MIS Practice Test Chapter 7

18 Questions
Management Quizzes & Trivia

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    A business process model that documents the current business process
    • A. 

      Functional processes

    • B. 

      Interorganizational processes

    • C. 

      As-is-model

  • 2. 
    A standard set of terms and graphical notations for documenting business processes, created by Object Management Group (OMG).
    • A. 

      Business process management (BPM)

    • B. 

      Business process modeling notation (BPMN)

    • C. 

      Customer relationship management (CRM)

  • 3. 
    Isolating all of the logic for a given business process within a particular service. The logic is hidden from service users and thus can be changed as long as the data to and from the service remain the same.
    • A. 

      Functional processes

    • B. 

      Encapsulation

    • C. 

      Island of automation

  • 4. 
    Processes that involve activities within a single department or business function such as accounts payable or inventory management.
    • A. 

      Functional processes

    • B. 

      Encapsulation

    • C. 

      Island of automation

  • 5. 
    The structure that results when functional applications work independently in isolation from one another.
    • A. 

      Functional processes

    • B. 

      Encapsulation

    • C. 

      Island of automation

  • 6. 
    A repeatable task that a business needs to perform.
    • A. 

      Service

    • B. 

      Task

    • C. 

      Tradition

  • 7. 
    A protocol for exchanging messages encoded in XML.
    • A. 

      SOAP

    • B. 

      CRM

    • C. 

      CTO

  • 8. 
    eXtensible Markup Language, A document standard that separates document content, structure, and presentation.
    • A. 

      XML document

    • B. 

      XML

    • C. 

      XML Schema

  • 9. 
    A file on XML tags and data.
    • A. 

      XML Document

    • B. 

      XML

    • C. 

      XML Schema

  • 10. 
    An XML document that specifies the structure of other XML documents. An XML schema is metadata for other XML documents.
    • A. 

      XML Document

    • B. 

      XML

    • C. 

      XML Schema

  • 11. 
    Processes that involve activities among several, or even many, business departments.
    • A. 

      Functional processes

    • B. 

      Swim-lane layout

    • C. 

      Cross-functional processes

  • 12. 
    A software industry standards organization that has sponsored the creation of many technology standards including the BPMN.
    • A. 

      Object Management Group (OMG)

    • B. 

      Service-oriented architecture (SOA)

    • C. 

      Web Services Description Language (WSDL)

  • 13. 
    A business process pattern in which the activity sends a message or request and then forgets about it, not checking on the outcome of the message or request.
    • A. 

      Message Sent Failure

    • B. 

      Fire-in-forget pattern

    • C. 

      Fire-and-forget pattern

  • 14. 
    A type of business process diagram. Like swim lanes in a swimming pool, each role is shown in its own horizontal rectangle.
    • A. 

      Service-oriented architecture (SOA)

    • B. 

      Swim-lane layout

    • C. 

      Tags

  • 15. 
    In markup languages such as HTML, and XML, notation used to define a data element for display or other purposes.
    • A. 

      XML Schema

    • B. 

      Swim-lane layout

    • C. 

      Tags

  • 16. 
    The set of business processes for attracting, selling, managing, and supporting customers.
    • A. 

      Cross-functional processes

    • B. 

      Customer relationship management (CRM)

    • C. 

      Service

  • 17. 
    Processing philosophy that advocates that computing systems use a standard method to declare the services they provide and the interface buy which those services can be requested and used.
    • A. 

      Service-oriented architecture (SOA)

    • B. 

      Object Management Group (OMG)

    • C. 

      Web Services Description Language (WSDL)

  • 18. 
    A language that services can use to describe what they do and how other computer programs can access their features.
    • A. 

      Service-oriented architecture (SOA)

    • B. 

      Object Management Group (OMG)

    • C. 

      Web Services Description Language (WSDL)