GATE | GATE-CS-2000 | Question 7

To put the 8085 microprocessor in the wait state
(A) lower the-HOLD input
(B) lower the READY input
(C) raise the HOLD input
(D) raise the READY input

Answer: (B)


  • If ready pin is high the microprocessor will complete the operation and proceeds for the next operation.
  • If ready pin is low the microprocessor will wait until it goes high.

    Thus, option (B) is the answer.

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