MIS 502 Ch 1 Quiz

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  • 1. 
    The business modeling discipline of the UP is also referred to as requirements analysis.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    Any site that generates revenue from advertising, referrals, commissions, or preferred partner arrangements may have biased content.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    A computer operations manager requires a broad base of technical knowledge to understand and manage all of the organization’s information systems and infrastructure.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Defining an information architecture is mostly closely associated with which UP discipline?
    • A. 

      Business Modeling

    • B. 

      Requirements

    • C. 

      Design

    • D. 

      Deployment

  • 5. 
    Given the rapid pace of change in computer technology, a manager must have a broad understanding of ____.
    • A. 

      Application software

    • B. 

      Current technology

    • C. 

      security requirements

    • D. 

      Environment issues

  • 6. 
    Which of the following job titles is normally held by a person responsible for a large computer center and all of the software executed therein?
    • A. 

      Chief information officer

    • B. 

      Database administrator

    • C. 

      Computer operations manager

    • D. 

      Systems analyst

  • 7. 
    The job titles of persons directly responsible for developing application software include programmer, systems designer, and systems analyst.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Hardware and system software installation is an activity of the UP design discipline.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Organizations with large amounts of computer equipment and software employ systems programmers to perform tasks such as hardware troubleshooting and software installation and configuration.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    The UP is an example of a(n) ____.
    • A. 

      SDLC

    • B. 

      Hardware processing

    • C. 

      User preferences

    • D. 

      Software cost

  • 11. 
    Which of the following is not a UP discipline?
    • A. 

      Business Modeling

    • B. 

      Requirements

    • C. 

      System recovery

    • D. 

      Testing

  • 12. 
    Which of the following is the most important during the early stages of design discipline activities?
    • A. 

      Technical knowledge

    • B. 

      Database design

    • C. 

      Software selection

    • D. 

      Hardware selection

  • 13. 
    Technical knowledge of computer hardware and system software is most important during activities of the UP business modeling discipline.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    Scientific applications meet the data processing and numerical modeling needs of researchers in areas such as astronomy, meteorology, and physics.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    Which of the following is not an application program development tool?
    • A. 

      Java

    • B. 

      Database management system

    • C. 

      C++

    • D. 

      Requirements document

  • 16. 
    A(n) systems designer performs activities of the design discipline and, sometimes, the deployment discipline.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    Which of the following is not responsible for initiating systems maintenance?
    • A. 

      System overload

    • B. 

      Changing information needs

    • C. 

      Additional storage required

    • D. 

      Reduced data collection required

  • 18. 
    Installation of hardware and system software is an activity of the UP deployment discipline.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    Many of the questions posed when completing business modeling activities are revisited in greater detail when completing ____ activities.
    • A. 

      Maintenance

    • B. 

      Design

    • C. 

      Testing

    • D. 

      Deployment

  • 20. 
    Developing files and application programs is an activity of the UP systems maintenance discipline.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
    The hardware, network, and overall performance requirements of a system affect the choice of system software.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 22. 
    Selection of hardware and system software is an activity of the UP business modeling discipline.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 23. 
    Creating an initial estimate of hardware and system software requirements is an activity of the UP design discipline.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 24. 
    The membership of the Association for Information Technology Professionals consists primarily of IS managers and application developers.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 25. 
    Systems evaluation and maintenance may occur as a result of a change in information needs.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False