GATE | GATE IT 2006 | Question 39

Which of the following statements about relative addressing mode is FALSE?
(A) It enables reduced instruction size
(B) It allows indexing of array elements with same instruction
(C) It enables easy relocation of data
(D) It enables faster address calculations than absolute addressing

Answer: (D)

Explanation: As relative address are calculated from absolute address, So relative addressing cannot be faster than absolute addressing.

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