Do You Understand MIS Infrastructure Quiz

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  • 1. 
    Which is FALSE statement about an MIS Infrastructure?
    • A. 

      It is dynamic and continually changing

    • B. 

      It reduces costs and improves productivity

    • C. 

      It is static

    • D. 

      It optimizes business operations

  • 2. 
    Who is a person who is grounded in technology, fluent in business, and able to provide the important bridge between the Management Information System and the Business?
    • A. 

      MIS infrastructure manager

    • B. 

      MIS specialist

    • C. 

      Enterprise architect

    • D. 

      Chief Information Officer

  • 3. 
    What are the three Business Functions a MIS Infrastructure supports?
    • A. 

      Operations, Change, and the Environment or Sustainability

    • B. 

      Operations, Customers, and E-waste

    • C. 

      Operations, Clients, and Servers

    • D. 

      Information, Change, and Business Continuity Planning

  • 4. 
    The __________ MIS Infrastructure identifies where and how important information, such as customer records, is maintained and secured.
    • A. 

      Sustainable

    • B. 

      Information

    • C. 

      Virtualized

    • D. 

      Agile

  • 5. 
    What is Failover?
    • A. 

      An exact copy of a system's information

    • B. 

      The ability to get a system up and running in the event of a system crash or failure and includes restoring the information backup

    • C. 

      A computer system designed that in the event a component fails, an individual can start a backup component or procedure to take over.

    • D. 

      A backup operational mode in which the functions of a computer component (such as a processor, server, network, or database) is automatically assumed by secondary system components when the primary component becomes unavailable through either failure or scheduled down time.

  • 6. 
    What is the ability to get a system up and running in the event of a system crash or failure that includes restoring the information backup?
    • A. 

      Failure tolerance

    • B. 

      Recovery

    • C. 

      Detection and Response

    • D. 

      Capacity planning

  • 7. 
    What is Fault Tolerance?
    • A. 

      An exact copy of a system’s information

    • B. 

      The ability to get a system up and running in the event of a system crash or failure and includes restoring the information backup.

    • C. 

      A computer system designed that in the event a component fails, a backup component or procedure can immediately take its place with no loss of service.

    • D. 

      A separate and fully equipped backup facility.

  • 8. 
    What is a separate and fully equipped facility, ready to be used, where an organization can move immediately after a disaster and resume business?
    • A. 

      Cold site

    • B. 

      Hot site

    • C. 

      Warm site

    • D. 

      Disaster relief site

  • 9. 
    Which characteristics support a Sustainable MIS Infrastructure?
    • A. 

      Accessibility, availability, maintainability, portability, reliability, scalability, usability

    • B. 

      Backup and recovery plan, disaster recovery plan, business continuity plan

    • C. 

      Grid Computing, Cloud Computing, Virtualization

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 10. 
    Which of the following describes the difference between a Backup Plan and a Recovery Plan?
    • A. 

      Recovery is an exact copy of a system's information, where backup is the ability to get a system up and running in the event of a system crash or failure

    • B. 

      Backup is mandatory, where recovery is optional

    • C. 

      Backup is an exact copy of a system's information, where recovery is the ability to get a system up and running in the event of a system crash or failure

    • D. 

      Recovery is mandatory, where backup is optional

  • 11. 
    Sustainable MIS is a critical part of ____________ within an organization.
    • A. 

      Hardware Maintenance

    • B. 

      Corporate social responsibility

    • C. 

      Software Maintenance

    • D. 

      Information Management

  • 12. 
    What describes the production, management, use, and disposal of technology in a way that minimizes damage to the environment?
    • A. 

      Environmental MIS

    • B. 

      Holistic MIS

    • C. 

      Eco-MIS

    • D. 

      Sustainability or Green MIS

  • 13. 
    What uses resources and applications hosted remotely on the Internet?
    • A. 

      Virtualized Computing

    • B. 

      Grid Computing

    • C. 

      Cloud Computing

    • D. 

      Web Services

  • 14. 
    What enables computers to run multiple operating systems and multiple software applications at the same time; creating multiple “virtual” machines all on a single computing device?
    • A. 

      Interoperability

    • B. 

      Grid Computing

    • C. 

      Virtualization

    • D. 

      Viral Computing

  • 15. 
    Which of the following Sustainable Infrastructure components is a collection of computers, often geographically dispersed, that are coordinated to solve a common problem? For example an organization like UPS, Federal Express, Peapod Grocery Delivery, or an airline or a state’s Mass Transit System using a Weather Prediction Application that is stored and maintained by the National Weather Service. The employees have the feel of virtually sitting at the National Weather Service because they have access to all the predictive models, but these organizations do not need to invest in hardware, software, and personnel to store and maintain this information, they just access it.
    • A. 

      Cloud Computing

    • B. 

      Interoperability

    • C. 

      Virtualization

    • D. 

      Grid Computing