CS6303 CA Important Questions, Computer Architecture Answer Key – IT 3rd SEM Anna University

Anna University Regulation 2013 Information Technology (IT) CS6303 CA Important Questions for all 5 units are provided below. Download link for IT 3rd SEM CS6303 Computer Architecture Answer Key is listed down for students to make perfect utilization and score maximum marks with our study materials.



1. State Amdahl’s law.

2. Brief about Relative addressing mode with an example.

3. What are the eight great ideas in computer architecture?

4. What are the five classic components of a computer?

5. What is the function of data path and control path?

6. What is instruction set Architecture?

7. Define application binary interface.

8. Differentiate between DRAM and SRAM.

9. Compare volatile and nonvolatile memory.

10. Define VLSI.

11. Differentiate between throughput and response time.

12. Write the CPU performance equation.

13. If computer A runs a program in 10 seconds, and computer B runs the same program in 15 seconds, how much faster is A over B.

14. Write the formula for CPU execution time for a program.

15. Write the formula for CPU clock cycles required for a program.

16. How will you measure the dynamic power dissipation?

17. Define – Stored Program Concepts.

18. What are the fields in an MIPS instruction?

19. List the advantages of multiprocessor over uniprocessor.

20. List the different addressing modes.


1. i)Discuss in detail about Eight great ideas of computer Architecture.(8)

ii) Explain in detail about Technologies for Building Processors and Memory (8)

2. Explain the various components of computer System with neat diagram (16)

3. Discuss in detail the various measures of performance of a computer(16)

4. Define Addressing mode and explain the basic addressing modes with an example for each.

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