Banking Computers Sample Paper Computer - Sample Paper - 13

  • question_answer The sequence of events that occurs in the computer when it is interpreting and executing an instruction is known as a (n)

    A) Execution cycle 

    B) Instruction cycle

    C) Working cycle

    D)        Machine cycle

    E) None of these

    Correct Answer: A

    Solution :

    When a computer obeys the' instructions in a computer program it is said to be running or Executing the program. Before computer can execute a computer program, the program must be resident in memory, once the program is loaded into memory then the following sequence is carried out: Set instructions address to the address of the first instruction. While program not finished {Fetch instruct ion from current instruction Address. Update current instruction address, execute the fetch instruction.}This sequence is called the execution cycle.


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