Socio Informatics/ DeciSIon Making And Value Skills Quiz For Semester Test (SI/Dmvs 144)

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Socio Informatics/ DeciSIon Making And Value Skills Quiz For Semester Test (SI/Dmvs 144)

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Who created the World Wide Web as we know it?
    • A. 

      Richard Barnett

    • B. 

      Konrad Zuse

    • C. 

      Tim Berners-Lee

    • D. 

      Bill Gates

  • 2. 
    HTML Basics are formed by pairs of tags.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    What is HTTP?
    • A. 

      HTTP is a (the) webpage language.

    • B. 

      HTTP is a (the) WWW application protocol.

  • 4. 
    Which of the following play a role in the OSI Model?
    • A. 

      Router

    • B. 

      IP

    • C. 

      Proxy

    • D. 

      Javascript

    • E. 

      TCP

    • F. 

      Router Switch

  • 5. 
    Which of the following are considered to be the first electronic computers?
    • A. 

      The Z3

    • B. 

      Atanasoff & Berry

    • C. 

      The Analytical Engine

    • D. 

      Colossus & ENIAC

    • E. 

      The Curta

  • 6. 
    The AKAT-1 is an analog computer.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Characteristics of information as 'thing'? 
    • A. 

      Crucial interpretation of meaning by the receiver

    • B. 

      Exists independent of the presence of human cognition (an observer)

    • C. 

      Propositional knowledge

  • 8. 
    What is knowledge?
  • 9. 
    The two dimensions of knowledge are?
    • A. 

      Tacit knowledge

    • B. 

      Denatic knowledge

    • C. 

      Codified knowledge

    • D. 

      Explicit knowledge

  • 10. 
    Characteristics of Tacit knowledge: (one or more)
    • A. 

      Has a “personal” quality

    • B. 

      Can be stored in records and accessed sequentially

    • C. 

      Continuous / analogue mode

    • D. 

      Difficult to express systematically in language

  • 11. 
    Four patterns of interaction between the dimensions of knowledge represent ways in which existing knowledge can be “converted” into new knowledge.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    The Process of Organisational Knowledge Creation is: (one or more)
    • A. 

      This process is cyclical and never-ending

    • B. 

      Environment is a dis-continual source of stimulation to knowledge creation within organisation

    • C. 

      The process is multi-layered and occurs sequentially

    • D. 

      The process is multi-layered and does not necessarily occur sequentially

  • 13. 
    Hypertext organisation is: (one or more)
    • A. 

      Analogous to hypertext in IT terms

    • B. 

      No connection with concepts and areas of knowledge

    • C. 

      Core feature is ability to switch between contexts of knowledge creation to accommodate changing requirements internally and externally

  • 14. 
    Top management orients chaotic situations towards purposeful knowledge creation by providing a conceptual framework.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    Pseudocode is a kind of structured English for describing ___________.
  • 16. 
    What allows the designer to focus on the logic of the algorithm without being distracted by details of language syntax?
    • A. 

      Sequential control

    • B. 

      Pseudocode

    • C. 

      Appropriate knowledge of vocabulary

  • 17. 
    The ELSE keyword and "sequence 2" are optional. If the condition is true, sequence 1 is performed, otherwise sequence 2 is performed. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    Which of the following are the three basic constructs?
    • A. 

      SEQUENCE

    • B. 

      FOR

    • C. 

      REPEAT-UNTIL

    • D. 

      WHILE

    • E. 

      CASE

    • F. 

      IF-THEN-ELSE

  • 19. 
    NESTED CONSTRUCTS The constructs can be embedded within each other, and this is made clear by use of indenting. Nested constructs should be clearly indented from their surrounding constructs. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    __________ is an effective method expressed as a finite list of well-defined instructions for calculating a function.
  • 21. 
    To use Pseudo code: (one or more)
    • A. 

      Logic must be decomposed to a single instruction / decision / step for computerization.

    • B. 

      We must perform data-related tasks to a language the computer understands.

    • C. 

      We need a standard set of notations in this process.

    • D. 

      We need a set of steps.

  • 22. 
    A ______ stores a particular value while we execute algorithms 
  • 23. 
    Which of the following is an example of a Boolean Operator? 
    • A. 

      Calculator

    • B. 

      Google

    • C. 

      Vending machine

  • 24. 
    A system that represents changing values as continuously variable physical quantities.
  • 25. 
    Any data storage device that record  or retrieves information is considered 'data-storage'.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 26. 
    The study of knowledge is known as
  • 27. 
    "Obviously, for Information Science, all the panel members unanimously implemented _______________ approaches." - Conceptual Approaches for Defining Data, Information, and Knowledge by Chaim Zins. 
    • A. 

      Metaphysical

    • B. 

      Non-metaphysical