Can You Pass This Information Systems Software Quiz?

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Information System Quizzes & Trivia

This activity covers chapter 5- Information Systems Software from the book entitled Business and Information Systems by Robert C. Nickerson and taught by Ms. Annette Cooper at Saint John's College Junior College.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    A browser allows a user to view screens on the Web called ____________.
    • A. 

      Screen shots

    • B. 

      Virtual

    • C. 

      Graphical user interface

    • D. 

      Pages

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 2. 
    A ____________________ is a set of instructions that tells the computer what to do.
  • 3. 
    _____________________ can be a single program or a group of programs needed to perform several functions.
  • 4. 
    Simple ________________ may have a few hundred instructions (lines of code) though most have many more (several million).
  • 5. 
    Which of the following would not be classified as Individual Application Software? Ms Word Ms Excel Ms Access Electronic conferencing software Internet Explorer
  • 6. 
    Which of the following would not be classified as Workgroup Application Software? Yahoo mail Groupware Information sharing software Electronic Data Interchange Electronic conferencing software
  • 7. 
    Three functions of an operating system are: 1. Process management 2. Resource management 3. Data management
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Some capabilities of an operating system are Multitasking Multiple-use Interactive Virtual memory
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Computer programming language generations. First _______________________ is the machine language.
  • 10. 
    Computer programming language generations. Second generation is ___________________ language.
  • 11. 
    Computer programming language generations. Third generation languages are machine ____________________, procedural languages, that have to be compiled or interpreted.
  • 12. 
    Computer programming language generations. An ____________________________________ is a computer programming language that couples data and the processing of the data.
  • 13. 
    When a program tells the computer to do one of two sets of instructions based on the value of certain data it is called a _________________.
  • 14. 
    Which of the following is not individual application software? EDI Word processing Spreadsheet Graphics Database browser
  • 15. 
    EDI means _____________ __________________ ____________________.
    • A. 

      Electric Data Internet

    • B. 

      Electronic Data Interchange

    • C. 

      Every Day Image

  • 16. 
    File management is not a function of the operating system.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    The supervisor  brings programs into ______________ ____________ when they are needed.
  • 18. 
    Object-oriented programming languages couple the data and the ________________of the data
    • A. 

      Storage

    • B. 

      Use

    • C. 

      Filtering

    • D. 

      Processing

  • 19. 
    The supervisor  brings programs into ______________ ____________ when they are needed.
    • A. 

      Primary storage

    • B. 

      Secondary storage

    • C. 

      Screen shot

    • D. 

      Real time

  • 20. 
    Grammatical rules of a ___________________ ___________________ are called its syntax.
    • A. 

      Application Program

    • B. 

      System Program

    • C. 

      Programming Language

    • D. 

      System Software

  • 21. 
    A user _________________ that uses words and phrases is called commands.
    • A. 

      Graphical user interface

    • B. 

      Interface

    • C. 

      Dot prompt

  • 22. 
    COBOL is an example of a 3rd generation language.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 23. 
    C++ is an example of a programming language that is object-oriented.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 24. 
    It is possible for software to be a single program?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 25. 
    Software can never be just a single program.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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