Hardware Design Interview Questions

  1. What is meant by LATCH?
  2. What is a Microprocessor?
  3. Where?s MBR located on the disk?
  4. Design any FSM in VHDL or Verilog?
  5. What are the basic expansion card types?
  6. Draw a Transmission Gate-based D-Latch?
  7. Explain RC circuit.s charging and discharging?
  8. Why does microprocessor contain ROM chips?
  9. How do you detect if two 8-bit signals are same?
  10. Where does CPU Enhanced mode originate from?
  11. Give examples for 8 / 16 / 32 bit Microprocessor?
  12. What are the different Adder circuits you studied?
  13. Where does the Real mode on the CPU come from?
  14. Describe how you would reverse a singly linked list?
  15. What is the difference between SYNONYM and ALIAS?
  16. Name the processor lines of two major manufacturers?
  17. How to clear Computer Motherboard CMOS password?
  18. Give a circuit to divide frequency of clock cycle by two?
  19. What?s the speed and device maximum specs for Fire wire?
  20. Design a divide-by-3 sequential circuit with 50% duty circle?
  21. How many logical drives is it possible to fit onto a physical disk?
  22. Give two ways of converting a two input NAND gate to an inverter?
  23. What is the difference between microprocessor and microcontroller?
  24. What?s the maximum hard drive size for FAT16-based Windows system?
  25. How do you detect a sequence of “1101” arriving serially from a signal line?
  26. Give the truth table for a Half Adder. Give a gate level implementation of the same?
  27. How does the browser know to go to a certain IP address when you enter a domain like google.com?