy J. Detoyato Date: 08/13/2011 Instructions: Time: 7:30 – 10:30 A.M. Room: CR3

Explain briefly and in concise manner all the essay questions, there must have a certain level of understanding on all topics that were discuss. Scores will be based entirely on the point of agenda that you have touch in your explanations.

Test 1 1. Differentiate and explain the difference between System Architecture and Systems Organization. 2. Define Structure and Functions and explain it on the basis of your understanding. 3. Give the background of ENIAC computer and explain its function or how it operates. 4. What is the structure of Von Neumann machine? Draw and explain. 5. What is IAS? Explain its structure. 6. What is MOORE’s LAW? Explain. 7. What is a program? How do you understand it? 8. Explain the function of a control unit. 9. What is instruction cycle? Explain. 10. What is Fetch cycle? Explain. 11. What is Execute cycle? Explain. 12. What is interrupt? Explain the interrupt cycle. 13. What is cache memory? Give the characteristics and explain the methods of operation of the cache memory. 14. What is Bus? Explain how the BUS works inside our machines. 15. Based on the memory hierarchy diagram, give the different types of memory and explain each of their functions. Test II Instruction: Draw and explain the following. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. Functional view. Data movement in operations. Storage in operations. Processing from/to storage. Processing from/to I/O Structure Top Level Structure of CPU Structure of the control Unit. ----- GOOD LUCK -------

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