What Do You Know About Ims?

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Who led the development of IMS? 

    • A.

      Uri Berman

    • B.

      Vern Watts

    • C.

      Pete Nordyke

    • D.

      Larry Morgan

    Correct Answer
    B. Vern Watts
    Explanation
    Vern Watts led the development of IMS.

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  • 2. 

    The first IMS customers were

    • A.

      Aerospace companies

    • B.

      Manufacturers

    • C.

      Insurance companies.

    • D.

      Retailers

    Correct Answer
    A. Aerospace companies
    Explanation
    The correct answer is aerospace companies. This is because IMS, which stands for Information Management System, was originally developed by IBM in the 1960s for NASA's Apollo program. It was designed to handle the massive amounts of data generated by aerospace companies during space missions. Therefore, the first customers of IMS were primarily aerospace companies.

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  • 3. 

    Which of the team members is credited with defining IMS technology? 

    • A.

      Carl Chamberlin

    • B.

      Uri Berman

    • C.

      Ed Morris

    • D.

      Vern Watts

    Correct Answer
    B. Uri Berman
    Explanation
    Uri Berman is credited with defining IMS technology.

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  • 4. 

    IMS was initially called what? 

    • A.

      Management Information Control

    • B.

      Information Control and Management

    • C.

      Information Management System

    • D.

      Information Control System

    Correct Answer
    D. Information Control System
    Explanation
    IMS was initially called Information Control System.

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  • 5. 

    Which of the organizations launched IMS? 

    • A.

      NASA

    • B.

      Rockwell International

    • C.

      IBM

    • D.

      Caterpillar Inc.

    Correct Answer
    C. IBM
    Explanation
    IBM launched IMS.

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  • 6. 

    Which of the following is the major feature of the IMS? 

    • A.

      It's ability to store data and make that data easy to retrieve by the system’s users

    • B.

      It's ability to produce information that helps in the decision-making process

    • C.

      It allows open access to its system architecture lets a company comply more easily with external regulations and internal requirements

    • D.

      IMS provides ease of integration with legacy systems, thus allowing a company to maintain the equipment investments it has already made

    Correct Answer
    A. It's ability to store data and make that data easy to retrieve by the system’s users
    Explanation
    IMS is a system that has the major feature of storing data and making it easily retrievable for the users. This means that users can easily access and retrieve the data they need from the system. This feature is important as it ensures that the data is readily available and can be used effectively by the system's users. It enables efficient data management and enhances the overall functionality of the system.

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  • 7. 

    What does ACBGEN stands for? 

    • A.

      Access Control Backup Generator

    • B.

      Auto Control Blocks Grant

    • C.

      Access Control Blocks Generator

    • D.

      Access Code Bus Generator

    Correct Answer
    C. Access Control Blocks Generator
    Explanation
    ACBGEN stands for Access Control Blocks Generator. This acronym refers to a system or tool that is responsible for generating access control blocks. Access control blocks are data structures used in computer systems to define and enforce access control policies. They contain information about the permissions and restrictions associated with a particular user or process. Therefore, the correct answer is Access Control Blocks Generator.

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  • 8. 

    IMS was launched in what year? 

    • A.

      1968

    • B.

      1966

    • C.

      1956

    • D.

      1969

    Correct Answer
    A. 1968
    Explanation
    IMS was launched in 1968.

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  • 9. 

    What does DBD stands for? 

    • A.

      Database Descriptor

    • B.

      Database Director

    • C.

      Database Direction

    • D.

      Database Description

    Correct Answer
    A. Database Descriptor
    Explanation
    DBD stands for Database Descriptor. A database descriptor is a data structure that contains information about a database, such as its name, location, and other attributes. It is used by database management systems to manage and access databases efficiently.

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  • 10. 

    Concepts of management includes the following except 

    • A.

      Reporting

    • B.

      Planning

    • C.

      Organizing

    • D.

      None of these

    Correct Answer
    D. None of these
    Explanation
    The concepts of management include reporting, planning, and organizing. Therefore, the correct answer is "None of these" because all of the options mentioned are actually included in the concepts of management.

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