Bipm Quiz

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Bipm Quiz

Self-test your entry-level knowledge for the BIPM masters program!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is the major object of study of the BIPM masters program?
    • A. 

      Hardware and Software

    • B. 

      Effectiveness and Efficiency

    • C. 

      Pain and Gain

    • D. 

      Data and Processes

  • 2. 
    Which is a typical BIPM job profile?
    • A. 

      Marketing Manager

    • B. 

      Software Developer

    • C. 

      Business-IT Architect

    • D. 

      Logistics Expert

  • 3. 
    Which statement regarding "effectiveness" and "efficiency" is not true?
    • A. 

      An activity can be effective but inefficient

    • B. 

      An activity can be efficient but ineffective

    • C. 

      An activity can be neither effective nor effecient

    • D. 

      Efficiency and effectiveness are more or less the same

  • 4. 
    The acronym "CIO“ stands for…
    • A. 

      Corporate Integration Order

    • B. 

      Chief Information Officer

    • C. 

      Closed Innovation Office

    • D. 

      Central Information Offensive

  • 5. 
    What are Porter’s „Five Forces“?
    • A. 

      CEO, CFO, CIO, CTO and COO

    • B. 

      Love, Sex, Drugs, Rock and Roll

    • C. 

      Customers, Suppliers, Competitors, New Entrants and Substitute Products

    • D. 

      Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities, Threats and Positioning

  • 6. 
    What is a "brick and mortar“ company?
    • A. 

      Do-it-yourself-stores like Homedepot, B&Q and Bauhaus

    • B. 

      A business model with focus on real estate investments

    • C. 

      Cement producers

    • D. 

      Companies based on a classic business model with physical presence

  • 7. 
    Since a couple of years, "cloud computing" is a mega-trend in Business-IT. What is strongly linked to cloud computing?
    • A. 

      Internet of things

    • B. 

      Software as a service

    • C. 

      Near field communication

    • D. 

      Augmented reality

  • 8. 
    What is not true for "data security"?
    • A. 

      It is about virus protection

    • B. 

      It is about e-mail encryption

    • C. 

      It is about software quality testing

    • D. 

      It is about authenticated user access

  • 9. 
    Which is the least true for "business projects"?
    • A. 

      Business projects are part of the corporate business model

    • B. 

      Business projects have a well-defined starting date and end date

    • C. 

      Business projects require a special organization

    • D. 

      Business projects deliver a unique result

  • 10. 
    Which of the following is not a procedural approach for "project management"?
    • A. 

      SCRUM

    • B. 

      Spiral Model

    • C. 

      CMM

    • D. 

      Waterfall Model

  • 11. 
    Which statement about "data" is true?
    • A. 

      In Business Informatics, "data" and "information" are basically the same

    • B. 

      "Stored data" can be understood as "knowledge"

    • C. 

      "Data in context" can be understood as "information"

    • D. 

      Data can be either explicit or implicit

  • 12. 
    Which is not true for "business processes"?
    • A. 

      Each business process should have a customer

    • B. 

      Each business process has input and output

    • C. 

      Each business process should generate profit

    • D. 

      Each business process is time consuming

  • 13. 
    Which technique is not suitable for "modeling" information systems? 
    • A. 

      IPRA

    • B. 

      ERM

    • C. 

      BPMN

    • D. 

      UML

  • 14. 
    Which technique is used to create a (system) hierarchy?
    • A. 

      Nominal Group Technique

    • B. 

      De-aggregation

    • C. 

      Brainstorming

    • D. 

      Diagram Mapping

  • 15. 
    What is not true for the BPMN?
    • A. 

      BPMN stands for “Business Process Model and Notation”

    • B. 

      The BPMN supports different types of events

    • C. 

      In BPM, an activity is represented by a "function" or "transformation"

    • D. 

      In BPMN, an organizational unit is represented by a "pool" or “lane”

  • 16. 
    Which kind of software integrates all/most enterprise functions and provides services to all/most departments in an organization?
    • A. 

      ERP

    • B. 

      SCM

    • C. 

      CRM

    • D. 

      ECM

  • 17. 
    Which supplier does not provide "enterprise systems" (ERP systems)?
    • A. 

      SAP

    • B. 

      Apple

    • C. 

      Microsoft

    • D. 

      Infor

  • 18. 
    Which is not a "business information system"?
    • A. 

      SAP's HCM Solution (Human Capital Management)

    • B. 

      Oracle's BPM Suite (Business Process Management)

    • C. 

      Microsoft's Excel (Spread Sheet)

    • D. 

      IBM's BI Solution (Business Intelligence)

  • 19. 
    Software implementation projects usually start with a software selection procedure. Which task does not belong to the software selection?
    • A. 

      Specification of technical requirements

    • B. 

      Specification of business requirements

    • C. 

      Vendor evaluation

    • D. 

      Preparation of the pilot operation

  • 20. 
    Which statement is not true for "analytical information systems"?
    • A. 

      One goal is decision support

    • B. 

      Historical data is important

    • C. 

      Primarily appending new data, instead of updating data

    • D. 

      Only relevant for strategic questions

  • 21. 
    Which statement is true for the following Entity-Relationship-Model? 
    • A. 

      There must be at least one customer in the database

    • B. 

      Each order is related exactly to one product

    • C. 

      Each line-item belongs to exactly one order

    • D. 

      An order can belong to multiple customers

  • 22. 
    Which language is the following statement? SELECT FirstName, Name, Street, ZIP, City FROM Student WHERE ZIP = '10825' ORDER BY Name;
    • A. 

      CPL

    • B. 

      MDL

    • C. 

      SQL

    • D. 

      OPL

  • 23. 
    Which of the following resampling methods is with replacement?
    • A. 

      Cross Validation

    • B. 

      Bootstrap

    • C. 

      Jacknife

    • D. 

      Permutation

  • 24. 
    Which sentence best describes the bias-variance tradeoff?
    • A. 

      Nearest-neighbor (NN) classifiers tend to have low variance and high bias

    • B. 

      The bias in ridge regression typically grows with increasing regularization

    • C. 

      The variance in k-NN classifiers increases with increasing k

    • D. 

      The bias-variance tradeoff does not apply to classification trees

  • 25. 
    You are showing off a new classifier which has the power to detect doping residues in blood samples with the following accuracy: It yields a positive result in 92% of the cases where doping drugs were actually used and a (correct) negative result in 94% of the cases when the athlete was clean. Assume that 10% of all athletes take these drugs. What is the probability that a person found to have a positive test result actually cheated?
    • A. 

      0.92

    • B. 

      0.94

    • C. 

      0.63

    • D. 

      0.37

  • 26. 
    Which of the following partitions of a two-dimensional feature space cannot be obtained by recursive binary splitting?
    • A. 

      Top left panel

    • B. 

      Top right panel

    • C. 

      Bottom left panel

    • D. 

      Bottom right panel

  • 27. 
    What is true for the following model?
    • A. 

      This is an organizational chart

    • B. 

      This is a software module hierarchy

    • C. 

      This is a data structure

    • D. 

      Determination is not possible

  • 28. 
    By combining data from various publicly available sources Harvard Law School student Tyler Vigen has found out that there’s a correlation between the number of movies Nicolas Cage appears in each year and the number of people who drown in their swimming pool. The MOST logical conclusion is that ...
    • A. 

      Less people will drown in their swimming pool once Cage retires

    • B. 

      No causal inference can be made from observational data

    • C. 

      Correlation does not imply causation

    • D. 

      More people will drown in their swimming pool if Cage makes more movies

  • 29. 
    Willingness to take risks is assumed to be an important component of entrepreneurship. We hypothesize that willingness to take risks causes people to start and run a business. Here, ...
    • A. 

      “willingness to take risks” is the dependent variable

    • B. 

      “willingness to take risks” is the outcome variable

    • C. 

      “entrepreneurship” is the independent variable

    • D. 

      “entrepreneurship” is the dependent variable

  • 30. 
    [This is the last question. You can explore more on Solid Science Research Methods]If the data support our predictions, this leads us to conclude that ... 
    • A. 

      The hypothesis is provisionally supported

    • B. 

      We need to develop new predictions that can be disconfirmed

    • C. 

      Our predictions are confirmed, but we cannot say anything about the hypothesis

    • D. 

      We can stop taking data