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  • 1. 
    Which of the following represents the different information formats?
    • A. 

      Detail, summary, aggregate

    • B. 

      Document, presentation, spreadsheet, database

    • C. 

      Individual, department, enterprise

    • D. 

      None of the above


  • 2. 
    What encompasses all of the information contained within a single business or unit of work its primary purpose is to support the performing of daily operational tasks?
    • A. 

      Transactional information

    • B. 

      Analytical information

    • C. 

      Timeliness

    • D. 

      Quality


  • 3. 
    What provides real-time information in response to query requests?
    • A. 

      Real-time information

    • B. 

      Real-time systems

    • C. 

      Information level

    • D. 

      All of the above


  • 4. 
    What is a real-time system?
    • A. 

      Provides immediate, up-to-date information

    • B. 

      Provides real-time information in response to query requests

    • C. 

      Encompasses all organization information, and its primary purpose is to support the performing of managerial analysis tasks

    • D. 

      Encompasses all of the information contained within a single business process or unit of work, and its primary purpose is to support the performing of daily operational tasks


  • 5. 
    Which of the following implies that aggregate or summary information is in agreement with detailed information?
    • A. 

      Uniqueness

    • B. 

      Completeness

    • C. 

      Consistency

    • D. 

      Accuracy


  • 6. 
    All of the following are advantages of database-stored information, except:
    • A. 

      Increased flexibility

    • B. 

      Increased performance

    • C. 

      Increased information redundancy

    • D. 

      Increased information integrity


  • 7. 
    Which of the following is correct in reference to a database?
    • A. 

      A database can support only one logical view

    • B. 

      A database can support many physical views

    • C. 

      A database can support many logical views

    • D. 

      A database can support up to 3 logical views


  • 8. 
    What are rules that enforce basic and fundamental information-based constraints?
    • A. 

      Information integrity

    • B. 

      Integrity constraint

    • C. 

      Business-critical integrity constraint

    • D. 

      Relational integrity constraint


  • 9. 
    What type of integrity constraint does not allow someone to create an order for a nonexistent customer?
    • A. 

      Relational integrity constraint

    • B. 

      Business-critical integrity constraint

    • C. 

      Information-critical integrity constraint

    • D. 

      None of the above


  • 10. 
    Which of the following statements is true regarding customer information?
    • A. 

      Customer information can exist in several operational systems

    • B. 

      Customer information in each operational system could change

    • C. 

      Customer information in each operational system can be different

    • D. 

      All of the above


  • 11. 
    Which of the following occurs during data cleansing?
    • A. 

      Clean missing records

    • B. 

      Clean redundant records

    • C. 

      Clean inaccurate data

    • D. 

      All of the above


  • 12. 
    Which of the following statements is true?
    • A. 

      The more complete an organization wants to get its information, the less it costs

    • B. 

      The more accurate an organization wants to get its information, the less it costs

    • C. 

      The less accurate an organization wants to get its information, the more it costs

    • D. 

      The more complete and accurate an organization wants to get its information, the more it costs


  • 13. 
    What is information that people use to support their decision-making efforts?
    • A. 

      Information cleansing and scrubbing

    • B. 

      Data-mining tools

    • C. 

      Data mining

    • D. 

      Business intelligence


  • 14. 
    When does information cleansing occur in the data warehouse?
    • A. 

      During the ETL process

    • B. 

      On the information, once it is in the data warehouse

    • C. 

      During the ETL process and once it is in the data warehouse

    • D. 

      During the ETL process and before it is in the data warehouse


  • 15. 
    Timely information must be up-to-the-second to be accurate.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 16. 
    What focuses on keeping suppliers satisfied by evaluating and categorizing suppliers for different projects, which optimizes supplier selection?
    • A. 

      Supplier relationship management

    • B. 

      Partner relationship management

    • C. 

      Employee relationship management

    • D. 

      None of the above


  • 17. 
    What focuses on keeping vendors satisfied by managing alliance partner and reseller relationships that provide customers with the optimal sales channel?
    • A. 

      Supplier relationship management

    • B. 

      Partner relationship management

    • C. 

      Employee relationship management

    • D. 

      None of the above


  • 18. 
    What is the primary problem most organizations face today concerning information?
    • A. 

      Business intelligence rich, information rich

    • B. 

      Data poor, information rich

    • C. 

      Business intelligence poor, information rich

    • D. 

      Data rich, information poor


  • 19. 
    What types of BI decisions include predicting sales, determining correct inventory levels and distribution schedules among outlets, and loss prevention?
    • A. 

      Retail and sales BI decisions

    • B. 

      Banking BI decisions

    • C. 

      Operations management BI decisions

    • D. 

      Insurance BI decisions


  • 20. 
    What types of BI decisions include forecasting levels of bad loans and fraudulent credit card use, credit card spending by new customers, and which kinds of customers will best respond to new loan offers?
    • A. 

      Retail and sales BI decisions

    • B. 

      Banking BI decisions

    • C. 

      Operations management BI decisions

    • D. 

      Insurance BI decisions


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