Like all quizzes and exams in this course, it will be open book (and notes). Laptops, cell phones, and Blackberrys are not allowed.
The quiz will cover the material in Dewar's notes, chapters 1 through 5.4 ... no more or less. It may include questions or details about instructions not covered in class (for example, we did not go over all the different jump instructions).
The quiz will consist of 6-8 short answer questions, asking you
can assemble a memory instruction:
MOV BL,BYTE PTR 1234Hcan assemble a forward jump:
JNC NOCARRYcan assemble a backward jump
NOCARRY: MOV AL,1
LOOP: ADD AL,1know how byte arithmetic (mod 256) works; for example, what's in AL after
MOV AL,250and know when the zero and carry flags are set.