MIS Online Classroom - Final Exam

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MIS Online Classroom - Final Exam

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is a system made of? Please name one of the three main components of a system. A system is made of ____________ , processing and ________________.
  • 2. 
    Which category does the device shown here belong to?
    • A. 

      Output

    • B. 

      Input

    • C. 

      Processing

  • 3. 
    A CD-RW disc is a storage media.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    A flash drive is also called "Jump drive", "Thumb drive" and "USB memory stick".
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    • A. 

      A company that sells fragile goods

    • B. 

      A company that adapts quickly

    • C. 

      A company that adopts quickly

  • 6. 
    A laptop is smaller than a mid-range system.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    A mainframe computer is larger than a midrange system.      
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Computers connected to a network are also known as... (Please answer in two words)
  • 9. 
    The heart of any computer is...
    • A. 

      The motherboard

    • B. 

      The CPU

    • C. 

      The power supply

  • 10. 
    In order to enter 500 pages of typed text into a computer, what is the fastest input method?  I would use...   (only one correct answer)
    • A. 

      A barcode scanner

    • B. 

      A sleek keyboard

    • C. 

      A microphone

    • D. 

      A scanner with an A.D.F. (automatic document feeder)

    • E. 

      A laser printer

  • 11. 
    What is the major disadvantage of voice recognition software?                            (Only one correct answer)
    • A. 

      You have to speak in English

    • B. 

      You have to download a voice module

    • C. 

      You have to train the computer and speak slowly in a quiet office

    • D. 

      You have to install the software from a CD-ROM

    • E. 

      You have to use an expensive concert microphone

  • 12. 
    What is the main disadvantage of optical character recognition (OCR) software?                                 (Only one correct answer)
    • A. 

      OCR software may misread characters (such as "o" for "zero", "1" for "l" and so on).

    • B. 

      You have to work in a quiet room.

    • C. 

      The software needs to train on the user's voice.

  • 13. 
    Discspace conversion: Verify the following memory conversion. 1,000 MB = 1 GB True or False? 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    Discspace conversion: Please verify the following memory conversion.  376 KB = 376 MB True or False? 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    Discspace conversion: Please verify the following memory conversion. 0.24 GB = 2,500 MB True or False? 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    Discspace conversion: Please verify the following memory conversion.  0.76 TB = 760,000 MB True or False? 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    Discspace conversion: Please verify the following memory conversion. 0.24 TB = 92,500 TB True or False? 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    Which of the following is an optical storage media?
    • A. 

      DVD+RW

    • B. 

      Thumb drive

    • C. 

      External hard drive

  • 19. 
     The most frequently used input method in retail stores is a ... (Please check one answer)
    • A. 

      A microphone

    • B. 

      A keyboard

    • C. 

      A barcode reader

    • D. 

      A touchscreen display

  • 20. 
    Please complete the following assertion: Without proper software, any computer is ...
  • 21. 
    What type of software do you use to surf the web? The type of software to surf the web is called ... (Please check one answer)
    • A. 

      A browser

    • B. 

      Internet explorer

    • C. 

      Windows

    • D. 

      Firefox

    • E. 

      HTML editor

  • 22. 
    Most new computers and laptops come with an ____________   _____________  pre-installed. (Please answer in exactly two words)
  • 23. 
    Name one fundamental type of software.       
  • 24. 
    If you cannot find the software you need, you might as well __________________ it. (Please answer in only one word)
  • 25. 
    What's the difference between "web-based software" and "regular software"?                  Web-based software is (for the most part) free of charge. (True, or false?)
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False