Essay on Information System

1856 Words Apr 15th, 2012 8 Pages
Section 1

1. The study of computer based Information Systems (IS) is not just limited to traditional computers and servers, but also includes such devices as:
a. Network Routers
b. Mobile Phones
c. Telecommunication Switches
d. All of the Above

2. Information Technology (IT) refers only to the information processing software programs of a computer system: True or False

3. Information Systems are used in the business world to support an organization’s:
a. Decision Making
b. Business processes and operations
c. Strategies for competitive advantage
d. All of the above
e. None of the above

4. The barriers a Business must deal with, such as competitors, substitutes, customers, supplier, etc are often referred to as:
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b. XML
c. Both A and B
d. None of the above

23. The main software package that supports a database management approach:
a. Data Resource Management
b. Database Management System
c. Data Mining
d. Database Management Approach

24. Data Integration refers to maintaining accurate data in your database: True or False

25. This high-level language allows the user to extract and manipulate data:
a. Data Mining
b. Data Dictionary
c. Metadata
d. Structured Query Language

26. Radio Frequency Identification tags/chips that contain a power supply and emit a radio transmission signal are called:
a. Passive
b. Sonar
c. Active
d. None of the above

27. The interconnected tabular structure of records in a database is referred to as:
a. Relational
b. Hierarchical
c. Multidimensional
d. Operational

28. What is a detailed process for recovering information or an IT system in the event of a catastrophic disaster such as a fire or flood:
a. Cold site backup plan
b. Alternate site plan
c. Disaster recovery cost curve chart
d. Disaster recovery plan

29. A centralized resource of integrated data consisting of current and historical data usually compiled from many internal and/or external sources:
a. Data Modeling
b. Data Mining
c. Data Warehouse

30. One of the advantages found in a relational database is increased information redundancy: True or False

31. What is a separate and

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