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Se alguem souber:
_____ involves using information systems and the Internet to acquire parts and s
upplies.
a.
mobile commerce
b.
e-business
c.
e-commerce
d.
e-procurement
letra d: e-procurement
Of all the countries, China has the most Internet users with over 400 million pe
ople.
True or False?
EH true
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Questoes)
* Question 1
* 0 out of 4 points
* * * * * * * * The goal of the _____
phase of systems development is to gain a clear understanding of the problem to
be solved or opportunity to be addressed.
* * * * * * * Selected Answer:
* a.
* systems analysis
* * * * * * Question 2
* 4 out of 4 points
* * * * * * * * The area covered by on
e or more interconnected wireless access points is commonly called a(n) _____.
* * * * * * * Selected Answer:
* c.
* hot spot
* * * * * * Question 3
* 4 out of 4 points
* * * * * * * * _____ are the most pow
erful computers with the fastest processing speed and highest performance.
* * * * * * * Selected Answer:
* c.
* Supercomputers
* * * * * * Question 4
* 4 out of 4 points
* * * * * * * * A collection of fields
about a specific object is a record.
* * * * * * * Selected Answer:
* True
* * * * * * Question 5
* 4 out of 4 points
* * * * * * * * _____ is the standard
page description language for Web pages.
* * * * * * * Selected Answer:
* b.
* HTML
* * * * * * Question 6
* 0 out of 4 points
* * * * * * * * One difference between
off-the-shelf software versus proprietary software is that _____
* * * * * * * Selected Answer:
* c.
* the initial cost is higher
* * * * * * Question 7
* 0 out of 4 points
* * * * * * * * The number of eras of
globalization that Thomas Friedman describes in his book the World is Flat is __
____.
* * * * * * * Selected Answer:
* a.
* four
* * * * * * Question 8
* 4 out of 4 points
* * * * * * * * Green computing is foc
used at the efficient and environmentally responsible _____ of IS related produc
ts.
* * * * * * * Selected Answer:
* a.
* all of the above
* * * * * * Question 9
* 4 out of 4 points
* * * * * * * * A(n) _____ has an embe
dded chip that only needs to be held close to a terminal to transfer its data; n
o PIN number needs to be entered.
* * * * * * * Selected Answer:
* d.
* contactless card
* * * * * * Question 10
* 4 out of 4 points
* * * * * * * * An _____ is a network
based on Web technologies that allows only selected outsiders, such as business
partners and customers, to access authorized resources of a company's intranet.
* * * * * * * Selected Answer:
* c.
* extranet
* * * * * * Question 11
* 4 out of 4 points
* * * * * * * * The U.S. Department of
Labor's Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts that there will be little to no growt
h in many technology jobs through 2012 and beyond.
* * * * * * * Selected Answer:
* False
* * * * * * Question 12
* 4 out of 4 points
* * * * * * * * Content streaming is a
means of transferring large media files over the Internet so that the data stre
am of voice and pictures plays more or less continuously as the file is being do
wnloaded.
* * * * * * * Selected Answer:
* True
* * * * * * Question 13
* 0 out of 4 points
* * * * * * * * OMR is a technology fr
om the 1950s still used to speed the processing of checks.
* * * * * * * Selected Answer:
* False
* * * * * * Question 14
* 4 out of 4 points
* * * * * * * * ______ is a form of da
tabase processing that supports top-down, query-driven data analysis.
* * * * * * * Selected Answer:
* b.
* Online analytical processing (OLAP)
* * * * * * Question 15
* 4 out of 4 points
* * * * * * * * Microsoft built a data
center taking up 16 football fields of space filled with 220 shipping container
s packed with servers.
* * * * * * * Selected Answer:
* True
* * * * * * Question 16
* 0 out of 4 points
* * * * * * * * _____ involves using i
nformation systems and the Internet to acquire parts and supplies.
* * * * * * * Selected Answer:
* c.
* mobile commerce
* * * * * * Question 17
* 4 out of 4 points
* * * * * * * * A(n) _____ interface d
isplays icons and menus that people use to send commands to the computer system.
* * * * * * * Selected Answer:
* a.
* graphical user
* * * * * * Question 18
* 0 out of 4 points
* * * * * * * * More than 1 billion co
mputers supporting over 3 billion users make up today's Internet.
* * * * * * * Selected Answer:
* True
* * * * * * Question 19
* 4 out of 4 points
* * * * * * * * While technologically
advanced, unfortunately, e-commerce offers few advantages for streamlining work
activities.
* * * * * * * Selected Answer:
* False
* * * * * * Question 20
* 4 out of 4 points
* * * * * * * * The Internet will soon
be upgraded to IPv6 which uses _____ addresses to provide for many more devices
.
* * * * * * * Selected Answer:
* d.
* 128-bit
* * * * * * Question 21
* 4 out of 4 points
* * * * * * * * People using commercia
lly available software are usually asked to read and agree to a(n) _____
* * * * * * * Selected Answer:
* d.
* end-user license agreement
* * * * * * Question 22
* 4 out of 4 points
* * * * * * * * ______ is a set of maj
or understandings and assumptions shared by a group, such as within an ethnic gr
oup or a country.
* * * * * * * Selected Answer:
* a.
* Culture
* * * * * * Question 23
* 4 out of 4 points
* * * * * * * * _____ can support wire
less communications at a rate of 70 Mbps between towers located up to 30 miles a
part.
* * * * * * * Selected Answer:
* d.
* Wi-Max
* * * * * * Question 24
* 0 out of 4 points
* * * * * * * * Embedded operating sys
tems _____.
* * * * * * * Selected Answer:
* c.
* are used in a narrow range of applications
* * * * * * Question 25
* 4 out of 4 points
* * * * * * * * The ____________ is a
multi-faceted role that helps users determine what outputs they want from the sy
stem and help construct plans for developing the necessary programs that produce
those outputs.
* * * * * * * Selected Answer:
* c.
* systems analyst
* * * * *
* Question 1
* 4 out of 4 points
* * * * * * * * The U.S. Department of
Labor's Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts that there will be little to no growt
h in many technology jobs through 2012 and beyond.
* * * * * * * Selected Answer:
* False
* * * * * * Question 2
* 0 out of 4 points
* * * * * * * * The high-speed communi
cation links that span the globe over land and under sea make up the Internet __
___.
* * * * * * * Selected Answer:
* d.
* Internet2
* * * * * * Question 3
* 0 out of 4 points
* * * * * * * * A ________ is s field
or set of fields in a record that uniquely defines the record.
* * * * * * * Selected Answer:
* d.
* key
* * * * * * Question 4
* 4 out of 4 points
* * * * * * * * The relational databas
e model is by far the most widely used..
* * * * * * * Selected Answer:
* True
* * * * * * Question 5
* 0 out of 4 points
* * * * * * * * The Database Administr
ator is an important non-technical responsible for defining and implementing con
sistent principles for a variety of data issues, including setting data standard
s and data definitions that apply across all the databases in an organization.
* * * * * * * Selected Answer:
* True
* * * * * * Question 6
* 0 out of 4 points
* * * * * * * * Many Internet addresse
s have a(n) code denoting _____categories, such as com for business sites and ed
u for education sites.
* * * * * * * Selected Answer:
* c.
* IP address
* * * * * * Question 7
* 0 out of 4 points
* * * * * * * * Big data refers to lar
ge amounts of unstructured data from sources such as the Internet, photos, video
s, audio, social networks, and sensors that is difficult to capture, store, and
manipulate using traditional database management systems.
* * * * * * * Selected Answer:
* False
* * * * * * Question 8
* 4 out of 4 points
* * * * * * * * Hypertext Markup Langu
age (HTML) is the standard page description language for Web pages that tells th
e Web browser how to display Web pages.
* * * * * * * Selected Answer:
* True
* * * * * * Question 9
* 0 out of 4 points
* * * * * * * * A data model is a diag
ram of data attributes and their relationships.
* * * * * * * Selected Answer:
* True
* * * * * * Question 10
* 4 out of 4 points
* * * * * * * * _____ is an informatio
n-analysis tool that involves the automated discovery of patterns and relationsh
ips in a data warehouse.
* * * * * * * Selected Answer:
* d.
* Data mining
* * * * * * Question 11
* 4 out of 4 points
* * * * * * * * The clock speed affect
s machine cycle time and the rate at which the computer executes instructions.
* * * * * * * Selected Answer:
* True
* * * * * * Question 12
* 0 out of 4 points
* * * * * * * * Systems analysis defin
es the problems and opportunities of the existing system.
* * * * * * * Selected Answer:
* False
* * * * * * Question 13
* 4 out of 4 points
* * * * * * * * A higher level of outp
ut from a given level of input means greater productivity.
* * * * * * * Selected Answer:
* True
* * * * * * Question 14
* 0 out of 4 points
* * * * * * * * A risk involved with u
sing an application service provider is that _____
* * * * * * * Selected Answer:
* c.
* a disaster could disable the ASP's data center
* * * * * * Question 15
* 0 out of 4 points
* * * * * * * * Telecommunications med
ia is any material substance that carries an electronic signal to support commun
ications between a sending and receiving device.
* * * * * * * Selected Answer:
* False
* * * * * * Question 16
* 4 out of 4 points
* * * * * * * * _____ is NOT a frequen
cy commonly used for wireless communications.
* * * * * * * Selected Answer:
* b.
* ULF
* * * * * * Question 17
* 0 out of 4 points
* * * * * * * * A ________ is a climat
e-controlled building or set of buildings that houses database servers and the s
ystems that deliver mission-critical information and services.
* * * * * * * Selected Answer:
* c.
* data warehouse
* * * * * * Question 18
* 0 out of 4 points
* * * * * * * * The _____ sequentially
accesses program instructions, decodes then, and coordinates the flow of data i
n and out of the arithmetic and logic unit.
* * * * * * * Selected Answer:
* d.
* CPU
* * * * * * Question 19
* 4 out of 4 points
* * * * * * * * Software is needed for
computers of all sizes from cell phones and small hand held devices to the larg
est supercomputers.
* * * * * * * Selected Answer:
* True
* * * * * * Question 20
* 0 out of 4 points
* * * * * * * * Mobile data traffic is
forecasted to have a ______ increase between 2011 and 2016.
* * * * * * * Selected Answer:
* b.
* five-fold
* * * * * * Question 21
* 4 out of 4 points
* * * * * * * * _____ is (are) conside
red to be the most important element in a computer-based information system.
* * * * * * * Selected Answer:
* b.
* People
* * * * * * Question 22
* 0 out of 4 points
* * * * * * * * Selecting involves com
bining two or more tables.
* * * * * * * Selected Answer:
* True
* * * * * * Question 23
* 4 out of 4 points
* * * * * * * * Information systems th
at operate within the enterprise sphere of influence support the firm in its int
eraction with customers, suppliers, shareholders, competitors, special-interest
groups, the financial community, and government agencies.
* * * * * * * Selected Answer:
* True
* * * * * * Question 24
* 4 out of 4 points
* * * * * * * * Hiring an outside comp
any to perform some or all of a systems development project is called _____
* * * * * * * Selected Answer:
* c.
* outsourcing
* * * * * * Question 25
* 4 out of 4 points
* * * * * * * * Transmission media can
be divided into two broad categories: guided transmission media and wireless.
* * * * * * * Selected Answer:
* True
* * * * *
* Question 1
* 0 out of 4 points
* * * * * * * * Total cost of ownershi
p is the sum of all costs over the life of the information system, excluding the
costs to acquire components such as the technology, technical support, administ
rative costs, and end-user operations.
* * * * * * * Selected Answer:
* True
* * * * * * Question 2
* 4 out of 4 points
* * * * * * * * As long as the tables
in a relational database share one common _____, the tables can be linked to pro
vide useful information and reports.
* * * * * * * Selected Answer:
* c.
* attribute
* * * * * * Question 3
* 4 out of 4 points
* * * * * * * * Web sites such as Wiki
pedia, YouTube, and Facebook are examples of Web 2.0.
* * * * * * * Selected Answer:
* True
* * * * * * Question 4
* 4 out of 4 points
* * * * * * * * A Uniform Resource Loc
ator (URL) is a Web address that specifies the exact location of a Web page usin
g letters and words that map to an IP address and location on the host.
* * * * * * * Selected Answer:
* True
* * * * * * Question 5
* 4 out of 4 points
* * * * * * * * A collection of fields
all related to a single object, activity, or individual is a(n) _____.
* * * * * * * Selected Answer:
* d.
* record
* * * * * * Question 6
* 4 out of 4 points
* * * * * * * * An intranet is a netwo
rk based on Web technologies that allows selected outsiders, such as business pa
rtners and customers, to access authorized resources of a company's extranet.
* * * * * * * Selected Answer:
* False
* * * * * * Question 7
* 4 out of 4 points
* * * * * * * * One difference between
off-the-shelf software versus proprietary software is that _____
* * * * * * * Selected Answer:
* a.
* the software is likely to be of high quality because many customer firms have
tested the software and helped identify its bugs
* * * * * * Question 8
* 0 out of 4 points
* * * * * * * * Just as HTML was devel
oped as a standard for formatting Web content into Web pages, XML is used within
a Web page to describe and transfer data between Web service applications.
* * * * * * * Selected Answer:
* False
* * * * * * Question 9
* 4 out of 4 points
* * * * * * * * A set of integrated pr
ograms that manages vital business operations for an entire multisite, global or
ganization.
* * * * * * * Selected Answer:
* a.
* enterprise resource planning system
* * * * * * Question 10
* 0 out of 4 points
* * * * * * * * Using a computer to fo
recast future sales and order more inventory before a shortage can occur is an e
xample of information system feedback.
* * * * * * * Selected Answer:
* True
* * * * * * Question 11
* 0 out of 4 points
* * * * * * * * Many Internet addresse
s have a(n) code denoting _____categories, such as com for business sites and ed
u for education sites.
* * * * * * * Selected Answer:
* d.
* domain
* * * * * * Question 12
* 4 out of 4 points
* * * * * * * * _____ is an object-ori
ented programming language from Sun Microsystems which allows small programs cal
led applets to be embedded within an HTML document.
* * * * * * * Selected Answer:
* b.
* Java
* * * * * * Question 13
* 0 out of 4 points
* * * * * * * * Augmented reality is a
new form of virtual reality that enables a user to become fully immersed in an
artificial, computer-generated 3D world.
* * * * * * * Selected Answer:
* True
* * * * * * Question 14
* 4 out of 4 points
* * * * * * * * A collection of fields
about a specific object is a record.
* * * * * * * Selected Answer:
* True
* * * * * * Question 15
* 4 out of 4 points
* * * * * * * * Selecting involves com
bining two or more tables.
* * * * * * * Selected Answer:
* False
* * * * * * Question 16
* 0 out of 4 points
* * * * * * * * To run, applications r
equest services from the operating system through a defined application program
interface.
* * * * * * * Selected Answer:
* False
* * * * * * Question 17
* 4 out of 4 points
* * * * * * * * More than 1 billion co
mputers supporting over 3 billion users make up today's Internet.
* * * * * * * Selected Answer:
* False
* * * * * * Question 18
* 4 out of 4 points
* * * * * * * * Software as a service
allows businesses to subscribe to Web-delivered business application software by
paying a monthly service charge or a per use fee.
* * * * * * * Selected Answer:
* True
* * * * * * Question 19
* 4 out of 4 points
* * * * * * * * Fortunately, there is
a single, unified, worldwide standard for 3G communications which simplifies the
deployment of 3G communications equipment and devices.
* * * * * * * Selected Answer:
* False
* * * * * * Question 20
* 4 out of 4 points
* * * * * * * * A multicore microproce
ssor combines two or more independent processors into a single computer so that
they can share the workload and boost processing capacity.
* * * * * * * Selected Answer:
* True
* * * * * * Question 21
* 0 out of 4 points
* * * * * * * * The ______ is an organ
ized collection of people, procedures, software, databases, and devices to creat
e, store, share, and use the organization's knowledge and experience.
* * * * * * * Selected Answer:
* c.
* artificial intelligence system
* * * * * * Question 22
* 4 out of 4 points
* * * * * * * * Teraflops is a measure
of computer processing speed.
* * * * * * * Selected Answer:
* True
* * * * * * Question 23
* 4 out of 4 points
* * * * * * * * _____ is a wireless te
lecommunications technology brand owned by an alliance of 500 technology compani
es that is available at airports, coffee shops, college campuses, libraries, and
restaurant.
* * * * * * * Selected Answer:
* b.
* Wi-Fi
* * * * * * Question 24
* 4 out of 4 points
* * * * * * * * Predictive analysis is
a form of data mining that combines historical data with assumptions about futu
re conditions to predict the outcome of events.
* * * * * * * Selected Answer:
* True
* * * * * * Question 25
* 4 out of 4 points
* * * * * * * * The Internet will soon
be upgraded to IPv6 which uses _____ addresses to provide for many more devices
.
* * * * * * * Selected Answer:
* a.
* 128-bit
* * * * * Question 1
0 out of 4 points
Fortunately, there is a single, unified, worldwide standard for 3G commu
nications which simplifies the deployment of 3G communications equipment and dev
ices.
Selected Answer:
True
Question 2
4 out of 4 points
A(n) _____ satellite system employs many satellites, each in an orbit at
an altitude of less than 1,000 miles.
Selected Answer:
c.
low earth orbit
Question 3
4 out of 4 points
A(n) _____ is an organized collection of people, procedures, software, d
atabases, and devices that support problem-specific decision making.
Selected Answer:
c.
DSS
Question 4
0 out of 4 points
Some successful stock, options, and futures traders use expert systems t
o spot trends and improve the profitability of their investments.
Selected Answer:
True
Question 5
4 out of 4 points
______ is a Web-delivered software application that combines hardware re
sources of the Web server and PC to deliver valuable software services through a
Web browser interface.
Selected Answer:
d.
rich Internet application
Question 6
4 out of 4 points
The _____ sequentially accesses program instructions, decodes then, and
coordinates the flow of data in and out of the arithmetic and logic unit.
Selected Answer:
c.
control unit
Question 7
4 out of 4 points
The _____ position is a non-technical position responsible for defining
and implementing consistent principles for setting data standards and data defin
itions that apply across all the databases in an organization.
Selected Answer:
a.
data administrator
Question 8
0 out of 4 points
Information is simply a collection of raw facts such as an employee numb
er or the total hours worked in a week.
Selected Answer:
True
Question 9
4 out of 4 points
Big data refers to large amounts of unstructured data from sources such
as the Internet, photos, videos, audio, social networks, and sensors that is dif
ficult to capture, store, and manipulate using traditional database management s
ystems.
Selected Answer:
True
Question 10
0 out of 4 points
People involved in selecting their organization's computer hardware need n
ot understand current and future business requirements, they simply need to unde
rstand the technology so they can make informed acquisition decisions.
Selected Answer:
True
Question 11
0 out of 4 points
Ongoing terrorist attacks around the world and the heightened sensitivit
y to natural disasters have motivated many companies to centralize their workers
, operations, and systems.
Selected Answer:
True
Question 12
4 out of 4 points
Developing a seamless integration of databases with the Internet is some
thing called a(n) ______.
Selected Answer:
a.
semantic Web
Question 13
4 out of 4 points
Embedded operating systems _____.
Selected Answer:
b.
are changing the way we interact with many household devices
Question 14
0 out of 4 points
An intranet is a network based on Web technologies that allows selected
outsiders, such as business partners and customers, to access authorized resourc
es of a company's extranet.
Selected Answer:
True
Question 15
4 out of 4 points
An operating system with multitasking capabilities allows a user to run
more than one application at the same time.
Selected Answer:
True
Question 16
4 out of 4 points
Climate control is an important component of modern data centers.
Selected Answer:
True
Question 17
0 out of 4 points
The _____ features of the operating system allocates computer resources
to make the best use of each system's assets.
Selected Answer:
d.
multitasking
Question 18
0 out of 4 points
An agreement between two or more companies that involves the joint intro
duction and distribution of goods and services is called ______.
Selected Answer:
c.
competitive advantage
Question 19
0 out of 4 points
The _____ is an advanced optical disk technology still in development th
at would store more data than even the Blu-ray optical disk system.
Selected Answer:
b.
RAID storage device
Question 20
4 out of 4 points
A data warehouse stores historical data that has been extracted from ope
rational systems, external sources, and, sometimes, even unique sources.
Selected Answer:
True
Question 21
0 out of 4 points
Information systems that operate within the enterprise sphere of influen
ce support the firm in its interaction with customers, suppliers, shareholders,
competitors, special-interest groups, the financial community, and government ag
encies.
Selected Answer:
False
Question 22
0 out of 4 points
Information and data are essentially the same thing.
Selected Answer:
True
Question 23
4 out of 4 points
_____ is a wireless communications specifications that describes how cel
l phones, computers, printers, and other electronic devices can be connected ove
r distances of 10-30 feet at a rate of about 2 Mbps.
Selected Answer:
c.
Bluetooth
Question 24
4 out of 4 points
Data warehouses allow managers to _____ to get increasing levels of deta
il about business conditions.
Selected Answer:
c.
drill down
Question 25
4 out of 4 points
______ is a strategy for gaining competitive advantage wherein a company
strives to deliver different products and services.
Selected Answer:
c.
differentiation

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* Question 1
* 4 out of 4 points
* * * * * * * * Each central processin
g unit consists of two primary elements: the arithmetic/logic unit and the _____
unit.
* * * * * * * Selected Answer:
* b.
* control
* * * * * * Question 2
* 4 out of 4 points
* * * * * * * * Microsoft built a data
center taking up 16 football fields of space filled with 220 shipping container
s packed with servers.
* * * * * * * Selected Answer:
* True
* * * * * * Question 3
* 4 out of 4 points
* * * * * * * * A software suite is a
collection of single programs packaged together as a bundle and typically includ
e word processing, spreadsheet, graphics, and more.
* * * * * * * Selected Answer:
* True
* * * * * * Question 4
* 4 out of 4 points
* * * * * * * * In information systems
, _____ is used to make changes to input or processing activities.
* * * * * * * Selected Answer:
* c.
* feedback
* * * * * * Question 5
* 4 out of 4 points
* * * * * * * * _____ is the standard
page description language for Web pages.
* * * * * * * Selected Answer:
* d.
* HTML
* * * * * * Question 6
* 4 out of 4 points
* * * * * * * * The number of eras of
globalization that Thomas Friedman describes in his book the World is Flat is __
____.
* * * * * * * Selected Answer:
* a.
* three
* * * * * * Question 7
* 4 out of 4 points
* * * * * * * * One of the primary adv
antages of a relational database is that it allows tables to be linked to reduce
data redundancy and allow data to be organized more logically.
* * * * * * * Selected Answer:
* True
* * * * * * Question 8
* 4 out of 4 points
* * * * * * * * A Uniform Resource Loc
ator (URL) is a Web address that specifies the exact location of a Web page usin
g letters and words that map to an IP address and location on the host.
* * * * * * * Selected Answer:
* True
* * * * * * Question 9
* 4 out of 4 points
* * * * * * * * Is a network protocol
that enables traffic to be routed among all the networks connected to the Intern
et.
* * * * * * * Selected Answer:
* b.
* IP
* * * * * * Question 10
* 0 out of 4 points
* * * * * * * * The overall trend in s
econdary storage devices is toward use of direct access methods, higher capacity
, and increased volatility.
* * * * * * * Selected Answer:
* True
* * * * * * Question 11
* 4 out of 4 points
* * * * * * * * The ____________ is a
multi-faceted role that helps users determine what outputs they want from the sy
stem and help construct plans for developing the necessary programs that produce
those outputs.
* * * * * * * Selected Answer:
* d.
* systems analyst
* * * * * * Question 12
* 0 out of 4 points
* * * * * * * * A database scientist i
s a skilled and trained IS professional who directs all activities related to an
organization's database, including providing security from intruders.
* * * * * * * Selected Answer:
* True
* * * * * * Question 13
* 4 out of 4 points
* * * * * * * * Data warehouses allow
managers to _____ to get increasing levels of detail about business conditions.
* * * * * * * Selected Answer:
* b.
* drill down
* * * * * * Question 14
* 4 out of 4 points
* * * * * * * * Some databases use ___
___, which is a visual approach to developing queries and requests.
* * * * * * * Selected Answer:
* a.
* Query by Example (QBE)
* * * * * * Question 15
* 0 out of 4 points
* * * * * * * * One difference between
off-the-shelf software versus proprietary software is that _____
* * * * * * * Selected Answer:
* a.
* the initial cost is higher
* * * * * * Question 16
* 4 out of 4 points
* * * * * * * * Most Rich Internet App
lications take advantage of being online by emphasizing their collaborative bene
fits.
* * * * * * * Selected Answer:
* True
* * * * * * Question 17
* 4 out of 4 points
* * * * * * * * The area covered by on
e or more interconnected wireless access points is commonly called a(n) _____.
* * * * * * * Selected Answer:
* c.
* hot spot
* * * * * * Question 18
* 4 out of 4 points
* * * * * * * * Hypertext Markup Langu
age (HTML) is the standard page description language for Web pages that tells th
e Web browser how to display Web pages.
* * * * * * * Selected Answer:
* True
* * * * * * Question 19
* 4 out of 4 points
* * * * * * * * Employers often search
the Internet to find information about potential employees before they make hir
ing decisions.
* * * * * * * Selected Answer:
* True
* * * * * * Question 20
* 4 out of 4 points
* * * * * * * * The ______ is an organ
ized collection of people, procedures, software, databases, and devices to creat
e, store, share, and use the organization's knowledge and experience.
* * * * * * * Selected Answer:
* d.
* knowledge management system
* * * * * * Question 21
* 4 out of 4 points
* * * * * * * * Citizens of the contin
ent ______ make up the largest percentage of Internet.
* * * * * * * Selected Answer:
* a.
* Asia
* * * * * * Question 22
* 4 out of 4 points
* * * * * * * * _____ is a wireless co
mmunications specifications that describes how cell phones, computers, printers,
and other electronic devices can be connected over distances of 10-30 feet at a
rate of about 2 Mbps.
* * * * * * * Selected Answer:
* a.
* Bluetooth
* * * * * * Question 23
* 4 out of 4 points
* * * * * * * * A ________ is s field
or set of fields in a record that uniquely defines the record.
* * * * * * * Selected Answer:
* a.
* primary key
* * * * * * Question 24
* 0 out of 4 points
* * * * * * * * According to a recent
survey, physicians and nurses have not adopted the use of smartphones.
* * * * * * * Selected Answer:
* True
* * * * * * Question 25
* 0 out of 4 points
* * * * * * * * Information is simply
a collection of raw facts such as an employee number or the total hours worked i
n a week.
* * * * * * * Selected Answer:
* True
* * * * * Tuesday, February 25, 2014 7:33:
05 PM CST
* Question 1
* 4 out of 4 points
* * * * * * * * _____ displays use tho
usands of smart cells consisting of electrodes and neon and xenon gases that are
electrically turned into plasma to emit light.
* * * * * * * Selected Answer:
* b.
* Plasma
* * * * * * Question 2
* 4 out of 4 points
* * * * * * * * A type of memory whose
contents are lost if the power is turned off is said to be _____.
* * * * * * * Selected Answer:
* c.
* volatile
* * * * * * Question 3
* 0 out of 4 points
* * * * * * * * The _____ was the anc
estor of the Internet.
* * * * * * * Selected Answer:
* c.
* AOL network
* * * * * * Question 4
* 4 out of 4 points
* * * * * * * * One of the primary adv
antages of a relational database is that it allows tables to be linked to reduce
data redundancy and allow data to be organized more logically.
* * * * * * * Selected Answer:
* True
* * * * * * Question 5
* 4 out of 4 points
* * * * * * * * A PAN can be used to c
onnect a laptop, digital camera, and portable printer without cables or wires.
* * * * * * * Selected Answer:
* True
* * * * * * Question 6
* 0 out of 4 points
* * * * * * * * An information center
is a miniature IS Department attached and directly reporting to a functional are
a in a large organization.
* * * * * * * Selected Answer:
* True
* * * * * * Question 7
* 4 out of 4 points
* * * * * * * * _____ is an object-ori
ented programming language from Sun Microsystems which allows small programs cal
led applets to be embedded within an HTML document.
* * * * * * * Selected Answer:
* d.
* Java
* * * * * * Question 8
* 4 out of 4 points
* * * * * * * * Most Rich Internet App
lications take advantage of being online by emphasizing their collaborative bene
fits.
* * * * * * * Selected Answer:
* True
* * * * * * Question 9
* 4 out of 4 points
* * * * * * * * Developing a seamless
integration of databases with the Internet is something called a(n) ______.
* * * * * * * Selected Answer:
* b.
* semantic Web
* * * * * * Question 10
* 4 out of 4 points
* * * * * * * * Mobile commerce is the
use of mobile, wireless devices to place orders and conduct business.
* * * * * * * Selected Answer:
* True
* * * * * * Question 11
* 4 out of 4 points
* * * * * * * * The ability of a compu
ter to handle an increasing number of concurrent users smoothly is called multit
asking.
* * * * * * * Selected Answer:
* False
* * * * * * Question 12
* 4 out of 4 points
* * * * * * * * A software suite is a
collection of single programs packaged together as a bundle and typically includ
e word processing, spreadsheet, graphics, and more.
* * * * * * * Selected Answer:
* True
* * * * * * Question 13
* 4 out of 4 points
* * * * * * * * The process of definin
g relationships among data to create useful information requires ______
* * * * * * * Selected Answer:
* a.
* knowledge
* * * * * * Question 14
* 4 out of 4 points
* * * * * * * * _____ is a standardize
d data manipulation language developed in the 1970s that allows programmers to u
se one powerful language and use it on a variety of systems.
* * * * * * * Selected Answer:
* d.
* SQL
* * * * * * Question 15
* 4 out of 4 points
* * * * * * * * RAID storage devices p
rovide organizations with data storage that is _____.
* * * * * * * Selected Answer:
* a.
* fault tolerant
* * * * * * Question 16
* 4 out of 4 points
* * * * * * * * A database _____.
* * * * * * * Selected Answer:
* b.
* helps companies reduce costs, increase profits, track past business activities
, and open new market opportunities
* * * * * * Question 17
* 4 out of 4 points
* * * * * * * * Systems analysis defin
es the problems and opportunities of the existing system.
* * * * * * * Selected Answer:
* True
* * * * * * Question 18
* 4 out of 4 points
* * * * * * * * _____ is the use of a
collection of computers, often owned by many people or different organizations,
to work in a coordinated manner to solve a common problem.
* * * * * * * Selected Answer:
* c.
* grid computing
* * * * * * Question 19
* 4 out of 4 points
* * * * * * * * A(n) _____ interface d
isplays icons and menus that people use to send commands to the computer system.
* * * * * * * Selected Answer:
* d.
* graphical user
* * * * * * Question 20
* 4 out of 4 points
* * * * * * * * The high-speed communi
cation links that span the globe over land and under sea make up the Internet __
___.
* * * * * * * Selected Answer:
* d.
* backbone
* * * * * * Question 21
* 4 out of 4 points
* * * * * * * * RAID is a method of st
oring data so that if a hard drive fails, the lost data on that drive can be reb
uilt.
* * * * * * * Selected Answer:
* True
* * * * * * Question 22
* 4 out of 4 points
* * * * * * * * Basic data manipulatio
ns include _____ which involves eliminating rows in a relational database.
* * * * * * * Selected Answer:
* d.
* selecting
* * * * * * Question 23
* 4 out of 4 points
* * * * * * * * RAM stands for random
access memory and loses its contents if the current is turned off or disrupted.
* * * * * * * Selected Answer:
* True
* * * * * * Question 24
* 4 out of 4 points
* * * * * * * * The clock speed affect
s machine cycle time and the rate at which the computer executes instructions.
* * * * * * * Selected Answer:
* True
* * * * * * Question 25
* 4 out of 4 points
* * * * * * * * When making hardware d
ecisions, the overriding considerations of a business should be technology cost
and currency.
* * * * * * * Selected Answer:
* False
* * * * *
* Question 1
* 4 out of 4 points
* * * * * * * * Employers often search
the Internet to find information about potential employees before they make hir
ing decisions.
* * * * * * * Selected Answer:
* True
* * * * * * Question 2
* 0 out of 4 points
* * * * * * * * According to Thomas Fr
iedman in his book The World is Flat, we have progressed from the globalization
of countries to the globalization of multinational corporations to the globaliza
tion of ______.
* * * * * * * Selected Answer:
* b.
* products and services
* * * * * * Question 3
* 4 out of 4 points
* * * * * * * * A Uniform Resource Loc
ator (URL) is a Web address that specifies the exact location of a Web page usin
g letters and words that map to an IP address and location on the host.
* * * * * * * Selected Answer:
* True
* * * * * * Question 4
* 4 out of 4 points
* * * * * * * * Systems analysis defin
es the problems and opportunities of the existing system.
* * * * * * * Selected Answer:
* True
* * * * * * Question 5
* 4 out of 4 points
* * * * * * * * The _____ is a descrip
tion that involves telling the DBMS the logical and physical structure of the data
and the relationships among the data for each user.
* * * * * * * Selected Answer:
* c.
* schema
* * * * * * Question 6
* 4 out of 4 points
* * * * * * * * People using commercia
lly available software are usually asked to read and agree to a(n) _____
* * * * * * * Selected Answer:
* b.
* end-user license agreement
* * * * * * Question 7
* 4 out of 4 points
* * * * * * * * the Next Generation In
ternet is also know as Internet2, Next Generation Internet, and Abilene.
* * * * * * * Selected Answer:
* True
* * * * * * Question 8
* 4 out of 4 points
* * * * * * * * A(n) _____ has an embe
dded chip that only needs to be held close to a terminal to transfer its data; n
o PIN number needs to be entered.
* * * * * * * Selected Answer:
* b.
* contactless card
* * * * * * Question 9
* 4 out of 4 points
* * * * * * * * Utility programs help
to perform maintenance, correct problems, merge and sort sets of data, keep trac
k of computer jobs, and compress files of data.
* * * * * * * Selected Answer:
* True
* * * * * * Question 10
* 4 out of 4 points
* * * * * * * * RAM stands for random
access memory and loses its contents if the current is turned off or disrupted.
* * * * * * * Selected Answer:
* True
* * * * * * Question 11
* 4 out of 4 points
* * * * * * * * There are more smartph
one applications available for the Apple platform than for the BlackBerry and Mi
crosoft platforms combined.
* * * * * * * Selected Answer:
* True
* * * * * * Question 12
* 4 out of 4 points
* * * * * * * * Developing a seamless
integration of databases with the Internet is something called a(n) ______.
* * * * * * * Selected Answer:
* c.
* semantic Web
* * * * * * Question 13
* 4 out of 4 points
* * * * * * * * A higher level of outp
ut from a given level of input means greater productivity.
* * * * * * * Selected Answer:
* True
* * * * * * Question 14
* 4 out of 4 points
* * * * * * * * Compared to main memor
y, secondary storage offers the advantages of non-volatility, increased capacity
, and lower costs.
* * * * * * * Selected Answer:
* True
* * * * * * Question 15
* 4 out of 4 points
* * * * * * * * The _____ sequentially
accesses program instructions, decodes then, and coordinates the flow of data i
n and out of the arithmetic and logic unit.
* * * * * * * Selected Answer:
* c.
* control unit
* * * * * * Question 16
* 4 out of 4 points
* * * * * * * * Online Analytical Proc
essing and data mining are essentially the same thing.
* * * * * * * Selected Answer:
* False
* * * * * * Question 17
* 4 out of 4 points
* * * * * * * * ______ is a set of maj
or understandings and assumptions shared by a group, such as within an ethnic gr
oup or a country.
* * * * * * * Selected Answer:
* b.
* Culture
* * * * * * Question 18
* 4 out of 4 points
* * * * * * * * Projecting involves el
iminating columns in a table.
* * * * * * * Selected Answer:
* True
* * * * * * Question 19
* 4 out of 4 points
* * * * * * * * Information and data a
re essentially the same thing.
* * * * * * * Selected Answer:
* False
* * * * * * Question 20
* 4 out of 4 points
* * * * * * * * The ____________ speci
fies factors that can lead to better attitudes about the information systems, al
ong with higher acceptance and usage of it.
* * * * * * * Selected Answer:
* c.
* technology acceptance model
* * * * * * Question 21
* 4 out of 4 points
* * * * * * * * A(n) _____ is a Web ad
dress that specific the exact location of a Web page using letters and words.
* * * * * * * Selected Answer:
* c.
* URL
* * * * * * Question 22
* 0 out of 4 points
* * * * * * * * Some successful stock,
options, and futures traders use expert systems to spot trends and improve the
profitability of their investments.
* * * * * * * Selected Answer:
* True
* * * * * * Question 23
* 4 out of 4 points
* * * * * * * * An RFID tag on an inve
ntory item might contain information _____.
* * * * * * * Selected Answer:
* d.
* all of the above
* * * * * * Question 24
* 4 out of 4 points
* * * * * * * * Hypertext Markup Langu
age (HTML) is the standard page description language for Web pages that tells th
e Web browser how to display Web pages.
* * * * * * * Selected Answer:
* True
* * * * * * Question 25
* 0 out of 4 points
* * * * * * * * With decentralized pro
cessing, processing devices are placed at various remote locations, but each dev
ice is isolated and does not communicate with any other device.
* * * * * * * Selected Answer:
* False
* * * * * Question 1
0 out of 4 points
The ____________ specifies factors that can lead to better attitudes abo
ut the information systems, along with higher acceptance and usage of it.
Selected Answer:
b.
value chain
Question 2
0 out of 4 points
Software as a service allows businesses to subscribe to Web-delivered bu
siness application software by paying a monthly service charge or a per use fee.
Selected Answer:
[None Given]
Question 3
4 out of 4 points
Business intelligence is gained through industrial espionage and the gat
hering of this information often includes illegal or unethical means.
Selected Answer:
False
Question 4
0 out of 4 points
_____ is a bundled set of communications services, including Internet, t
elephone, and TV, that operates over a total fiber-optic communications network.
Selected Answer:
b.
Cable communications
Question 5
0 out of 4 points
Citizens of the continent ______ make up the largest percentage of Inter
net.
Selected Answer:
c.
Europe
Question 6
0 out of 4 points
Some databases use ______, which is a visual approach to developing quer
ies and requests.
Selected Answer:
d.
structured query language (SQL)
Question 7
0 out of 4 points
An organized collection of people, procedures, software, databases, and
devices used to perform and record business transactions.
Selected Answer:
d.
management information system
Question 8
4 out of 4 points
The clock speed affects machine cycle time and the rate at which the com
puter executes instructions.
Selected Answer:
True
Question 9
0 out of 4 points
______ is a form of database processing that supports top-down, query-dr
iven data analysis.
Selected Answer:
b.
Data mining
Question 10
4 out of 4 points
_____ is a valuable tool that enables you to find information on the Web
by specifying words or phrases known as keywords, which are related to a topic
of interest.
Selected Answer:
b.
Search engine
Question 11
4 out of 4 points
Cloud computing refers to a computing environment where software and sto
rage are provided as an Internet service and accessed without need for a Web bro
wser.
Selected Answer:
False
Question 12
0 out of 4 points
Systems software is the set of programs designed to coordinate the activ
ities and functions of the hardware and various programs throughout the computer
system.
Selected Answer:
True
Question 13
4 out of 4 points
Utility programs help to perform maintenance, correct problems, merge an
d sort sets of data, keep track of computer jobs, and compress files of data.
Selected Answer:
True
Question 14
4 out of 4 points
Climate control is an important component of modern data centers.
Selected Answer:
True
Question 15
0 out of 4 points
People using commercially available software are usually asked to read a
nd agree to a(n) _____
Selected Answer:
c.
copyright agreement
Question 16
0 out of 4 points
_____ is a powerful operating system originally developed by AT&T for us
e on minicomputers but now runs on workstations, servers, and mainframe computer
s.
Selected Answer:
d.
AIX
Question 17
0 out of 4 points
A(n) _____ contains a subset of data for a single aspect of a company's bu
siness and are used by smaller groups who want to access detailed data for busin
ess analysis.
Selected Answer:
d.
data warehouse
Question 18
4 out of 4 points
Mobile commerce is the use of mobile, wireless devices to place orders a
nd conduct business.
Selected Answer:
True
Question 19
4 out of 4 points
A collection of fields about a specific object is a record.
Selected Answer:
True
Question 20
0 out of 4 points
The overall trend in secondary storage devices is toward use of direct a
ccess methods, higher capacity, and increased volatility.
Selected Answer:
True
Question 21
4 out of 4 points
The relational model describes data using a standard tabular format; all
data elements are placed in three-dimensional tables called relations, which ar
e the logical equivalent of files.
Selected Answer:
False
Question 22
4 out of 4 points
_____ is NOT a frequency commonly used for wireless communications.
Selected Answer:
a.
ULF
Question 23
0 out of 4 points
A(n) _____ interface displays icons and menus that people use to send co
mmands to the computer system.
Selected Answer:
c.
multitouch
Question 24
0 out of 4 points
_____ displays use thousands of smart cells consisting of electrodes and
neon and xenon gases that are electrically turned into plasma to emit light.
Selected Answer:
d.
OLED
Question 25
The DBA must have a clear understanding of the fundamental business of the organ
ization, be proficient in the use of selected database management systems, and s
tay abreast of emerging technologies and new design approaches.0 out of 4 points
Business and technology vendors are working to develop blue data centers
that run more efficiently and require less energy for processing and cooling.
Selected Answer:
True
Question 1
4 out of 4 points
A geo-stationary satellite orbits the earth in a very low orbit at an al
titude of less than 1,000 miles.
Selected Answer:
False
Question 2
0 out of 4 points
The Database Administrator is an important non-technical responsible for
defining and implementing consistent principles for a variety of data issues, i
ncluding setting data standards and data definitions that apply across all the d
atabases in an organization.
Selected Answer:
True
Question 3
0 out of 4 points
______ is a set of major understandings and assumptions shared by a grou
p, such as within an ethnic group or a country.
Selected Answer:
c.
Organizational culture
Question 4
4 out of 4 points
OMR is a technology from the 1950s still used to speed the processing of
checks.
Selected Answer:
True
Question 5
4 out of 4 points
In the relational model, each row of a table represents a data entity or
row and each column of the table represents an attribute or field.
Selected Answer:
True
Question 6
4 out of 4 points
A higher level of output from a given level of input means greater produ
ctivity.
Selected Answer:
True
Question 7
0 out of 4 points
A database _____.
Selected Answer:
a.
is a collection of unstructured data
Question 8
4 out of 4 points
_____ is a valuable tool that enables you to find information on the Web
by specifying words or phrases known as keywords, which are related to a topic
of interest.
Selected Answer:
a.
Search engine
Question 9
0 out of 4 points
Selecting involves combining two or more tables.
Selected Answer:
True
Question 10
4 out of 4 points
Data that can be used for a variety of purposes is said to be ______.
Selected Answer:
c.
flexible
Question 11
4 out of 4 points
_____ is an object-oriented programming language from Sun Microsystems w
hich allows small programs called applets to be embedded within an HTML document
.
Selected Answer:
b.
Java
Question 12
4 out of 4 points
Today, companies are shifting from strategic management to performance-b
ased management of their information systems by carefully considering both strat
egic advantage and costs.
Selected Answer:
True
Question 13
4 out of 4 points
The DBMS serves as an interface between an application program and the d
atabase.
Selected Answer:
True
Question 14
4 out of 4 points
Online Analytical Processing and data mining are essentially the same th
ing.
Selected Answer:
False
Question 15
4 out of 4 points
A software suite is a collection of single programs packaged together as
a bundle and typically include word processing, spreadsheet, graphics, and more
.
Selected Answer:
True
Question 16
0 out of 4 points
An operating system with _____ capabilities allows a user to run more th
an one application at the same time.
Selected Answer:
a.
memory management
Question 17
4 out of 4 points
A set of integrated programs that manages vital business operations for
an entire multisite, global organization.
Selected Answer:
b.
enterprise resource planning system
Question 18
0 out of 4 points
The number of eras of globalization that Thomas Friedman describes in hi
s book the World is Flat is ______.
Selected Answer:
d.
five
Question 19
4 out of 4 points
Cloud computing refers to a computing environment where software and sto
rage are provided as an Internet service and accessed without need for a Web bro
wser.
Selected Answer:
False
Question 20
4 out of 4 points
A multicore microprocessor combines two or more independent processors i
nto a single computer so that they can share the workload and boost processing c
apacity.
Selected Answer:
True
Question 21
4 out of 4 points
Ongoing terrorist attacks around the world and the heightened sensitivit
y to natural disasters have motivated many companies to centralize their workers
, operations, and systems.
Selected Answer:
False
Question 22
0 out of 4 points
Embedded operating systems _____.
Selected Answer:
c.
all of the above
Question 23
4 out of 4 points
Software is needed for computers of all sizes from cell phones and small
hand held devices to the largest supercomputers.
Selected Answer:
True
Question 24
0 out of 4 points
The overall trend in secondary storage devices is toward use of direct a
ccess methods, higher capacity, and increased volatility.
Selected Answer:
True
Question 25
0 out of 4 points
The high-speed communication links that span the globe over land and und
er sea make up the Internet _____.
Selected Answer:
a.
infrastructure
Question 1
4 out of 4 points
A geo-stationary satellite orbits the earth in a very low orbit at an al
titude of less than 1,000 miles.
Selected Answer:
False
Question 2
4 out of 4 points
Utility programs help to perform maintenance, correct problems, merge an
d sort sets of data, keep track of computer jobs, and compress files of data.
Selected Answer:
True
Question 3
0 out of 4 points
_____ is the use of a collection of computers, often owned by many peopl
e or different organizations, to work in a coordinated manner to solve a common
problem.
Selected Answer:
d.
none of the above
Question 4
0 out of 4 points
While technologically advanced, unfortunately, e-commerce offers few adv
antages for streamlining work activities.
Selected Answer:
True
Question 5
0 out of 4 points
In the relational model, each row of a table represents a data entity or
row and each column of the table represents an attribute or field.
Selected Answer:
False
Question 6
4 out of 4 points
A(n) _____ can be used in an enterprise to enable the sharing of informa
tion between employees, training for new employees, or customer support for prod
ucts.
Selected Answer:
c.
wiki
Question 7
0 out of 4 points
Each central processing unit consists of two primary elements: the arith
metic/logic unit and the _____ unit.
Selected Answer:
b.
memory
Question 8
0 out of 4 points
_____ combines historical data with assumptions about future conditions
to predict the outcomes of events.
Selected Answer:
d.
Business intelligence
Question 9
0 out of 4 points
Data query involves the automated discovery of patterns and relationship
s in a data warehouse.
Selected Answer:
True
Question 10
0 out of 4 points
_____ is a powerful operating system originally developed by AT&T for us
e on minicomputers but now runs on workstations, servers, and mainframe computer
s.
Selected Answer:
b.
z/OS
Question 11
0 out of 4 points
Transmission media can be divided into two broad categories: guided tran
smission media and wireless.
Selected Answer:
False
Question 12
0 out of 4 points
Outsourcing is the hiring of an overseas company to perform some or all
of a systems development project.
Selected Answer:
[None Given]
Question 13
4 out of 4 points
_____ are the most powerful computers with the fastest processing speed
and highest performance.
Selected Answer:
c.
Supercomputers
Question 14
0 out of 4 points
Application software such as Microsoft Windows controls basic computer o
perations, including start-up and printing.
Selected Answer:
True
Question 15
4 out of 4 points
_____ represents huge amounts of unstructured data that is difficult to
capture, store, and manipulate using traditional database management systems.
Selected Answer:
a.
Big data
Question 16
0 out of 4 points
Systems analysis defines the problems and opportunities of the existing
system.
Selected Answer:
False
Question 17
4 out of 4 points
A PBX is a communications system that manages both voice and data transf
er within a building and to outside lines; it can be used to connect hundreds of
internal phone lines to a few phone company lines.
Selected Answer:
True
Question 18
0 out of 4 points
Basic data manipulations include _____ which involves eliminating rows i
n a relational database.
Selected Answer:
c.
joining
Question 19
4 out of 4 points
_____ is a standardized data manipulation language developed in the 1970
s that allows programmers to use one powerful language and use it on a variety o
f systems.
Selected Answer:
c.
SQL
Question 20
4 out of 4 points
_____ is an object-oriented programming language from Sun Microsystems w
hich allows small programs called applets to be embedded within an HTML document
.
Selected Answer:
c.
Java
Question 21
4 out of 4 points
The _____ position is a non-technical position responsible for defining
and implementing consistent principles for setting data standards and data defin
itions that apply across all the databases in an organization.
Selected Answer:
b.
data administrator
Question 22
0 out of 4 points
Oracle is currently the market leader in general purpose databases, with
about three-fourths of the multibillion dollar database market.
Selected Answer:
True
Question 23
4 out of 4 points
The _____ features of the operating system allocates computer resources
to make the best use of each system's assets.
Selected Answer:
c.
task management
Question 24
4 out of 4 points
Today, companies are shifting from strategic management to performance-b
ased management of their information systems by carefully considering both strat
egic advantage and costs.
Selected Answer:
True
Question 25
0 out of 4 points
The specific value of an attribute is called a data entity.
Selected Answer:
True

Question 1
4 out of 4 points
Most Rich Internet Applications take advantage of being online by emphas
izing their collaborative benefits.
Selected Answer:
True
Question 2
4 out of 4 points
A(n) _____ interface displays icons and menus that people use to send co
mmands to the computer system.
Selected Answer:
d.
graphical user
Question 3
0 out of 4 points
The ____________ specifies factors that can lead to better attitudes abo
ut the information systems, along with higher acceptance and usage of it.
Selected Answer:
a.
key value indicators
Question 4
4 out of 4 points
RAM stands for random access memory and loses its contents if the curren
t is turned off or disrupted.
Selected Answer:
True
Question 5
4 out of 4 points
_____ is the standard page description language for Web pages.
Selected Answer:
a.
HTML
Question 6
4 out of 4 points
A(n) _____ is an organized collection of people, procedures, software, d
atabases, and devices that support problem-specific decision making.
Selected Answer:
d.
DSS
Question 7
4 out of 4 points
Microwave is a high-frequency signal sent through the air via line-of-si
ght, often between earth based stations or between earth-based stations and sate
llites.
Selected Answer:
True
Question 8
4 out of 4 points
Web sites such as Wikipedia, YouTube, and Facebook are examples of Web 2
.0.
Selected Answer:
True
Question 9
4 out of 4 points
RAID is a method of storing data so that if a hard drive fails, the lost
data on that drive can be rebuilt.
Selected Answer:
True
Question 10
4 out of 4 points
Big data refers to large amounts of unstructured data from sources such
as the Internet, photos, videos, audio, social networks, and sensors that is dif
ficult to capture, store, and manipulate using traditional database management s
ystems.
Selected Answer:
True
Question 11
4 out of 4 points
Proprietary software is a one-of-a-kind program developed for a specific
purpose.
Selected Answer:
True
Question 12
4 out of 4 points
The World Wide Web is a network of links on the Internet to documents co
ntaining text, graphics, video, and sound.
Selected Answer:
True
Question 13
0 out of 4 points
_____ is a very short range wireless connectivity technology that enable
s consumers to swipe their credit cards or even cell phones within a few inches
of a special point of sale terminal to pay for purchases.
Selected Answer:
c.
Bluetooth
Question 14
4 out of 4 points
Business intelligence is gained through industrial espionage and the gat
hering of this information often includes illegal or unethical means.
Selected Answer:
False
Question 15
0 out of 4 points
The ability of a computer to handle an increasing number of concurrent u
sers smoothly is called multitasking.
Selected Answer:
True
Question 16
4 out of 4 points
People involved in selecting their organization's computer hardware need n
ot understand current and future business requirements, they simply need to unde
rstand the technology so they can make informed acquisition decisions.
Selected Answer:
False
Question 17
4 out of 4 points
A collection of fields about a specific object is a record.
Selected Answer:
True
Question 18
4 out of 4 points
Hiring an outside company to perform some or all of a systems developmen
t project is called _____
Selected Answer:
a.
outsourcing
Question 19
4 out of 4 points
Information systems that operate within the enterprise sphere of influen
ce support the firm in its interaction with customers, suppliers, shareholders,
competitors, special-interest groups, the financial community, and government ag
encies.
Selected Answer:
True
Question 20
0 out of 4 points
A decision support system is an organized collection of people, procedur
es, software, databases, and devices that provides routine information to manage
rs and decision makers.
Selected Answer:
True
Question 21
0 out of 4 points
An attribute is a general class of people, places, or things for which d
ata is collected, stored, and maintained.
Selected Answer:
True
Question 22
4 out of 4 points
The technology infrastructure is a set of shared IS resources that form
the foundation of each computer-based information system.
Selected Answer:
True
Question 23
4 out of 4 points
Application software such as Microsoft Windows controls basic computer o
perations, including start-up and printing.
Selected Answer:
False
Question 24
0 out of 4 points
_____ is the use of a collection of computers, often owned by many peopl
e or different organizations, to work in a coordinated manner to solve a common
problem.
Selected Answer:
a.
parallel computing
Question 25
0 out of 4 points
In the relational model, each row of a table represents a data entity or
row and each column of the table represents an attribute or field.
Selected Answer:
False

Question 1
0 out of 4 points
The ____________ specifies factors that can lead to better attitudes abo
ut the information systems, along with higher acceptance and usage of it.
Selected Answer:
b.
value chain
Question 2
0 out of 4 points
Software as a service allows businesses to subscribe to Web-delivered bu
siness application software by paying a monthly service charge or a per use fee.
Selected Answer:
[None Given]
Question 3
4 out of 4 points
Business intelligence is gained through industrial espionage and the gat
hering of this information often includes illegal or unethical means.
Selected Answer:
False
Question 4
0 out of 4 points
_____ is a bundled set of communications services, including Internet, t
elephone, and TV, that operates over a total fiber-optic communications network.
Selected Answer:
b.
Cable communications
Question 5
0 out of 4 points
Citizens of the continent ______ make up the largest percentage of Inter
net.
Selected Answer:
c.
Europe
Question 6
0 out of 4 points
Some databases use ______, which is a visual approach to developing quer
ies and requests.
Selected Answer:
d.
structured query language (SQL)
Question 7
0 out of 4 points
An organized collection of people, procedures, software, databases, and
devices used to perform and record business transactions.
Selected Answer:
d.
management information system
Question 8
4 out of 4 points
The clock speed affects machine cycle time and the rate at which the com
puter executes instructions.
Selected Answer:
True
Question 9
0 out of 4 points
______ is a form of database processing that supports top-down, query-dr
iven data analysis.
Selected Answer:
b.
Data mining
Question 10
4 out of 4 points
_____ is a valuable tool that enables you to find information on the Web
by specifying words or phrases known as keywords, which are related to a topic
of interest.
Selected Answer:
b.
Search engine
Question 11
4 out of 4 points
Cloud computing refers to a computing environment where software and sto
rage are provided as an Internet service and accessed without need for a Web bro
wser.
Selected Answer:
False
Question 12
0 out of 4 points
Systems software is the set of programs designed to coordinate the activ
ities and functions of the hardware and various programs throughout the computer
system.
Selected Answer:
True
Question 13
4 out of 4 points
Utility programs help to perform maintenance, correct problems, merge an
d sort sets of data, keep track of computer jobs, and compress files of data.
Selected Answer:
True
Question 14
4 out of 4 points
Climate control is an important component of modern data centers.
Selected Answer:
True
Question 15
0 out of 4 points
People using commercially available software are usually asked to read a
nd agree to a(n) _____
Selected Answer:
c.
copyright agreement
Question 16
0 out of 4 points
_____ is a powerful operating system originally developed by AT&T for us
e on minicomputers but now runs on workstations, servers, and mainframe computer
s.
Selected Answer:
d.
AIX
Question 17
0 out of 4 points
A(n) _____ contains a subset of data for a single aspect of a company's bu
siness and are used by smaller groups who want to access detailed data for busin
ess analysis.
Selected Answer:
d.
data warehouse
Question 18
4 out of 4 points
Mobile commerce is the use of mobile, wireless devices to place orders a
nd conduct business.
Selected Answer:
True
Question 19
4 out of 4 points
A collection of fields about a specific object is a record.
Selected Answer:
True
Question 20
0 out of 4 points
The overall trend in secondary storage devices is toward use of direct a
ccess methods, higher capacity, and increased volatility.
Selected Answer:
True
Question 21
4 out of 4 points
The relational model describes data using a standard tabular format; all
data elements are placed in three-dimensional tables called relations, which ar
e the logical equivalent of files.
Selected Answer:
False
Question 22
4 out of 4 points
_____ is NOT a frequency commonly used for wireless communications.
Selected Answer:
a.
ULF
Question 23
0 out of 4 points
A(n) _____ interface displays icons and menus that people use to send co
mmands to the computer system.
Selected Answer:
c.
multitouch
Question 24
0 out of 4 points
_____ displays use thousands of smart cells consisting of electrodes and
neon and xenon gases that are electrically turned into plasma to emit light.
Selected Answer:
d.
OLED
Question 25
0 out of 4 points
Business and technology vendors are working to develop blue data centers
that run more efficiently and require less energy for processing and cooling.
Selected Answer:
True
Question 1
4 out of 4 points
A geo-stationary satellite orbits the earth in a very low orbit at an al
titude of less than 1,000 miles.
Selected Answer:
False
Question 2
0 out of 4 points
The Database Administrator is an important non-technical responsible for
defining and implementing consistent principles for a variety of data issues, i
ncluding setting data standards and data definitions that apply across all the d
atabases in an organization.
Selected Answer:
True
Question 3
0 out of 4 points
______ is a set of major understandings and assumptions shared by a grou
p, such as within an ethnic group or a country.
Selected Answer:
c.
Organizational culture
Question 4
4 out of 4 points
OMR is a technology from the 1950s still used to speed the processing of
checks.
Selected Answer:
True
Question 5
4 out of 4 points
In the relational model, each row of a table represents a data entity or
row and each column of the table represents an attribute or field.
Selected Answer:
True
Question 6
4 out of 4 points
A higher level of output from a given level of input means greater produ
ctivity.
Selected Answer:
True
Question 7
0 out of 4 points
A database _____.
Selected Answer:
a.
is a collection of unstructured data
Question 8
4 out of 4 points
_____ is a valuable tool that enables you to find information on the Web
by specifying words or phrases known as keywords, which are related to a topic
of interest.
Selected Answer:
a.
Search engine
Question 9
0 out of 4 points
Selecting involves combining two or more tables.
Selected Answer:
True
Question 10
4 out of 4 points
Data that can be used for a variety of purposes is said to be ______.
Selected Answer:
c.
flexible
Question 11
4 out of 4 points
_____ is an object-oriented programming language from Sun Microsystems w
hich allows small programs called applets to be embedded within an HTML document
.
Selected Answer:
b.
Java
Question 12
4 out of 4 points
Today, companies are shifting from strategic management to performance-b
ased management of their information systems by carefully considering both strat
egic advantage and costs.
Selected Answer:
True
Question 13
4 out of 4 points
The DBMS serves as an interface between an application program and the d
atabase.
Selected Answer:
True
Question 14
4 out of 4 points
Online Analytical Processing and data mining are essentially the same th
ing.
Selected Answer:
False
Question 15
4 out of 4 points
A software suite is a collection of single programs packaged together as
a bundle and typically include word processing, spreadsheet, graphics, and more
.
Selected Answer:
True
Question 16
0 out of 4 points
An operating system with _____ capabilities allows a user to run more th
an one application at the same time.
Selected Answer:
a.
memory management
Question 17
4 out of 4 points
A set of integrated programs that manages vital business operations for
an entire multisite, global organization.
Selected Answer:
b.
enterprise resource planning system
Question 18
0 out of 4 points
The number of eras of globalization that Thomas Friedman describes in hi
s book the World is Flat is ______.
Selected Answer:
d.
five
Question 19
4 out of 4 points
Cloud computing refers to a computing environment where software and sto
rage are provided as an Internet service and accessed without need for a Web bro
wser.
Selected Answer:
False
Question 20
4 out of 4 points
A multicore microprocessor combines two or more independent processors i
nto a single computer so that they can share the workload and boost processing c
apacity.
Selected Answer:
True
Question 21
4 out of 4 points
Ongoing terrorist attacks around the world and the heightened sensitivit
y to natural disasters have motivated many companies to centralize their workers
, operations, and systems.
Selected Answer:
False
Question 22
0 out of 4 points
Embedded operating systems _____.
Selected Answer:
c.
all of the above
Question 23
4 out of 4 points
Software is needed for computers of all sizes from cell phones and small
hand held devices to the largest supercomputers.
Selected Answer:
True
Question 24
0 out of 4 points
The overall trend in secondary storage devices is toward use of direct a
ccess methods, higher capacity, and increased volatility.
Selected Answer:
True
Question 25
0 out of 4 points
The high-speed communication links that span the globe over land and und
er sea make up the Internet _____.
Selected Answer:
a.
infrastructure
Question 1
4 out of 4 points
A geo-stationary satellite orbits the earth in a very low orbit at an al
titude of less than 1,000 miles.
Selected Answer:
False
Question 2
4 out of 4 points
Utility programs help to perform maintenance, correct problems, merge an
d sort sets of data, keep track of computer jobs, and compress files of data.
Selected Answer:
True
Question 3
0 out of 4 points
_____ is the use of a collection of computers, often owned by many peopl
e or different organizations, to work in a coordinated manner to solve a common
problem.
Selected Answer:
d.
none of the above
Question 4
0 out of 4 points
While technologically advanced, unfortunately, e-commerce offers few adv
antages for streamlining work activities.
Selected Answer:
True
Question 5
0 out of 4 points
In the relational model, each row of a table represents a data entity or
row and each column of the table represents an attribute or field.
Selected Answer:
False
Question 6
4 out of 4 points
A(n) _____ can be used in an enterprise to enable the sharing of informa
tion between employees, training for new employees, or customer support for prod
ucts.
Selected Answer:
c.
wiki
Question 7
0 out of 4 points
Each central processing unit consists of two primary elements: the arith
metic/logic unit and the _____ unit.
Selected Answer:
b.
memory
Question 8
0 out of 4 points
_____ combines historical data with assumptions about future conditions
to predict the outcomes of events.
Selected Answer:
d.
Business intelligence
Question 9
0 out of 4 points
Data query involves the automated discovery of patterns and relationship
s in a data warehouse.
Selected Answer:
True
Question 10
0 out of 4 points
_____ is a powerful operating system originally developed by AT&T for us
e on minicomputers but now runs on workstations, servers, and mainframe computer
s.
Selected Answer:
b.
z/OS
Question 11
0 out of 4 points
Transmission media can be divided into two broad categories: guided tran
smission media and wireless.
Selected Answer:
False
Question 12
0 out of 4 points
Outsourcing is the hiring of an overseas company to perform some or all
of a systems development project.
Selected Answer:
[None Given]
Question 13
4 out of 4 points
_____ are the most powerful computers with the fastest processing speed
and highest performance.
Selected Answer:
c.
Supercomputers
Question 14
0 out of 4 points
Application software such as Microsoft Windows controls basic computer o
perations, including start-up and printing.
Selected Answer:
True
Question 15
4 out of 4 points
_____ represents huge amounts of unstructured data that is difficult to
capture, store, and manipulate using traditional database management systems.
Selected Answer:
a.
Big data
Question 16
0 out of 4 points
Systems analysis defines the problems and opportunities of the existing
system.
Selected Answer:
False
Question 17
4 out of 4 points
A PBX is a communications system that manages both voice and data transf
er within a building and to outside lines; it can be used to connect hundreds of
internal phone lines to a few phone company lines.
Selected Answer:
True
Question 18
0 out of 4 points
Basic data manipulations include _____ which involves eliminating rows i
n a relational database.
Selected Answer:
c.
joining
Question 19
4 out of 4 points
_____ is a standardized data manipulation language developed in the 1970
s that allows programmers to use one powerful language and use it on a variety o
f systems.
Selected Answer:
c.
SQL
Question 20
4 out of 4 points
_____ is an object-oriented programming language from Sun Microsystems w
hich allows small programs called applets to be embedded within an HTML document
.
Selected Answer:
c.
Java
Question 21
4 out of 4 points
The _____ position is a non-technical position responsible for defining
and implementing consistent principles for setting data standards and data defin
itions that apply across all the databases in an organization.
Selected Answer:
b.
data administrator
Question 22
0 out of 4 points
Oracle is currently the market leader in general purpose databases, with
about three-fourths of the multibillion dollar database market.
Selected Answer:
True
Question 23
4 out of 4 points
The _____ features of the operating system allocates computer resources
to make the best use of each system's assets.
Selected Answer:
c.
task management
Question 24
4 out of 4 points
Today, companies are shifting from strategic management to performance-b
ased management of their information systems by carefully considering both strat
egic advantage and costs.
Selected Answer:
True
Question 25
0 out of 4 points
The specific value of an attribute is called a data entity.
Selected Answer:
True

Question 1
4 out of 4 points
Most Rich Internet Applications take advantage of being online by emphas
izing their collaborative benefits.
Selected Answer:
True
Question 2
4 out of 4 points
A(n) _____ interface displays icons and menus that people use to send co
mmands to the computer system.
Selected Answer:
d.
graphical user
Question 3
0 out of 4 points
The ____________ specifies factors that can lead to better attitudes abo
ut the information systems, along with higher acceptance and usage of it.
Selected Answer:
a.
key value indicators
Question 4
4 out of 4 points
RAM stands for random access memory and loses its contents if the curren
t is turned off or disrupted.
Selected Answer:
True
Question 5
4 out of 4 points
_____ is the standard page description language for Web pages.
Selected Answer:
a.
HTML
Question 6
4 out of 4 points
A(n) _____ is an organized collection of people, procedures, software, d
atabases, and devices that support problem-specific decision making.
Selected Answer:
d.
DSS
Question 7
4 out of 4 points
Microwave is a high-frequency signal sent through the air via line-of-si
ght, often between earth based stations or between earth-based stations and sate
llites.
Selected Answer:
True
Question 8
4 out of 4 points
Web sites such as Wikipedia, YouTube, and Facebook are examples of Web 2
.0.
Selected Answer:
True
Question 9
4 out of 4 points
RAID is a method of storing data so that if a hard drive fails, the lost
data on that drive can be rebuilt.
Selected Answer:
True
Question 10
4 out of 4 points
Big data refers to large amounts of unstructured data from sources such
as the Internet, photos, videos, audio, social networks, and sensors that is dif
ficult to capture, store, and manipulate using traditional database management s
ystems.
Selected Answer:
True
Question 11
4 out of 4 points
Proprietary software is a one-of-a-kind program developed for a specific
purpose.
Selected Answer:
True
Question 12
4 out of 4 points
The World Wide Web is a network of links on the Internet to documents co
ntaining text, graphics, video, and sound.
Selected Answer:
True
Question 13
0 out of 4 points
_____ is a very short range wireless connectivity technology that enable
s consumers to swipe their credit cards or even cell phones within a few inches
of a special point of sale terminal to pay for purchases.
Selected Answer:
c.
Bluetooth
Question 14
4 out of 4 points
Business intelligence is gained through industrial espionage and the gat
hering of this information often includes illegal or unethical means.
Selected Answer:
False
Question 15
0 out of 4 points
The ability of a computer to handle an increasing number of concurrent u
sers smoothly is called multitasking.
Selected Answer:
True
Question 16
4 out of 4 points
People involved in selecting their organization's computer hardware need n
ot understand current and future business requirements, they simply need to unde
rstand the technology so they can make informed acquisition decisions.
Selected Answer:
False
Question 17
4 out of 4 points
A collection of fields about a specific object is a record.
Selected Answer:
True
Question 18
4 out of 4 points
Hiring an outside company to perform some or all of a systems developmen
t project is called _____
Selected Answer:
a.
outsourcing
Question 19
4 out of 4 points
Information systems that operate within the enterprise sphere of influen
ce support the firm in its interaction with customers, suppliers, shareholders,
competitors, special-interest groups, the financial community, and government ag
encies.
Selected Answer:
True
Question 20
0 out of 4 points
A decision support system is an organized collection of people, procedur
es, software, databases, and devices that provides routine information to manage
rs and decision makers.
Selected Answer:
True
Question 21
0 out of 4 points
An attribute is a general class of people, places, or things for which d
ata is collected, stored, and maintained.
Selected Answer:
True
Question 22
4 out of 4 points
The technology infrastructure is a set of shared IS resources that form
the foundation of each computer-based information system.
Selected Answer:
True
Question 23
4 out of 4 points
Application software such as Microsoft Windows controls basic computer o
perations, including start-up and printing.
Selected Answer:
False
Question 24
0 out of 4 points
_____ is the use of a collection of computers, often owned by many peopl
e or different organizations, to work in a coordinated manner to solve a common
problem.
Selected Answer:
a.
parallel computing
Question 25
0 out of 4 points
In the relational model, each row of a table represents a data entity or
row and each column of the table represents an attribute or field.
Selected Answer:
False