Textbook Assignment: Central Processing Units and Buses, chapter 5continued, pages 5-24 through
5-29; Computer Memories, chapter 6, pages 6-1 through 6-20.
The buses in a computer are controlled by
(a) what functional area and (b) what type
of communication path is used?
1. (a) CPU (b) serial
2. (a) CPU (b) parallel
3. (a) Memory (b) serial
4. (a) Memory (b) parallel
All the following types of information are
transferred over buses except which type?
1 . P o w er
2 . D a ta
The preferred method of transfer for
data/information between system
components is which of the following?
1. Control bus
2. Common data bus
3. Operand bus
4. Address bus
What IEEE standard is used for a simple
32-bit backplane bus?
A. Control bus
B. Address bus
C. Data bus
D. Instruction (I) bus
E. Operand (C) bus
F. I/O mem bus or IOC bus
G. Time multiplexed bus
H. DMI bus
IN ANSWERING QUESTIONS 6-5 THROUGH 6-
11, REFER TO FIGURE 6-A. SELECT THE
NAME(S) OF THE BUS OR BUSES THAT
IS/ARE DESCRIBED IN EACH QUESTION.
6-5. This bus has all the signals necessary to
define any of the possible memory address
locations within the computer or a module.
This bus (or buses) can be used to transfer
instructions from memory to the CPU.
3. C only
4. Both C and D