Q2. State the basic units of the computer. Name the subunits that make up the CPU, and give the function of each of the units.
Ans. The basic units of a computer are:
- Input Unit
- Central Processing Unit (CPU)
- Output Unit
The CPU has two subunits: the control unit (CU) and the arithmetic logic unit (ALU).
The control unit controls the entire operation being carried out.
The ALU performs the arithmetic and logical operations.