Basicont Prefinal Exam '09

20 Questions | Total Attempts: 93

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Computer Quizzes & Trivia

A review for the prefinal exam in basicont.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    It is a computer program that allows users to manipulate information from a database.
    • A. 

      Database Management System

    • B. 

      Management Information System

    • C. 

      Transaction Processing System

    • D. 

      Executive Information Systems or Artificial Intelligence

  • 2. 
    This refers to giving of meaning on received messages in networking.
    • A. 

      Data

    • B. 

      Network

    • C. 

      Communication

    • D. 

      Resource Sharing

  • 3. 
    It is a computer program that uses a knowledge base of human expertise for problem solving.
    • A. 

      Transaction Processing System

    • B. 

      Management Information System

    • C. 

      Expert System

    • D. 

      Information System

  • 4. 
    The year considered as the birth of World Wide Web.
    • A. 

      1988

    • B. 

      1990

    • C. 

      1991

    • D. 

      1993

  • 5. 
    A system that provides data processing capabilities for a business or organization whichadopts architecture of combining computer hardware, software, people, procedures and data.
    • A. 

      Information System

    • B. 

      Information Technology

    • C. 

      Expert System

    • D. 

      Artificial Intelligence

  • 6. 
    Which of the following are the capabilities of Function-based Integrated System?1. Intended for the exclusive support of a specific application area.2. Share a common set of database files.3. Only one database file implies 0% redundancy and 100% data integrity.4. Database files easily become different if one is updated and the others are not.
    • A. 

      1 and 2 only

    • B. 

      2 and 4 only

    • C. 

      2 and 3 only

    • D. 

      1 and 4 only

  • 7. 
    It is a communication channel whose direction of transmission is unchanging.
    • A. 

      Fixed channel

    • B. 

      Half channel

    • C. 

      Full channel

    • D. 

      Simplex channel

  • 8. 
    It is a collection of related information organized in such a way that it can easily be accessed,managed, and updated.
    • A. 

      File

    • B. 

      Record

    • C. 

      Database

    • D. 

      Information

  • 9. 
    Which of the following are the capabilities of Information Systems?1. Input2. Feedback3. Communication4. Automation
    • A. 

      2 and 3

    • B. 

      2 and 4

    • C. 

      1 and 3

    • D. 

      1 and 2

  • 10. 
    This involves the concept of routes, wherein a message sent on the network can take any ofseveral possible paths by “hopping” from node to node until the destination is reached.
    • A. 

      Mesh Network Topology

    • B. 

      Ring Network Topology

    • C. 

      Tree Network Topology

    • D. 

      Star Network Topology

  • 11. 
    They are responsible for opening the Telnet which was the first commercial version of theARPANET.
    • A. 

      Leo Beranek and Richard Bolt

    • B. 

      Robert Newman and E.F. Codd

    • C. 

      Leo Beranek, Robert Newman, and Richard Bolt

    • D. 

      Leo Beranek, E.F. Codd, Robert Newman, and Richard Bolt

  • 12. 
    Which of the following are capabilities of Integrated Information System?1. Database files easily become different as one is updated but the other ones aren’t.2. Database Management System software is used as a tool to integrate data and informationflow through an organization3. Share a common set of database files.4. Has its own set of database files, which start out being the same.
    • A. 

      1 and 4 only

    • B. 

      2 and 3

    • C. 

      All of the above

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 13. 
    It is the year when the internet was first conceived under the leadership of the USDepartment of Defense’s Advance Research Project Agency.
    • A. 

      1962

    • B. 

      1965

    • C. 

      1967

    • D. 

      1968

  • 14. 
    It is a tool that provides direct on-line access to relevant information in a useful andnavigable format.
    • A. 

      Database Management System

    • B. 

      Executive Information Systems

    • C. 

      Management Information System

    • D. 

      Transaction Processing System

  • 15. 
    It is a process wherein all data processing operations and calculations are executed by thecentral computer.
    • A. 

      Client Server

    • B. 

      Distributed Data Processing

    • C. 

      Centralized Data Processing

    • D. 

      Networking

  • 16. 
    A bus network may not work well if the nodes are located at scattered points that do not lienear a common line.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    Record is one complete set of fields.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    Broadcast networks is a type of transmission technology which consist of many connectionsto individual pairs of machines
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    Printing pay cheques and updating the payroll register are example transactions ofComputer-based Payroll System
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    Transmitter is a pathway over which information can be transferred
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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