Midterm Exam - Nursing Informatics

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Midterm Exam - Nursing Informatics

Midterm exam for my Nursing Informatics class.


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  • 1. 
    • A. 

      Hardware

    • B. 

      Software

    • C. 

      Peopleware

    • D. 

      Electronic

  • 2. 
    Computer programs that makes the computer work
    • A. 

      Hardware

    • B. 

      Software

    • C. 

      Peopleware

    • D. 

      Electronic

  • 3. 
    Users, manipulators that make the computer work
    • A. 

      Hardware

    • B. 

      Software

    • C. 

      Peopleware

    • D. 

      Electrons

  • 4. 
    It is referred as the brain of the computer.
    • A. 

      Output device

    • B. 

      Memory

    • C. 

      Input device

    • D. 

      CPU

    • E. 

      Process

  • 5. 
    The type of memory that sotrage is not erased even if computer is turned off is called
    • A. 

      RAM

    • B. 

      ROM

    • C. 

      CPU

    • D. 

      ALU

    • E. 

      MU

  • 6. 
    The working memory that is used for primary storage is referred to as
    • A. 

      RAM

    • B. 

      ROM

    • C. 

      CPU

    • D. 

      ALU

    • E. 

      MU

  • 7. 
    What type of software that supervises the computer's system resources?
    • A. 

      Network Software

    • B. 

      Application Software

    • C. 

      Operating System

    • D. 

      Internet Software

  • 8. 
    A type of software that is designed to help the user to perform singular or multiple related specific tasks.
    • A. 

      Network Software

    • B. 

      Application Software

    • C. 

      Operating System

    • D. 

      Internet Software

  • 9. 
    Windows, Linux and Ubuntu is an example of
    • A. 

      Application software

    • B. 

      Network software

    • C. 

      Operating system

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 10. 
    For a computer to work, it must have a way of receiving commands.  This is done through the use of
    • A. 

      Diskettes

    • B. 

      Printer

    • C. 

      CPU

    • D. 

      Input devices

  • 11. 
    What is the most commonly used input device?
    • A. 

      Keyboard and mouse

    • B. 

      Keyboard and scanner

    • C. 

      Scanner and mouse

    • D. 

      Scanner and keyboard

  • 12. 
    A type of hardware that is used to output the results processed by the computer is called
    • A. 

      Input device

    • B. 

      Output device

    • C. 

      Storage

    • D. 

      Process

  • 13. 
    Computer process is done using what device in the computer.
    • A. 

      Input device

    • B. 

      Output device

    • C. 

      CPU

    • D. 

      Storage media

  • 14. 
    CD-ROM, Hard drive, USB disk and diskettes are types of
    • A. 

      Input device

    • B. 

      Output device

    • C. 

      Process

    • D. 

      Storage media

  • 15. 
    A type of storage media that has very high speed and high density that can store large capacity of files.
    • A. 

      USB disk

    • B. 

      Diskette

    • C. 

      CD ROM

    • D. 

      Hard drive

  • 16. 
    A unit of data in the binary numbering system.
    • A. 

      Hexadecimal

    • B. 

      Numeral

    • C. 

      Bits and Bytes

    • D. 

      None of the choices

  • 17. 
    A class of computer that operates on continuous physical or electrical magnitudes, measuring ongoing continuous analog quantities such as voltage, current, temperature and pressure.
    • A. 

      Analog

    • B. 

      Digital

    • C. 

      Hybrid

    • D. 

      None of the choices

  • 18. 
    A class of computer that operates on discrete discontinuous  numerical digits using the binary numbering system.
    • A. 

      Analog

    • B. 

      Digital

    • C. 

      Hybrid

    • D. 

      None of the choices

  • 19. 
    A class of computers that contains features of both analog and digital computer.
    • A. 

      Digital

    • B. 

      Analog

    • C. 

      Hybrid

    • D. 

      Electronic

  • 20. 
    A type of computer that is small, special function computer that were introduced in the 1990's.
    • A. 

      Supercomputers

    • B. 

      Mainframes

    • C. 

      Microcomputer

    • D. 

      Hand-held computer

  • 21. 
    Modem is short for
    • A. 

      Modulating and demodulating device

    • B. 

      Model and demodelling device

    • C. 

      Modelating and demodelating device

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 22. 
    A  __________ is a set of cooperative interconnected computers for the purpose of information exchange.
    • A. 

      Networking

    • B. 

      Network

    • C. 

      topology

    • D. 

      Server

  • 23. 
    The art and science of creating networks is referred to as
    • A. 

      Networking

    • B. 

      Network

    • C. 

      Topology

    • D. 

      Server

  • 24. 
    The computer that provides resources to a network is called
    • A. 

      Networking

    • B. 

      Network

    • C. 

      topology

    • D. 

      Server

  • 25. 
    The computer that access shared resources on the network is referred to as
    • A. 

      peer

    • B. 

      Server

    • C. 

      Client

    • D. 

      Mainframe

  • 26. 
    Topology comes from the greek word topos, which means
    • A. 

      Land

    • B. 

      Connection

    • C. 

      Geography

    • D. 

      Communication

  • 27. 
    The basic building block of any computer networks and can range from simple to complex connection is referred to as
    • A. 

      Local Area Network

    • B. 

      Metropolitan area network

    • C. 

      World wide web

    • D. 

      Internet

  • 28. 
    ________ is a network topoloy or circuit arrangement in which all the node computers are directly attached to a line.
    • A. 

      Star

    • B. 

      ring

    • C. 

      Bus

    • D. 

      Mesh

    • E. 

      Hybrid

  • 29. 
    This topology is centralized structure where all computers connected through a central computer.
    • A. 

      star

    • B. 

      ring

    • C. 

      Bus

    • D. 

      Mesh

    • E. 

      Hybrid

  • 30. 
    A topology that is connected in a ring fashion and if one computer fails, none of the computers could share resources.
    • A. 

      Star

    • B. 

      ring

    • C. 

      Bus

    • D. 

      Mesh

    • E. 

      hybrid

  • 31. 
    A program that allows users to access resources from the web is referred to as
    • A. 

      MS Word

    • B. 

      Photoshop

    • C. 

      MS Access

    • D. 

      Web browser

  • 32. 
     The collection and integration of various pieces of hardware and software and the human resources that meet the data collection, storage , processing and report generation needs of an organization is known as
    • A. 

      Computer systems

    • B. 

      Information systems

    • C. 

      Network systems

    • D. 

      Management information systems

  • 33. 
    A type of information systems that provide managers information about their business operations is known as
    • A. 

      Transaction Systems

    • B. 

      Decision support systems

    • C. 

      Physiologic monitoring systems

    • D. 

      Management information systems

  • 34. 
    A system that is used to process predefined transactions and produce predefined reports is referred to as _______.
    • A. 

      Transaction Systems

    • B. 

      Decision support systems

    • C. 

      Physiologic monitoring systems

    • D. 

      Management information systems

  • 35. 
    A ___________ is a computer system that supports some aspect of the human decision-making process.
    • A. 

      Transaction Systems

    • B. 

      Decision support systems

    • C. 

      Physiologic monitoring systems

    • D. 

      Management information systems

  • 36. 
    ____________ are widely used in hospital patient care units, in surgery and more commonly in private homes.
    • A. 

      Transaction Systems

    • B. 

      Decision support systems

    • C. 

      Physiologic monitoring systems

    • D. 

      Management information systems

  • 37. 
     WWW means _________.
    • A. 

      World wide web

    • B. 

      World war web

    • C. 

      World wide war

  • 38. 
    The language that is used to create hypertext documents is known as ________.
    • A. 

      Www

    • B. 

      Url

    • C. 

      Http

    • D. 

      html

  • 39. 
    A document, written in HTML,which contains automated links to other documents is referred to as _________.
    • A. 

      HTML

    • B. 

      URL

    • C. 

      Hypertext

    • D. 

      URL

  • 40. 
    The text in a web document that if clicked would open another document in the internet is called __________.
    • A. 

      HTML

    • B. 

      Hyperlink

    • C. 

      Hypertext

    • D. 

      URL

  • 41. 
    ________ is a matter of the user's freedom to copy, run, distribute, study, change and improve the software.
    • A. 

      Free software

    • B. 

      Licensed software

    • C. 

      System software

    • D. 

      None of the choices

  • 42. 
    ______ are raw facts that are without meaning.
    • A. 

      Data

    • B. 

      Database

    • C. 

      Tables

    • D. 

      Information

  • 43. 
    Processed data is known as
    • A. 

      data

    • B. 

      Database

    • C. 

      tables

    • D. 

      Information

  • 44. 
     In MS Access, a database can have 1 or more tables.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

    • C. 

      Non of the choices

  • 45. 
     If you are to assign a data type of an address of a patient, what would it be?
    • A. 

      Number

    • B. 

      character

    • C. 

      Text

    • D. 

      Logical

  • 46. 
     In Ms-Access, what datatype that is equivalent to alpha numeric?
    • A. 

      Currency

    • B. 

      Character

    • C. 

      Text

    • D. 

      Logical

  • 47. 
    What datatype that is appropriate entries in a form of amount or money?
    • A. 

      Currency

    • B. 

      Character

    • C. 

      Text

    • D. 

      Logical

  • 48. 
    What data type that outputs for only two results?
    • A. 

      Currency

    • B. 

      Character

    • C. 

      Text

    • D. 

      Logical

  • 49. 
    Computer program used to input, store, modify, process and access data in a database is referred to as
    • A. 

      Office Applications

    • B. 

      DBMS

    • C. 

      RDBMS

    • D. 

      Antivirus

  • 50. 
    A computer program or a set of instruction that, when executed, causes the computer to open or start a pecific computer program or function.
    • A. 

      Data file

    • B. 

      Processing file

    • C. 

      Text file

    • D. 

      Office file

  • 51. 
    Files that contain data that have been captured and stored on a computer using a software program.
    • A. 

      Data file

    • B. 

      Executable file

    • C. 

      Text file

    • D. 

      Processing file

  • 52. 
    A program that is used to upload files to and download from distant computer.
    • A. 

      Http

    • B. 

      Url

    • C. 

      Ftp

    • D. 

      Utp

  • 53. 
     FTP means
    • A. 

      Free transfer pass

    • B. 

      Free transfer protocol

    • C. 

      File transmission protocol

    • D. 

      File transmission pass

  • 54. 
    • A. 

      Caller id, name of network, domain name

    • B. 

      User id, name of network, domain name

    • C. 

      Caller id, name of computer, domain name

    • D. 

      User id, name of computer, domain name

  • 55. 
    What can HTML do?
    • A. 

      Create web pages

    • B. 

      Send email

    • C. 

      Transfer files

    • D. 

      Download files

  • 56. 
     ________ is one of the protocols used in the internet for terminal emulation program that is part of the TCP/IP protocols.
    • A. 

      HTTP

    • B. 

      HTML

    • C. 

      Telnet

    • D. 

      FTP

  • 57. 
    What cable that is used to connect star topology?
    • A. 

      UTP cable

    • B. 

      Coaxial cable

    • C. 

      Fiber Optics

    • D. 

      None of the choices

  • 58. 
     In star topology, the computers are using UTP cables connected in a ________ to share resources.
    • A. 

      Cables

    • B. 

      Network interface card

    • C. 

      Hub

    • D. 

      Router

  • 59. 
    A set of data elements (values) that is organized using a model of vertical columns (which are identified by their name) and horizontal rows.
    • A. 

      Database

    • B. 

      Records

    • C. 

      Table

    • D. 

      Fields

  • 60. 
    Is an electronic device capable of handling large arithmetic and logical operations.
    • A. 

      Calculator

    • B. 

      Atm machine

    • C. 

      Cash register machine

    • D. 

      Computer