Test Your Knowledge About Nursing Informatics! Trivia Quiz

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Test Your Knowledge About Nursing Informatics! Trivia Quiz

Are you looking to test your knowledge about nursing informatics? This advancement in technology makes it possible to integrate patient information for support. Do you know how to ensure that the documentation is perfect? Do take up the quiz and get to learn more about the system. All the best and have as much practice as you need to understand it!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The physical components of a computer is referred to as
    • A. 

      Hardware

    • B. 

      Software

    • C. 

      Peopleware

    • D. 

      Electronic

  • 2. 
    Computer programs that makes the computer work
    • A. 

      Hardware

    • B. 

      Software

    • C. 

      Peopleware

    • D. 

      Electronic

  • 3. 
    Users, manipulators that make the computer work
    • A. 

      Hardware

    • B. 

      Software

    • C. 

      Peopleware

    • D. 

      Electrons

  • 4. 
    It is referred as the brain of the computer.
    • A. 

      Output device

    • B. 

      Memory

    • C. 

      Input device

    • D. 

      CPU

    • E. 

      Process

  • 5. 
    The type of memory that sotrage is not erased even if computer is turned off is called
    • A. 

      RAM

    • B. 

      ROM

    • C. 

      CPU

    • D. 

      ALU

    • E. 

      MU

  • 6. 
    The working memory that is used for primary storage is referred to as
    • A. 

      RAM

    • B. 

      ROM

    • C. 

      CPU

    • D. 

      ALU

    • E. 

      MU

  • 7. 
    What type of software that supervises the computer's system resources?
    • A. 

      Network Software

    • B. 

      Application Software

    • C. 

      Operating System

    • D. 

      Internet Software

  • 8. 
    A type of software that is designed to help the user to perform singular or multiple related specific tasks.
    • A. 

      Network Software

    • B. 

      Application Software

    • C. 

      Operating System

    • D. 

      Internet Software

  • 9. 
    Windows, Linux and Ubuntu is an example of
    • A. 

      Application software

    • B. 

      Network software

    • C. 

      Operating system

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 10. 
    For a computer to work, it must have a way of receiving commands.  This is done through the use of
    • A. 

      Diskettes

    • B. 

      Printer

    • C. 

      CPU

    • D. 

      Input devices

  • 11. 
    What is the most commonly used input device?
    • A. 

      Keyboard and mouse

    • B. 

      Keyboard and scanner

    • C. 

      Scanner and mouse

    • D. 

      Scanner and keyboard

  • 12. 
    A type of hardware that is used to output the results processed by the computer is called
    • A. 

      Input device

    • B. 

      Output device

    • C. 

      Storage

    • D. 

      Process

  • 13. 
    Computer process is done using what device in the computer.
    • A. 

      Input device

    • B. 

      Output device

    • C. 

      CPU

    • D. 

      Storage media

  • 14. 
    CD-ROM, Hard drive, USB disk and diskettes are types of
    • A. 

      Input device

    • B. 

      Output device

    • C. 

      Process

    • D. 

      Storage media

  • 15. 
    A type of storage media that has very high speed and high density that can store large capacity of files.
    • A. 

      USB disk

    • B. 

      Diskette

    • C. 

      CD ROM

    • D. 

      Hard drive

  • 16. 
    A unit of data in the binary numbering system.
    • A. 

      Hexadecimal

    • B. 

      Numeral

    • C. 

      Bits and Bytes

    • D. 

      None of the choices

  • 17. 
    A class of computer that operates on continuous physical or electrical magnitudes, measuring ongoing continuous analog quantities such as voltage, current, temperature and pressure.
    • A. 

      Analog

    • B. 

      Digital

    • C. 

      Hybrid

    • D. 

      None of the choices

  • 18. 
    A class of computer that operates on discrete discontinuous  numerical digits using the binary numbering system.
    • A. 

      Analog

    • B. 

      Digital

    • C. 

      Hybrid

    • D. 

      None of the choices

  • 19. 
    A class of computers that contains features of both analog and digital computer.
    • A. 

      Digital

    • B. 

      Analog

    • C. 

      Hybrid

    • D. 

      Electronic

  • 20. 
    A type of computer that is small, special function computer that were introduced in the 1990's.
    • A. 

      Supercomputers

    • B. 

      Mainframes

    • C. 

      Microcomputer

    • D. 

      Hand-held computer

  • 21. 
    Modem is short for
    • A. 

      Modulating and demodulating device

    • B. 

      Model and demodelling device

    • C. 

      Modelating and demodelating device

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 22. 
    A  __________ is a set of cooperative interconnected computers for the purpose of information exchange.
    • A. 

      Networking

    • B. 

      Network

    • C. 

      topology

    • D. 

      Server

  • 23. 
    The art and science of creating networks is referred to as
    • A. 

      Networking

    • B. 

      Network

    • C. 

      Topology

    • D. 

      Server

  • 24. 
    The computer that provides resources to a network is called
    • A. 

      Networking

    • B. 

      Network

    • C. 

      topology

    • D. 

      Server

  • 25. 
    The computer that access shared resources on the network is referred to as
    • A. 

      peer

    • B. 

      Server

    • C. 

      Client

    • D. 

      Mainframe

  • 26. 
    Topology comes from the greek word topos, which means
    • A. 

      Land

    • B. 

      Connection

    • C. 

      Geography

    • D. 

      Communication

  • 27. 
    The basic building block of any computer networks and can range from simple to complex connection is referred to as
    • A. 

      Local Area Network

    • B. 

      Metropolitan area network

    • C. 

      World wide web

    • D. 

      Internet

  • 28. 
    ________ is a network topoloy or circuit arrangement in which all the node computers are directly attached to a line.
    • A. 

      Star

    • B. 

      ring

    • C. 

      Bus

    • D. 

      Mesh

    • E. 

      Hybrid

  • 29. 
    This topology is centralized structure where all computers connected through a central computer.
    • A. 

      star

    • B. 

      ring

    • C. 

      Bus

    • D. 

      Mesh

    • E. 

      Hybrid

  • 30. 
    A topology that is connected in a ring fashion and if one computer fails, none of the computers could share resources.
    • A. 

      Star

    • B. 

      ring

    • C. 

      Bus

    • D. 

      Mesh

    • E. 

      hybrid

  • 31. 
    A program that allows users to access resources from the web is referred to as
    • A. 

      MS Word

    • B. 

      Photoshop

    • C. 

      MS Access

    • D. 

      Web browser

  • 32. 
     The collection and integration of various pieces of hardware and software and the human resources that meet the data collection, storage , processing and report generation needs of an organization is known as
    • A. 

      Computer systems

    • B. 

      Information systems

    • C. 

      Network systems

    • D. 

      Management information systems

  • 33. 
    A type of information systems that provide managers information about their business operations is known as
    • A. 

      Transaction Systems

    • B. 

      Decision support systems

    • C. 

      Physiologic monitoring systems

    • D. 

      Management information systems

  • 34. 
    A system that is used to process predefined transactions and produce predefined reports is referred to as _______.
    • A. 

      Transaction Systems

    • B. 

      Decision support systems

    • C. 

      Physiologic monitoring systems

    • D. 

      Management information systems

  • 35. 
    A ___________ is a computer system that supports some aspect of the human decision-making process.
    • A. 

      Transaction Systems

    • B. 

      Decision support systems

    • C. 

      Physiologic monitoring systems

    • D. 

      Management information systems

  • 36. 
    ____________ are widely used in hospital patient care units, in surgery and more commonly in private homes.
    • A. 

      Transaction Systems

    • B. 

      Decision support systems

    • C. 

      Physiologic monitoring systems

    • D. 

      Management information systems

  • 37. 
     WWW means _________.
    • A. 

      World wide web

    • B. 

      World war web

    • C. 

      World wide war

  • 38. 
    The language that is used to create hypertext documents is known as ________.
    • A. 

      Www

    • B. 

      Url

    • C. 

      Http

    • D. 

      html

  • 39. 
    A document, written in HTML,which contains automated links to other documents is referred to as _________.
    • A. 

      HTML

    • B. 

      URL

    • C. 

      Hypertext

    • D. 

      URL

  • 40. 
    The text in a web document that if clicked would open another document in the internet is called __________.
    • A. 

      HTML

    • B. 

      Hyperlink

    • C. 

      Hypertext

    • D. 

      URL

  • 41. 
    ________ is a matter of the user's freedom to copy, run, distribute, study, change and improve the software.
    • A. 

      Free software

    • B. 

      Licensed software

    • C. 

      System software

    • D. 

      None of the choices

  • 42. 
    ______ are raw facts that are without meaning.
    • A. 

      Data

    • B. 

      Database

    • C. 

      Tables

    • D. 

      Information

  • 43. 
    Processed data is known as
    • A. 

      data

    • B. 

      Database

    • C. 

      tables

    • D. 

      Information

  • 44. 
     In MS Access, a database can have 1 or more tables.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

    • C. 

      Non of the choices

  • 45. 
     If you are to assign a data type of an address of a patient, what would it be?
    • A. 

      Number

    • B. 

      character

    • C. 

      Text

    • D. 

      Logical

  • 46. 
     In Ms-Access, what datatype that is equivalent to alpha numeric?
    • A. 

      Currency

    • B. 

      Character

    • C. 

      Text

    • D. 

      Logical

  • 47. 
    What datatype that is appropriate entries in a form of amount or money?
    • A. 

      Currency

    • B. 

      Character

    • C. 

      Text

    • D. 

      Logical

  • 48. 
    What data type that outputs for only two results?
    • A. 

      Currency

    • B. 

      Character

    • C. 

      Text

    • D. 

      Logical

  • 49. 
    Computer program used to input, store, modify, process and access data in a database is referred to as
    • A. 

      Office Applications

    • B. 

      DBMS

    • C. 

      RDBMS

    • D. 

      Antivirus

  • 50. 
    A computer program or a set of instruction that, when executed, causes the computer to open or start a pecific computer program or function.
    • A. 

      Data file

    • B. 

      Processing file

    • C. 

      Text file

    • D. 

      Office file

  • 51. 
    Files that contain data that have been captured and stored on a computer using a software program.
    • A. 

      Data file

    • B. 

      Executable file

    • C. 

      Text file

    • D. 

      Processing file

  • 52. 
    A program that is used to upload files to and download from distant computer.
    • A. 

      Http

    • B. 

      Url

    • C. 

      Ftp

    • D. 

      Utp

  • 53. 
     FTP means
    • A. 

      Free transfer pass

    • B. 

      Free transfer protocol

    • C. 

      File transmission protocol

    • D. 

      File transmission pass

  • 54. 
    There are 3 parts of an email address.  What are these parts?
    • A. 

      Caller id, name of network, domain name

    • B. 

      User id, name of network, domain name

    • C. 

      Caller id, name of computer, domain name

    • D. 

      User id, name of computer, domain name

  • 55. 
    What can HTML do?
    • A. 

      Create web pages

    • B. 

      Send email

    • C. 

      Transfer files

    • D. 

      Download files

  • 56. 
     ________ is one of the protocols used in the internet for terminal emulation program that is part of the TCP/IP protocols.
    • A. 

      HTTP

    • B. 

      HTML

    • C. 

      Telnet

    • D. 

      FTP

  • 57. 
    What cable that is used to connect star topology?
    • A. 

      UTP cable

    • B. 

      Coaxial cable

    • C. 

      Fiber Optics

    • D. 

      None of the choices

  • 58. 
     In star topology, the computers are using UTP cables connected in a ________ to share resources.
    • A. 

      Cables

    • B. 

      Network interface card

    • C. 

      Hub

    • D. 

      Router

  • 59. 
    A set of data elements (values) that is organized using a model of vertical columns (which are identified by their name) and horizontal rows.
    • A. 

      Database

    • B. 

      Records

    • C. 

      Table

    • D. 

      Fields

  • 60. 
    Is an electronic device capable of handling large arithmetic and logical operations.
    • A. 

      Calculator

    • B. 

      Atm machine

    • C. 

      Cash register machine

    • D. 

      Computer