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Sfsu: Isys 363 - Chapter 5

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SFSU: ISYS 363 - Chapter 5
Multiple choice and true/false questions from chapter 5 in Essentials of Management Information System, 9 ed. , by Laudon & Laudon.

  
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1.  DB2 is a(n):
A.
B.
C.
D.
2.  Access is a:
A.
B.
C.
D.
3.  MySQL is a(n):
A.
B.
C.
D.
4.  In terms of the data relationships found by data mining, sequences refers to:
A.
B.
C.
D.
5.  A table that links two tables that have a many-to-many relationship is called a:
A.
B.
C.
D.
6.  Which of the following is not a true statement about MDM?
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B.
C.
D.
7.  Which of the following best illustrates the relationship between entities and attributes?
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B.
C.
D.
8.  Which of the following is not a typical feature of DBMS?
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B.
C.
D.
9.  The specialized language programmers use to add and change data in the database is called :
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B.
C.
D.
10.  A DBMS makes the:
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B.
C.
D.
11.  OLAP Is a tool for enabling:
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B.
C.
D.
12.  An example of a pre-digital database is:
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B.
C.
D.
13.  The most basic business database is comprised of:
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B.
C.
D.
14.  Duplicate data in multiple data files is:
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B.
C.
D.
15.  The confusion created by __________________ makes it difficult for companies to create customer relationship management, supply chain management, or enterprise systems that integrate data from different sources.
A.
B.
C.
D.
16.  The most prominent data manipulation language today is:
A.
B.
C.
D.
17.  A characteristic or quality describing an entity is called a(n):
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B.
C.
D.
18.  A data mart usually can be constructed more rapidly and at lower cost than a data warehouse because:
A.
B.
C.
D.
19.  HP's Neoview product is a(n):
A.
B.
C.
D.
20.  The select operation:
A.
B.
C.
D.
21.  The join operation:
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B.
C.
D.
22.  In a relational database, a record is called a(n):
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B.
C.
D.
23.  What are the relationships that the relational database is named for?
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B.
C.
D.
24.  In a table for customers, the information about a single customer would reside in a single:
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B.
C.
D.
25.  Which of the following would you use to find out which Web sites with content related to database design were the most often linked to by other Web sites?
A.
B.
C.
D.
26.  The process of streamlining data to minimize redundancy and awkward many-to-many relationships is called:
A.
B.
C.
D.
27.  In terms of the data relationships found by data mining, associations refers to:
A.
B.
C.
D.
28.  What is the first step you should take in managing data for a firm?
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B.
C.
D.
29.  Why is the inclusion of DNA from people who commit misdemeanors seen as controversial?
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B.
C.
D.
30.  DBMS for midrange computers include all of the following EXCEPT:
A.
B.
C.
D.
31.  A schematic of the entire database that describes the relationships in a database is called a:
A.
B.
C.
D.
32.  Tools for consolidating, analyzing, and providing access to vast amounts of data to help users make better business decisions are known as:
A.
B.
C.
D.
33.  The logical view of a database:
A.
B.
C.
D.
34.  The type of logical database model that treats data as if they were stored in twodimensional tables is the:
A.
B.
C.
D.
35.  Detecting and correcting data in a database or file that are incorrect, incomplete, improperly formatted, or redundant is called:
A.
B.
C.
D.
36.  The type of database management approach that can handle multimedia is the:
A.
B.
C.
D.
37.  Oracle Database Lite is a(n):
A.
B.
C.
D.
38.  A data warehouse is composed of:
A.
B.
C.
D.
39.  Which of the following database types is useful for storing Java applets as well as handling large numbers of transactions?
A.
B.
C.
D.
40.  The tool that enables users to view the same data in different ways using multiple dimensions is:
A.
B.
C.
D.
41.  Data mining is a tool for allowing users to:
A.
B.
C.
D.
42.  A field identified in a table as holding the unique identifier of the table’s records is called the:
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B.
C.
D.
43.  In a relational database, the three basic operations used to develop useful sets of data are:
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B.
C.
D.
44.  Businesses use ________ tools to search and analyze unstructured data sets, such as e-mails and memos.
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B.
C.
D.
45.  The project operation:
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B.
C.
D.
46.  DBMS’s typically include report-generating tools in order to:
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B.
C.
D.
47.  A one-to-one relationship between two entities is symbolized in a diagram by a:
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B.
C.
D.
48.  An alternative to using application server software for interfacing between a Web server and back-end databases is:
A.
B.
C.
D.
49.  Which of the following statements about data warehouses is not true?
A.
B.
C.
D.
50.  An automated or manual file that stores information about data elements and data characteristics such as usage, physical representation, ownership, authorization, and security is the:
A.
B.
C.
D.
51.  A one-to-many relationship between two entities is symbolized in a diagram by a:
A.
B.
C.
D.
52.  A field identified in a record as holding the unique identifier for that record is called the:
A.
B.
C.
D.
53.  The data dictionary serves as an important data management tool by:
A.
B.
C.
D.
54.  Which of the following would you use to find patterns in user interaction data recorded by Web servers?
A.
B.
C.
D.
55.  Microsoft SQL Server is a(n):
A.
B.
C.
D.
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