Languages-Assembly Language [3i Infotech Placement]: Sample Questions 7 - 8 of 51

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Question 7

Assembly Language

Question

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Word alignment is

Choices

Choice (4)

a.

aligning to word boundary.

b.

aligning to even boundary.

c.

aligning the address to the next word boundary of the machine.

d.

All of the above

Answer

c.

Explanation

Define Word Allignment
  • A word is the natural unit of data used by a particular processor and is unique to each processor architecture.
  • Word alignment is the address of the next word boundary of the machine.
  • It determines how the machine instructions should be broken into blocks.
  • Alignment determines the size of the block machine can access.

Question 8

Assembly Language

Question

MCQ▾

A software that allows a personal computer to pretend as a computer terminal is

Choices

Choice (4)

a.

bulletin board

b.

terminal emulation

c.

terminal adapter

d.

modem

Answer

b.

Explanation

Define Terminal Emulation
  • A software that allows a personal computer to pretend as a computer terminal is terminal emulation
  • A terminal emulator replicates the functionality of classic computer terminal.
  • Such terminal consists of a monitor and a keyboard, to access another computer, such as a minicomputer or a mainframe.
  • The terminal emulator performs this same functionality in software by providing a separate program with a window to the user.
  • The two systems (local and remote) need not be running the same operating system.

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