Banking Computers NICL Assistant Online Exam Held on 12-04-2015

  • question_answer Microprocessors is used in computers to execute instructions. Its speed is measured in

    A)  bytes   

    B)  kilobytes

    C)  megabytes

    D)  gigabytes

    E)  gigahertz

    Correct Answer: E

    Solution :

    [e] Technically, microprocessor speed is measured in hertz, or cycles per second. Microprocessors are capable of doing billions of things in one second. Therefore, their speed is measured in gigahertz (GHz). A microprocessor that can do 1 billion things per second is rated at 1.0 GHz.

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