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1) How many bit 8086 microprocessor is? 2) What is the size of data bus of 8086?

3) What is the size of address bus of 8086? 4) What is the max memory addressing capacity of 8086? 5) Which are the basic parts of 8086? 6) What are the functions of BIU? 7) What are the functions of EU? 8) How many pin IC 8086 is? 9) What IC8086 is? 10) What is the size of instruction queue in 8086? 11) What is the size of instruction queue in 8088? 12) Which are the registers present in 8086? 13) What do you mean by pipelining in 8086? 14) How many 16 bit registers are available in 8086? 15) Specify addressing modes for any instruction? 16) What do you mean by assembler directives? 17) What .model small stands for? 18) What is the supply requirement of 8086? 19) What is the relation between 8086 processor frequency & crystal frequency? 20) Functions of Accumulator or AX register? 21) Functions of BX register? 22) Functions of CX register? 23) Functions of DX register? 24) How Physical address is generated? 25) Which are pointers present in this 8086? 26) Which is by default pointer for CS/ES? 27) How many segments present in it? 28) What is the size of each segment? 29) Basic difference between 8085 and 8086? 30) Which operations are not available in 8085? # What are the flags in 8086? - In 8086 Carry flag, Parity flag, Auxiliary carry flag, Zero flag, Overflow flag, Trace flag, Interrupt flag, Direction flag, and Sign flag.

5. # Which interrupts are generally used for critical events? . # What are the address lines for the software interrupts? # RST 0 0000 H RST1 0008 H RST2 0010 H RST3 0018 H RST4 0020 H RST5 0028 H RST6 0030 H RST7 0038 H # What is SIM and RIM instructions? . RST5. Such as Power failure. which is used in emergency condition. Used to mask the hardware interrupts.FIFO (First In First Out) stack is used in 8086. Non-Maskable interrupts. .Maskable interrupts. Shut off etc. # Which Stack is used in 8086? . Used to check whether the interrupt is Masked or not.5 Mhz is the Maximum clock frequency in 8086.disabled) is known as Non-Maskable interrupt.# What are the various interrupts in 8086? . # What is meant by Maskable interrupts? .In this type of Stack the first stored information is retrieved first. Stack.An interrupt which can be never be turned off (ie. Extra Segment registers in 8086. # What is Non-Maskable interrupts? . Emergency. # What are the various segment registers in 8086? .5.. Data. RIM is Read Interrupt Mask.Code.NonMaskable interrupts are used in critical events.An interrupt that can be turned off by the programmer is known as Maskable interrupt. RST6. # Give examples for Maskable interrupts? .Trap is known as Non-Maskable interrupts. # What is the Maximum clock frequency in 8086? .RST 7.SIM is Set Interrupt Mask.5 are Maskable interrupts # Give example for Non-Maskable interrupts? .

bit in 8086. # Give examples for Micro controller? .Bus Interface Unit and Execution unit.The address line is 02 greater than the earlier value. Intel MSC51 &96. # Logic calculations are done in which type of registers? Accumulator is the register in which Arithmetic and Logic calculations are done. # What are the address lines for the hardware interrupts? # RST 7. Direction Flag.5 0034 H RST 5. executes these instructions and store the result in general registers. # What is the difference between 8086 and 8088? . Motorola are the best examples of Microcontroller.Trace Flag. # What is the position of the Stack Pointer after the POP instruction? .5 003C H RST 6.The address line is 02 less than the earlier value. Interrupt Flag.8088 is that processor.Z80. are the two different functional units in 8086.Instruction queue is 4 byte .5 002C H TRAP 0024 H # Which Segment is used to store interrupt and subroutine return address registers? . # What are the different functional units in 8086? . # What does EU do? .Execution Unit receives program instruction codes and data from BIU.# Which is the tool used to connect the user and the computer? Interpreter is the tool used to connect the user and the tool.The BIU in 8088 is 8-bit data bus & 16.A program runs on one machine and executes on another is called as cross-compiler.Stack Segment in segment register is used to store interrupt and subroutine return address registers. # What is the position of the Stack Pointer after the PUSH instruction? . # What is meant by cross-compiler? . # Which Flags can be set or reset by the programmer and also used to control the operation of the processor? . # Which microprocessor accepts the program written for 8086 without any changes? .

dw. db? 45) Interrupts in 8086 and there function. tiny.long in 8088and 6 byte in 8086. medium.model small means? 43) Difference between small. 53) What is the difference between 08H and 01H functions of INT 21H? 54) Which is faster.Reading word size data whose starting address is at even or at odd address of memory in 8086? 55) Which are the default segment base: offset pairs? 56) Can we use SP as offset address holder with CS? 57) Which are the base registers in 8086? 58) Which is the index registers in 8086? 59) What do you mean by segment override prefix? . 31) What is the difference between min mode and max mode of 8086? 32) What is the difference between near and far procedure? 33) What is the difference between Macro and procedure? 34) What is the difference between instructions RET & IRET? 35) What is the difference between instructions MUL & IMUL? 36) What is the difference between instructions DIV & IDIV? 37) What is difference between shifts and rotate instructions? 38) Which are strings related instructions? 39) Which are addressing modes and their examples in 8086? 40) What does u mean by directives? 41) What does u mean by Prefix? 42) What . huge? 44) What is dd. 46) What is the function of 01h of Int 21h? 47) What is the function of 02h of Int 21h? 48) What is the function of 09h of Int 21h? 49) What is the function of 0Ah of Int 21h? 50) What is the function of 4ch of Int 21h? 51) What is the reset address of 8086? 52) What is the size of flag register in 8086? Explain all.

60) Whether micro reduces memory requirements? 61) What do you mean by macro? 62) What is diff between macro and procedure? 63) Types of procedure? 64) What TASM is? 65) What TLINK is? 66) What TD is? 67) What do u mean by assembler? 68) What do u mean by linker? 69) What do u mean by loader? 70) What do u mean by compiler? 71) What do u mean by emulator? 72) Stack related instruction? 73) . representation system you have used? 86) What is LEA? 87) What is @data indicates in instruction.stack 100 means? 74) What do you mean by 20 dup (0)? 75) Which flags of 8086 are not present in 8085? 76) What is the size of flag register? 77) Can you perform 32 bit operation with 8086? How? 78) Whether 8086 is compatible with Pentium processor? 79) What is 8087? How it is different from 8086? 80) While accepting no. from user why u need to subtract 30 from that? 81) While displaying no. @data? .MOV ax. from user why u need to add 30 to that? 82) What are ASCII codes for nos. 0 to F? 83) How does U differentiate between positive and negative numbers? 84) What is range for these numbers? 85) Which no.

12) Explain the logic of multiplication (by successive addition and shift and . 10) Explain the logic of finding out negative nos.88) What is maximum size of the instruction in 8086? 89) Why we indicate FF as 0FF in program? 90) What is mul BX and div BX? Where result goes? 91) Where queue is present? 92) What is the advantage of using internal registers? 93) What is SI.startup stands for? 9) Explain the logic of array addition program. DI and their functions? 94) Which are the pointers used in 8086 and their functions? 95) What is a type of queue in 8086? 96) What is minimum mode of 8086? 97) What is maximum mode of 8086? 98) Which are string instructions? 99) In string operations which is by default string source pointer? 100) In string operations which is by default string destination pointer? PROGRAMS: 1) What do you mean by assembler? 2) What do you mean by linker? 3) What do you mean by debugger? 4) What do you mean by compiler? 5) What do you mean by locator? 6) What do you mean by emulator? 7) When divide overflow error occurs? 8) What . from an array of signed nos. 11) Explain the logic of code conversion (BCD to hex and hex to BCD) program.

int2.add method) program. 15) Which assembler directives are used with near procedure? 16) Which assembler directives are used with far procedure? 80386 (microprocessor): 1) What IC 80386 is? 2) How many pin IC 80836 is? 3) 80386 is how many bit processor? 4) What is the size of instruction queue in 80386? INTERRUPTS: 1) What do you mean by interrupt? 2) Which are the hardware and software interrupts in 8086? 3) Mention the priority of interrupts in8086. 4) What is int1. 13) Explain the logic of non overlap and overlap block transfer program 14) Explain the logic of string related programs. 3) What are the types of IO interfacing? 4) What is the difference between direct and indirect IO interfacing? 5) What is the difference between memory mapped IO and IO . int3? 5) What do you mean by NMI interrupt? 6) What do you mean by IVT in 8086? 7) What is the size of IVT? 8) Where IVT is located? 9) Which steps 8086 follows to handle any interrupt? iNTERFACING: 1) What are the types of interfacing? 2) Compare memory interfacing and IO interfacing.

trap flag? 7) role of pointers ? 8) how 16 bit processor generates 20 bit addresses 9) instructions set of 8086 10) timing diagram of 8086 11) min/max mode working of 8086? 12) pin difference in min/max mode 13) interrupt structure in 8086? 14) how an interrupt is acknowledged? 15) how the cs:ip is working during interrupt 16) new cs:ip during interrupt 17) how the even odd address are assigned through 8086? These interview questions test the knowledge of x86 Intel architecture and 8086 microprocessor specifically.mapped IO interfacing? 8255 (programmable peripheral interface) : 1) What IC 8255 is? 2) How many pin IC 8255 is? 3) Explain control word format of 82 1) what is segmentation? 2) how many bit processor does 8086? 3) how many address lines in 8086 4) how many data lines in 8086? 5) multiplexed lines in 8086? 6) over flow flag. . What is a Microprocessor? .Microprocessor is a programcontrolled device.direction flag. which fetches the instructions from memory. interrupt flag . 1.

few bit handling instructions. 10. What does microprocessor speed depend on? .Latch is a D. 9. 11. Is the data bus is Bi-directional? .The processor made of PMOS / NMOS / HMOS / HCMOS technology is called 1st / 2nd / 3rd / 4th generation processor. 4. more bit handling Instructions. and also it is defined as a device that includes micro processor. memory. 6. 32-bit Processor .8085 / Z80 / 6800. What is the difference between microprocessor and microcontroller? . 3.The data bus is Bidirectional because the same bus is used for transfer of data between Micro Processor and memory or input / output devices in both the direction. Most Micro Processor are single. which .type flip-flop used as a temporary storage device controlled by a timing signal. Most Microprocessor does not support floating-point operations.The processing speed depends on DATA BUS WIDTH.80386 / 80486.chip devices.8086 / 68000 / Z8000.8-bit Processor . Define HCMOS? . 16-bit Processor . Similarly 8086 processor has 16 bit ALU. But in Microcontroller: fewer op-codes. What is the disadvantage of microprocessor? . What is 1st / 2nd / 3rd / 4th generation processor? . and it is made up of 4 / 8 / 16 / 32 bits. 8. Is the address bus unidirectional? .type Complimentary Metal Oxide Silicon field effect transistor. 5. Why 8085 processor is called an 8 bit processor? .High-density n. What is meant by LATCH? .It has limitations on the size of data. Give examples for 8 / 16 / 32 bit Microprocessor? . 2. & input / output signal lines on a single chip.decodes and executes the instructions.The address bus is unidirectional because the address information is always given by the Micro Processor to address a memory location of an input / output devices. 7.In Microprocessor more op-codes.Because 8085 processor has 8 bit ALU (Arithmetic Logic Review).

3 to 4 transistors are required to form one memory cell. What is interrupt? . It is used in output devices such as LED. It has a volatile memory. 18.Cache Memory is scratch pad of computer. Differentiate between RAM and ROM? . to hold the data for display.t require special instruction to store in a memory.Interrupt is a signal send by external device to the processor so as to request the processor to perform a particular work.In primary storage device the storage capacity is limited. Dynamic RAM: Refreshed periodically. Which transistor is used in each cell of EPROM? Floating . ROM: Read only memory. Volatile Memory. Difference between static and dynamic RAM? . 17. Non Voliate Memory.Compiler is used to translate the highlevel language program into machine code at a time.Scratch pad of computer.can store 0 or 1. What is a compiler? . 20. High Speed.gate Avalanche Injection MOS (FAMOS) transistor is used in each cell of EPROM. What is cache memory? . Low Speed. 16. It doesn. 15. 13. It is a nonvolatile memory. The primary function of a Latch is data storage. Information stored as voltage level in a flip flop. it stores . 14. 12. In secondary storage device the storage capacity is larger.RAM: Read / Write memory. Secondary devices are: Floppy disc / Hard disk. The cache memory is only in RAM. What is called . What is the difference between primary & secondary storage device? . Information is stored as a charge in the gate to substrate capacitance.Cache memory is a small highspeed memory.Static RAM: No refreshing. 19. 6 to 8 MOS transistors are required to form one memory cell. Primary devices are: RAM / ROM. It is used for temporary storage of data & information between the main memory and the CPU (center processing unit).? . Why does microprocessor contain ROM chips? Microprocessor contain ROM chip because it contain instructions to execute data.

also called Flash memory. The Execution time is less compared to Interpreter. 24. What is stack? . It is also know as shadow RAM.Flag is a flip-flop used to store the information about the status of a processor and the status of the instruction executed most recently 23. What is NV-RAM? .ROM cannot be used as stack because it is not possible to write to ROM. 22. Can ROM be used as stack? . 25. Which processor structure is pipelined? . 21.All x86 processors have pipelined structure. . What is flag? .automatically.Nonvolatile Read Write Memory.Stack is a portion of RAM used for saving the content of Program Counter and general purpose registers.