VLIW Architecture (I-64) MCQ’s

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This set of Computer Architecture Multiple Choice Questions & Answers (MCQs) focuses on “VLIW Architecture (I-64)”.

1. The important feature of the VLIW is _______
a) ILP
b) Cost effectiveness
c) Performance
d) None of the mentioned

2. The main difference between the VLIW and the other approaches to improve performance is ___________
a) Cost effectiveness
b) Increase in performance
c) Lack of complex hardware design
d) All of the mentioned

3. VLIW stands for?
a) Very Long Instruction Word
b) Very Long Instruction Width
c) Very Large Instruction Word
d) Very Long Instruction Width

4. In VLIW the decision for the order of execution of the instructions depends on the program itself.
a) True
b) False

5. The VLIW processors are much simpler as they do not require of _________
a) Computational register
b) Complex logic circuits
c) SSD slots
d) Scheduling hardware

6. The following instruction is allowed in VLIW:

f12 = f0 * f4, f8 = f8 + f12, f0 = dm(i0, m3), f4 = pm(i8, m9);

a) True
b) False

7. The parallel execution of operations in VLIW is done according to the schedule determined by __________
a) Task scheduler
b) Interpreter
c) Compiler
d) Encoder

8. The VLIW architecture follows _____ approach to achieve parallelism.
a) MISD
b) SISD
c) SIMD
d) MIMD

9. To compute the direction of the branch the VLIW uses _____________
a) Seekers
b) Heuristics
c) Direction counter
d) Compass

10. EPIC stands for?
a) Explicitly Parallel Instruction Computing
b) External Peripheral Integrating Component
c) External Parallel Instruction Computing
d) None of the mentioned

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