M.I.S. - Midterm Exam

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M.I.S. - Midterm Exam - Quiz

This midterm exam covers Chapters 1 through 6 of your MIS class.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of a system's components is the "INPUT"?
    • A. 

      A

    • B. 

      B

    • C. 

      C

    • D. 

      A or B

  • 2. 
    Which of a system's components corresponds to "PROCESSING"?
    • A. 

      A

    • B. 

      B

    • C. 

      C

    • D. 

      C and B

  • 3. 
    Which of a system's component corresponds to the "OUTPUT" ?
    • A. 

      A

    • B. 

      B

    • C. 

      C

    • D. 

      A and B

  • 4. 
    Which category does this device (shown above) not belong to?
    • A. 

      Processing

    • B. 

      Display

    • C. 

      Scanner

    • D. 

      Data entry

  • 5. 
    Which of the following is not a storage medium?
    • A. 

      CD-ROM

    • B. 

      CD-R

    • C. 

      CD-RW

    • D. 

      Flash drive

    • E. 

      DVD-R

    • F. 

      DVD+R

    • G. 

      Blue ray disc

    • H. 

      Purple ray disc

    • I. 

      Floppy disc

    • J. 

      Hard disc

    • K. 

      Thumb drive

    • L. 

      USB memory stick

  • 6. 
    A "network manager" is considered an I.S. job.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    A "network cable repairman" is considered an I.S. job.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Which of the following constitutes the main risk of I.S. application?
    • A. 

      Infringement of privacy

    • B. 

      Storage of client data

    • C. 

      Time-consuming firewall setup

    • D. 

      Storage of customer data

    • E. 

      Delicate network setup procedure

  • 9. 
    An "agile company" is a company that...
    • A. 

      That adapts quickly

    • B. 

      That adopts quickly

    • C. 

      That grows rapidly

    • D. 

      That grows quickly

    • E. 

      That adopts rapidly

  • 10. 
    "Cost leadership" is an important strategy companies rely on to survive and succeed.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    "Innovation" is an important strategy companies rely on to survive and succeed.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    "Growth" is not an important strategy companies rely on to survive and succeed.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
                           Regular software is not  _______________________, while web-based software is.
    • A. 

      Free

    • B. 

      Unbiased

    • C. 

      Unbound

    • D. 

      Unlimited

  • 14. 
                            If web-based software requires you to be ONLINE, regular software can be used while being ....
    • A. 

      Offline

    • B. 

      Out of line

    • C. 

      In line

    • D. 

      Not in line

  • 15. 
    Regular software needs to be _______________________, while web-based software doesn't.
    • A. 

      Installed

    • B. 

      Implemented

    • C. 

      Stalled

    • D. 

      Instituted

  • 16. 
      The "databse" symbol comes from ...
    • A. 

      A stack of discs

    • B. 

      A 55 gallon drum

    • C. 

      An oil barrel

    • D. 

      A large tube

  • 17. 
    A database allows you to have a __________ overview. (answer in one single word)
  • 18. 
    A database allows you to have a better ... (answer in one single word)
  • 19. 
    What is "metadata" ? Metadata is data that describes only music files.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    What is "metadata" ? Metadata is data that describes any electronic data file (including music, photos, movies, and documents).
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
    What is "metadata" ? Metadata is data that describes only video files.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 22. 
    Backing up data on a regular basis is important. What would be the most effective way to do back ups?
    • A. 

      Backing up all data files daily at 2:00am.

    • B. 

      Backing up all data files daily at 3:00am.

    • C. 

      Backing up all data fileson the first Friday of every month.

    • D. 

      Backing up all data fileson the last Friday of every month.

    • E. 

      Backing up only new and modified data files daily.

    • F. 

      Backing up all data when you expect a disaster.

  • 23. 
    Which of the LETTERS above corresponds to the data warehouse?
    • A. 

      A

    • B. 

      B

    • C. 

      C

    • D. 

      D

    • E. 

      E

    • F. 

      F

    • G. 

      G

    • H. 

      H

    • I. 

      I

    • J. 

      K

    • K. 

      L

  • 24. 
                                 In the future, the internet will continue to _____________. (answer in one single word)
  • 25. 
    Trends: The use of ________________________ will increase significantly.
    • A. 

      Motion pictures

    • B. 

      Still pictures

    • C. 

      Chatrooms

    • D. 

      News websites

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