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Summary of the Computer Systems Architecture test

The Computer Systems Architecture test evaluates candidates’ knowledge of computer system architecture. Computer system architecture deals with internal hardware components. It tests their understanding of how the hardware works inside a computer, what is required to run the hardware, and troubleshooting.

Covered skills

  • Digital logic circuits/digital components

  • Data types/micro-operations

  • Instruction codes/CPU organization

  • Computer arithmetic/IO organization/multiprocessors

Use the Computer Systems Architecture test to hire

Computer hardware testers, troubleshooters, computer system architects, system architects, systems engineers, and any other role that requires a good understanding of computer systems hardware.

Type

Role specific skills

Time

10 min

Languages

English

Level

Intermediate

About the Computer Systems Architecture test

The test assesses knowledge of the computer's internal organization, such as digital logic gates, flip flops, registers, and counters. It focuses on how the data is stored in the computer internally, how to troubleshoot the hardware, and how the hardware manipulates data.

This test also assesses knowledge of how instructions are executed inside the processor and how the processor coordinates with the rest of the components. The test is for intermediate-level test takers who may wish to study computer hardware in detail and troubleshoot the various parts of the system.

This test was created by a subject-matter expert

Tarpinder Singh

Tarpinder is a software development professional with over a decade of experience and extensive knowledge of computer system architecture. Tarpinder has completed coursework in computer hardware maintenance and handled the maintenance of computer labs, including troubleshooting and repairing components.

Tarpinder also has extensive experience using PHP and MySQL. He often works on large projects with complex queries to manage tables and databases. His expertise extends to API integration.

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