Sfsu: Isys 363 - Chapter 5

55 Questions  I  By TheSwede
Multiple choice and true/false questions from chapter 5 in Essentials of Management Information System, 9 ed. , by Laudon & Laudon.

  
Changes are done, please start the quiz.


Question Excerpt

Removing question excerpt is a premium feature

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


to post comments.

Removing ad is a premium feature

Upgrade and get a lot more done!
Take Another Quiz