Oral Exam Question Bank

Updated on 2018/04/08 10:04

Practical/Oral Exam Question Bank

Note: These are just expected oral questions of Embedded Processor on all experiments. External or Internal Examiners may ask different questions than this question bank.

(Total 12 experiments covered)

  1. Define an Embedded system? List out different Embedded Processors present in Market.
  2. What do you mean by LPC, ARM, ARM7TDMI?
  3. State the difference between
    • Von-Neumann and Harward Achitecture
    • CISC and RISC architecture
    • ARM7, ARM9, ARM11 processors
    • I2C and SPI protocol
    • Serial and Parallel Communication
  4. Enlist features of LPC2148.
  5. How to interface LED with LPC2148? Explain the role of IODIR, IOSET, IOCLR, IOPIN register. Expalin the role of PIN Select block in LPC 2148. PIN SELECT registers.
  6. How to interface LCD with LPC2148? List out the different instructions of LCD? Explain the role of RS pin, R/W, Enable pin and Busy flag bit in case of LCD.
  7. Internal ADC operation of LPC2148, Basics of ADC, Role of A/D Control Register, A/D Data Register, A/D Global Data Registe etc. (Significnace of CLKDIV, SEL, CLKS, Burst mode bits etc.)
  8. Calculations of A/D Clock frequency, how to select channel?
  9. Explain VIC, and significance of VICVectAddr, VICIntSelect, VICCntl Registers and etc.
  10. What are the different sources of interrupt in LPC 2148?
  11. Explain different steps to generate delay using Timer (with examples)
  12. What do u mean by GSM/GPS communication? How to interface GSM/GPS module with LPC2148? Differnce between GSM Module and GSM mobile phone? List out the different AT commands.
  13. What do u mean by UART? Difference between UART0 and UART1? Role of U0LCR, U0LSR, U0FCR, U0DLL, U0DLM. How to set baud rate?
  14. Explain different steps in I2C communication? How to interface Serial EEPROM with LPC2148? Draw Pinout diagram of Serial EEPROM 24Cxxx IC.
  15. How to set I2C communication frequency?Significance of different registers associated with I2C module i.e. I2CCONSET, I2CCONCLR, I2CSCLL, I2CSCLH I2CSTAT, I2CDAT, I2CADR, etc.
  16. How to set SPI communication frequency? Significance of different registers associated with SPI module. i.e. S0SPCR, S0SPSR, SP0CCR, S0SPDR, etc.
  17. How to interface SD-card with LPC2148? What do mean by SD card and use of SD card? Enlist pins of SD card used in SPI Bus mode and SD Bus mode of operation.
  18. State different ARM cortex based processors? State different application of Cortex A, Cortex M, Cotex R Processors? Differnce between Cortex A, Cortex M, Cotex R Processors? Define the concept of CMSIS standards?
  19. State various features of LPC1768.
  20. How to interface LED and Seven Segment Display with LPC1768? How to count 00 to 99 and 00 to FF on Seven Segment Display?
  21. Explain the role of FIODIR, FIOMASK, FIOCLR, FIOSET, FIOPIN registers.
  22. Define the concept of Open drain mode pin, pull up and pull down registers.
  23. Explain the significance of Pin Connect Block in LPC1768 and PIN SELECT registers.
  24. Define the concept of PWM? How to interface DC motor with LPC1768? Role of Registers associated with PWM module. i.e. TCR, MCR, PWMCR, LER, IR, TC, PC, PR, MR.
  25. State different applications of TFT display.
  26. Explain the concept of CAN protocol, Features of CAN controller, CAN signal, CAN frame, Applications of CAN.
  27. Explain the concept of USB protocol, Features of USB controller, USB signal, USB frame, Applications of USB.
  28. Explain the concept of Ethernet communication, Ethernet frame, Features of Ethernet controller.


  • Questions by: Prof Sujit Wagh, Sinhgad's SKNCOE, Vadgaon Bk, Pune
Created by Admin on 2017/04/11 09:40