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# 10 years of the ARCHITECHTURE :PART 2

## YEAR 2017:(NEW SYLLABUS)

MARKS 12&6:
1)a.Explain the memory hierarchy . According to speed is concern.
b. What is the principle of Von Neumann architecture?
c.Make a comparative study between RAM and ROM . (5+3+4=12)
2)a. Describe number representation using:
1.sign magnitude. 2.one’s (1’s) complement. 3.two (2’s) complement. (2+2+2=6)
b. 1.What is the role of ALU? 2.Differentiate between RISC & CISC? (3+3=6)
MARKS 2:
1.What do you mean by universal shift register ?
2. How many bits are required to represent 1024 in binary?
3. Write the full forms : 1.EPROM 2.SCSI
4. Give an example of zeno operand instruction.
YEAR 2016:(NEW SYLLABUS)
MARKS 12&6:
instructions separately: x=((a+b)*(c+d))/(e+f)
(10+2=12)
2)a.What is a shift register ? explain how many address lines are needed to address 2MB memory .(5+1)
b. Write down the differences between RISC & CISC? What is PLA? (4+2)
c. Discuss the purpose of control unit and arithmetic logic unit of a processor in brief.
What is the purpose of accumulator ? (2+2+2)
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YEAR 2016:(OLD SYLLABUS)
SAME AS THE 2016 NEW SYLLABUS QUESTION PAPER
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YEAR 2015:(NEW SYLLABUS)
MARKS 12&6:
1)Write a program to evaluate the following expression using 0-address , 1-address ,instructions
separately: (A+B)*(C+D) What do you mean by addressing modes ? Discuss different addressing modes
of instruction. (6+1+5=12)
2)Discuss the basic functional components of a CPU in brief. Discuss the purpose of program counter
and stack pointer . What is a tri-state device? (6+4+2=12)
3)Discuss PCI bus organization in brief . What is IAS computer ? (5+1=6)

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YEAR 2014:(NEW SYLLABUS)
MARKS 12&6:
1)Write a program to evaluate the following expression using 0-address , 2-address ,instructions
separately: (A+B)*(C+D). Discuss the purpose of program counter and stack pointer register .What are
the usage of flag register? (6+4+2=12)
2) What is the role of ALU in a processor? Discuss about different types of memory of a computer
system. Discuss Von Neumann architecture of a computer system . (2+6+4=12)
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YEAR 2013:(NEW SYLLABUS)
MARKS 12&6:
1)Write a program to evaluate the following expression using 0-address , 2-address & 3-
2)Write down the I/O organization connection of I/O bus to different I/O devices. Show the handshake
based I/O transfer with the help of diagram . Write difference between memory mapped I/O and
isolated I/O. (5+5+2=12)
3) Write different characteristics of RISC & CISC processor . What is PLA? (2.5*2+1=6)
4) Explain the operation of shift register . What is excitation table? (5+1=6)
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YEAR 2013:(OLD SYLLABUS)
MARKS 12&6:
1)Discuss different addressing modes of instructions .Write a program to evaluate the following
What is the function of opcode field of instruction ? (5+6+1=12)
2)Discuss different organization of cache memory . Compare between associative and set-associative
mapping. (10+2=12)
3) write a note on different storage technology briefly .What is the difference between RAM & ROM?
(5+1=6)
4) Write functions of different building blocks of a computer. Why do we use tri state device?(5+1=6)
5)Discuss functions of different fields of instruction format . How does read operation take place in
memory? (4+2=6)
MARKS :2
1)What is direct mapping? 2)What is clipping? 3)What is RISC processor? 4)what is rotation?
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YEAR 2012:(NEW SYLLABUS)
MARKS 12&6:
instructions separately :Y=((a+b/c)*(d+e/f))(g+h)
What is register indirect addressing mode? How does it differ with register addressing mode?
(3*3+2+1=12)
2)Discuss the hardware organization of associative memory . Compare between static RAM and dynamic
RAM . Compare between ROM and EPROM . wht do we use tri state device? (6+2+2+2=12)
MARKS :2
1)Write differences between RISC & CISC processor .
YEAR 2012:(OLD SYLLABUS)
MARKS 12&6:
What is register indirect addressing mode? (4*2.5+2=12)

MARKS :2
1)What is hit ratio?
3)Write the need of tri-state device .
4)Write differences between RISC & CISC processor .
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YEAR 2011:(NEW SYLLABUS)
MARKS 12&6:
1)Discuss different types of addressing modes with an example for each. Write a program to evaluate
What is function of mode field of instruction format? (6+4+2=12)
2)Explain set associative mapping technique of cache memory. Compare between direct mapping and
associative mapping. (4+2=6)
3)If memory chip size is 1024*8 bits . How many chips are required to make up 1MB of memory? How
many lines are common to all chips ? What is size of decoder? (2+2+2=6)
4)Explain the direct mapping technique of cache memory . Write disadvantages of direct memory.(5+1)
MARKS :2
1)Write disadvantages of direct mapping over associative mapping .
2)What is locality reference feature in context of cache memory ?
4)What is viewport?
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YEAR 2011:(OLD SYLLABUS)
MARKS 12&6:
1)a.Discuss different organization of cache memory .
2)a. Explain operations of a shift register.
b. How many address lines are needed to address 2MB memory ?
c. Register A holds 11011001. Determine B and logic micro operation to be performed between A and
B to change the value of A to (a) 01101101 and (b) 11111101 (6+2+4=12)
3) Write a program to evaluate the following expression using 0-address and 1-address instructions
separately :Y=(a-b)*(e/f+d)