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  • 1. 
    The capability in excel to automatically change the cell style or format of values within a cell based on some test is known as:
    • A. 

      Reasonable formatting

    • B. 

      Conditional formatting

    • C. 

      Questionable formatting

    • D. 

      Challenging formatting

  • 2. 
    It is not possible for Excel to make a decision based on multiple values
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Which of the follwing statements is true about processing technologies?
    • A. 

      They move data storage away from a centralized location to the edges of a network

    • B. 

      Theya are used to enter information into a computer

    • C. 

      They transform inputs into outputs

    • D. 

      They define the procedures that different computers follow when they transmit and receive data

    • E. 

      They deliver information in a usable format

  • 4. 
    A _____________ is also referred to as the computers brain
    • A. 

      Read-only memory

    • B. 

      Operating system

    • C. 

      Random-access memory

    • D. 

      Central processing unit

    • E. 

      Application software

  • 5. 
    ________________ is the collection of programs that control the basic operations of computer hardware.
    • A. 

      Open source

    • B. 

      Application software

    • C. 

      Transitory software

    • D. 

      System software

    • E. 

      Peripheral software

  • 6. 
    Which of the following tasks is performed by the application software?
    • A. 

      Updating the system clock

    • B. 

      Writing a business letter

    • C. 

      Printing document

    • D. 

      Presenting information via a monitor

    • E. 

      Saving data to a disk

  • 7. 
    The customer relationship management system and personal productivity software are examples of ___________.
    • A. 

      Open source software

    • B. 

      Application software

    • C. 

      Transitory software

    • D. 

      Peripheral software

    • E. 

      Systems software

  • 8. 
    Which of the following statements is true about servers?
    • A. 

      They are used primarily to assist in solving massive scientfic problems

    • B. 

      They are used to provide services to users within large organization or to web users

    • C. 

      They are optimized fir visualization and rendering of three-dimensional models

    • D. 

      They are used for personal computing and sma business computing

    • E. 

      They are primarily used as the main, central computing system for major corporations

  • 9. 
    ___________ is the transmission capacity of a computer or communications channel
    • A. 

      Codec

    • B. 

      Jitter

    • C. 

      Throughput

    • D. 

      Bandwidth

    • E. 

      Latency

  • 10. 
    A __________ is any computer on the network, or any software application that uses only the services provided by the server.
    • A. 

      Peer

    • B. 

      Client

    • C. 

      Host

    • D. 

      Port

    • E. 

      Console

  • 11. 
    The VLOOKUP function can be replicated in a database program
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    An OS serves as a manager.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    Database management system--- program that allows organization to more easily retrieve, store, and analyze information.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    One thing that the TCP (transmission control protocol) does is break the data down into packets.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    The www ( world wide web) is a system or interlinked documents on the internet.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    The term __________ is commonly used to refer to a collection of a companies and processes involved in moving a prodcuct from the supplies of raw materials to the customer.
    • A. 

      Demand chain

    • B. 

      Value network

    • C. 

      Supply chain

    • D. 

      Procurement

    • E. 

      Distribution resource planning

  • 17. 
    Altrix corp and Indonesian firm recently faced an unanticipated decline in the demand for its product. which of the following, if true, could undermine the argument in favor of JIT?
    • A. 

      Labor problems are a critical issue in this country

    • B. 

      Altrix Corp. has already integrated backward by purchasing supplies located in different parts of Indonesia

    • C. 

      Altrix corp. is bidding for a huge government contract that could give its sales some stability

    • D. 

      Altrix Corp. recently entered into a 3-year contract with a leading warehousing firm to use their storage on a need be basis

    • E. 

      Some of the raw materials Altrix requires are perishable in nature

  • 18. 
    Which of the following statements about vendor about management inventory (VMI) is true?
    • A. 

      Manufactors using VMI business model, manage the inventories themselves and send out requests for additional items to the vendors as needed

    • B. 

      Retailers using the strategy allow suppliers to maintain ownership of inventory within their warehouses or stores until items are scanned at the point of sale.

    • C. 

      To make VMI possible , the manufactors must maintain large inventories of supplies, parts, warehousing resources, and extra workers to meet production contingencies

    • D. 

      To make VMI possible, the manufacturer allows the supplier to monitor stock levels and ongoing sales data.

    • E. 

      Companies using this strategy are trying to optimize their ordering quantities such that parts or raw material arrive just when they are needed for production

  • 19. 
    La Belle Inc. introduced a new line of accessories for teenage girls last season. Following its immendse popularity with the targeted group, the company anticipated high sales this season. It ordered raw materials accordingly, and even ensured that they had sufficient inventory to meet excess demand.
    • A. 

      Safety stock planning

    • B. 

      The multiplier effect

    • C. 

      Hindsight bias

    • D. 

      Product recall

    • E. 

      The bullwhip effect

  • 20. 
    Which of the following is the main objective of information systems that focus on improving supply chains?
    • A. 

      Accelerating product development and innovation

    • B. 

      Encourage sustainable production processes

    • C. 

      Discourageing vendor-managed inventory systems

    • D. 

      Encourage the bullwhip effect

  • 21. 
    Supply chain planning begins with ________.
    • A. 

      Inventory planning

    • B. 

      Product demand planning and forecasting

    • C. 

      Safety stock planning

    • D. 

      Distribution planning

  • 22. 
    Production scheduling ____________________.
    • A. 

      Focuses on delivering products or services to consumers as well as warehousing

    • B. 

      Leads to the development of a sourcing plan

    • C. 

      Focuses on the coordination of all activities needed to create the product or service

    • D. 

      Focus on the development of inventory estimates

    • E. 

      Focuses on delivering products or services to consumers as well as invoicing and payment collection

  • 23. 
    Which of the following statements is true about product flow, a key element of supply chain?
    • A. 

      It refers primarily to the movement of financial assets throughout the supply chain

    • B. 

      It refers to the movement of information along the supply chain, such as order processing and delivery status updates

    • C. 

      It refers to the movement of goods from the supplier to production, from production to distribution,and from distribution to the consumer

  • 24. 
    Which of the following is an example of supply chain efficiency?
    • A. 

      Apple sources its raw materials in a way to keep costs low

    • B. 

      Caterpillar has high spare parts availabilty

    • C. 

      Federal expess focuses on providing superior service

    • D. 

      Dr. pepper introduces a new flavor of soft drink

  • 25. 
    Which of the following is a main objective of customer relationship management applications focusing on downstream information flows?
    • A. 

      To portray a positive corporate image

    • B. 

      To encourage bullwhip effect

    • C. 

      To track global spend by supplier

    • D. 

      To develop demand forecasts

    • E. 

      To collaborate demand and production planning