Shift Registers MCQ’s

This set of Digital Circuits Multiple Choice Questions & Answers (MCQs) focuses on “Shift Registers”.

1. The full form of SIPO is ___________
a) Serial-in Parallel-out
b) Parallel-in Serial-out
c) Serial-in Serial-out
d) Serial-In Peripheral-Out

2. A shift register that will accept a parallel input or a bidirectional serial load and internal shift features is called as?
a) Tristate
b) End around
c) Universal
d) Conversion

3. Based on how binary information is entered or shifted out, shift registers are classified into _______ categories.
a) 2
b) 3
c) 4
d) 5

4. How can parallel data be taken out of a shift register simultaneously?
a) Use the Q output of the first FF
b) Use the Q output of the last FF
c) Tie all of the Q outputs together
d) Use the Q output of each FF

5. The group of bits 11001 is serially shifted (right-most bit first) into a 5-bit parallel output shift register with an initial state 01110. After three clock pulses, the register contains ________
a) 01110
b) 00001
c) 00101
d) 00110

6. A serial in/parallel out, 4-bit shift register initially contains all 1s. The data nibble 0111 is waiting to enter. After four clock pulses, the register contains ________
a) 0000
b) 1111
c) 0111
d) 1000

7. What is meant by the parallel load of a shift register?
a) All FFs are preset with data
b) Each FF is loaded with data, one at a time
c) Parallel shifting of data
d) All FFs are set with data

8. Assume that a 4-bit serial in/serial out shift register is initially clear. We wish to store the nibble 1100. What will be the 4-bit pattern after the second clock pulse? (Right-most bit first)
a) 1100
b) 0011
c) 0000
d) 1111

9. With a 200 kHz clock frequency, eight bits can be serially entered into a shift register in ________
a) 4 μs
b) 40 μs
c) 400 μs
d) 40 ms

10. An 8-bit serial in/serial out shift register is used with a clock frequency of 2 MHz to achieve a time delay (td) of ________
a) 16 us
b) 8 us
c) 4 us
d) 2 us

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