fetch-decode-execute cycle

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1. What does the MAR do?

  • buffers memory in the processor waiting to be executed
  • volatile memory
  • holds the memory location of data
  • stores data under this register in the memory
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2. what does the program counter store?

  • the next instruction
  • the address of the next instruction
  • the current instruction in the processor
  • the number of instructions completed

3. what does MAR stand for?

  • major address register
  • main Arithmetic register
  • memory address register
  • minor address register

4. In the fetch part of FDE cycle what bus does it use to collect data from the memory?

  • address bus
  • control bus
  • data bus
  • instruction bus

5. what is the use of the mbr?

  • buffers data coming from external networks
  • where data is decoded before execution
  • to temporarily store data whilst it's waiting to be processed
  • buffers data depending on internet speed

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